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Screeching Weasel

Screeching Weasel: My Brain HurtsMy Brain Hurts (1992)
Lookout Records

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Contributed by: fatheadMark Williams
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I waited, and waited for someone to say something about this album, but it looks like I'm gonna have to do it myself. Simply put, this is the reason I listen to punk rock. In 1994, Wayne of the Connie Dungs played this album for me over the speaker system of the cd store he works at and i bought a.
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I waited, and waited for someone to say something about this album, but it looks like I'm gonna have to do it myself. Simply put, this is the reason I listen to punk rock. In 1994, Wayne of the Connie Dungs played this album for me over the speaker system of the cd store he works at and i bought after the first half of 'Guest list. I took it home and instantly had a new favorite band. I had listened to some Green Day, Nofx and Rancid before this (keep in mind, I'm from a very small, very lame town and I was13) but I still listened to the Soundgarden and the Nirvana shit. After the first week of listening to 'My Brain Hurts', I instantly became a complete, all-out punk rock junkie(not literally). I now own every Weasel release, exept for 'Teen Punks in Heat' (what can i say, i'm broke), and eventhough my tastes have changed a little over the years, I still think 'My brain Hurts' is the one of the best punk albums you can own. I know every word, every harmony, every guitar note, and every drum beat by heart. I'm not even going to mention any song names because all 14 are equally great. Some Weasel freaks wont agree that this is their best album, but in my opinion, nothing comes close. With the 'pop-punk' being passed around like a 2 dollar hooker to bands like blink 182 and Sum 41, it is easy to see why the phrase gets a bad wrap. But there are bands like the Lillingtons who are keeping the true sound alive, and there are still albums like 'My Brain Hurts in print. All hope is not lost yet.

 

 
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Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. We are not respon sible for them in any way. Seriously.
enjoifreedumb (December 12, 2004)

I rate it perfect, its not the best screeching weasel but if i calculated all the time i spent listenin to this cd, you could probably measure it in weeks. so i rate this perfect.

lunchbox (April 30, 2004)

this is the best screeching weasel cd. i listen to this cd at least once a week. it's excellent. great song writing by ben weasel and great music. perfect pop punk record.

Anonymous (January 15, 2004)

best screeching weasel release ever!!!! unparalleled!

one of my favourite albums!!! every song in there is classic weasel!

8dollarclarinetsolo (July 17, 2003)

whats wrong with the assorted jellybeans?

bemused (July 21, 2002)

Winnie is a fucking loser. Maybe I'll go on metalnews.org and act like a total fag just to be like him. And lets face it jackass, there are shitloads more to laugh at and poke fun at in the metal world than the punk world. Like the hairdo's, headbands,'Hey.Hey.Hey'lyrics. NOT COOL

Anonymous (April 23, 2002)

wicked cd...in the top ten of my whole collection - bigjerk

SideLinedForLife (March 5, 2002)

I would just like to say that the person below me is a fucking poser. you really make me sick shithead. dont tell me youve had that screen name for a while. fuck off

Sidelineforlife15 (February 22, 2002)

sweet dude

Anonymous (February 9, 2002)

fathead is a dick

Anonymous (December 12, 2001)

Please! I didn't mean that! I just want peace! Stop the hate. If only you would all listen to my Emo mix cd-you would understand how I feel. Spread the LOVE.-fathead

Anonymous (December 10, 2001)

yer mom.- fathead

Anonymous (December 10, 2001)

This is fathead. I apologise for everything I've said. I really don't hate anyone, I just wanted some attention. To the guys I yelled at, i owe you Blow Jobs. Stop by my house!

Anonymous (November 19, 2001)

Anonymous (November 18, 2001)

www.poo.com

CallingLondon (November 12, 2001)

this is for the winnie guy...what's your deal man? why do you always come on to this site just to bash us? if you like metal and hate punk, don't waste your time making fun of us who do like it. listen to your metal, and go to metalnews.org. you don't seem cool, you seem like a fucking loser.

Anonymous (November 12, 2001)

ok, whatever. i just like writing in general, and i like music in general, so that's why i write. i've been review albums here since Aubin started taking submissions last year, not that that makes me cool or anything. i have my serious reviews, and i have my less-than-serious reviews. they all have one main focus, which is the music. sorry to sound so pissed earlier.-fathead

OedipusWrecks (November 12, 2001)

Wow, that was really uncalled for, fathead. Honestly, I didn't mean to sound cruel, I was just offering some constructive critism. But really you shouldn't joke around about liking matchbox20, they really suck. So do assorted Jellybeans. You really shouldn't act like just because you write reviews for this site it means you own the place, and I heardly find you calling my opinion "pussy-bitch ass" entertaining.

-Eddie W.

