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Articles by Caren Gibson

‘One Hot Minute’: How Loss Sparked Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Reinvention
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‘One Hot Minute’: How Loss Sparked Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Reinvention

Characterised by its dark experimentalism, Red Hot Chili Peppers’ sixth album, ‘One Hot Minute’, emerged from a turbulent time for the group.

‘Showbiz’: Muse’s Debut Album Was A Launchpad To Dizzying Heights
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‘Showbiz’: Muse’s Debut Album Was A Launchpad To Dizzying Heights

An ambitious alt-prog answer to 90s British rock, Muse’s debut album, ‘Showbiz’, would rapidly catapult the group into the big leagues.

Best Biffy Clyro Songs: 20 Classics From The Scottish Alt-Metal Heroes
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Best Biffy Clyro Songs: 20 Classics From The Scottish Alt-Metal Heroes

From discordant alt-metal to expansive experimental rock, the best Biffy Clyro songs chart the Scots’ rise as an unlikely UK success story.

‘Iowa’: Why Slipknot’s Second Album Nearly Killed Them
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‘Iowa’: Why Slipknot’s Second Album Nearly Killed Them

The sound of a band tearing themselves apart, ‘Iowa’ not only consolidated the success of Slipknot’s debut, it almost marked their demise.

Best Avenged Sevenfold Songs: 20 Essential Gothcore Tracks
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Best Avenged Sevenfold Songs: 20 Essential Gothcore Tracks

One of the biggest-selling bands of the 2000s, Avenged Sevenfold brought gothic theatrics to The New Wave Of American Heavy Metal.

Joey Jordison: The Life, Music And Legacy Of Slipknot’s Late Drummer
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Joey Jordison: The Life, Music And Legacy Of Slipknot’s Late Drummer

Co-founder of one of the most ferocious bands the world has ever seen, Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison left behind an incalculable legacy.

‘Cowboys From Hell’: How Pantera’s Fiery Reinvention Reshaped Metal
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‘Cowboys From Hell’: How Pantera’s Fiery Reinvention Reshaped Metal

A clash of metal, thrash, hardcore and punk, ‘Cowboys From Hell’ was both a revamped Pantera’s statement of intent and a genre game-changer.

‘I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love’: How My Chemical Romance Shot To Supremacy
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‘I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love’: How My Chemical Romance Shot To Supremacy

My Chemical Romance’s dark debut album, ‘I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love’ took pop-punk and emo in a grittier direction.

‘By The Way’: How Red Hot Chili Peppers Cooked Up A Masterpiece
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‘By The Way’: How Red Hot Chili Peppers Cooked Up A Masterpiece

The album that nearly finished them, ‘By The Way’ offered new levels of sophistication for Red Hot Chili Peppers.

‘Black Holes And Revelations’: How Muse Blasted Into The Mainstream
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‘Black Holes And Revelations’: How Muse Blasted Into The Mainstream

By the mid-2000s, Muse were one of the biggest bands in the UK. The ‘Black Holes And Revelations’ album sent them into the stratosphere.

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