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Try Her Philosophy, Die for Her Philosophy

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System of a Down has sold over 16 million albums since it broke into the music scene in 1998 with their self-titled debut album.  The album vibrates with a unique sound and musical pieces that really went outside of the box in terms of what many metal fans were listening to.  Fast paced guitar, loud drums and bass were all familiar, but the timing was strange and the lyrics were stranger.  Serj Tankian’s unique voice, ranging from harmonious to cacophonous, was rather new.  System of a Down is an album that you can listen to and enjoy the fun tempo and smashing vocals, but if you take interest into the lyrics, you may be surprised about a few things.

Yes, due to the nature of METAL! There will likely be some explicit language.

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Introducing the Mayhem with Primer 55

Let's break some furniture!
Let’s break some furniture!

Released: January 25, 2000
This album is a reissue of their 1999 EP As Seen on TV
Recorded In: Airmont, New York and Stamford, Connecticut
Genre: Nu Metal
Length: 51:15
Label: Polygram
Producer: Tom Salta and Eddie Wohl

I am a man of varying tastes and after a hard day of working, I like to rage out and get some of that good ol’ stress out of my system.  Sometimes this involves listening to violently loud music.  Primer 55’s Introduction to Mayhem is one of the albums I have acquired over the years that serves this purpose.  This album is chock full of that fast paced, rhyme induced, screaming Nu Metal that people loved around 1998-2001, and now hate for some reason.

There is some strong language below, if this bothers you, don’t read further.

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