Just in time for the holidays, English stoner-rock punks Arctic Monkeys are touring the U.S. for their anytime-but-yuletide bid Humbug. A far cry from the power-chord rock that defined the band members as teenagers, they've since become Big Box rockers, citing Black Sabbath as a key influence on this album and working with Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age as co-producer. As such, their music echoes a lot more than previously and subsequently the "dancefloor" from their first single will have a lot more elbow room in the cavernous Terminal 5. With Screaming Females.
Thu., Dec. 10, 8 p.m.; Fri., Dec. 11, 8 p.m., 2009
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