Concert Review: Sum 41 at House of Blues

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The four-minute wait between the end of opener IAmDynamite’s set and the beginning of Sum 41’s set last night at House of Blues was quickly forgotten once the band, on tour to celebrate the ten-year anniversary of its pop-punk classic Does This Look Infected?, came out and delivered “Hell Song.” By the set’s fifth song, “Still Waiting,” singer Deryck Whibley was determined to get the crowd involved. He insisted it be a sing along, invited six fans on stage, and declared it a song for some “mother fucking dancing.” Then came time for the “love song” “A.N.I.C.,” which he dedicated to Anna Nicole Smith, whom he said was “a very special woman.” The song featured the touching line “you look like ass, you smell like shit, so why are you such a dick?” Nice.

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