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Twenty years ago, it all started with a black t-shirt and some money owed. On March 18, 1997, Ben Folds Five released their second studio album Whatever and Ever Amen on Epic Records. A genius collection of twelve tracks (and one hidden gem), this is one   More...

This week in Horror movie history, back on February 6th of 2001, Hannibal made its way into theaters across the land. Adapted from the novel by Thomas Harris, Hannibal reprises Sir Anthony Hopkins’ (Legends of the Fall 1994, The Wolfman 2010) iconic  More...

For many, Fall Out Boy is the band they love to hate, or, conversely, hate to love. Their music contains addictive choruses, catchy hooks, and sarcastic, biting lyrics all packaged up in pretty, Pop Punk packaging. Many have a teenage sister that thinks t  More...

Released June 13, 2006,¬†One-X was the highly anticipated sophomore album from Canadian Hard Rock band Three Days Grace. With all eyes on the fast rising act following the success of their 2003 self-titled debut, Vocalist Adam Gontier, Lead Guitarist Barr  More...

When it comes to Nine Inch Nails (NIN), there is little that can be said that has not already been said. The band began in 1988 with vocalist Trent Reznor in Cleveland, OH. Reznor started out working in a music studio as an engineer and janitor, who was j  More...