There are several artists under the name of So What: 1. A Japanese hardcore punk/d-beat band from the mid-80s. They played a very noisy style of punk, influenced by bands such as Chaos U.K. and Disorder. Their style is part of a movement in hardcore in Japan in the mid-80s, with bands such as Confuse and THE SWANKYS playing an extremely distorted and noisy style of hardcore/punk. 2. A young 4 piece band from The Hague, The Netherlands, playing pop/rock..