Flowchart: Should I See This Old Band?

Mike Brooks
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Rock & roll is less than 60 years old, remember, so the idea of multiple generations of active bands is still a fairly new one. But as big-ticket concerts and festivals become prevalent, more and more people are going to get the ol' band back together for another shot. We don't want anyone's precious memories tainted by a subpar relic, so we've made this handy flowchart to help you decide whether to go see that old band.

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First, let's define some terms: Is the band you're thinking about old?


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Should I See This Old Band?


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Geriatric musica. Makes me miss Mozart.  Save your dough - no go.  Re-hash cannot be what once was. Nostalgia but mimics art. Go drinking instead, but not that corn rot. Single malt, please. Some ice, cigs, and no dames with nasely voices expressing all as though a question, that adolescent sing song that is killing the lingua. 

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