Tuesday, March 17, 2009


Last night, instead of watching what I'm told were awesome episodes of The Big Bang Theory and How I Met Your Mother, I dragged my ass into NYC to see Mötley Crüe at Madison Square Garden.

Something I didn't have space to mention in that review: opening band Hinder, who are just awful. They want to be a sleazy stripper-rock band like the Crüe, but they've been poisoned by post-grunge mope-rock, so their rhythms are slack and their choruses aren't nearly punchy enough to bring off the euphoria that a true pole-dancer's anthem requires. They suck, and music as a whole would be better off without them.

[Photo by David Atlas.]

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