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Nov. 22 at the Riviera
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Waving a Bible in one hand and Beelzebub's scepter in the other (metaphorically, of course), Nick Cave and his noise-punk band work the tension between good and good, old-fashioned evil until it pops. These boys have been on the planet for more than half-a-century each, and they're on intimate terms with sin and redemption, melody and noise, art and chaos. They make mid-life crisis sound like World War III.