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Paramore dazzles with memories -- and heavy subtext -- at the Dolby
Paramore dazzles with memories -- and heavy subtext -- at the Dolby

Over the last decade and change, Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams has become a captivating anomaly in the pop landscape. Few, if any have so deftly springboarded themselves from Warped Tour side-stages to the deck of their own cruise ship, let alone into top-charting EDM and rap songs and Taylor Swift music videos. (Dashboard Confessional’s Chris Carrabba, perhaps; maybe Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance; maybe the All-American Rejects.) It’s an exceptional feat, but certainly not one born of pure serendipity. This was not meant to be forgotten during the pop-punk (can we even call them that anymore?) band members’ set Saturday night at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre....

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