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The Queen show deserved a whipping

You force the music section to disable the Straight.com comments section, and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and tickets to two Live Nation club shows of your choice. Here’s this week’s winning whine.

Payback Time, stop drinking the Kool-Aid

You force the music section to listen to the Firm and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and two tickets to a Live Nation club show of your choice taking place in Vancouver within the next four weeks. Here’s this week’s winning whinge.

Paul Simon/Sting review required some tantric note taking

You force the music section to choose between Eddie Lack and Jacob Markström and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and two tickets to a Live Nation club show of your choice taking place in Vancouver within the next four weeks. Here’s this week’s winning whinge.

"Why are you covering X? You should be covering Y!"

You give McDonald’s gift certificates to the music section for Christmas, and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and two tickets to a Live Nation club show of your choice taking place in Vancouver within the next four weeks. Here’s this week’s winning whinge.

What the hell happened to rock ’n’ roll?

You slip the music section a hot shot of china white, and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and two tickets to a Live Nation club show of your choice taking place in Vancouver within the next four weeks. Here’s this week’s winning whine.

Longtime reader gives perennial grievence between naps

You force the music section to write out all 400 pages of Hammer of the Gods: The Led Zeppelin Saga by hand, and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and two tickets to a Live Nation club show of your choice taking place in Vancouver within the next four weeks. Here’s this week’s winning whinge.

Royal mistake for leaving out the Prince concert review

You force the music section to sit through all 98 minutes of Under the Cherry Moon, and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and two tickets to a Live Nation club show of your choice taking place in Vancouver within the next four weeks. Here’s this week’s winning whinge.

Outraged Payback Time reader demands to be spoon-fed

You force the music section to wave a pride flag at a Michelle Shocked concert, and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and two tickets to a Live Nation club show of your choice taking place in Vancouver within the next four weeks. Here’s this week’s winning whinge.

Death Grips fan gripes about lack of love for crappy band

You regift the music section with your unwanted copy of No Love/Deep Web, and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and two tickets to a Live Nation club show of your choice taking place in Vancouver within the next four weeks. Here’s this week’s winning whine.

Payback reader would like to hear about music in the music section

You force the music section to reveal its 242nd-most-desirable female, and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and two tickets to a Live Nation club show of your choice taking place in Vancouver within the next four weeks. Here’s this week’s winning whine.

Disrespectful scenester jags ruined my good time

You make the music section clean up Justin Bieber’s puke, and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and two tickets to a Live Nation club show of your choosing. Here’s this week’s winning whinge.

Unsuspecting pop music fan outraged by pop music concert

You force the music section to take Lisa Jean Helps to a Milli Vanilli reunion tour, and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and two tickets to a Live Nation club show of your choosing. Here’s this week’s winning whine.

Payback Time, you've gone soft on us

You dose the music section’s morning latte with Ex-Lax, and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and two tickets to a LiveNation club show of your choosing. Here’s this week’s winning whine.

To scissor kick, or not to scissor kick?

You force the music section to listen to Van Halen III in its entirety, and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and (for this week only) a bounty-pack of CDs off the Straight ’s Top 50. Here’s this week’s winning whinge.

Maybe Kickstarter can help you fund a better Payback argument

You force the music section to take Michael Mann to the next general meeting of the Broke Vancouver Independent Musicians Association, and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and two tickets to a Live Nation club show of your choice taking place in Vancouver within the next four weeks.

Deep Purple got lost in the Darkness

You force the music section to take triangle lessons, and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and two tickets to a Live Nation club show of your choice taking place in Vancouver within the next four weeks. Here’s this week’s winning whinge.

Advancing the fine art of voicing your rage

You force the music section to take a Pentax K100 on vacation, and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and two tickets to a Live Nation club show of your choice taking place in Vancouver within the next four weeks. Here’s this week’s winning whine.

Run-of-the-mill rawk review ruffles a Hopeless Bonito

You force the music section to referee a steel-cage death match between Elton John and Madonna, and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and two tickets to a Live Nation club show of your choice taking place in Vancouver within the next four weeks. Here’s this week’s winning whinge.

Guns N’ Roses N' Snoozes

You force the music section to wear Axl Rose’s fur-coat-and-biker-shorts outfit, and we reward you with a Payback Time T-shirt and two tickets to a Live Nation club show of your choice taking place in Vancouver within the next four weeks. Here’s this week’s winning whinge.

CONFESSIONS

Not at All

I am not sorry for being brave. ...

I SAW YOU

at the rock show

we looked at each other a bunch throughout the night (i had blue lipstick, u had longish hair)...