#1
and i realized, this is a really really really BAD band. i mean i used to love it back in the day of middle school, but they are absolutley TERRIBLE

how the hell did they become some sort of "must listen" amoung skakids?
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#2
I still like them quite a bit. However, I don't listen to them much anymore.
#3
what part don't you like? the musicianship, the lyrics/message, or both?
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#4
i like most of energy, but some of the songs suck, so i know what you mean.
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#6
are you kidding me...they practically inspired the ska-punk sound whether that be a good thing or a bad thing to you. they wrote alot of good songs. plus we probably wouldnt have Rancid if it wasnt for op ivy. they contributed quite a bit to the ska scene, the only reason i'd consider them as being a must listen is becuz of their inspiring sound for bands to come
#7
The sound quality may not be mega-bucks clean, but that only adds to the authenticity of their sound. Great band, shame about their life-span though. Still, each to their own.
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#8
I don't really listen to them anymore, but I think it's probably because I listened to them so much back in the day. I still like them, though.
#10
Because they're fun and relatable?

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#11
common rider doesnt sound anything like operation ivy. common rider is practically an indie band.

EDIT: but don't get me wrong, they're a great band. their album this is unity music is a pretty awesome record.
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#12
Operation Ivy is one of the greatest punk bands of all time. Their music was absolutely brilliant. I'd kill to have that much talent and creativity.
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