If musical success was determined by how many superhero movie soundtracks your band has contributed to, Taking Back Sunday would be bigger than both God and the Beatles. The Long Island-based emo outfit appeared on the soundtracks for such cinematic masterworks as Spiderman 2, Fantastic 4 and Electra. And because no one knows that emo has a rapidly expiring shelf life better than the people that play emo, TBS shies away from such a description. Their bio describes Taking Back Sunday's sound as "melodic hardcore" and guitarist Fred Mascherino likes to think their new record is "timeless," if he does say so himself. Taking Back Sunday performs with Angels & Airwaves and Head Automatica 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Nokia Theatre, 1001 Performance Place in Grand Prairie. Tickets are $23.50. Call 214-373-8000 or visit ticketmaster.com.
Sun., July 16, 6:30 p.m.