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Scary Kids Stealing Names
I usually find it pretty goddamn annnoying when bands take their names from other band's song titles. This was the case when I first heard about Scary Kids Scaring Kids - especially since the band's name is copped from one of my favorite bands, the Chicago-based math-emo/post-hardcore progenitors Cap'n Jazz. Most people didn't make the connection though, because Cap'n Jazz was only around from 1988 - 1995. I actually had the privilege, way back in 1998, to do the very last (to my knowledge) post-mortem Cap'n Jazz interview when its anthology album, Analphabetapolothology, was released. But I digress; Scary Kids have become a pretty good goddamn band over the last few years, and recently dropped a Hot Topic-only album entitled The City Sleeps in Flames. 'Cause I like you interweb-reading kids, here's a couple tracks for you...

"A Breath of Sunshine": http://media.newtimes.com/id/171746/

"The City Sleeps in Flames": http://media.newtimes.com/id/171747/

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Brendan Kelley