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Cheap Trick ventures beyond the greatest hits at Bomb Factory gig

When a founding band member retires after 35 years, it's often the beginning of the end for the group. In Cheap Trick's case, the opposite happened. Performing Saturday night at the Bomb Factory, the power-pop pioneers from Rockford, Illinois, sounded bolder than ever with new drummer Daxx Nielsen, the 35-year-old son of Trick's guitarist and resident hambone Rick Nielsen.