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8 Bands That Never Appear On Album Covers: Radiohead, The Strokes, And More

Though finding bands that didn't appear on their own album covers was a pretty difficult task back in the '50s and '60s, bands have explored many different styles of album artwork as time progressed. Here are eight bands that have never appeared on ...

8 Unexpected Michael Jackson Covers: Metallica, Willie Nelson, And More

Today marks the five-year anniversary of Michael Jackson's tragic death, so in honor of the King of Pop, we've compiled a list of his greatest songs that were covered by very unlikely musicians. Here are eight unexpected covers of Michael Jackson ...

Rivers Cuomo Admits 'Undone' Riff Is A Rip-Off of Metallica's 'Sanitarium (Welcome Home)'

Color us surprised: Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo told Rolling Stone that the opening riff to his band's classic track "Undone" (better known to some as the "Sweater Song") is a total rip-off of Metallica's "Sanitarium (Welcome Home)."

Metallica's Lars Ulrich Defends Glastonbury Booking, Criticizes Portrayal Of UK Metal Fans

Metallica is set to headline UK's Glastonbury Festival on Saturday; however, their booking has brought about mixed responses from festival-goers. In response to the negative comments about their slot, Lars Ulrich spoke with BBC 6 Music (via NME) ...

Will Ferrell and Chad Smith Target Metallica's Lars Ulrich for Another Drum-Off

Will Ferrell and Chad Smith have chosen a target for their next drum-off: Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich.

7 Artists Whose Top Selling Album Isn't Their Best: Springsteen, Bowie, and more

With the news of Metallica's "Black Album" breaking the 16 million mark in sales, by far its most successful album, I began looking into the sales figures of other huge artists. What I found was that in many cases, an artist's top selling album isn't ...

Metallica's 'The Black Album' Becomes The Highest Selling Album Of The Past 25 Years

Curious what album has sold the most copies over the last quarter-century? According to Billboard, Metallica's 1991 effort, The Black Album, recently surpassed the 16-million copies sold mark, making them the first band to do so since Nielsen ...

5 Bands Whose Members Never Went Solo: Metallica, Beastie Boys, and more

In previous articles for Music Times, I've written about musicians who went solo pointlessly, as well as successful musicians who never went solo at all. Today, I'm looking into the very rare case of bands whose members have never released a single ...

7 Pairs Of Albums With The Same Title: Which Is Better?

A while back, I wrote an article comparing songs that happen to have the same title. Though two songs sharing the same title is fairly common (I could rewrite that list many times over with new songs), two albums sharing a title doesn't happen nearly ...

Nick Cave, Tyler The Creator and Katy Perry cover American classic 'Daisy Bell' for Mark Ryden's charity album

Painter Mark Ryden has commissioned various performers to record their own covers of American classic pop song "Daisy Bell (A Bicycle for Two)" for his art exhibit The Gay 90's: West.

7 Achingly Beautiful Songs By Metal Bands: Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, and more

Heavy metal is a lot of things to a lot of people: brutal, exhilarating, cathartic, but "beautiful" isn't really one of the first words to come to mind when describing a metal song. This doesn't mean that metal bands are incapable of writing ...

Metallica performs new song, 'The Lords of Summer,' in Colombia [WATCH]

Last night, Metallica unveiled their first new song in half a decade during their first show of 2014 in Bogota, Colombia. The new track titled "The Lords of Summer" is the first piece of new music since 2012's Beyond Magnetic EP (the outtakes from ...

Some Kind of Monster: Metallica and Lang Lang (Langtallica?) Rehearse "One" for the 2014 Grammys

Metallica is a band that likes the video camera. A lot. But for a band who clearly over-documents (and has a new studio album forthcoming), footage of their practice sessions has proved surprisingly scarce. Until now...

Metallica's James Hetfield confirms Orion Fest will not happen again

If you planned on heading out to Metallica's next incarnation of the Orion Fest, we've got some bad news: Although the band suggested that it would continue the festival during 2015 after taking 2014 off, vocalist/guitarist James Hetfield said in an ...

WATCH: Metallica and Lang Lang Dominate All Other Grammy Performers with "One"

A more touching spectacle took place during the in memoriam segment--initiated by the first few bars of Lang Lang's Tchaik--despite misspelling Corey Monteith's name and excluding other revered names.

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