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12:13 PM on 12/03/12 
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i will never spend more than like, 30 bucks on vinyl.
How much did you pay for MBDTF?
12:14 PM on 12/03/12 
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How much did you pay for MBDTF?
30
12:20 PM on 12/03/12 
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I'll probably never spend close to that much on vinyl again. Seemed like a good idea at the time, don't regret it.
12:24 PM on 12/03/12 
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i will never spend more than like, 30 bucks on vinyl.
Ditto
12:42 PM on 12/03/12 
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I wonder how much my Suburbia release show LP would go for.

Haha. Don't sell that shit man! You may never get lucky with another copy making it to Canada in one piece again!
12:45 PM on 12/03/12 
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This is the best TWY video out there and the most fun I've ever had seeing this band, hands down.
01:03 PM on 12/03/12 
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I mean, I may get high from time to time but at least I don't suspend my schooling to tour with Handguns...
I'd imagine this was a joke, but in all fairness, isn't that really fucking cool? Dude is going to Japan playing in a band. I know most everyone reading this isn't a Handguns fan (I remember seeing a guitarist, or bassist or someone say something rude to someone on here), but shit, he's seeing places at 18 that I'll probably never see in my whole life.
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This is the best TWY video out there and the most fun I've ever had seeing this band, hands down.

Things have come along way since then.
It must be cool seeing that type progression from way way back.

Now its like "Super Model Status" and shit. HAHA!
http://www.glamourkills.com/blog/post/383#.UL0HM-TAd8G
01:07 PM on 12/03/12 
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not everybody aspires to travel
01:40 PM on 12/03/12 
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I'd imagine this was a joke, but in all fairness, isn't that really fucking cool? Dude is going to Japan playing in a band. I know most everyone reading this isn't a Handguns fan (I remember seeing a guitarist, or bassist or someone say something rude to someone on here), but shit, he's seeing places at 18 that I'll probably never see in my whole life.


Agreed. I think many life lessons are learned while on the road.
He is a resourceful kid that has already played in 40 States if not more.

A Re-Cap of his first few months out of High School.

Late July- August - 2 1/2 Week Tour for I Was A Hero, Doses (He booked himself with zero shows cancelled)
September - October Full US Tour with Handguns, FCC, SC
November - Full US Tour with Handguns, SetItOff
December - Japan Tour with Handguns
January - 3 Week Tour with Bellwether, No Good News, I Was A Hero.
February - Home (writing)
March - UK Tour with Senses Fail and Handguns.
April & May - Tours are booked - TBA
After that he will be gone all summer as well.

He has already proven to his peers (other bands) he has what it takes to tour.
He will find his place in all this. I'm proud of him thus far.
01:43 PM on 12/03/12 
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Paid 40 for Pinkerton once. That's about my limit and it'd have to be for an equally important album.
01:48 PM on 12/03/12 
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Agreed. I think many life lessons are learned while on the road.
He is a resourceful kid that has already played in 40 States if not more.

A Re-Cap of his first few months out of High School.

Late July- August - 2 1/2 Week Tour for I Was A Hero, Doses (He booked himself with zero shows cancelled)
September - October Full US Tour with Handguns, FCC, SC
November - Full US Tour with Handguns, SetItOff
December - Japan Tour with Handguns
January - 3 Week Tour with Bellwether, No Good News, I Was A Hero.
February - Home (writing)
March - UK Tour with Senses Fail and Handguns.
April & May - Tours are booked - TBA
After that he will be gone all summer as well.

He has already proven to his peers (other bands) he has what it takes to tour.
He will find his place in all this. I'm proud of him thus far.

Not to either defend or dismiss what Brandon's doing, but I'm not really seeing what's so valuable about being out on the road. Yes, he's getting to see a bunch of amazing places at a young age, but what good is the ability to say that he's played in 40 different states really going to do him? How is that connected to his resourcefulness? What vital "life lessons" are learned on the road at 17-18? Seriously, it's not like he's doing something glamorous. He's learning how to sleep in uncomfortable places and steal from gas stations, I guess? I mean, again, traveling is awesome. Playing in a band is a fun thing to do, and if he loves doing it, then all the better.

But I guess my question is: what's the real value of "suspending his schooling" (using Dylan's phrase, I know nothing about it) other than him having a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to enjoy himself? Again, not "taking a stance" on how I feel about him touring with Handguns (since it doesn't affect my life in any way), but I'm curious to know how you think it's really so valuable, seeing as how you're his father and all.
02:07 PM on 12/03/12 
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I don't think he's "suspending his schooling." He graduated high school and instead of going to college right now he's touring. Thousands of other kids don't go to college right after high school, some enter the work force right away, take some time off, travel, etc. I don't see how this action (say what you want about the quality of music/straight edge lifestyle) is despicable by any means.
02:11 PM on 12/03/12 
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TachyonEvan
Batman, for example, and Magellan.
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Did anyone say it was "despicable"?
02:14 PM on 12/03/12 
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butrfli1234
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Bad word choice sorry Evan.

But my point still stands. It's not a horrible life choice.



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