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China's Artist Provocateur Explores New Medium: Heavy Metal

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Solomon "Sully" Omar performs with the Afghan metal band District Unknown at the third annual Sound Central Festival in Kabul earlier this month. Courtesy of Ellie Kealey hide caption

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