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6 Bands Who Originally Formed Without Their Lead Songwriter

If there's one member of a band who writes all of the music, it would be fair to assume that forming the band was their idea, and that they were a founding member. However, the lead songwriters in these six bands weren't even members when the bands ...

7 Album Covers With Musicians Who Aren't On The Album

Putting yourself on your own album cover is a pretty simple concept: if people see you on the cover, they'll assume you're the person singing on the album. However, these seven artists included musicians on their album covers that didn't appear in ...

Ryan Adams Plays A Cover Of Alice In Chains 'Nutshell' [LISTEN]

The covers keep coming from singer-songwriter Ryan Adams with new fan footage of the artists reworking Alice in Chains' 1994 song "Nutshell." ...

Kim Gordon's 'Girl in a Band' Memoir Gets Cover and Release Date, Chronicles Sonic Youth Member's Life [PHOTO]

Pitchfork reports that "Girl in a Band," the long-awaited memoir by Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon, has been given a release date and cover artwork. The book will be released Feb. 24, 2015, through Dey Street Books, an imprint of HarperCollins. ...

Enter Shikari Announce 2015 Album 'The Mindsweep'

The Mindsweep will feature 12 tracks, and singer Rou Reynolds said that the forthcoming LP will possess a multi-dimensional sound. ...

Trey Anastasio Announces Solo Album 'Paper Wheels' And Tour Dates

Anastasio's trio recorded Paper Wheels in less than a week at The Barn, his studio located outside Burlington, Vt. ...

The Postal Service to Release Concert Film 'Everything Will Change' Nov. 14 [WATCH]

Consequence of Sound reports that influential electro-pop duo The Postal Service will be releasing a documentary about their 2013 reunion tour titled "Everything Will Change." The Justin Mitchell-directed film primarily focuses on the duo’s ...

SBTRKT Cancels Four Dates On Current US Tour Due To Illness [SCHEDULE]

Earlier this morning, Oct. 7, British electronic artist SBTRKT announced through his Twitter account that he has canceled four dates on his current North American tour due to illness. The dates affected are tonight's show in Atlanta, his Oct. 9 show ...

Haim And Stevie Nicks Perform A Haunting Rendition Of Fleetwood Mac's "Rhiannon" [LISTEN]

Haim is no stranger to Fleetwood Mac comparisions, but when Stevie Nicks calls to hang out and maybe sing "Rhiannon" with her, that's when you know life is good ...

Jake Bugg Debuts Two New Songs, 'Looking Down The Alley' And 'Hold On You,' At UK Show [SETLIST]

We don't have video evidence yet, but rest assured that one of Britain's most prolific young songwriters is already trying out new tunes in front of an audience ...

7 Bands Whose Bassist Is The Primary Songwriter

Whenever a band has one member who writes most of the songs, it's more often than not the band's guitar player. However, these seven bands break the mold by featuring primary songwriting contributions from their bassists, rather than their ...

The Beverleys Announce New Single 'Hoodwink,' North American Tour Dates [SCHEDULE]

The Beverleys have been plotting international domination for months now, and the fruits of their labor are near. The Toronto trio, who describe themselves as "junk punk," will zig-zag around several cities east of the Mississippi — save Dallas — ...

Kele Okereke Streaming New Album 'Trick' Ahead of Release [LISTEN]

We finally have a stream of Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke's new album "Trick," and it is a departure from his previous offering with the band and on his 2010 solo debut "Boxer." ...

Radiohead Didn't Actually Contribute A Song To 'Inherent Vice,' Jonny Greenwood Clarifies

Greenwood set the record straight on Monday, saying that a recording of the band's instrumental "Spooks" was a cover by Supergrass, an Oxford band Greenwood recruited while curating the film's soundtrack. ...

6 Albums Made of Scrapped, Unused Songs: The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young and More

Tomorrow, Tuesday, Oct. 7, Fleetwood Mac's Stevie Nicks will be releasing her eighth solo album "24 Karat Gold — Songs from the Vault," which consists of songs Nicks had written over the last 40 years but never recorded. She is far from the only ...

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