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7 Artists Who Gradually Became More Accessible: Bruce Springsteen, Metallica and More

While some artists throughout rock history gradually became stranger as their careers went on, including The Beatles and Radiohead, there are other artists who started off strange and inaccessible but eventually moved toward accessibility, whether it ...

14 Album Covers Featuring Just The Lead Singer: The Cure, Black Sabbath And More

The lead singer of a rock band typically gets more attention than any other member, whether it's warranted or not. Many bands take advantage of this dynamic and release albums that feature just the lead singer on the cover, and no other member. Here ...

7 Artists Who Released Music In Bizarre Packaging: Led Zeppelin, The Flaming Lips, And More

When an artist releases an album on a record or CD, it's just going to be placed on a shelf with thousands of other releases that look just like it. These seven artists shook things up by releasing music in totally bizarre packaging.

11 Great Albums That Open With Their Longest Song: Black Sabbath, David Bowie, And More

When an artist writes a lengthy song for an album, they usually place it towards the end of the album, long after the listener has already settled in. However, these artists chose to place their album's longest song not only close to the beginning, ...

7 Albums With Two Versions Of The Same Song: The Beatles, Pink Floyd, And More

I've written before about artists who have recorded two versions of the same song, but usually these two different versions appear on separate releases. These seven artists, however, recorded two different versions of one song for the very same ...

Jesus Christ Superstar—Featuring Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child and Brandon Boyd of Incubus—Abruptly Cancelled

The super-ensemble version of Jesus Christ Superstar that was scheduled to tour arenas this summer and autumn has been abruptly cancelled, according to producers. All ticket holders will be able to obtain refunds at their respective venues.

7 Album Cover Photos Without the Entire Band: Fleetwood Mac, R.E.M., and more

Album covers with a photo of the band is pretty much common practice, but some bands have put out albums that feature just one or two members of the band, for whatever reason. Here are seven album covers without the entire band.

6 Artists Whose Second Band Was Superior: Jimmy Page, Ian MacKaye, and more

When a musician is kicked out of a high-profile band, or if that band breaks up, they can usually be expected to start another band soon afterwards. While these bands are rarely better than the old ones (see: Wings, Big Audio Dynamite), sometimes the ...

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