Ian MacKaye - 1986 - Emocore is stupid





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Published on Aug 17, 2006

For all you "emo" kids out there, here is Ian MacKaye from 1986 saying, live with his band Embrace:

"I must say one thing. I must say emocore must be the stupidest f$%ing thing I've ever heard in my entire life. But just in case you are wondering, I read in my Thrasher the other day, that in fact, what my band (Embrace) along with other bands (Rites Of Spring, Beefeater, etc) in this city (Washington DC) are playing is emocore. I'm thinking Emo Phillips, the comedian (look it up if you don't know who he is), emocore? Emotional hardcore?? As if hardcore wasn't emotional to begin with. Anyway, it's caca. I hate to say it but you can only hold your silence for too long about this stupid sh#$t."

Just a quick history lesson in emo :)


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