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The sound of tyranny

There are musicians, and then there are polymath musicians. How to tell the difference?
System of a Down's Serj Tankian soundtracks the A.R.T.'s production of Prometheus Bound
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  February 18, 2011
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VIDEO: Top 101 songs of the decade

WFNX's top 101 songs of the decade
The top 101 songs of the decade from WFNX 101.7 FM
By WFNX AND PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 18, 2009

Hottest songs of 2009



By PHOEBIE PHOENIX  |  December 18, 2009
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He is a real composer

Joshua Newton wants you to know he doesn't write classical music.
And don't you try to tell Joshua Newton otherwise
By EMILY PARKHURST  |  October 09, 2009
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Unplugged

Four friends, two bands, and nine years laer, Arcadia Landing is closed for business, according to a statement posted on their MySpace page on July 25.
Arcadia Landing call it quits
By CHRIS CONTI  |  August 27, 2008
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Older, wiser, faster, louder

When, 13 years ago, Dave Grohl strapped on a guitar and stepped into the spotlight as the frontman of Foo Fighters, the young band at once became members of the old guard.
Foo Fighters at the DCU Center, February 18, 2008
By VICTORIA WELCH  |  February 26, 2008


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Mining the past

John Coltrane acid blasts rage through the Mars Volta’s new The Bedlam in Goliath.
The classic sounds of the Mars Volta and Louis XIV
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  February 12, 2008
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Serj Tankian

Playing almost all the instruments and freed from the Goliath prog-metal of System of a Down, he gives full release to his inner clown parade.
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By KEN MICALLEF  |  October 08, 2007
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On the racks: October 31, 2006

Plus Lady Sovereign, Isis, and Flavor Flav.
The Who, Deftones, Meatloaf
By MATT ASHARE  |  November 02, 2006
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Forward into the past!

Could it be just a coincidence that as I sit here writing this, a grizzled Bob Seger is gearing up for the release of Face the Promise , the Detroit rocker’s first proper studio album in, oh, forever and a day? The Lemonheads, "No Backbone" (mp3)
Oldies and more in the season’s CD releases
By MATT ASHARE  |  September 14, 2006
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Double dosed

May has been a big month for mainstream rock, with high-profile releases by Pearl Jam, Tool, and Jack White’s Raconteurs racking up blockbuster sales and claiming pop-cultural real estate reserved more often these days for Kevlar-clad rappers.
Red Hot Chili Peppers’ two-disc epic  
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  May 28, 2006