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System of a Down

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System of a Down, sometimes abbreviated as SOAD or colloquially referred to as System, is an heavy metal band from Glendale, California, formed in 1994. [1]

177 relations: Abbie Hoffman, Achozen, Acoustic guitar, Aerials (song), AllMusic, Alternative metal, Alternative Press (magazine), Alternative rock, Alternative Songs, American Recordings (record label), Angst, Armenian Genocide, Art rock, Arto Tunçboyacıyan, Australia, Avant-garde metal, B.Y.O.B. (song), Bad Acid Trip, Baritone guitar, Beer, Ben Myers, Billboard (magazine), Billboard 200, Blabbermouth.net, Black Sabbath, Bureaucracy, Carla Garapedian, Chart Attack, Chef (South Park), Chef Aid: The South Park Album, Chile, Chop Suey! (song), CMJ, Columbia Records, Dada, Daron Malakian, Daron Malakian and Scars on Broadway, David Hasselhoff, Dead Kennedys, Dennis Hastert, Disinformation (company), DMX (rapper), Dotdash, Double entendre, Download Festival, Drop C tuning, Dropped A tuning, E♭ tuning, Edmonton, Elect the Dead, ..., Electric mandolin, Fear Factory, Frank Zappa, Fugazi, George Clinton (musician), Glendale, California, Globalization, Grammy Award, Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance, Greenfield Festival, Guns N' Roses, Hard rock, Harvard University Press, Heavy metal music, Heavy Montréal, Heavy T.O., Hypnotize (album), Incubus (band), Iraq War, Jane's Addiction, John Dolmayan, Kerrang!, Kill Rock 'n Roll, Kiss (band), Knight Rider (1982 TV series), KROQ-FM, Left-wing politics, Lonely Day, Los Angeles, Loudwire, Metallica, Metaltown Festival, Mexico City, Mezmerize (album), Michael Moore, Middle Eastern music, Mr. Bungle, Mt. Helium, MTV, MTV News, Music Feeds, Music recording certification, Nativity in Black, Nine Inch Nails, Nova Rock Festival, Nu metal, Ontronik Khachaturian, Oud, Ozzfest, Ozzy Osbourne, Phallus, Politics, Popular music, Press-Telegram, Progressive metal, Promotional recording, Provinssirock, Puya (band), Question!, Rammstein, Reading and Leeds Festivals, Record label, Revolver (magazine), Rick Rubin, Robert Plant, Rock am Ring and Rock im Park, Rolling Stone, Rose and Alex Pilibos Armenian School, Rush (band), RZA, Santiago, Scars on Broadway (album), Screamers (2006 film), September 11 attacks, Serj Tankian, Seven-string guitar, Sexual intercourse, Shavo Odadjian, Sitar, Slayer, Slipknot (band), SnoCore Tour, Sony Music, Soundwave (Australian music festival), South Park, Spiders (System of a Down song), Spin (magazine), Steal This Album!, Steal This Book, Stylus Magazine, Substance abuse, Sugar (System of a Down song), Sylvia Massy, System of a Down (album), System of a Down Reunion Tour, Tampa Bay Times, The Beatles, The Mars Volta, The Viper Room, The Washington Post, Thrash metal, Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, Townsquare Media, Toxicity (album), Toxicity (song), Troubadour (West Hollywood, California), Tupac Shakur, Twelve-string guitar, United States, Van Halen, Velvet Hammer Music and Management Group, VH1, Viacom International, Vicinity of Obscenity, Vol. 4 (Black Sabbath album), Wake Up The Souls Tour, Wantagh, New York, War, War on drugs, West Palm Beach, Florida, Whisky a Go Go, Wolfmother, Woman (Wolfmother song), Wu-Tang Clan, Yerevan, 2001 Clear Channel memorandum, 49th Annual Grammy Awards. Expand index (127 more) »

Abbie Hoffman

Abbot Howard Hoffman (November 30, 1936 – April 12, 1989) was an American political and social activist, anarchist, and revolutionary who co-founded the Youth International Party ("Yippies").

