Music
by Brandon Wenerd on July 9, 2014

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This is so fucking awesome. Pennywise — my favorite band in the world circa 6th grade, when drawing on my Trapper Keeper in white out was a thing — gave a surprise 4th of July performance on the beach in their hometown of Hermosa Beach, California. A massive group of Bros in board shorts raging their faces off lost their shit when the famous punk group went into “Bro Hymn,” an anthem dedicated to the band’s dead friends, including bassist Jason Thirsk, Tim Colvin, and Tom Nichols who drowned at Hermosa Beach Pier in the late ’80s.

The video of the performance is nothing short of epic. God Bless America, God Bless the Bros, and God Bless Pennywise.

Here’s another version. I’ve watched this like five times. I got chills when they started singing “America, the Beautiful”:

[H/T: Zeke]

Brandon Wenerd

About Brandon Wenerd...

Brandon Wenerd is BroBible's senior editor, guru of @brotips, and director of strategic partnerships. He joined BroBible in the fall of 2009 after graduating from Penn State. When he’s not writing, Brandon enjoys fishing, Phish, Philly sports, Dewey Beach, supporting live music, hot sauce, and beer. E-mail him with post ideas and news tips: brandon@brobible.com.