Green Baron

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  1. Raise your hand if you thought Brand New would have the best-selling album in the country right now. I know I sure didn't.
  2. Well, that was fast.
  3. This is the only site where this matchup would even be close, lol
  4. Out in October. Vinyl - very limited - for presale $45. Some tour dates as well. Maybe it's the last ride.
  5. this is an extremely easy choice. TDEP are awesome and this was one hell of a goodbye. I've never liked Sum 41. I absolutely hate "Fat Lip", and "In Too Deep" isn't that great either. I did like "We're All to Blame" and "Pieces" from Chuck, but that's about it.
  6. Search at your own risk.
  7. probably because they realized it's not going to be good (yeah, I didn't like Young and Menace - or Champion, for that matter, but I'd have to say that's the better of the two)
  8. Everything in one place. Texas Rangers traded RHP Yu Darvish to Los Angeles Dodgers for 2B Willie Calhoun, RHP A.J. Alexy and SS Brendon Davis.Washington Nationals traded Future Considerations and LHP Tyler Watson to Minnesota Twins for RHP Brandon Kintzler.Pittsburgh Pirates traded LHP Tony Watson to Los Angeles Dodgers for RHP Angel German and 3B Oneil Cruz.Los Angeles Angels traded RHP David Hernandez to Arizona Diamondbacks for RHP Luis Madero.Toronto Blue Jays traded LHP Francisco Liriano to Houston Astros for LF Norichika Aoki and RF Teoscar Hernandez.Philadelphia Phillies traded RHP Joaquin Benoit to Pittsburgh Pirates for RHP Seth McGarry.Texas Rangers traded RHP Jeremy Jeffress to Milwaukee Brewers for RHP Tayler Scott.Toronto Blue Jays traded RHP Joe Smith to Cleveland Indians for LHP Thomas Pannone and 2B Samad Taylor.Oakland Athletics traded RHP Sonny Gray and Future Considerations to New York Yankees for CF Dustin Fowler, RHP James Kaprielian and SS Jorge Mateo.New York Mets traded RHP Addison Reed to Boston Red Sox for RHP Gerson Bautista, RHP Jamie Callahan and RHP Stephen Nogosek.New York Yankees traded RHP Yefry Ramirez to Baltimore Orioles for Future Considerations.Oakland Athletics traded SS Adam Rosales to Arizona Diamondbacks for RHP Jeferson Mejia.Detroit Tigers traded C Alex Avila and LHP Justin Wilson to Chicago Cubs for Player To Be Named Later, SS Isaac Paredes and 3B Jeimer Candelario.
  9. The Yanks get Jaime Garcia
  10. There's been a lot of hype around this album so far, can't wait to listen to it
  11. ugh fuck this matchup
  12. Linkin Park is still an incredibly popular band amongst people my age and younger who are into rock, more so than any other band. A lot of people I know were raised with the band, grew up listening to a lot of their songs and were affected a lot by Chester's death, which is something I didn't notice with any of the other deaths. Yes, I was born when Hybrid Theory came out. I've noticed the Minutes to Midnight-era stuff is what people love as well, which makes sense because that album came out at a perfect time for us to listen to. They were still very much "our" band, even if we were on the younger end of the spectrum.
  13. Still can't believe both of them are dead... if you told me this four months ago, I never would have believed you
  14. This feels different for me because Chester was a voice of my generation. Whereas I still loved bands like Soundgarden and Stone Temple Pilots, they were very much clearly "90s" bands that belonged to Generation X, making most of their music before I was born. They were the elder statesmen of alternative rock that had already defined themselves as anthems for people who grew up in that timeframe. Linkin Park, as a 2000s band, was always one that fit in with my age group, perhaps the most popular rock band of the decade, and one who, as clich├ęd as it sounds, connected with people my age and younger. The people I talked to who like alt/rock music, and even some who wouldn't call it their favorite type of music, knew and respected their biggest hits. "In the End". "Numb". 552 million views for "Numb" on YouTube, one of the top five most viewed rock videos in history. I've said this before, but "Numb" was the first song I ever loved. I heard it in the April of 2004, when I was on a plane and I was bored and I listened to my dad's MP3 player. "Numb" was the one that I loved the most, and I played that damn song over and over again. The worst part was that I didn't remember the title of it, and it took me years to find out what that one magical song was. When I heard it again, I instantly knew that was the song. The first few seconds came back and I remembered, that was the song. They were the first band with screamed vocals that I enjoyed, and it played a role in changing my mind from me despising heavy music to me appreciating it. They were undoubtedly a gateway band, but their best songs still hold up today. When I was 12, I had a dream that Mike Shinoda had died, and it was on the news. It wasn't a nice feeling, but I got over it quickly. I'm reminded of that dream today because after it happened, I told myself, I won't have to worry about that for another 30 years. Someone once told me that you know you're getting old when the celebrities from your childhood start to die out. I just didn't expect it to happen this early.