10 Musical Genres That Should Never, Ever Be Revived

Third-wave ska

Look, I have nothing against ska in its original form — The Skatalites, Desmond Dekker and various other Jamaican luminaries aren’t to blame for what happened to the music they created. Similarly, second-wave ska — i.e., the English version — gave us great bands like The Specials, so much so that it can largely be forgiven for also spawning Madness. No, I’m talking about godawful, deliberately dorkish ska-punk bans like Reel Big Fish and The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, who are proof that there are certain things that Californians should never be allowed to do. Speaking of which…