Seattle has been a mecca of creative, talented bands throughout the years, but of the early 90's post-hardcore scene, Sunny Day Real Estate
brought a sound that resonates through many bands today. The band's debut album, Diary
, is a staple, and is seen as one of the first true "emo" records after Rites of Springs' End on End
, but around the same time as Jawbreaker's 24 Hour Revenge Therapy
. The band released four full lengths in their time, including one of my favorite records, How it Feels to Be Something On
. Vocalist/guitarist Jeremy Enigk, drummer William Goldsmith. guitarist Dan Hoerner, and bassist Nate Mendel have reunited this year for a tour, which coincides with the reissues of both Diary
. This is a momentous occasion to see one of the most influential bands to this site, and music in general. More information can be found at the band's website
. Be sure to check out at least one release by the band this week, and witness a piece of history at a show near you in the weeks to come. Tour starts Thursday and runs until October 16th.