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2007 Stories by Aaron Burgess

Archives: 2007 | 2006
  • Puscifer

    published November 8, 2007

    Although fans of his multiplatinum vehicles Tool and A Perfect Circle like to paint him as an arcane, poetry-drunk, Jim Morrison-esque frontman,... More >>

  • Various Artists

    published November 1, 2007

    Any time you try to encapsulate a nearly 40-year-old genre in a four-CD boxed set, you're going to end up with some holes. With The Heavy Metal... More >>

  • Relient K

    published March 8, 2007

    Where its higher-profile tour mates and pop-punk counterparts Simple Plan and Good Charlotte have coupled their massive record sales with face... More >>

  • Kittie

    published March 1, 2007

    As much as Kittie benefited from the late-'90s nü-metal explosion, they were always one smart step removed from it: From the scrappy,... More >>

  • A Bone Chip Off the Ol' Carcass

    published February 22, 2007

    The pioneering British gore-metal band Carcass may've disbanded in 1995, but its legacy has never been stronger. In fact, not content merely to... More >>

  • Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter

    published February 22, 2007

    Seattle singer-songwriter Jesse Sykes has long been uncomfortable with critical responses to her music as dark, lonely, and deeply depressed;... More >>

  • Xavier Rudd

    published February 15, 2007

    An Australia-born, Canada-based one-man band who made his global debut with a 2001 album recorded (and titled) Live in Canada, Xavier Rudd... More >>

  • Melechesh

    published February 8, 2007

    Melechesh's geography — which involves being a thrash/black-metal band from Israel comprising Armenian, Assyrian, Dutch, and Ukrainian... More >>

  • Boredoms

    published January 25, 2007

    While they rose to prominence in America via a bewildering major-label deal and two high-profile stints on Lollapalooza, Japanese noise troupe... More >>

  • Cassius

    published January 18, 2007

    How's this for self-confidence: After finishing sessions for its debut album, Richmond, Virginia-based baby band Cassius was apparently so... More >>

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