[ NKOTBSB ] Australia – MTV News: Backstreet Boys And New Kids On The Block Review (Sydney)

The Pop Legends Are ‘Larger Than Life’ For Australian Comeback…

They’ve got a mighty 45 years of experience in the biz between them – and Saturday night was time for two of pops favourite ever boy bands to show Sydney what they’re made of!

Back Down Under for their sell-out world tour, the Backstreet Boys and New Kids On The Block joined forces to thrill more than 13,000 screaming (99.9% female) fans at Allphones Arena.

Belting out hit after hit for every girl who’d ever plastered their walls with posters of their favourite member, the 90s legends embraced their cheesy roots for a mighty two-and-half hour set!

Decked out in sleeveless vests, leathers and studded boots, the chart-topping rivals took it in turn to send their loyal admirers wild with an array of classics, like Backstreets’ ‘As Long As You Love Me’ and NKOTB’s ‘Step By Step.’

But, of course, no boy band show would be complete without a) a cheeky bit of flesh-flashing and b) some serious serenading. And between the two groups, they successfully had BOTH covered.

In the running for highlight of the night was the moment bad boy Donnie Wahlberg pulled a Marky Mark, by ripping off his shirt to parade his impressive six-pack while taking the lead for ‘Cover Girl.’

Read full article on MTV.com.au.

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