I am not in the slightest coming to the defense of this band, but the culture of this website and its macro consensus/opinion of music can very much positively or detrimentally affect the success of bands.
I can feel for their frustration when guys with a lot of influence "rip" their albums. Whether they deserve it or not doesn't warrant immature behavior by them sure, but damn that would suck.
The Graduate were pretty big around these parts, and had very positive reviews, but the records didn't sell well, and now they're on hiatus. If SYG can keep being a band despite having ugly reviews here, I'm pretty sure they can manage. Not saying SYG doesn't deserve the extra fans, but Matt being butthurt about it is just so immature.