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7 Bands Whose Bassist Is The Primary Songwriter: The Beach Boys, Iron Maiden And More

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 Rentals and 'Lost in Alphaville' Re-Polish Remnants of 'Songs About Time' with Help from Patrick Carney, Lucius

Society always celebrates the records that top the Billboard 200 album chart. Back of The Billboards is a Music Times weekly segment that looks at the opposite end: the new record that finished closest to the back of the Billboard 200 for the ...

6 Music Videos That Feature Imagery From The Album Cover: Bruce Springsteen, The Go-Go's, And More

An album cover and music video are often separate entities with separate imagery. The artist might appear in both, but they're usually doing different things, or at least wearing different clothes. However, these six music videos ended up ...

8 Pairs Of Musicians You May Not Know Are Related: Patti Smith & Meg White, RZA & GZA, And More

There are plenty of well-known families throughout music history: Tim Buckley and his son Jeff Buckley, the Beach Boy's Wilson brothers, but some musicians are related in ways that are more unexpected or even obscured. Here are eight pairs of ...

8 Bands to Check Out If You Love 'The Blue Album': The Promise Ring, the Apples in Stereo, and more

Today is the 20th anniversary of the release of Weezer's debut album, known as "The Blue Album" by pretty much everybody, and it remains Weezer's most successful and best-loved album. If you've heard "The Blue Album" and love it as much as I do ...

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