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Achozen

Achozen (occasionally typeset as AcHoZeN) is a project by System of a Down bassist Shavo Odadjian, Wu-Tang Clan member RZA, Killarmy member Kinetic 9, and Wu-Tang Clan affiliates Reverend William Burke.

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Acoustic guitar

An acoustic guitar is a guitar that produces sound acoustically by transmitting the vibration of the strings to the air—as opposed to relying on electronic amplification (see electric guitar).

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Aerials (song)

"Aerials" is a single by the heavy metal band System of a Down.

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AllMusic

AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.

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Alternative metal

Alternative metal (also known as alt-metal) is a rock music fusion genre that infuses heavy metal with influences from alternative rock and other genres not normally associated with metal.

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Alternative Press (magazine)

Alternative Press is an American music magazine based in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Alternative rock

Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.

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Alternative Songs

Alternative Songs (also called Alternative and formerly known as Modern Rock Tracks and Hot Modern Rock Tracks) is a music chart in the United States that has appeared in ''Billboard'' magazine since September 10, 1988.

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American Recordings (record label)

American Recordings (formerly known as Def American Recordings) is a Los Angeles-based record label headed by record producer Rick Rubin.

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Angst

Angst means fear or anxiety (anguish is its Latinate equivalent, and anxious, anxiety are of similar origin).

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Armenian Genocide

The Armenian Genocide (Հայոց ցեղասպանություն, Hayots tseghaspanutyun), also known as the Armenian Holocaust, was the Ottoman government's systematic extermination of 1.5 million Armenians, mostly citizens within the Ottoman Empire.

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Art rock

Art rock is a subgenre of rock music that generally reflects a challenging or avant-garde approach to rock, or which makes use of modernist, experimental, or unconventional elements.

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Arto Tunçboyacıyan

Arto Tunçboyacıyan (Արտո Թունջբոյաջյան) (born 4 August 1957) is a Grammy winning American musician of Armenian descent.

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Australia

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Avant-garde metal

Avant-garde metal (or experimental metal) is a subgenre of heavy metal music loosely defined by use of experimentation and innovative, avant-garde elements, including non-standard and unconventional sounds, instruments, song structures, playing styles, and vocal techniques.

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B.Y.O.B. (song)

"B.Y.O.B." ("Bring Your Own Bombs") is a song by Armenian-American alternative metal band System of a Down.

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Bad Acid Trip

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Baritone guitar

The baritone guitar is a guitar with a longer scale length, typically a larger body, and heavier internal bracing, so it can be tuned to a lower pitch.

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Beer

Beer is one of the oldest and most widely consumed alcoholic drinks in the world, and the third most popular drink overall after water and tea.

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Ben Myers

Benjamin Myers (born 1976, Durham) is an English writer and journalist (as Ben Myers).

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Billboard (magazine)

Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.

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Billboard 200

The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.

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Blabbermouth.net

Blabbermouth.net is a website dedicated to heavy metal and hard rock news, as well as album and music DVD reviews.

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Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath were an English rock band, formed in Birmingham in 1968, by guitarist and main songwriter Tony Iommi, bassist and main lyricist Geezer Butler, drummer Bill Ward and singer Ozzy Osbourne.

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Bureaucracy

Bureaucracy refers to both a body of non-elective government officials and an administrative policy-making group.

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Carla Garapedian

Carla Garapedian (Քարլա Կարապետեան) (born 27 February 1961) is a filmmaker, director, writer and broadcaster.

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Chart Attack

Chart Attack is a Canadian online music publication.

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Chef (South Park)

Jerome "Chef" McElroy is a cartoon character on the Comedy Central series South Park who was voiced by Isaac Hayes.

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Chef Aid: The South Park Album

Chef Aid: The South Park Album is a 1998 soundtrack/compilation album based on the American animated comedy series South Park.

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Chile

Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

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Chop Suey! (song)

"Chop Suey!" is the first single from Armenian-American heavy metal band System of a Down's second album Toxicity.

