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2002 Stories by Jeff Liles

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  • System of a Down

    published December 26, 2002

    So I was in Tower Records the other day, and I saw that System of a Down has a new CD out called Steal This Album. Since their last one was... More >>

  • Mudvayne

    published December 19, 2002

    I hate pretentious album titles that try to sell you Impending Doom. Are these guys fortunetellers? What do they know that we don't? If we're all... More >>

  • Audioslave

    published December 5, 2002

    The debut record from former Soundgarden front guy Chris Cornell and the three Other Guys from Rage Against the Machine is here, the Rock... More >>

  • War on War

    published October 31, 2002

    By the time The Fugs released their self-titled debut album in 1966, lead vocalist and lyricist Ed Sanders had already established Beatnik street... More >>

  • Queens of the Stone Age, ...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead

    published September 26, 2002

    The roster of reckless rock-and-reefer rollers goes back to the days of cheap schwag and crude pipes made outta tinfoil; from Bloodrock to The... More >>

  • Straight Outta Left Field

    published September 12, 2002

    N.W.A. (or, if you prefer, Niggaz With Attitude) was a group of high school dropouts (save lyricist Ice Cube) who pretended to be racist... More >>

  • Danzig

    published June 6, 2002

    Your quick Danzig for Dummies: Back when you were in grade school, he was in a band called The Misfits. You went to junior high, he started... More >>

  • 2002 Dallas Observer Music Awards

    published April 18, 2002

    Almost 7,000 people voted in this year's Dallas Observer Music Awards, and while I have absolutely no numbers to back it up, I'll go ahead... More >>

  • System of a Down

    published February 14, 2002

    The four members of Los Angeles-based System of a Down are the unlikely architects of a twisted new prog-rock schematic. Their quirky time... More >>

  • Slayer

    published January 31, 2002

    Slayer isn't just a band; it's a precision killing machine. Death is always the hot topic, and they seem to be experts on the subject. Homicide,... More >>

  • James Hall and Pleasure Club

    published January 24, 2002

    If James Hall ever became immensely popular, we'd have to kill him; for now, he's still our little secret. Obligatory understatement: Here... More >>

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