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System Of A Down: Mesmerize

Ian Watson, Yahoo! Music, May 2005

YOU COULDN'T MAKE them up. An American-Armenian four piece based in LA who feed eye-bulging political fury through Dead Kennedys-style anarcho punk, crunching riff-heavy thrash metal and celebratory Romany folk, System Of A Down carved out a league of their own with 2001's spectacular Toxicity album.

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