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CMJ

CMJ Holdings, Corp. was a music events and online media company which ran a website, hosted an annual festival in New York City, and published CMJ New Music Monthly.

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Columbia Records

Columbia Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.

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Dada

Dada or Dadaism was an art movement of the European avant-garde in the early 20th century, with early centers in Zürich, Switzerland, at the Cabaret Voltaire (circa 1916); New York Dada began circa 1915, and after 1920 Dada flourished in Paris.

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Daron Malakian

Daron Vartan Malakian (born July 18, 1975) is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer.

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Daron Malakian and Scars on Broadway

Daron Malakian and Scars on Broadway (previously known as just Scars on Broadway) is an American rock band, founded by System of a Down member Daron Malakian.

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David Hasselhoff

David Michael Hasselhoff (born July 17, 1952), nicknamed "The Hoff", is an American actor, singer, producer, and businessman, who set a Guinness World Record as the most watched man on TV.

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Dead Kennedys

Dead Kennedys are an American punk rock band that formed in San Francisco, California, in 1978.

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Dennis Hastert

John Dennis Hastert (born January 2, 1942) is a former American congressman who served as the 51st Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1999 to 2007, representing from 1987 to 2007.

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Disinformation (company)

The Disinformation Company (abbreviated as Disinfo) was a privately held, limited American publishing company until 2012 when it was sold to Red Wheel/Weiser/Conari.

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DMX (rapper)

Earl Simmons (born December 18, 1970), known professionally as DMX, is an American rapper and actor.

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Dotdash

Dotdash (formerly About.com) is an American Internet-based network of content that publishes articles and videos about various subjects on its "topic sites", of which there are nearly 1,000.

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Double entendre

A double entendre is a figure of speech or a particular way of wording that is devised to be understood in two ways, having a double meaning.

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Download Festival

Download Festival is a British rock festival, held annually at Donington Park in Leicestershire, England, since 2003.

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Drop C tuning

Drop C tuning is technically an alternative guitar tuning where at least one string has been lowered to a C, but most commonly refers to CGCFAD, which can be described as D tuning with a 6th string dropped to C, or drop D tuning transposed down a whole step.

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Dropped A tuning

Dropped A tuning is an alternate tuning for a 7 string guitar where the lowest string is tuned down ("dropped") from the standard B by one whole step to A as follows A1-E2-A2-D3-G3-B3-E4.

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E♭ tuning

E (E‐flat) tuning or D (D‐sharp) tuning is an alternative form of guitar tuning.

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Edmonton

Edmonton (Cree: Amiskwaciy Waskahikan; Blackfoot: Omahkoyis) is the capital city of the Canadian province of Alberta.

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Elect the Dead

Elect the Dead is the debut album by rock musician Serj Tankian, lead singer and founding member of Armenian-American metal quartet System of a Down.

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Electric mandolin

The electric mandolin is an instrument tuned and played as the mandolin and amplified in similar fashion to an electric guitar.

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Fear Factory

Fear Factory is an American heavy metal band that was formed in 1989.

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Frank Zappa

Frank Vincent Zappa (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American musician, composer, activist and filmmaker.

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Fugazi

Fugazi is an American punk rock band that formed in Washington, D.C. in 1987.

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George Clinton (musician)

George Edward Clinton (born July 22, 1941) is an American singer, songwriter, bandleader, and record producer.

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Glendale, California

Glendale is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.

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Globalization

Globalization or globalisation is the process of interaction and integration between people, companies, and governments worldwide.

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Grammy Award

A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.

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Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance

The Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance was an award presented to recording artists at the Grammy Awards until 2011.

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Greenfield Festival

The Greenfield Festival is an annual rock music festival held on the outskirts of the town of Interlaken, in the Swiss canton of Bern.

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Guns N' Roses

Guns N' Roses, often abbreviated as GNR, is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1985.

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Hard rock

Hard rock is a loosely defined subgenre of rock music that began in the mid-1960s, with the garage, psychedelic and blues rock movements.

