It's not easy being a "Christian band," especially when you don't fit in the easy-to-categorize box, which is the case for Relient K and mewithoutYou, playing the Marquee and Crescent Ballroom this week, respectively. From the beginning, both bands had no trouble attracting fans outside the youth group circuit, with Relient K's pop-punk sound appealing to fans of secular analogues in the early 2000s like Blink-182 and Sum 41, and mewithoutYou's angry post-hardcore working just as well as the soundtrack to a bad breakup as a prayer session. But both bands wasted no time complicating matters: The K moved into more dynamic melodic territory... More >>>