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Review: New Kids, Mindless Behavior keep boy bands booming
Review: New Kids, Mindless Behavior keep boy bands booming

By 10:30 Friday night, Joey McIntyre had been listening to the shrieks of a packed arena audience for nearly an hour and a half. So you could understand his sense of security in acknowledging that his boy band, New Kids on the Block, no longer contained any actual boys. It had been a quarter-century, the 40-year-old McIntyre said, since the group broke out with the smash-hit “Hangin’ Tough” album in 1988. And though “a lot has happened in 25 years” -- including the birth of McIntyre’s three children, one of whom he brought to the stage at Staples Center -- he and his bandmates were looking forward to another 25. Cue more shrieking. As McIntyre...

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