War? (Live at Irving Plaza, NYC, NY - January 1999)
Like it or not, System Of A Down's 1998 smash hit debut is one of the most important metal records of the last few years. As nu metal made the bizarre twist of turning into wimpy post-grunge, System Of A Down -- similarly aimed directly at the mainstream market -- heads in the opposite direction. Actually, the record heads in about 50 opposite directions at once.