Wednesday, October 28, 2009

What to Do Tonight: New Found Glory

Posted By on Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 9:00 AM

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Florida pop-punks New Found Glory were pop-punk before anyone decided to lazily name the genre. A dozen years into their career, they still come off like a bunch of pouty teens on their most recent album, Not Without a Fight. Singer Jordan Pundik still can’t catch a break with girls: They avoid him like he’s a Warren Beatty movie, and then he writes songs about how soul-crushing the whole experience is. Still, there’s some considerable snap to the songs this time around, thanks to some help from another pop-punk OG, Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus, who produced. The zippy bursts of chugging guitar riffs and pop hooks make the guys sound like they’re 19, even if they’re all heading into their 30s. Title Fight and Fallen from the Sky open at 6:30 p.m. at Peabody’s (2045 E. 21st St., 216.776.9999, peabodys.com). Tickets: $17 in advance, $20 day of show. —Michael Gallucci

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