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Viking's Choice: 2011 In Metal And Outer Sound

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A general view of atmosphere in the record store during Day 3 of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival 2011 held at the Empire Polo Club on April 17, 2011 in Indio, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images) Michael Tullberg/Getty Images hide caption

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Clockwise from top left: DJ Kool Herc, Patti Smith, the Fania All-Stars, Talking Heads at CBGB, Laurie Anderson and her viophonograph. From 'Love Goes to Buildings on Fire'/Courtesy of Cindy Campbell, Columbia Records, Fania Records, Robert Spencer, Laurie Anderson hide caption

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When New York Was 'On Fire': A Mid-'70s Musical Revolution

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