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Music, All Shook Down Deftones Inspire Sweaty Mayhem at the Warfield, 10/10/12

Deftones Inspire Sweaty Mayhem at the Warfield, 10/10/12

Deftones Scars on Broadway Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 The Warfield Better than: Nü-metal Deftones don't get enough credit. They created a unique brand of hybrid metal that survived the '90s and '00s without hopping on the reunion train. They weathered…
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Music, Hear This Serj Tankian: Show Preview

Serj Tankian: Show Preview

Memorable rock 'n' roll vocalists don't come much more distinctive than warbling Armenian-American super-talent Serj Tankian. His unabashedly political and unusually articulate lyrics helped make System of a Down one of the most innovative and exciting rock bands of the…
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Music, All Shook Down Six Musicians Who'd Make a Better President Than Donald Trump

Six Musicians Who'd Make a Better President Than Donald Trump

So, it turns out that angling to be a presidential nominee turns you into a massive racist. At least, that's all we've been able to glean so far from Donald Trump's ill-informed and bafflingly ignorant behavior over the last few…
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Music, All Shook Down Top Five Musicians We Didn't Need to See Naked (Slightly NSFW)

Top Five Musicians We Didn't Need to See Naked (Slightly NSFW)

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Music, All Shook Down CD Review: Serj Tankian -- Elect the Dead

CD Review: Serj Tankian -- Elect the Dead

System of a Down is one of the trickiest bands making music these days for one reason: It's not shy about letting its freak flag fly. Artier and politically sharper than any of its hard-rock contemporaries, SOAD infuses its…
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Music, Misc. Reviews If it's kinda, sorta music-related, we'll review it. This week: Rick Rubin's moxie.

If it's kinda, sorta music-related, we'll review it. This week: Rick Rubin's moxie.

Neil Diamond hasn't touched a guitar in three decades. But for the surprisingly moving 12 Songs, released this week, the legendary songwriter and Caesar's Lake Tahoe veteran is completely dialed in, finger-picking his six-string and singing as if he actually…
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Caught in a Mosh

The mosh pit is a misunderstood thing. Too many people regard the mosh pit the way Tipper Gore regards rap lyrics: as a threat to the very fabric of society, let alone to those misguided enough to jump into one.…
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