For those who find Flaming Lips' psychedelic circus too cutesy, the Newport presents that band's dark-hearted cousins. Butthole Surfers' career followed a similar trajectory to a point.

For those who find Flaming Lips' psychedelic circus too cutesy, the Newport presents that band's dark-hearted cousins. Butthole Surfers' career followed a similar trajectory to a point - strange Southern experimental rockers gradually lurch toward pop throughout the '80s, put on bizarre exhibitionist concerts, get snatched up in the major-label alternative shopping spree, have a hit or two. From there, the Lips evolved into critically acclaimed crowd-pleasers while Butthole Surfers wilted into irrelevance. But the band's back on tour with the definitive lineup for the first time since 1989, and they're coming Monday to create havoc and destroy sanity.