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Zach Smith


Worse Than watching paint dry

Because we know more about film than all of Hollywood (and by the transitive property, that means all of you too), we thought we'd present to you, our glorious readers, the grandest film gaffes of the year 2004.


Star Wars Trilogy DVD Box Set, featuring Episode IV, V, VI and Special Features Starring: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher Director: George Lucas (IV), Irvin Kershner (V), Richard Marquand (VI) Rated: PG Why has it taken so long for the original Star Wars Trilogy to come out on DVD?

From the basement to the billboards

14 years ago, 18-year-old Matt Jacobson dialed Germany from a Kinko's fax line. On a hunch, he asked to speak to the CEO of Nuclear Blast Records, a German heavy metal record label, and asked if he could open and run its American distribution satellite office.

War in the Ambulance

For many fans, disillusion ensues when their favorite band makes the dreaded jump from an indie to a major record label.

Money Can't Buy Me Love

Whether or not downloading music is illegal no longer matters to the record industry and artists. The new question is how to capitalize off of new technology in order to stop plummeting profits.

Dirty Jerz

E-Town Concrete epitomizes Jersey music - they've been perfecting their mix of hip-hop and metal since 1995, long before rap-rock hit mainstream.

They won't choke you

James Reimer does not exactly stick out like a sore thumb alongside his 23 other band mates in The Polyphonic Spree.

Fall Music Preview

Dave Matthews, Some Devil, September 23 (RCA) Choosing to leave the band out of his name and album, Dave Matthews embarks on the tricky path of creating a solo album.

St. Elsewhere

This is the most difficult Metallica album I have ever listened to, and I have listened to them all more times than I care to admit.

Interview: Burn, Baby, Burn

Street had the opportunity to chat with Burning Brides frontman Dimitri Coats on the eve of the band's first night opening for Audioslave.

Music: Sonic Youth

One can argue that two different sides make up the musical career of Sonic Youth. Some fans favor the short, pop oriented song structure of albums such as Dirty or Goo while others wish for the more avant-garde, experimental work displayed on the SYR albums.
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