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Harvard University Press

Harvard University Press (HUP) is a publishing house established on January 13, 1913, as a division of Harvard University, and focused on academic publishing.

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Heavy metal music

Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom.

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Heavy Montréal

Heavy Montréal (stylized as Heavy MONTRÉAL, formerly known as Heavy MTL) is a two-day, summer heavy metal and hard rock music festival held annually at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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Heavy T.O.

Heavy T.O. was a two-day heavy metal and hard rock festival held at Downsview Park in Toronto in 2011 and 2012.

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Hypnotize (album)

Hypnotize is the fifth studio album by Armenian American heavy metal band System of a Down.

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Incubus (band)

Incubus is an American rock band from Calabasas, California.

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Iraq War

The Iraq WarThe conflict is also known as the War in Iraq, the Occupation of Iraq, the Second Gulf War, and Gulf War II.

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Jane's Addiction

Jane's Addiction is an American rock band from Los Angeles, formed in 1985.

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John Dolmayan

John Dolmayan (born July 15, 1973) is an American songwriter and drummer.

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Kerrang!

Kerrang! is a UK-based magazine devoted to rock music, currently published by Wasted Talent (the same company that owns electronic music publication Mixmag).

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Kill Rock 'n Roll

"Kill Rock 'n Roll" is a promotional single by Armenian American heavy metal band System of a Down, released on July 2006.

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Kiss (band)

Kiss (often stylized as KISS) is an American rock band formed in New York City in January 1973 by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Peter Criss, and Ace Frehley.

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Knight Rider (1982 TV series)

Knight Rider is an American television series created and produced by Glen A. Larson.

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KROQ-FM

KROQ-FM (106.7 FM, 106.7 KROQ) is a radio station licensed to Pasadena, California serving the Greater Los Angeles Area.

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Left-wing politics

Left-wing politics supports social equality and egalitarianism, often in opposition to social hierarchy.

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Lonely Day

"Lonely Day" is the second single from the 2005 album Hypnotize by Armenian American metal band System of a Down.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Loudwire

Loudwire is an American online magazine that covers hard rock and heavy metal music.

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Metallica

Metallica is an American heavy metal band.

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Metaltown Festival

The Metaltown Festival was a two-day festival featuring heavy metal bands, held in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Mexico City

Mexico City, or the City of Mexico (Ciudad de México,; abbreviated as CDMX), is the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America.

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Mezmerize (album)

Mezmerize is the fourth studio album by the band System of a Down.

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Michael Moore

Michael Francis Moore (born April 23, 1954) is an American documentary filmmaker, activist, and author.

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Middle Eastern music

Middle Eastern music spans across a vast region, from Morocco to Iran.

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Mr. Bungle

Mr.

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Mt. Helium

Mt.

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MTV

MTV (originally an initialism of Music Television) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks (a division of Viacom) and headquartered in New York City.

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MTV News

MTV News is the news production division of MTV.

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Music Feeds

Music Feeds is a free bi-weekly digital music and lifestyle magazine (street press) established in 2008 and based in Sydney, Australia.

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Music recording certification

Music recording certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has shipped, sold, or streamed a certain number of units.

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Nativity in Black

Nativity in Black is the name of two Black Sabbath tribute albums that came out in the 1990s and 2000s.

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Nine Inch Nails

Nine Inch Nails, commonly abbreviated as NIN (stylized as NIИ), is an American industrial rock band founded in 1988 by Trent Reznor in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Nova Rock Festival

The Nova Rock Festival, also just Nova Rock, is a music festival that has existed since 2005 and takes place each year in June.

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Nu metal

Nu metal (also known as nü-metal and) is a subgenre of that combines elements of with elements of other music genres such as hip hop, alternative rock, funk, industrial and grunge.

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Ontronik Khachaturian

Ontronik "Andy" Khachaturian (born May 4, 1975) is an American musician, producer and DJ.

