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Sounds Like: Green Day, Yuck, Dinosaur Jr, Nerf Herder (official band page), Weezer
Bio: Dizzy Bats’ front man, Connor Frost, never could kick his addiction to 90’s Pop Punk. Raised in the thicket of the suburbs by the sound of Billy Joe Armstrong's nasal yelp, Frost's childhood musical obsessions have sustained him into adulthood. It comes as no surprise that Appendectomy Dizzy Bats...See Full Bio
“When I first listened to Appendectomy, the second release from New York’s Dizzy Bats, I thought StGA had found this EP in a time capsule. It’s a perfect replica of 1990s pop-punk, complete with nasally vocals and some horns thrown in for good measure. You can imagine my relief when I found out that this sound was recreated on purpose (somehow, the idea of accidentally recreating ‘90s pop-punk and thinking it’s groundbreaking stuff disturbed me.) It turns out that Dizzy Bats’ frontman Connor Frost just loves the 1990s; the band’s Facebook page describes their sound as “new music from a different era” and “pop-rock like it’s 1995.” They’re pretty committed to the decade: their cover art screams early ‘90s and one of the lines in “Appendectomy” goes “Cyber me and say it’s okay.” Since I haven’t heard anyone use “cyber” as a verb in about a decade, I’ve got to give Dizzy Bats extra props on their commitment to ‘90s vintage. This album borrows ”