"Nothing" is quite probably Negative Approach's most popular song, and I called it out in the preview I wrote for Soundboard this week. An oi-punk-influenced stomper, it makes perfectly clear just how disenchanted and pissed John Brannon was in the 80s. Lyrics don't get much bleaker than "Life's never fucking given nothing to me / It's just stood by and watched me bleed," and from what I've seen of recent live performances, Brannon still delivers his lines with the same agonized vitriol that he did when he was 19.
The Rumble's Friday-night show also features sets by Coliseum, Murphy's Law, Sweet Cobra, and Ensign, and Saturday's 17 bands include 100 Demons, Death Threat, and Trapped Under Ice (hint: if you have to choose one of the two shows, definitely pick Friday).
Thankfully, the YouTube video I found for this uplifting ditty provides lyrics, to help you sing along at the office or at home—it's a song for all occasions and environments: