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Hopeless Records signs The Wonder Years

Thursday, May 27, 2010 4:04 PM PT / 4,358 views
Hopeless Records has officially signed Philadelphia pop-punk/hardcore band The Wonder Years. Formed in 2005, the group has previously put out several releases through No Sleep Records. The band comments: "Hopeless was the right choice for us. We've never been concerned with sounding like the other bands on a label. I mean, when we signed with No Sleep there were two other bands on the label. One sounded like Botch and the other sounded like Modest Mouse. For us, it's more important that a label gets us and what we want to do and after a ton of meetings with Hopeless, we know that it’s the right home for us. The roster is small and so we know we won't get lost in the mix. The staff members are hard working and super nice. We respect all of the charity work the label does and are excited to be a part of a label that has such an interest in helping people. Hopeless has an amazing back catalog full of some of my all-time favorite records and we're really honored to have the chance to even be mentioned in the same breath as some of their bands." www.myspace.com/thewonderyears

35 comments


saintsaturn 5/27/2010 4:10:25 PM

first post


sofakingcool 5/27/2010 4:21:08 PM

good band.


LoydChristmas 5/27/2010 4:22:54 PM

tough luck Eulogy. maybe next time. good game.


allthegoodnamesaregone 5/27/2010 4:23:19 PM

no care what so ever


PureHate 5/27/2010 4:40:06 PM

Stoked on this.


Old_boy 5/27/2010 4:42:09 PM

This band is fcking terrible.


Chansey 5/27/2010 4:54:30 PM

No comment.


Duke 5/27/2010 5:08:15 PM

if you don't care, then don't take the time to comment.... good for these guys


DeathComesRipping 5/27/2010 5:19:40 PM

the show > the band


casketofaids 5/27/2010 5:33:03 PM

Ironic that the name of the label perfectly describes this band


SteveO 5/27/2010 5:52:53 PM

WINNIE COOPER IS STOKED


skum 5/27/2010 5:52:57 PM

who listens to this crap? seriously


severedintwo 5/27/2010 7:58:39 PM

how is hopeless still around?


RogerKlotz 5/27/2010 8:39:14 PM

Awesome band


wildcard_charlie 5/27/2010 8:45:16 PM

i like that one song about NJ and how shitty it is


h8n4s8n 5/27/2010 8:52:34 PM

stoked on it!


oldirtybastard 5/27/2010 9:37:43 PM

I like this band


MacksChyolds 5/27/2010 10:21:14 PM

Don't like this band, your a gay.


neighbordave 5/27/2010 11:26:57 PM

one of my favorite bands


sgd54 5/27/2010 11:58:34 PM

The Wonder Years has racked up almost 10,000 units via Soundscan.


PapHimself 5/28/2010 12:13:42 AM

good pop punk with unfunny song names.


Crunk_Bank 5/28/2010 2:59:34 AM

"Hopeless Records" alright.


BrettMichaels 5/28/2010 3:06:43 AM

The executives from Death Row Records are not very stoked.


xallheartx 5/28/2010 3:32:28 AM

this band is awesome one of my favorite pop-punk bands


mongoosemayhem 5/28/2010 7:18:28 AM

Stoked, wonder years are amazing , great live show. Pop punk will never die (unlike members of slipknot)


LoydChristmas 5/28/2010 9:30:48 AM

anyone else check out Winnie Cooper in the latest Maxim? taaaasssty


theconnductor 5/28/2010 10:17:28 AM

so you may have lucked out by not sounding like anyone else on your label, but what about sounding like everyone else in the industry at the moment? so over this pop punk with breakdowns horse shit.


fukuimdrunk 5/28/2010 12:24:08 PM

WINNIE COOPER IS STOKED!!!


appreesh 5/28/2010 2:27:39 PM

theconnductor should note that their last full length had (what im assuming he meant as "hardcore") breakdowns in it. awesome dudes, stoked for them.


appreesh 5/28/2010 2:42:42 PM

zero... had zero.


siqbrah 5/29/2010 12:50:59 PM

emmure fans don't care about good pop-punk. i'm stoked for this.


gerbil_bits 5/29/2010 5:43:43 PM

lawllzzzzz


mongoosemayhem 5/29/2010 7:02:43 PM

No breakdowns, just posi jumps.


i_was_just_bored 5/30/2010 4:22:42 AM

Great band


unwanted 5/31/2010 5:24:57 PM

People on Lambgoat talk shit on Converge but like TWY? Over this stupid fcking website.





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