They'll try to tell you Rock music is dead.
They'll point to ever-changing trends - the rise of different genres, the apathetic culture, the cynicism of today's music fan. They'll show you MTV; scroll the radio dial for a glimpse of the moment. They'll say it's a lost art, no longer at the center of the cultural lexicon, no longer the heartbeat of a movement.
They haven't seen Stars in Stereo.
The truth comes out when the lights go down. When hundreds of people pack shoulder to shoulder, pressing to get closer. The...