Before they were Plain White T's: Acoustic Pop One-and-a-Half Hit Wonders, they were Plain White T's: Pop-Punk Basement Heroes. Debate which version is superior all you want, but recent single "Rhythm of Love," one of the first to feature vocals by guitarist Tim Lopez, dispels any notions of a return to the days of yore. (Think Sugar Ray circa "Someday.") Maybe they'll throw old-school fans a bone Thursday at the Newport.

Before they were Plain White T's: Acoustic Pop One-and-a-Half Hit Wonders, they were Plain White T's: Pop-Punk Basement Heroes. Debate which version is superior all you want, but recent single "Rhythm of Love," one of the first to feature vocals by guitarist Tim Lopez, dispels any notions of a return to the days of yore. (Think Sugar Ray circa "Someday.") Maybe they'll throw old-school fans a bone Thursday at the Newport.