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RIP Crabcore: Attack Attack! Are In Phoenix Tonight (But Things Have Changed)

I have never once been so confused by a song as I was the first time someone told me to listen to "Stick Stickly," by Attack Attack! All I'd been told was that it was the source of the animated GIFs I'd started seeing all over the internet, in which a band's synchronized guitar power-moves suddenly went full-crab--that they were the progenitors of "crabcore," which was probably not a real genre.

For 30 seconds they sounded about like the band in the animated GIF looked--loud, screamy. That's when the autotune came in.

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Dan Moore