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Aaron Lewis: The Road

With more stories to tell, the Staind frontman branches out with an earnest but lopsided set of country songs not as removed from the rest of his discography as one might think.

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It's tempting to dismiss Staind as marketable one-dimensional depression, which is true, but that in itself is not a crippling flaw -- in this corner of the rock world, bands like Rage Against The Machine and A Perfect Circle have established themselves as perpetual sourpusses without making it this excruciating.

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Nu-Metal's Not Dead!

August saw a resurgence of nu-metal glory for 2008, with several former figureheads dropping their new releases. And instead of these bands dying off like the genre they ostensibly belonged to, most proved there's still life after the spotlight moves on.

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