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Added by Xanadon't

on 1 Oct 2010 10:53

 
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25 things that got me through high school

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1. Two Things at Once - Descendents
When I discovered this it pretty much changed my life.

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2. Alkaline Trio - Alkaline Trio
I still won't admit to myself that these guys now suck.
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3. Pretty Hate Machine - Nine Inch Nails
Spectacular combination of seething anger and heartache. Just what any teenage boy needs to listen to, right?

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4. Don't Turn Away - Face To Face
Just bought my 3rd copy of this...why do people keep stealing my shit?

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5. Losing Streak - Less Than Jake
Great live act and all kinds of fun.

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6. Scream, Dracula, Scream! - Rocket from the Crypt
Still pissed I never caught them live. R.I.P. RFTC!
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7. Wish - The Cure
I still can't listen to "Letter to Elise" without thinking of numerous high school break-ups.

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8. The Moon and Antarctica - Modest Mouse
I liked them first!

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9. Life Won't Wait - Rancid
The only rancid album I can still listen to front to back.

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10. Don't Let The Bastards Grind You Down (D.L.T... - The Toasters

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11. Xtort - Kmfdm
Pretty sure I carved most of the lyrics to "Dogma" into my english class desk.

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12. Pinkerton - Weezer
This album was emo before there was emo. And it was the only good album they ever made. But damn, was it good.
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13. Kill the Musicians - Screeching Weasel

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14. Version 2.0 - Garbage
Soundtrack to Carrie's car! I still love you Carrie!

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15. Strapped Live! - The Pietasters
Probably responsible for beginning my brief love affair with gin.

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16. Goddamnit - Alkaline Trio

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17. Question the Answers - The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
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18. Revenge Is Sweet, and So Are You - The Mr. T Experience

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19. Hoss - Lagwagon
I always felt it was cooler to like Lagwagon than it was to like NOFX. Kinda still feel that way.

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20. Very Emergency - Promise Ring
A quietly awesome album.

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21. Stranger Than Fiction - Bad Religion
Still great.

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22. The Fragile - Nine Inch Nails
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23. White Light, White Heat, White Trash - Social Distortion
Mike Ness is very nearly as good at being Johnny Cash as Johnny Cash.

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24. Operation Ivy (Dig) - Operation Ivy

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25. Sorry Ma, Forgot to Take Out the Trash - The Replacements
Hometown heros. And plain fucking great.


 

10+ years later I don't apologize for any of them...except maybe the Mr. T Experience...they do kinda suck. But thank god for these albums!

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Comments

Posted: 3 years, 2 months ago at Feb 10 2:37
Pretty Hate Machine & Stranger than Fiction helped me get through high school too.
Posted: 3 years, 2 months ago at Feb 10 8:40
Right on man! Glad I'm not alone on that!

"So you're/feeling unimportant/and you've/got nothing to say..."

Ah, sweet nostalgia!
Posted: 3 years, 2 months ago at Feb 10 19:16
Ah yes..."slumber" and "hooray for me" too..."can you imagine/for a second/trying half the things/you ever wanted to?/well that's just what i do so hooray for me/and fuck you!" :D
Posted: 1 year, 5 months ago at Nov 2 10:25
Those were the days! :)
Posted: 1 year, 3 months ago at Jan 18 3:41
I still think MTX rule. And so does their album you listed, which I consider their best.
Edit: 1 year, 3 months ago

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