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Vegas post-hardcore greats Caravels going on hiatus

Caravels started as most bands do: a bunch of friends with similar tastes in music getting together to jam. But they’re ending — at least for now — as most bands don’t: at a creative peak when their future has never seemed brighter.

Young punk act makes a Threat

Vegas’ Sounds of Threat release intense, bracing debut. “Creature of Habit” sounds like a violent reaction to their surroundings, a way of blowing off steam lest it scald them raw.

Perry in no real hurry to act her age

Katy Perry’s show was about two different types of suspension: from the venue’s rafters, via a harness that the singer used to soar high above the crowd on several occasions, and from the eye-rolling demands of being a grown-up.