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Neon Ballroom

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Silverchair, Neon Ballroom

Neon Ballroom

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In Season

We gave it a B

The Australian, grunge-obsessed rapscallions who scuffled through a bratty Frogstomp debut have — two albums later — matured into a disciplined rock cadre. AC/DCish chords vie with plush strings on these adult arrangements, while frontman Daniel Johns pounds his pulpit in new politically inspired bursts. “We are the youth/We’ll take your fascism away,” Johns snarls, sounding furious, motivated, and all grown up. B