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2006 Stories by Niki D'Andrea

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  • Rock Out, Baby!

    published December 28, 2006

    It Was Free Cuz I Stole It The year in unfair shares Now is a bad time to be a giant music... More >>

  • Wendy O. Williams and the Plasmatics

    published December 21, 2006

    Wendy O. Williams always said she liked to make "aggressive art," and that's what she did as the front woman for '80s punk-metal band the... More >>

  • Arch Enemy

    published December 14, 2006

    When Swedish death-metal band Arch Enemy announced in 2001 that original singer Johan Liiva had been asked to leave because guitarist Michael... More >>

  • Red Sparowes

    published December 7, 2006

    This is not an album that will translate into catchy ringtones or make you bounce in your car seat, bang your head, shake your booty with friends,... More >>

  • The Trucks

    published November 30, 2006

    Here's a group of girls who look like they're dressed for a slutty, gender-bending slumber party. In the song "Titties," lead singer Kristin... More >>

  • Mushroomhead

    published November 9, 2006

    The band wears ghoulish masks and uniforms, has an eight-man lineup, and plays a metal mashup that incorporates elements of hip-hop, industrial,... More >>

  • Scissor Sisters

    published November 2, 2006

    The members of New York-based band Scissor Sisters admit they were feeling the pressures of a "sophomore slump" when they headed into the studio... More >>

  • Red Rockers Rule

    published October 26, 2006

    One can't help but chuckle at the Red Elvises' appropriation of cheesy American culture — the colorful bow-tie tuxedos, the lopsided... More >>

  • Boy Kill Boy

    published September 28, 2006

    Here's the problem with riding the ass-end of a musical wave where everything old is new again: The tide eventually comes in, and what was... More >>

  • Sublime

    published September 21, 2006

    The first great tragedy of Sublime was the fatal heroin overdose of singer and guitarist Brad Nowell in 1996. The second great tragedy was the... More >>

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