By Ernest Wilkins, @ErnestWilkins
RedEye Sound Board
3:32 PM CDT, May 16, 2013
You knew your way around a basement show, VFW, or the random church auditorium
Your bookbag was a mix of band patches, buttons, and Taking Back Sunday lyrics written in wite-out and Sharpie all over them shits:
You rocked Chucks or checkerboard Vans and absolutely beat them to hell
You spent many a summer day sweating out Gatorade and cheap vodka at Warped Tour
You knew how to up a pit right quick...
You had one of these hairstyles...
You and your friends had the freshest clothes...
You and your band took a "wacky" band picture
You had the heart of a hardcore punk from the city...even though you lived in the burbs.
You stayed up all night practicing your high jump
You openly rejoiced when Blink-182 beat the Backstreet Boys on "TRL"
You had a subscription to AP for far longer than you probably should have
Abercrombie? Hollister? American Eagle? Psh, yeah right. You had two go-to stores:
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