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Nick West

A call to right wrongs

THIS IS now the third draft of my "parting shot." These words, after all, are the final ones I will ever have printed in The Cavalier Daily, and thus cannot be taken lightly.

Deftones turn out one-trick "Pony"

Aggression was their middle name. When the Deftones' third album, "White Pony", hit stores earlier this month, many fans were disappointed to find a new, gentler band on the 50-minute disc.

Chumbawamba returns with surprising mixture

Since Chumbawamba first broke on to the American music scene in 1997, their ubiquitous one hit wonder, "Tubthumping," earned the band recognition while blurring the line between ska, punk and pop. But while everyone remembers the "I get knocked down, but I get up again" song, most would be hard pressed to identify its creators. It has been three years since Chumbawamba last released a song for public consumption in the U.

'Freak Magnet' only repels listeners

Readers of The Cavalier Daily, I have suffered for you. Having never been much of a Violent Femmes fan, I did not know what to expect when I volunteered to review "Freak Magnet," their newest release. Well, that's 45 minutes of my life that I will never get back. The best thing I can say about "Freak Magnet" is that it isn't as bad as Hanson.

Local group expands from 'Home'

While Charlottesville has developed a reputation for its thriving music scene, thus far that scene has been confined largely to one kind of music.

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