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Blackouts & Head Wounds: Imagine Dragons Gnarlier Than You Think

All the best rock bands have legends and myths swirling around them: the Led Zeppelin shark story, the Rolling Stones drug bust/Mars bar incident, any number of (untrue, one hopes) lurid things you may have heard about Rod Stewart. But by and large, today’s rock bands don’t have that same one-two bad boy punch. Rock, as a whole, faces the problem of being a bit faceless. Unlike their pop and hip-hop compatriots, it’s harder to develop a cult of personality around a group of people.

04/29/2013

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Blackouts & Head Wounds: Imagine Dragons Gnarlier Than You Think

All the best rock bands have legends and myths swirling around them: the Led Zeppelin shark story, the Rolling Stones drug bust/Mars bar incident, any number of (untrue, one hopes) lurid things you may have heard about Rod Stewart. But by and large, today’s rock bands don’t have that same one-two bad boy punch. Imagine Dragons, much to the surprise of everyone, might just be bucking that trend.

03/21/2013

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