Trust me. This doesn't help your rep much among bands. I figure a band like The Wonder Years who have been DIY for a long fucking time and earned their spot on this tour aren't really feeling some kids buying their way on to the tour.
TWY are in no way DIY, and havent been for quiteeeee some time haha.
Bands buy onto tours ALLLLLL the time. I guarantee bands you like and listen to bought onto tours. I don't get all the hate. It helps out everyone involved... Be pissed at Yellowcard/ Hopeless if you wanna be mad about it!! They're the ones who put the buy on out! Haha