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Oud

The oud (عود) is a short-neck lute-type, pear-shaped stringed instrument (a chordophone in the Hornbostel-Sachs classification of instruments) with 11 or 13 strings grouped in 5 or 6 courses, commonly used in Egyptian, Syrian, Palestinian, Lebanese, Iraqi, Arabian, Jewish, Persian, Greek, Armenian, Turkish, Azerbaijani, North African (Chaabi, Classical, and Spanish Andalusian), Somali, and various other forms of Middle Eastern and North African music.

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Ozzfest

Ozzfest is an annual festival tour of the United States and sometimes Europe (and for the first time Japan in 2013) featuring performances by many heavy metal and hard rock musical groups.

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Ozzy Osbourne

John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne (also known as The Prince of Darkness) (born 3 December 1948) is an English singer, songwriter and actor.

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Phallus

A phallus is a penis (especially when erect), an object that resembles a penis, or a mimetic image of an erect penis.

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Politics

Politics (from Politiká, meaning "affairs of the cities") is the process of making decisions that apply to members of a group.

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Popular music

Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry.

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Press-Telegram

The Press-Telegram is a paid daily newspaper published in Long Beach, California.

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Progressive metal

Progressive metal (sometimes known as prog metal or technical metal) is a fusion genre melding heavy metal and progressive rock which combines the loud "aggression".

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Promotional recording

A promotional recording, or promo, or plug copy, is an audio or video recording distributed free, usually in order to promote a recording that is or soon will be commercially available.

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Provinssirock

Provinssirock is one of the biggest rock festivals in Finland.

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Puya (band)

Puya is a Puerto Rican progressive metal band.

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Question!

"Question!" is a song by Armenian American metal band System of a Down.

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Rammstein

Rammstein is a German heavy metal band formed in 1994 in Berlin, Germany.

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Reading and Leeds Festivals

The Reading and Leeds Festivals are a pair of annual rock music festivals that take place in Reading and Leeds in England.

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Record label

A record label, or record company, is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos.

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Revolver (magazine)

Revolver is a metal music and hard-rock magazine, publishing in North America.

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Rick Rubin

Frederick Jay "Rick" Rubin (born March 10, 1963) is an American record producer and former co-president of Columbia Records.

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Robert Plant

Robert Anthony Plant (born 20 August 1948) is an English singer, songwriter, and musician, best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin.

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Rock am Ring and Rock im Park

The Rock am Ring (German for "Rock at the Ring") and Rock im Park ("Rock in the Park") festivals are two simultaneous rock music festivals held annually.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.

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Rose and Alex Pilibos Armenian School

Rose and Alex Pilibos Armenian School (Լոս Անջելեսի Ռոզ և Ալեքս Փիլիպոս ազգային վարժարան) was founded by Alex and Rose Pilibos in 1969.

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Rush (band)

Rush was a Canadian rock band comprising Geddy Lee (bass, vocals, keyboards), Alex Lifeson (guitars) and Neil Peart (drums, percussion, lyrics).

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RZA

Robert Fitzgerald Diggs (born July 5, 1969), better known by his stage name RZA, is an American rapper, record producer, musician, actor, filmmaker and author.

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Santiago

Santiago, also known as Santiago de Chile, is the capital and largest city of Chile as well as one of the largest cities in the Americas.

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Scars on Broadway (album)

Scars on Broadway is the first studio album by Scars on Broadway, a band consisting of System of a Down members Daron Malakian and John Dolmayan.

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Screamers (2006 film)

Screamers is a 2006 documentary film directed by Carla Garapedian, conceived by Peter McAlevey and Garapedian and produced by McAlevey.

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September 11 attacks

The September 11, 2001 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.

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Serj Tankian

Serj Tankian (born August 21, 1967) is an Armenian-American singer-songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, poet and political activist.

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Seven-string guitar

The seven-string guitar adds one additional string to the more common six-string guitar, commonly used to extend the bass range (usually a low B) or also to extend the treble range.

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Sexual intercourse

Sexual intercourse (or coitus or copulation) is principally the insertion and thrusting of the penis, usually when erect, into the vagina for sexual pleasure, reproduction, or both.

