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  • 5 years ago | Concerts

    Chimaira's latest album, The Infection, crashed the Billboard album charts in April and landed at number 30. But no matter how well-received the Cleveland metal sextet's albums are — and credible metalheads line up to drool about them &mdash...

  • 7 years ago | Music News

    Tori Amos is now on tour supporting American Doll Posse, her best CD in years. It's the piano-playing singer/songwriter's tenth studio album — if you count the record she made with Y Kant Tori Read, a cringe-inducing hair-rock band she forme...

  • 8 years ago | Music News

    After a four-year absence, Marilyn Manson has returned to the public eye in the video for "Heart-Shaped Glasses" by porking his barely legal girlfriend in a rain of blood. Considering Manson's affinity for shock value, it was a grand reentry into ...

  • 8 years ago | Music News

    Since becoming a parent, I've increasingly believed this: If a 1-year-old doesn't respond to a song, there's a strong chance the music stinks. A nine-month-old won't try to tell you Thursday's music is really sophisticated pop. (It's not.) A 2-yea...

  • 8 years ago | Music News

    Sexually inquisitive college girls have Ani DiFranco. Metaphysically minded faerie fetishists have Tori Amos. And aging Gen-X hipsters have Kristin Hersh. Of the three women, the latter is the most underrated and vital artist and probably the most...

  • 8 years ago | Music News

    Headbangers argue all day whether Slayer is the greatest heavy-metal band ever. And 25 years into the band's hall-of-fame career, a smaller number of music fans — not all them metalheads — claim the thrash kings are one of the best rock ...