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    By Dan Bogosian

    How does a band get popular? Prolonged touring, word of mouth from a loyal fanbase, and some meaningful press are big keys to lasting success. But what happens when you mash the recipe for long term success and cook it too quickly? You get a buzz band. An act that we can't escape for a short while, and then a few years later, no one remembers. After all, sometimes the buzz is just the sound of flies on a carcass.

    Here are 15 bands that were once inescapable on the blogosphere but who haven't aged well. Some of the music still stands the test of time (and some really doesn't), but all of it isn't being talked about anymore.