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Shavo Odadjian

Shavarsh "Shavo" Odadjian (Շավարշ "Շավո" Օդաջյան; born April 22, 1974) is an Armenian-American songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, music video director/editor, music producer, and artist/painter.

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Sitar

The sitar (or; सितार, Punjabi: ਸਿਤਾਰ) is a plucked stringed instrument used in Hindustani classical music.

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Slayer

Slayer is an American thrash metal band from Huntington Park, California.

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Slipknot (band)

Slipknot is an American heavy metal band from Des Moines, Iowa.

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SnoCore Tour

The SnoCore Tour, occasionally typeset as Sno-Core, is an annual festival tour of the United States.

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Sony Music

Sony Music Entertainment (SME) is a Japanese-owned global music conglomerate owned by Sony and incorporated as a general partnership of Sony Music Holdings Inc. through Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. (in Japanese), Sony Corporation The company was first founded in 1929 as American Record Corporation and renamed Columbia Recording Corporation in 1938, following its acquisition by the Columbia Broadcasting System. In 1966, the company was reorganized to become CBS Records, and Sony Corporation bought the company in 1988, renaming it under its current name in 1991. In 2004, Sony and Bertelsmann established a 50-50 joint venture called Sony BMG Music Entertainment, which transferred the businesses of Sony Music and Bertelsmann Music Group into one entity. However, in 2008, Sony acquired Bertelsmann's stake, and the company reverted to the SME name shortly after; the buyout allowed Sony to acquire all of BMG's labels, including former Columbia Pictures subsidiary Arista Records as well as RCA Records, and led to the dissolution of BMG, which instead relaunched as BMG Rights Management. Sony Music Entertainment is the second largest of the "Big Three" record companies in the world, behind Universal Music Group (UMG) and ahead of Warner Music Group (WMG). Sony's music publishing division is the world's largest music publisher after the acquisition of EMI. It also owns SYCO Entertainment, which operates some of the world's most successful reality TV format including Got Talent and The X Factor.

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Soundwave (Australian music festival)

Soundwave was an annual music festival held in major cities around Australia.

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South Park

South Park is an American adult animated sitcom created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone and developed by Brian Graden for the Comedy Central television network.

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Spiders (System of a Down song)

"Spiders" is a song by Armenian-American heavy metal band System of a Down from their self-titled debut album.

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Spin (magazine)

Spin is an American music magazine founded in 1985 by publisher Bob Guccione, Jr. The magazine stopped running in print in 2012 and currently runs as a webzine.

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Steal This Album!

Steal This Album! is the third studio album by Armenian-American heavy metal band System of a Down, released on November 26, 2002, on American Recordings.

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Steal This Book

Steal This Book is a book written by Abbie Hoffman.

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Stylus Magazine

Stylus Magazine was an online music and film magazine launched in 2002.

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Substance abuse

Substance abuse, also known as drug abuse, is a patterned use of a drug in which the user consumes the substance in amounts or with methods which are harmful to themselves or others, and is a form of substance-related disorder.

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Sugar (System of a Down song)

"Sugar" is a song by Armenian American heavy metal band System of a Down.

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Sylvia Massy

Sylvia Lenore Massy is an American entrepreneur, record producer, mixer and engineer, author and artist.

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System of a Down (album)

System of a Down is the debut studio album by Armenian-American heavy metal band System of a Down, released on June 30, 1998, by American Recordings and Columbia Records.

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System of a Down Reunion Tour

The Reunion Tour is a concert tour by Armenian American rock band System of a Down, celebrating the band's reunion, after going on hiatus in 2006.

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Tampa Bay Times

The Tampa Bay Times, previously named the St.

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The Beatles

The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.

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The Mars Volta

The Mars Volta was an American progressive rock band from El Paso, Texas, formed in 2001.

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The Viper Room

The Viper Room is a nightclub located on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California, United States.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.

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Thrash metal

Thrash metal (or simply thrash) is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music characterized by its overall aggression and often fast tempo.

