U2, Welcome to 1979, Fucked Up, Hanni El Khatib, Vinnie Vincent and More: Inside This Week's Music Section (And in City Limits)



A Homecoming … Sort Of: U2 returns to Nashville after nearly 30 years and brings rock's biggest tour with them (Playing Saturday, 2nd at Vanderbilt Stadium)

Tape Operator: Brendan Benson loans his gear and a rug to Welcome to 1979, home base for Nashville's resurgent analog recording scene

Tinkering in the Garage: Hanni El Khatib customizes garage rock on his new record, Will the Guns Come Out (Playing Saturday, 2nd at The End)

Punk Rock to Swear By: Fucked Up continues to break the rules of hardcore punk rock with David Comes to Life, but it totally works (Playing Thursday, 30th at Exit/In)

Joseph’s Music of Many Colors: Nashville Symphony shines on new all-Schwantner recording for Naxos

In The Spin: Chris Crofton and the Alcohol Stuntband, The Fast Boys, The Black Faces and Satan's Youth Ministers at FooBar

In City Limits: The Vinnie Vincent Implosion: How Rutherford County's resident former KISS guitarist squandered his stardom

Plus Critics’ Picks on Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, Michelle Malone Banned, Is She Weird, Is She White Pixies tribute, The Lonely H, Molly Thomas, Town Mountain, The Coathangers, R. Stevie Moore, Fitz and the Tantrums and much more

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