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Shiny Toy Guns – Fading Listening (Music Video)

Shiny Toy Guns is an American rock band that formed in 2002 in Los Angeles, California. They released their first studio album We Are Pilots in 2006,after recording it two previous times. It featured three singles that peaked inside the top 30 in the Alternative Songs Chart.We Are Pilots was nominated for a Grammy Award.Their second album Season of Poison was released in 2008 and featured two singles that […]

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Slightly Stoopid – Top of The World (Music Video)

Top of the World is Slightly Stoopid’s 7th studio album, and was released on August 14, 2012. The seven-piece band continues to explore a variety of styles on the album, with help from some of their biggest influences and heroes including: reggae legends Barrington Levy and Don Carlos of Black Uhuru; “unofficial 8th member” Karl Denson of Greyboy Allstars; longtime band friend and touring partner G. […]

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Nirvana – Come As You Are (Music Video)

“Come as You Are” is a song by the American grunge band Nirvana, written by frontman Kurt Cobain and released as the second single from the band’s second studio album Nevermind in 1992. It was the band’s second American Top 40 hit, and second UK top 10 hit, reaching number thirty-two on the Billboard Hot 100, and number nine on the UK Singles Chart. The […]

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Soundgarden – Loud Love (Music Video)

Louder Than Love is the second studio album by the American rock band Soundgarden, released on September 5, 1989 through A&M Records. After touring in support of its first full-length studio album,Ultramega OK (1988), Soundgarden signed with A&M and began work on its first album for a major label. The songs on the album featured a metal-leaning grunge sound with some songs featuring unusual […]

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M83 – Graveyard Girl (Music Video)

“Graveyard Girl” is a song by French electronic/dream pop act M83. Written by Anthony Gonzalez with his brother Yann, it was released in April 2008 as the second single from M83’s fifth studio album,Saturdays = Youth. Background and composition Anthony Gonzalez cited English bands such as Tears for Fears and Cocteau Twins, as well as John Hughes teen films The Breakfast Club and Sixteen Candles, as inspirations for Saturdays = Youth.A girl […]

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System of a Down – Chop Suey! (Music Video)

“Chop Suey!” is the first single from Armenian American rock band System of a Down‘s second album Toxicity. The single was released in September 2001 and earned the band its first Grammynomination. The song’s working title was “Suicide”; the band members claim the change was not caused by pressure from their record company. Certain pressings of the album include an intro to […]

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Meat Puppets – New God (Music Video)

Meat Puppets II is the second album by the Tempe, Arizona band the Meat Puppets, released in 1984. It is a departure from their self-titled debut album, which consisted largely of noisy hardcore with unintelligible vocals. It covers many genres from country-style rock (“Magic Toy Missing”, “Climbing”, Lost”) to slow acoustic songs (“Plateau”, “Oh Me”) to psychedelic guitar effects (“Aurora Borealis”) […]

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Girl Generation – Oh 少女時代 (Music Video)

“Oh!” is the lead single from Oh!, the second studio album by Girls’ Generation. The single was digitally released on January 25, 2010  and came to be a huge hit song in South Korea. The group used acheerleader concept for the song’s promotional activities.The song hit #1 on various charts, and won several times on the Korean music chart shows Music Bank and The Music […]

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Henry Rollins – Family Man (Music Video)

Family Man is the third full-length album released by the American hardcore punk band Black Flag in 1984. It is unique in that one side features spoken-word tracks by vocalist Henry Rollins and the other side mainly features instrumental tracks. “Armageddon Man” is the only track on the album in which Rollins and the instruments are together. Track listing All songs written by Henry Rollins, except where […]

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Social Distortion – Sick Boy (Music Video)

Social Distortion, a Southern California-based punk rock band formed in 1978 by vocalist/guitarist and founder Mike Ness. The band has released seven studio albums, one extended play (EP), two compilation albums, two DVDs and twenty-four singles. This list is not intended to include material performed by members or former members of Social Distortion that was recorded with The Adolescents, Agent Orange, D.I., D.O.A., Danzig, Operation Ivy, Rancid and The Lewd. After […]

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Midnight Oil – Beds Are Burning (Music Video)

    “Beds Are Burning” is a 1987/1988 worldwide hit single by Australian rock band Midnight Oil, the first track from their album Diesel and Dust. This song was the second from the album to be released as a single, and is among the band’s best-known songs outside Australia. It reached No. 1 in the New Zealand and South African charts, No. […]

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The 3Ds – Hey Seuss (Music Video)

    The 3Ds were an alternative pop/rock band based from Dunedin, New Zealand, together from 1988 to 1997. The band was formed in May 1988 by Dominic Stones — drums, Denise Roughan — bass, keyboards, tambourine, vocals David Saunders — guitar, vocals The band’s name referred to the members names all starting with “D”. In 1989 they were joined by another “D”, David Mitchell — guitar, mandolin, vocals Soon after […]

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Passion Pit – Take A Walk (Music Video)

Passion Pit is an American electropop band from Cambridge, Massachusetts, formed in 2007. The band consists of Michael Angelakos (lead vocals, keyboards), Ian Hultquist (keyboards, guitar), Xander Singh (synthesizer, samples), Jeff Apruzzese (bass, synth bass), and Nate Donmoyer (drums). All of the band members, with the exception of Angelakos, attended the Berklee College of Musicin Boston. History Name The band culled their name […]

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Soundgarden – Black Hole Sun (Music Video)

“Black Hole Sun” is a song by the American rock band Soundgarden. Written by frontman Chris Cornell, “Black Hole Sun” was released in 1994 as the third single from the band’s fourth studio albumSuperunknown (1994). It is arguably the band’s most recognizable and most popular song, and remains a well known song from the 1990s. The song topped […]

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Johnny Cash – Hurt (Music Video)

“Hurt” is a song written by Trent Reznor, first released on Nine Inch Nails‘ 1994 album The Downward Spiral. It received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Rock Song in 1996. In 2002, “Hurt” was covered by Johnny Cash to critical acclaim; it was one of Cash’s final hit releases before his death.

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