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Reflecting on the 20th Anniversary of the 1999 Albums by The Get Up Kids and The Promise Ring

Oct 04, 2019

September 28th, 1999, was a red letter day for the rock genre that back then still rejected its name or simply refused to acknowledge its own existence. That Tuesday saw the release of not just The Get Up Kids’ second album, Something to Write Home About, but also The Promise Ring’s third studio album, Very Emergency. More