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A fellow musician or singer in a band.
- ‘Throughout it all, Matthews never attempts to clarify or correct anything his bandmate says.’
- ‘In fact, Roberts is quick to give his band mates their due.’
- ‘The musician with big ears has an advantage when responding to band mates and improvising against them.’
- ‘Her band mates gave her an incredulous look.’
- ‘The only other thing I'd like to add is what an important part of this record my bandmates have been.’
- ‘I did one with my bandmate Al that was kind of literary.’
- ‘His bandmates cringed at the crowd's appearance.’
- ‘Let your bandmates know not to mess with you.’
- ‘I used to have a bandmate whose behavior enraged me.’
- ‘The service has been discontinued due to complaints from spouses and bandmates.’
- ‘In the capable hands of his bandmates, largely comprised of Cowtown's art rock luminaries, they swell to epic freakout proportions.’
- ‘He has also been a guest musician on countless sessions, most notably with his old band mates in the Chieftains.’
- ‘Luckily for him band mates stick together.’
- ‘In return Don's three band mates have agreed to further recording sessions over the next couple of years.’
- ‘Was the shorthand still there with your bandmates?’
- ‘Gene Simmons and his band mates signed autographs and handed out T-shirts to her staff.’
- ‘He keeps things simple compared to the more garrulous contributions of his bandmates, opting for cleanly articulated line rather than a thick spattering of notes.’
- ‘I thought they were especially good that night, perhaps putting the extra effort to make up for their MIA bandmate.’
- ‘All the while, his bandmates looked on in disgust.’
- ‘He and his band mates, Gibbons and Beard, have been together over 33 years, so they're all very close.’
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