UPDATED: December 9, at 7:11 p.m. EDT
The site looks to be back up and running.
UPDATED: December 9, at 6:31 p.m. EDT
It looks like the site has crashed.
In the meantime while it's down, check out our list of 12 '90s emo bands that need to put down their Home Depot aprons and reunite already.
ORIGINAL POST: December 9, at 6:04 p.m. EDT
A website under the moniker Is This Band Emo? has been making its way around the online airwaves as of late. The extremely minimalist site has only one main function: to tell you whether or not whatever band you ask is considered “emo.”
After typing in various groups and outfits, you may begin to find that the site will sometimes give you some clarification behind why or why not certain bands are “emo.” For instance, if you type in My Chemical Romance, you'll get a response that looks like this:
Now, if you type in Taking Back Sunday, the site can magically see your reaction:
It will even sympathize with you: