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The 50 Best Songs of 2007

Journey back 13 years to a stellar year for Rihanna, M.I.A., Arcade Fire, and Kanye West. From hip-hop to indie rock and everywhere in between, PopMatters picks the best 50 songs of 2007.

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Bamboozle Gets Caught in Between: 19 May 2012

Bamboozle was in a lovely setting, but it wasn't a controlled environment like the Meadowlands provides, so everything tended to be a bit up and down.

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Ten Notable Holiday Songs of the Past 30 Years

These ten songs from the past 30 years are notable for being gifts that keep on giving.

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My Chemical Romance: 27 May 2011 - Hollywood, CA

A My Chemical Romance performance is a celebration of innocence, a wish for their admirers to never age bitterly.

Melissa Bobbitt
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The Year in Music: December 2010

Continuing our look at the year’s most notable events in the world of music, here’s what happened in December 2010.

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Glenn Beck Inexplicably Targets My Chemical Romance

Or, as he says it on air, "Chemical Romance".

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The Year in Music: November 2010

November 2010, the subject of our latest look at the year’s biggest events in music, was a month full of new releases, award shows, and artist recognition.

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My Chemical Romance – 18 December 2010 - Toronto

Inside, the atmosphere was buzzing as opener Dearly Beloved finished their set and radio host Fearless Fred from 102.1 The Edge appeared to announce the imminent appearance of My Chemical Romance.

Dave MacIntyre
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My Chemical Romance: Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys

Comic book storylines? Britpop influences? Power Rangers guitar solos? My Chemical Romance's new album is a confusing mish-mash of styles, but not without a couple of bright spots ...

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Paranoid Android: Is Music the Opiate of the iPod-Owning Masses?

Wherein our curmudgeonly record shop owner realizes that his store with its bins full of vinyl was his own personal iPod long before the iPod was ever invented.

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My Decade in Music

They are simply the albums that shaped my musical landscape, for which I know every lyric of every song backward and forward, that I would take with me to that mythical desert island we music lovers always talk about

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Why I Love My Chemical Romance

Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Mall-Rock

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My Chemical Romance: The Black Parade

Practically guaranteed (along with the shocking blond hair and gothic state of mind) to aggravate longtime fans, The Black Parade is, at best, an immersing concept album -- and at worst an uneven misfire.

Andrew Blackie

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