Matchbox Twenty: Apollo, Manchester
Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 11 September 2003
AS WITH AMERICAN GAS-GUZZLING CARS, the big blustery rock band is a species under threat. Stereophonics' new album is a mere platinum (its predecessor was quadruple platinum), Reef have lost their drummer and are seemingly washed up, while even Bon Jovi are not the force they were.
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