nerf herder

20 pop-punk drummers who set the beat for the whole genre
20 pop-punk drummers who set the beat for the whole genre
If you’ve been a pop-punk fan for quite some time now, we’re willing to bet it was a fast, upbeat song that first made you fall in love with the genre. You probably still remember the jolt of energy you felt when your now-favorite songs blasted through your speakers for the first time, and you of course remember how fun it was to mosh and jump along to them at shows (yes, even after not having bee
Direct Hit! chat up nerdcore titans Nerf Herder ahead of Punk Rock Bowling
Direct Hit! chat up nerdcore titans Nerf Herder ahead of Punk Rock Bowling
In an alternate world, Nerf Herder would be lousy with Weezer-styled devotion, while Rivers Cuomo and co. would be cultivating cool through YouTube clips. In the late ’90s, the band, led by Parry Gripp, were embraced as nerdcore gods with the release of their 1996 song “Van Halen,” an ode to the David Lee Roth-era of the titular rock band. In the 20-pl...