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Alternative Rock and Hard Rock & Metal album by System of a Down

System of a Down's sophomore effort is a musically and lyrically ambitious 14-song collection that's even more left-of-center and powerful than their 1998self-titled debut. Here the Los Angeles-bred foursome tackle everything from government ("Prison … see full wiki

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2 reviews about Toxicity
Quick Tip by . May 31, 2012
posted in Music Matters
Uuuuuggghh.  I hate System of a Down as a whole, but this is where the band's silly dadaism and squirreliness really spiralled out of control.  Like SOAD's other albums, this album is loaded with tonal whiplash in that some songs deal with textbook liberal politics ("Prison Song") and some others deal with overdone silliness ("Bounce").       The musicianship on this album is really poor, especially in the guitar department.  Daron's …
review by . April 23, 2008
posted in Music Matters
Seriously, this is an incredible album and System of a Down are a truly unique band that have become the success that they are through creating music like nothing heard before. "Nu-Metal" is simply a genre label that was created in order to allow other bands with a "unique" sound to belong to. This is something that System of a Down created, they were a band that stripped away that label of being a rock band and essentially created a genre of their own. Serj Tankian the lead vocalist of the band …
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Label: Sony
Release Date: September 4, 2001

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