You Can't Spell Slaughter Without Laughter

I Set My Friends On Fire - You Can't Spell Slaughter Without Laughter
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2008 Ratings: #301
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yeah... no.

This album really is a relic of 2000s myspace-core where every band competed to be the edgiest and have the loudest screams. The novelty of it might seem appealing at first but after one song, it gets old. It's just a bunch of really forced yelling over uninteresting guitar riffs, for the most part. This album actually falls under the label of crunkcore, which is one of the most hated genres of rock from my experience. I hadn't listened to a crunkcore album before, and after ... read more


Too many haters on this website, the scene era of Post-Hardcore and experimental rock was peak but none of you are ready for that discussion. While yes the screams can be a little bit obnoxious at how purposefully strained they are, yes the cover of "Crank That" is atrocious, yet the lyrics aren't the greatest, but it's fucking fun and I cannot bring myself to hate a majority of this tape. It's a bunch of kids being loud and angry, the true spirit of the scene era.

Best songs: Beauty ... read more


I Set My Friends On Fire were perhaps one of the most notable "crunkcore" acts when the sound became popular within the emo scene of the mid to late-2000s. If you grew up or even knew about the sound of acts like this back in this time, perhaps from stumbling into a Hot Topic or because you went to every year of Warped Tour when it was still active, then I Set My Friends On Fire probably somehow weaseled its way into your ears at some point in time. If you remember this time, you ... read more

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Track List

  1. Sh!t It Talks... I'm Out Of Here
  2. Brief Interviews With Hideous Men
  3. Beauty Is In The Eyes Of The Beerholder
  4. Things That Rhyme With Orange
  5. ASL
  6. Interlude
  7. Ravenous, Ravenous, Rhinos
  8. Hxc 2-Step
  10. Crank That
  11. But The Nuns Are Watching...
  12. Reese's Pieces, I Don't Know Who John Cleese Is?
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Added on: March 16, 2015