Bomb the Music Industry! is one band that relates to me a lot. All their music is available for free download here: Untitled Document
you'll either love it or hate it.
Some sample lyrics:
from Depression is NO FUN
You know we got to pull it together
'cause it's not gonna stop it's not gonna stop it's never ever ever gonna stop
Until we're dead.
It took her to the hospital and then her parents' house.
I'm walking home at 3 AM alone.
When the bartender's asleep, ya gotta think things through yourself
And when it gets this late it's hard to find someone to call for help.
I got my hands in my pockets and a hood tight over my head.
I'm all out of smokes and I'm wishing that I was dead again.
I'm drunk and alone and I'm thinking about how
I couldn't deal with anti-depressants
But now I'm anti- depressants I guess,
'cause it just makes a different mess.
from "Syke! Life is Awesome!
And if I wasn't a fat kid in high school, I would have never listened to punk rock.
And if I knew how to throw a football, I would have never played any music.
And if never got my heart broken, I would sing, "Blah blah fucking nothing."
from No Rest for the Whiny
The attack, I'm feeling the attack, I'm feeling the attack
of basic social skills I know I know I know I know I lack
I'm hyper-cognizant of facts
I'm well aware that we are barely scraping by
My good intentions aren't enough to salvage that
Gimme 1 gimme 2 gimme 3 4 5
Gimme more per hour so I can afford to pay for food and gas
And bags to throw away the trash
Ya gotta throw away the trash.
It's hard to pay the bills when you can't work a forty hour week.
It's hard to interview when I am too depressed to even speak.
It's hard to have a blast when we spend all our spare time feeling weak
Yeah. I could probably pick at least one line from every one of their songs that has a strong meaning to me, which is like 70 songs.