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Tiananmen Square protests of 1989

The Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, commonly known in mainland China as the June Fourth Incident (六四事件), were student-led demonstrations in Beijing, the capital of the People's Republic of China, in 1989.

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Townsquare Media

Townsquare Media, Inc. (formerly Regent Communications until 2010) is an American radio network and media company based in Greenwich, Connecticut.

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Toxicity (album)

Toxicity is the second studio album by the Armenian-American heavy metal band System of a Down, released on September 4, 2001 by Columbia Records.

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Toxicity (song)

"Toxicity" is a single by Armenian-American alternative metal band System of a Down, released in 2002.

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Troubadour (West Hollywood, California)

The Troubadour is a nightclub located in West Hollywood, California, United States, at 9081 Santa Monica Boulevard just east of Doheny Drive and the border of Beverly Hills.

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Tupac Shakur

Tupac Amaru Shakur (born Lesane Parish Crooks; June 16, 1971September 13, 1996), also known by his stage names Tupac, 2Pac and Makaveli, was an American rapper and actor.

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Twelve-string guitar

The 12-string guitar is a steel-string guitar with 12 strings in six courses, which produces a richer, more ringing tone than a standard six-string guitar.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Van Halen

Van Halen is an American hard rock band formed in Pasadena, California, in 1972.

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Velvet Hammer Music and Management Group

Velvet Hammer Music and Management Group is an artist development and management company and record label located in West Hollywood, California in the United States.

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VH1

VH1 (originally an initialism of Video Hits One) is an American cable and satellite television network based in New York City operated by the Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of Viacom Media Networks, a division of Viacom.

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Viacom International

Viacom International Inc. is a subsidiary of Viacom.

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Vicinity of Obscenity

"Vicinity of Obscenity" is a song and a promotional single by Armenian-American alternative metal band System of a Down, released on May 2006 to promote the release of the digital version of "Lonely Day", released in the United Kingdom on May 29, 2006.

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Vol. 4 (Black Sabbath album)

Vol.

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Wake Up The Souls Tour

The Wake Up the Souls Tour was a concert tour by Armenian American rock band System of a Down, which commenced in April 2015.

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Wantagh, New York

Wantagh is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the Town of Hempstead in Nassau County on Long Island, New York, United States.

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War

War is a state of armed conflict between states, societies and informal groups, such as insurgents and militias.

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War on drugs

War on Drugs is an American term usually applied to the U.S. federal government's campaign of prohibition of drugs, military aid, and military intervention, with the stated aim being to reduce the illegal drug trade.

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West Palm Beach, Florida

West Palm Beach is a city in and the county seat of Palm Beach County, Florida, United States.

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Whisky a Go Go

Whisky a Go Go is a nightclub in West Hollywood, California.

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Wolfmother

Wolfmother is an Australian hard rock band from Sydney, New South Wales formed in 2000 by vocalist and guitarist Andrew Stockdale, bassist and keyboardist Chris Ross and drummer Myles Heskett.

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Woman (Wolfmother song)

"Woman" is a song by Australian rock band Wolfmother, featured on their 2005 debut studio album Wolfmother.

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Wu-Tang Clan

Wu-Tang Clan is an American hip hop group from Staten Island, New York City, originally composed of East Coast rappers RZA, GZA, Ol' Dirty Bastard, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck, U-God and Masta Killa.

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Yerevan

Yerevan (Երևան, sometimes spelled Erevan) is the capital and largest city of Armenia as well as one of the world's oldest continuously inhabited cities.

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2001 Clear Channel memorandum

Following the September 11 attacks in 2001, Clear Channel Communications (now iHeartMedia), the largest owner of radio stations in the United States, circulated an internal memo containing a list of songs that program directors felt were "lyrically questionable" to play in the aftermath of the attack.

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49th Annual Grammy Awards

The 49th Annual Grammy Awards was a ceremony honoring the best in music for the recording year beginning September 15, 2005 and ending September 14, 2006 in the United States.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/System_of_a_Down

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