Screeching Weasel has had more of a direct influence on modern pop punk than people give them credit for. Seriously. Go listen to this album and then listen to the first 3 blink-182 albums. If you say that you don't hear even the slightest bit of Weasel in any of those songs, then I know you're either lying or not actually listening. Anywho, blink-182 has, in turn, been a huge influence (for better or worse) on a million and one pop punk bands. Ergo, Screeching Weasel has helped shape modern music more than some people like to pretend.
Oh yeah, and check this out:
"Stolen" is such a strong word. Especially when in this case
I think "homage" is more appropriate.
Anyway, regardless of what the band members themselves are currently doing, I still love this album. Kind of like how some kids still like that first Skrewdriver album because it's from before that whole "racist skinhead" thing kicked in, only to a less extreme in my case.