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The Smiths - 'Shoplifters of the World Unite'

7 Album Covers With Musicians Who Aren't On The Album: The Beatles, The Smiths, And More

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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 the album at all.READ MORE

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6 Artists Accused Of Copyright Infringement: Weezer, Led Zeppelin, And More

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Last week, news broke that electronic artist Deadmau5 was being sued by Disney over claims that his signature mouse helmet and logo are too similar to the Mickey Mouse silhouette logo. Deadmau5 is far from the only musician to have faced such legal trouble, however. Here are six more artists who have threatened with copyright infringement lawsuits (or lawsuits of a similar nature).READ MORE

Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips

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

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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.READ MORE

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7 Album Covers That Are Homages to Other Albums: The Clash, Weezer, and more

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Musicians steal from each other all the times, whether it comes to lyrics, riffs, fashion, or in this case, album covers. Here are seven album covers that are homages (or rip-offs) to other albums.READ MORE

Of Punk and Jazz: Defunct Label ugEXPLODE Premieres Bandcamp, Re-Releases Old Titles for Discount Prices

Weasel Walter's Defunct ugEXPLODE Label Posting Brilliant Older Titles to Bandcamp for Discount Prices

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Weasel Walter's ugEXPLODE Records hit the scene in 1991, built upon his wiley notion that extreme metal, noise rock and free jazz could exist peacefully on one man's mail-order imprint. Albert Ayler, Captain Beefheart, Teenage Jesus and the Jerks, The Residents, Deicide...READ MORE

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