Backstreet BoysComerica TheatreSeptember 6, 2013 The Backstreet Boys have been in comeback mode--yes, I know the album’s called Never Gone--for almost 10 years now. I don’t think we spend enough time thinking about how weird that is. When bitter rivals *NSYNC made their comeback at the ... More >>
by Darryl Smyers 20 years ago, The Backstreet Boys were unleashed on an unsuspecting American public and the "boy band" phenomenon of the late '90s was officially under way. Inspired partly by the great doo-wop groups of the '50s and partly by the R&B of the '90s, Nick Carter and the rest of the bo ... More >>
God, the internet is weird. Also *NSYNC fans, but mostly the internet. Just days after Lance Bass's non-denial an *NSYNC reunion at Sunday's VMAs was confirmed, in this order, by Joey Fatone's dad and the opening of a verified Twitter account in their name. , which immediately drew 67,000 followers. ... More >>
Aaron Carter is the younger brother of Backstreet Boy Nick Carter, and he sang some songs in the early 2000s that were fairly big hits: "Crush on You," "I Want Candy," "That's How I Beat Shaq." Then, you know, he sorta wasn't super-famous. But there's a twist to the story. Lately, A.C. has been mak ... More >>
It's become a tradition around here. Every week, on Monday -- the worst of all days -- we bring you our Top Five Must-See Shows in Phoenix this week. You know, to help make it all bearable. Dig in, kiddos.
I can't even start writing this blog without thinking about what an utter hypocrite I am. When I was 12, I obsessed with the Backstreet Boys. I may or may not have wished my Nick Carter poster a good night as I went to sleep. I felt like their music spoke to me the same way Fleet Foxes or Sufjan St ... More >>
Photos by Luke HolwerdaNKOTBSB gets beamed down to the US Airways Center stage.REVIEW BY MELISSA FOSSUM AND DANIEL RAVEN New Kids On the Block and Backstreet Boys have grown up a bit since their heydays on MTV and the music charts, and so have their fans. But that hasn't stopped the bands fr ... More >>
Weird: The Backstreet Boys have announced a boycott of BP because of the massive oil spill.Weirder: Korn instigated this.Actually, maybe not so weird: These band will forever be linked in the realm of "shitty music that should have failed to exist in any form after the big ball dropped on The Yea ... More >>
I admit, I was a huge Backstreet Boys fan back in the day. I attended every concert, bought every CD, wore their T-shirt and wrote them fan mail. That's why it saddens me that their latest music video, "Bigger," made me laugh really hard, and not in a good way.
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Sometimes, the best music is the stuff you wouldn't dream of praising in public
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