Anonymous (November 12, 2001)

ARE WE GETTIN PAID? DOES THE UNIVERSAL BALANCE HANG IN MY SERIOUSNESS? IS WRITING REVIEWS AND COMMENTING ON THEM A GOVERNMENTAL POSITION NOW???.....FUCK NO! I"LL SAY WHAT I WANT,WHEN I WANT.FUCK YOU ED, AND YER PUSSY-BITCH ASS OPINION.
no offense, dude. seriously, lighten up. it's meant to be informative AND entertaining.- fathead

OedipusWrecks (November 10, 2001)

Fathead, you need to stop fucking around. I think you need to take this more seriously. Honestly, it really makes me sick when someone mocks other people's opinions. So, cut the sarcasm and if you want to make jokes go to some fucking joke website, you fucking fool.

-Eddie W.

P.S. Fuck Assorted Jellybeans

Anonymous (November 10, 2001)

my favorite metal bands are Drowning Pool, Stained, and Matchbox 20. Hardcore baby. - fathead

WinstonFeatherby (November 10, 2001)

My brain hurts too. But that's because i've been listening to the Death Metal Stylings of Harakiri. Oooooooh yeaaaaaah. Put away your pop punk shit and put on some blazing fury. Hopeless saps.

Winnie

Anonymous (November 9, 2001)

Just because it's not mainstream doesn't mean you have to hate it, Rory. The only bands that you seem to like are Green Day and Weezer.

Fool.

-Sr. Potpourri

Anonymous (November 9, 2001)

your childish games annoy me Rory. you will get yours soon my child, soon.

best pop-punk album ever.-
fathead

Anonymous (November 8, 2001)

Yeah, you tell 'em fathead. Screeching Weasel isn't rockabilly!!! It's emo. Fuck emo and fuck screeching weasel. I totally agree with fathead on this one.

-Rory

Anonymous (November 2, 2001)

both of you shut the fuck up. YOU DONT KNOW ANYTHING! screeching weasel=pop punk. not emo, not rockabilly. if yer joking, that's cool. if yer not, that's sad.- fathead

Larry_Lawrence (November 2, 2001)

Rory, you fucking moron. This isn't even close to emo! Couldn't even be confused with emo. Never. It's rockabilly shit. And rockabilly sucks. Oh, and btw, fuck FACE TO FACE.

*LARRY LAWRENCE*

Anonymous (November 2, 2001)

Ben Weasel needs to cheer the fuck up. Emo sucks.

-Rory

P.S. I heard that he sucked Billie Joe's cock.

Anonymous (October 24, 2001)

personally I like it. It is one of the better CD's out there at the current moment.

-Kommisar

Anonymous (September 29, 2001)

best fucking pop-punk album ever

Anonymous (September 10, 2001)

geez sorry i didnt realize you had humility i thought you were one of those people who think theyre invincible when theyre online sorry for all that shit man

Anonymous (September 10, 2001)

yeah, this is about the only site i visit, besides maybe 3 or 4 others. I have to use the computers in the lab at school being that i don't own one. u r right, i need a damn life. work, school, work, school, drums, work, school, work ,school, beer, drums, work,school. bleh.enough of this.

this weasel album is top three pop-punk albums of all time, next to 'Ramones' and 'Earth Bound For the Holiday' by the Connie Dungs. You'll be reading my review shortly. peace- fathead

Anonymous (September 9, 2001)

nah i was just kidding about the knowing where you live thing... youre still a pile of shit. people do have lives, you know. i dont spend all my life on this site unlike SOMEONE here.

Anonymous (September 9, 2001)

anyone who's ever listened to this album knows that this is arguably the best pop punk album of all time. long live screeching weasel.

Anonymous (September 7, 2001)

what took you so long shithead. i thought you'd never reply. That's all you got.... come on.- fathead

Anonymous (September 6, 2001)

no fuck you i dont take shit like that from little college boys... i know where you live...

Anonymous (August 28, 2001)

i don't have to defend myself cause you can think what you want, but i now own Teen Punks in Heat(go to the review section and see who reviewed that one) and I hate to break it to you, but I have eith owned, do own, or know someone who does own just about everything reviewed. so with that being said, you can suck a cock cause i'm way cooler than you shithead. by the way, before you make stupid comments that blurb up the reviews, go read all the posts and make sure i'm saying something about the album. half the time i'm making comments about the band in general. would you like to know why...cause its a fucking free country thats why. fuck off dick monger- fathead

Anonymous (August 28, 2001)

ur broke but you obviously have every cd on this site becase you put down comments for EVERY FUCKIN CD MAN. ur full o' shhit

myboxersarepunkerthanu (August 7, 2001)

i bought this cd for $3 at a hock shop, what a deal!

Anonymous (August 4, 2001)

ever not every

Anonymous (August 4, 2001)

This is possible the best shit they've every released.

Anonymous (August 4, 2001)

what a fucking great record

stick (May 28, 2001)

yup.. gotta agree, one of the best albums to date.. i got all their records after listening to this one too.. including teen punks in heat....

Anonymous (May 22, 2001)

Yep, one of the best records in punk rock. "Science of Myth" is probably among my top 5 favorite songs of all time.

Anonymous (May 22, 2001)

I consider this the first real pop-punk album. It's a fucking masterpiece, best album they've ever released.

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