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Top Five Must-See Phoenix Shows This Week

Has there been any point in the last 50 years in which people weren't convinced rock and roll needed saving? Fall Out Boy's latest album isn't a boast or a promise so much as the natural career path for rock stars who've become monstrously successful and lived to tell about it, Huey Lewis and the News' admirable insistence that the heart of rock and roll was still beating notwithstanding.

This week in Phoenix you can see--in addition to Fall Out Boy--all kinds of bands who could be said to be doing Rock and Roll God's work, depending on how you see the genre. Here's just five of them.