Pedro the Lion - Priests and Paramedics

"You’re going to die. We’re all going to die. Could be twenty years. Could be tonight. Lately I have been wondering why we go to so much trouble to postpone the unavoidable and prolong the pain of being alive."

Anonymous asked
if i approach you at a show on tour will you have sex with me?

are you into anal?

Desaparecidos - Man and Wife, The Latter (Damaged Goods)

Anonymous asked
you guys were great in pomona. are you from florida and in blistered full time?

Glad you enjoyed it, that show was cool. I’m from Long Island. I was just filling in for that west coast run.

Preorder their new 12”. Those dudes work hard and the record rules:


Blistered // Soul Erosion, Rusted // Austin House Show (by David Burns)

Florida Boys in Austin, Texas.
From the 22nd Street House Show.

This was one of the coolest shows I’ve ever gotten to play. Thanks for taking video David!

Land of Talk - Some Are Lakes

"Shot the rats and as they ran from the quarry to the tracks. Chased them as you took my hand and never gave it back. Held it up and felt the wind blow and miss a chime. Found a god and begged it in to fight your body crime.

We’ve seen how Sick Wind blows but I’ve got your bovine eyes. I’ll love you like I love you then I’ll die.”


Blistered / 6131 Showcase SXSW / Austin, Texas

Riffs have been riffed. Another tour in the books.


[Live Video - Full Set] Blistered // Aladdin Jr. // 03.06.2014

From our set in Pomona, CA. Check it out.
Come watch me play guitar in various states of undress

Come watch me play guitar in various states of undress

The Lawrence Arms - October Blood

“I was born and I died and just a moment went by. I was a son and a brother. I stand out over the water. Waves crashed on the shore. This is the day that I was born. I burn on. Autumn cold beneath my feet. Walked through the city while it sleeps. I caught snow flakes on my tongue. I thought I knew what love was. A thousand push pins in a map only to prove I could exist. Don’t hold on too hard to the way that everything was.”

Converge - Sadness Comes Home

"there’s no such thing as good enough
for arctic eyes and hard earned rust
i’ve grown tired of counting odds
to somehow make things even
when sadness always comes home”

Anonymous asked
You spoke earlier about men letting go of their hate. Is there anything I can do to speed that process up or do I just have to wait it out? Serious questch.


If we’re still talking about that resentment young men harbor towards women, yeah, here’s the secret:

When someone does something ‘wrong’ by you, realize it’s not a function of their gender, but a byproduct of being human. 

That’s it. When a female romantic partner, or potential partner, or someone you admire from afar behaves in a way that jilts you or makes you feel insufficient, do not say, “fuck, women are stupid.” Instead, say, “goddammit, people don’t behave the way I wish they would in my frighteningly myopic and self-obsessed mind.” 

Because, that’s what’s up.

All the disappointments and hurt you associate with women would just as soon come from men if you were interested in men.

You want things to go your way. You want women to notice you and love you for who you are. You feel rebuked and then resentful when they don’t acknowledge you’re the coolest. 

But their failure to fawn over you has little to do with their gender and everything to do with the fact that they’re human beings with their own set of priorities that don’t necessarily include loving you. 

Let’s go through a list of the logic fallacies young men marry themselves to. This could also be a list of pop punk tropes. 

  1. Women should recognize your value, but don’t. 
  2. Women can’t be trusted. 
  3. Women care about superficial things. 

Now, let’s look at those claims put through the lens of a thinking adult who isn’t wearing an American Nightmare hoodie over his Descendents tattoo. 

  1. Why would anyone recognize a fucking thing about you? There’s 3 billion males on the planet. You’re gonna have to assert your greatness if you have any at all. A potential employer can’t see into your soul, and neither can a potential romantic partner. Why did you make that shit about women?
  2. People do people shit. Meaning, they speak in the moment and act in the moment. When those moments are separated by even a couple seconds, you can expect some discrepancies between the two. You do this all the time, just like every other human, regardless of gender. Why did you make that shit about women?
  3. Women are universally marginalized. In most every population of marginalized people, you’ll see evidence that material goods and appearances take on an added importance. That only makes sense, though, of course, this generalization says nothing about the individual. However, YOU DON’T EVEN NEED TO GET THAT SPECIFIC WITH IT. Because all of fucking humanity, marginalized or not, is superficial as fuuuuuuuuck. Half the time a dude is crying that he’s getting passed over for rich dudes or cool dudes, he’s passing over less attractive women. BECAUSE EVERYONE WANTS THE SHIT THAT THEY WANT, THEY JUST CREATE GOOFY STORIES TO JUSTIFY THEIR WANTS OVER OTHERS. 

In short, realize you’re actually just a bitter goblin. Own that for a minute. Recognize it’s misanthropy, not misogyny, that’s got your nuts in a vice. Only then can you start working through your bullshit. 

Played 4 times

Some Girls - Dead in a Web

"immortal memories
dead in a web
where we once were our roaring head
dead in a web
boring people on bad cocaine
dead in a web
sandpaper tongues forked with terms of depression
missing limbs thin under sweet obsession
god coming down pulling fuckers from bars
and sticking them in driver-seats of cars
track marks the spot of the stuttering dead
but there are easier ways to blow off your head”

Played 9 times

Michael Cantor - Crossed Out

“sleeping through winter and feeling sick
waking up at daybreak and nothing’s fixed
I couldn’t pick up a pen to write down
a crossed out sense of self sinking in”