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Matchbox Twenty

Formed: 1996 in Orlando, FL
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Rob Thomas, Brian Yale, Ryan MacMillan, Adam Gaynor, Kyle Cook, Paul Doucette
Biography: Upon the release of their debut album, Yourself or Someone Like You, in fall 1996, Matchbox Twenty was pigeonholed as one of the legions of post-grunge guitar bands that roamed the American pop scene in the middle of that decade. As their first single, "Push," climbed the charts, it was widely assumed ...Read full biography
Released: 2012
Label: Emblem
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Matchbox 20 never quite broke up. Rather, they simply faded away. One day, they were ubiquitous, the next, they just weren't there and they stayed hidden for the better part of a decade, cobbling together ...Read full review
Mad Season
Released: 2000
Label: Lava Records
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On Yourself or Someone Like You, Matchbox Twenty's ability to craft sturdy, mainstream rock was overshadowed by their reliance on loud guitars, colorless production, and bombastic vocalizing. They trade ...Read full review