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  • #11
    System Of A Down Wins Grammy for 'B.Y.O.B'

    LOS ANGELES (Combined Sources)--System Of A Down won a Grammy Wednesday night in the "Best Hard Rock Performance" category for their single "B.Y.O.B." off the album Mezmerize. System beat out Audioslave ("Doesn't Remind Me"), Nine Inch Nails ("The Hand That Feeds"), Robert Plant ("Tin Pan Valley"), and Queens Of The Stone Age ("Little Sister").

    In 2005, System Of A Down--Serj Tankian (vocals), Daron Malakian (guitar, vocals), Shavo Odadjian (bass), and John Dolmayan (drums)--became the first band in the history of the Billboard chart to score two Number one debuts with new albums in a single calendar year. The two albums, Mezmerize and Hypnotize, both debuted at number one, in May and November, respectively.

    "B.Y.O.B." [Bring Your Own Bombs], the first single off Mezmerize, questions the ongoing war in Iraq and President's Bush involvement in it. The song asks repeatedly, "Why don't presidents fight the war?/ Why do they always send the poor?/ Why do they always send the poor?"

    System has been nominated for the Grammy's twice before. Their single "Chop Suey!" was nominated for Best Metal Performance in 2002 and "Aerials" was nominated for Best Hard Rock Performance in 2003. Both singles were off the album Toxicity.
    "All truth passes through three stages:
    First, it is ridiculed;
    Second, it is violently opposed; and
    Third, it is accepted as self-evident."

    Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860)

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    • #12
      My men won a Grammy.I predicted that they would.So I am waiting for new awards.
      Congrulation my favourite band
      [COLOR="Red"]A TANGO BETWEEN GOD AND SATAN[/COLOR]

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      • #13
        Life in the Armenian Diaspora -Dennis Hastert

        http://www.cilicia.com/armo_spiurk-log.html
        "All truth passes through three stages:
        First, it is ridiculed;
        Second, it is violently opposed; and
        Third, it is accepted as self-evident."

        Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860)

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        • #14
          Serenity through flamboyant utterances

          6. juli 2007
          Armenian Genocide


          A perfect example of awareness through music. System of a Down was for a long period of time my favourite band, and although I nowadays only listen to their self-titled and Toxicity albums, if at all, I did get involved in the meaning of their lyrics and their overall message.

          Having the song P.L.U.C.K as one of my favourite SoaD tracks, I got involved in the Armenian Genocide through the song's lyrics and my interest for history. P.L.U.C.K basically stands for; Politically Lying Unholy Cowardly Killers, aimed at the Turkish government.

          The point is that the Turkish government deliberatly refuses to admit that the genocide ever took place, and one of the things I hate are governments that hides its country's secrets and withholds information essential for a better future (for Turkey and Armenia in this case). How can they even dare to deny a genocide, taking place only 90 years ago, ever happened? And this was a large scale genocide, the Ottomans took at least 1 million Armenian lives, and some of the survivors and thereby eyewitnesses are alive this very day or was 10 years ago.

          What is even more outraging is the fact that the Turkish government does indeed have records of the genocide; strategic plans and whatnot. It's impossible for them not to. But still they keep this information away from the world as well as their fellow citizens, making the younger Turks also deny the genocide, as they believe there is no proof. They think they are patriotic, fighting for their country's pride and for its future. And as well as withholding information regarding the genocide, the Turkish government also cencors a lot of information regarding it coming from abroad.

          This nationalism dominant within the Turkish youth is in vain. In the future, hopefully sometime soon, more and more countries together with Turkey will recognize the genocide. There is just too much evidence. I, speaking from a more objective view, feel no hatred towards the Turkish youth, only their government. I regard them as inhuman, as human for me is doing something to improve the life and future of our very own species; arranging a genocide is quite the contrary.

          To progress as a species, we must learn our history, and not forget and repeat it.

          Posted by Fredrick at 04:03
          http://serenitythroughflamboyantutte...-genocide.html
          "All truth passes through three stages:
          First, it is ridiculed;
          Second, it is violently opposed; and
          Third, it is accepted as self-evident."

          Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860)

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