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IU’s latest features six cover songs that takes the vocalist’s sound into bygone decades, delving into genres like folk and nu-disco to prove her worth as one of South Korea’s most formidable songstresses.
Unfortunately the nu-wave legends were more background ambient than a pre-headliner set at this festival usually allows.
But the Nominating Committee will eventually have to take a hard look at nu metal and the acts, like Pantera, that helped build it.
The nu metal favorites’ 2001 hit debut Hybrid Theory (Warner Bros) is on target for a career-best chart performance with a re-entry at No. 3 (its peak position is No. 4), and their most recent album One More Light bounces back to No. 5.
Originally, this spot was going to go to freaky South African nu-rap duo Die Antwoord, whose Red Rocks show was announced by the band last week and mysteriously pulled off of the internet soon after.
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