36 Facts About Pop Punk That Will Make You Feel Old

These were the best days of our lives.

1. Adam Lazzarra, 2007 vs. 2013


2. And the fact that he no longer moves like this.

4. The album Tell All Your Friends recently celebrated its 10th anniversary.

5. So did Take This To Your Grave.

6. And in that time, Pete Wentz married someone, had a baby, and is now divorced. His son, Bronx, is now 4 years old.

7. And Thursday’s Full Collapse, that album is 12 years old.

8. This is what the Blink-182 girl looks like today.

9. There is a Kidz Bop version of “All The Small Things.”

10. And Yellowcard’s “Ocean Avenue.”

11. The fact that there is a musical based on a Green Day album.

12. Warped Tour is now old enough to go to college.

13. Jimmy Eat World have been a band for 20 years.

14. And this is how old they are now.

15. And remember when Davey Havoc of AFI used to look like this?

16. This is what he looks like today.

17. Kill Your Idols played one of the last shows at CBGB in 2006. It has now been closed for seven years.

18. And all of the best venues on Long Island have now shut their doors.

19. Patent Pending have been a band for 12 years and they’re still going strong.

20. And they formed around the same time that Something Corporate’s “If You C Jordan” was released.

21. All of those band T-shirts you once had have now been turned into a fabulous DIY scarf.

22. This Brand New Your Favorite Weapon vinyl is going for $400 on eBay.

23. Cartel once slept and wrote songs in a bubble for a week and people actually showed up to see them.

24. This is what Chris Conley looked like when Stay What You Are first came out.

25. This is what he looks like today.

26. And this was a show that happened in 1998.

27. The Ataris have gone through 19 members since they first became a band.

28. This is what they look like today.

29. Less Than Jake is now playing boat cruises.

30. Most of the guys in the Get Up Kids now have kids of their own.

31. One of the most popular pop-punk bands right now is named after a line in a New Found Glory song.

32. Some bands made songs about MySpace.

33. 95% of these kids are no longer friends.

34. And 99% of them are no longer posi.

35. But even if we’re all getting older, we can all still remember the glory days, right?

36. Because after seeing what Deryck Whibley from Sum 41 looks like today, we’re all going to have to.


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