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    5 Bands That Started as Side Projects

    Whatever the case may be, they are called side projects mainly because that's what they are supposed to be - a side project - instead of their main projects. However, there are cases when these supposed experiments or passion projects turn into something big. Here are five big acts that started out at someone else's side project.
  • Spandau Ballet

    Spandau Ballet: Through the Barricades

    One of the most iconic bands of the New Romantic Era, Spandau Ballet has provided the world with timeless classics such as "Gold" and "True." The Islington, London act was made up mostly of guitarist Gary Kemp, his bassist brother Martin Kemp, sax player Steve Norman, drummer John Keeble, and vocalist Tony Hadley, later succeeded by Ross William Wild.
  • Black Flag at the House of Blues

    Black Flag: One of the First Hardcore Punk Icons

    One of the icons of nonconformance in the early 1980s, Black Flag created an imprint in the industry even as it disbanded in 1986. From the rise and fall of it all, take a look at one of the most prolific punk rock bands in history.
  • The 1975's Matty Healy

    5 Artists Who Quit Social Media Even Before The 1975's Matty Healy Did

    The Internet has claimed yet another victim as The 1975 frontman Matty Healy leaves Twitter after facing backlash for expressing his support of the Black Lives Matter movement. However, Healy is not the first person to call it quits from the social media world. Here are 5 other musicians who left social media even before Matty Healy did.
  • The Phoenix

    Fall Out Boy: The Phoenix From Under The Cork Tree

    With its members Patrick Stump on rhythm guitars and vocals, Pete Wentz on bass, Joe Trohman on lead guitars, and Andy Hurley on drums, the band have dominated the 2000s with hits like "Sugar, We're Goin Down," "The Take Over, The Breaks Over," and "I Don't Care." From their debut, their temporary breakup, and their illustrious return, take a look at how Fall Out Boy rose from their ashes.
  • Weezer

    Weezer: Painting Alt-Rock Blue, Red, Black, and Everything in Between

    Weezer is currently a part of the rock trifecta behind the Hella Mega Tour, together with Fall Out Boy and Green Day. While the planned world tour is postponed, Rivers Cuomo and the rest of the band remain in touch with their new songs and covers. Take a brief look at the band that has taken the genre in a multi-color journey.
  • Green Day

    Green Day: From Sweet Children to The Father of All

    As Green Day recently postpones the North American dates of the "Hella Mega Tour" with fellow headliners Weezer and Fall Out Boy, there is no better time to revisit the punk act's history. From a teenage band to a global rock icon, Green Day is the act that never seems to end.
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    4 People Secretly Behind Most of Your Favorite Music

    What most people don't know is that there is a smaller group behind most hit songs, performing and contributing to each critically-acclaimed music. Here are four people secretly behind most of your favorite songs.
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