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8 Artists Who Basically Used The Same Album Cover Twice

Sep 2014 10:49AM EDT

Trying to come up with a captivating album cover is pretty difficult work, so some artists have cheated a little bit by basically reusing their album cover concepts, sometimes even three or four times Here are eight artists who basically used the same album cover twice.READ MORE

The Beatles

8 Band Names Inspired By Other Artist's Names

Aug 2014 17:01PM EDT

Coming up with a bandname is one of the most important and difficult steps of forming a band. While some artists like to take their names from a song by another artist, such as Radiohead (A Talking Heads song) or Pretty Girls Make Graves (a Smiths song), other artists have found inspiration in the actual names of other artists. Here are eight band names that were inspired by the names of other artists.READ MORE

Frank Zappa - "Freak Out!" (1966)

6 Artists Who Debuted With Double Albums

Aug 2014 13:34PM EDT

Double albums are often seen as exercises in self-indulgence, so the only time an artist can usually get away with releasing one is well into their career, such as the Beatles' "White Album" or Led Zeppelin's Physical Graffiti. However, there have been some artists who where so confident in themselves that they chose to release double albums right off the bat. Here are six artists who debuted with double albums.READ MORE

Bruce Springsteen

8 Songs About Working (Or Hating Your Job)

Aug 2014 11:37AM EDT

If there's one thing that most rock fans can relate to, it's despising your job (or in some cases, not even having a job). In celebration of Labor Day tomorrow, here are eight songs about how tough and irritating most jobs can be.READ MORE

Aretha Franklin

12 Legends Covering Songs By Other Legends [LISTEN]

Aug 2014 18:25PM EDT

It's pretty common for an up-and-coming artist to cover a song by a legendary artist to get themselves going, but there have been many times where these covers of classic songs have come from other legendary artists. Here are 12 legendary artists who have covered other legendary artists.READ MORE

Van Halen

9 Bands Named After Members Who Aren't The Singer

Aug 2014 18:13PM EDT

When an artist decides to name their band after themselves, this usually means that they're the band's lead vocalist and songwriter, such as the Dave Matthews Band or Danzig. However, these nine bands are named after people who aren't the lead vocalist, and sometimes they don't even write the music.READ MORE

Britney Spears - "...Baby One More Time" Video

11 Music Videos Set In High School

Aug 2014 16:47PM EDT

Even though I don't go to school anymore, part of me is still pretty depressed that back to school season is upon us. If you're as bummed out as I am, here are some classic music videos set at high school to help you through this tough time.READ MORE

The Ramones

7 Casting Suggestions For The Ramones Movie

Aug 2014 15:30PM EDT

Earlier this week, it was announced that Martin Scorsese would be directing a biopic about punk legends the Ramones, which is set for release in 2016. Here are some people who I think should play the movie's lead roles.READ MORE

Bruce Springsteen

7 Cover Songs That Sound Nothing Like The Original

Aug 2014 18:29PM EDT

Though most cover songs remain pretty much faithful to the original arrangement, an interesting cover song should take the basic elements of the original and build something entirely new and unique out of them. Here are seven cover songs that sound nothing like the original.READ MORE

Drake

7 Child Actors Who Turned To Music

Aug 2014 15:44PM EDT

Though there are some good examples of child actors who continued to have successful careers into their adulthood, such as Jodie Foster or Joseph Gordon-Levitt, a great number of them end up fizzling out. That's probably why these seven actors turned to music once they reached adulthood.READ MORE

Nalani & Sarina, "Get Away"

Nalani & Sarina 'Get Away' Music Video Premiere [EXCLUSIVE]

Aug 2014 14:20PM EDT

Music Times has the brand new video for Nalani & Sarina's "Lessons Learned" track "Get Away." Check out our exclusive premiere and interview with the sister duo!READ MORE

Oasis - "Definitely Maybe" (1994)

Oasis' 'Definitely Maybe': 11 Songs Ranked For Its 20th Anniversary

Aug 2014 12:49PM EDT

Today, Aug. 29, marks the 20th anniversary of Oasis' debut album Definitely Maybe, and though it wasn't the first album of the Britpop movement, it did become one of its defining documents. The album would become the fastest selling debut of all time in the UK (a record later broken by Elastica and then Arctic Monkeys), and in celebration of its 20th birthday, here are the album's 11 songs ranked, from worst to best.READ MORE

Steely Dan - 'Can't Buy A Thrill' (1972)

5 Albums Named After Lyrics By Other Bands

Aug 2014 11:00AM EDT

One of my favorite types of album titles are those that are taken from the album's lyrics, but these five artists took a slightly different approach. Instead of naming their album after one of their own lyrics, they named their album after a lyric by another band entirely.READ MORE

Morrissey

Morrissey's 6 Meanest Quotes Ever

Aug 2014 17:24PM EDT

In a statement posted to his website yesterday, former Smiths singer Morrissey dismissed the suicide of Robin Williams, lamenting the fact that it overshadowed the passing of actress Lauren Bacall. Of course, this sentiment was completely rude and unnecessary, but it should come as no surprise to anyone who's been following Morrissey in the media over the last 30 years. Here are six of Morrissey's meanest quotes.READ MORE

Nicki Minaj

7 Musicians Who Should Get Their Own Sitcoms

Aug 2014 22:22PM EDT

With the news that Weezer's Rivers Cuomo, of all people, will be developing his own sitcom on Fox, we started thinking about some other famous musicians who should also get their own sitcoms. Here are seven musicians who we think would do a pretty good job.READ MORE

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