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How to revive the '80s (and how not to) with Paramore and Dreamcar

How to revive the '80s (and how not to) with Paramore and Dreamcar

In the summer of 2009, No Doubt recruited Paramore to be an opening act on its inevitable reunion tour. Given the former’s clear influence on the latter — each with a super-charismatic frontwoman slinging catchy pop hooks over jumpy guitar rock — the booking suggested that the veteran SoCal group was eager to connect with the young fans of a band that helped fill the vacuum No Doubt created when it took a break.

Eight years later, members of both outfits crossed paths again with the release last week of Paramore’s fifth album, “After Laughter,” and the self-titled debut by Dreamcar, a new band that pairs No Doubt’s Tom Dumont, Tony Kanal and Adrian Young with Davey Havok of AFI....

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