John Doe shudders at the scenario. It's the first night on X's unofficial reunion tour, the seminal L.A. punk band's boldest attempt at a bona fide comeback in seven years. And somehow, Doe's asked to imagine, the anarchistic fans his band used to play for have been replaced by what looks like the front row at a Gallagher concert. Just beyond the mosh pit, where teens pogo wildly like extras in a Good Charlotte video, sit the blandly dressed fortysomethings with plastic raincoats and Hefty bags on their laps, shielding themselves from spitting slamdancers the way the cable comic's fans gear up for the... More >>>
Accepting things graciously: X punks its way through another reunion.