About the show

Do you remember the 2000s?

We don't*.

So to remind ourselves we created a spreadsheet of every. single. record. Which charted on the Billboard Hot 100 songs and the Billboard Top 200 Records between 1999 and 2013 and is tagged on RateYourMusic as either Pop Punk or Emo Pop.

Gotta Get Out of This Town is a podcast retrospective where we listen to all of those record chronologically. Because we have very poor judgment in making life choices.

* Fletcher does, but he's old, and won't for much longer.

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  • Episode 16: Green Day - Warning

    24 November 2020  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 19 mins
    2000, green day, punk

    In this rare occasion, both Adam and Fletch really enjoy the record of the week, while Ellie has to resort to reading Genius annotations for entertainment. Also, Green Day takes a weird folk turn or something. This is a fun podcast.

  • Episode 15: New Found Glory - New Found Glory

    17 November 2020  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 32 mins
    2000, new found glory, punk

    This week Elaine defends pop punk from the vicious aggression of Adam and Fletch, as we take a look at New Found Glory's debut on the charts: New Found Glory by New Found Glory (written and performed by New Found Glory).

  • Episode 14: Good Charlotte - Good Charlotte

    10 November 2020  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 13 mins
    2000, good charlotte, punk

    Is Good Charlotte by Good Charlotte secretly a revolutionary socialist ouvre? Listen to Gotta Get Out of This Town to find out! Number 6 will surprise you!

  • Bonus Episode 2: Machine Gun Kelly - Tickets To My Downfall

    2 November 2020  |  Season 0  |  1 hr 35 mins
    2020, machine gun kelly, punk, rap

    In this bonus episode we, for some reason, explore one of the biggest pop punk has been in mainstream pop lately. Trevis Barker is there, Machine Gun Kelly is there, Halsey is there. All the pop punk people you'd expect.

  • Episode 13: AFI - The Art of Drowning

    27 October 2020  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 25 mins
    2000, afi, punk

    Our podcast is one big dark room. ONE. BIG. DARK. ROOM. This week we go as goth as we get, with the iconic 2000s punk record The Art of Drowning by AFI. Ready up your black nail polish and eyeliner! And have a spooky halloween!

  • Episode 12: Zebrahead - Playmate of The Year

    20 October 2020  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 24 mins
    2000, punk, rap, zebrahead

    This week we chronologically review pop punk in GLORIOUS sonicvision, and discover that one way or the other, all pop punk leads to Sonic the Hedgehog.

  • Episode 11: Eve 6 - Horrorscope

    13 October 2020  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 26 mins
    2000, charted singles, eve 6, grundge, punk
  • Episode 10: The Mighty Mighty Bosstones - Pay Attention

    6 October 2020  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 37 mins
    2000, punk, ska, the mighty mighty bosstones

    Today we finally listen to a ska record. Ska does in fact exist! We delve into The Mighty Mighty Bosstones surprisingly estensive history!

  • Bonus Episode 1: Never Been Kissed and Repli-Kate

    28 September 2020  |  Season 0  |  1 hr 6 mins
    film, special

    A lightweight episode about two films that were mentioned in passing in past episodes. For some reason. Sorry.

  • Episode 9: SR-71 - Now You See Inside

    21 September 2020  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 35 mins
    2000, punk, sr-71

    Gotta Get Out of This Town's rogue gallery expands, as we review the debut album of band-rightfully-no-one-remembers Mitch Allen and the Mitch Allens. We weren't expecting to find a new worse album of the podcast so quickly... but here we are.

  • Episode 8: Goldfinger - Stomping Ground

    15 September 2020  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 20 mins
    2000, goldfinger, punk, ska

    In this episode we keep failing in our endless quest for ska, but we succeed in finding a band with mad cover skills. You remember Tony Hawks Pro Skater? You Remember Superman? These are those dudes!

  • Episode 7: Bad Religion - The New America

    2 September 2020  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 14 mins
    2000, bad religion, punk

    The podcast gets introduced to legendary punk band Bad Religion through... their worst record, while Fletch keeps swearing that no, they're actually good.