Warped Tour 2012: Polar Bear Club on Vintage Screamo and Transcending the Buzz Band Hype

Hailing from upstate New York, fivesome Polar Bear Club wears its musical lineage proudly. The band's name comes from a song by Silent Majority, a melodic hardcore act that ruled Long Island's legendary scene throughout the '90s. Polar Bear Club, the band, formed in 2005, but the group's sound unabashedly mines the previous decade, when hardcore wasn't afraid to get a little emotional and before screamo became a bad word.

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