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    Minus the Bear

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    Most Popular Songs (more)

    1Secret Country lyrics
    2Patiently Waiting lyrics
    3El Torrente lyrics
    4You Kill Bugs Good, Man lyrics
    5Michio's Death Drive lyrics
    6Lotus lyrics
    7I Lost All My Money At The Cock Fights lyrics
    8The Pig War lyrics
    9Pony Up! lyrics
    10Diamond Lightning lyrics

    Most Popular Albums (more)

    1Lost Loves [2014]
    2Infinity Overhead [2012]
    3Bands Like it When You Yell Yar at Them EP
    4This Is What I Know About Being Gigantic EP [2001]
    5Interpretaciones Del Oso [2005]
    6Highly Refined Pirates [2002]
    7They Make Beer Commercials Like This [2004]
    8Planet Of Ice [2007]
    9Acoustics II
    10Menos El Oso [2005]


    Minus the Bear is a Seattle band with five releases to their credit. Their newest project, an album called Menos el Oso, was released on August 23, 2005 on the label Suicide Squeeze. The singles "Hooray" and "Houston We Have Uh-Oh..." have been featured on popular music websites such as PureVolume. The band features ex-members of Botch, Kill Sadie, and Sharks Keep Moving. Their sound involves a mix of Pele-esque guitar-taps and electronics, with a Don Cab-esque sophistication of composition.

    Minus the Bear is known for their amusing song titles, with examples including "Hey, Wanna Throw Up? Get Me Naked," "Monkey!!! Knife!!! Fight!!!," and "Lemurs, Man, Lemurs". Despite this light humor, the band's music is quite technical. The name Minus the Bear comes from the famed TV show B.J. and the Bear — minus the bear.

    On January 2, 2006 Matt Bayles, keyboardist and producer for Minus the Bear, announced that he was leaving the band in order to focus on record production work. His last performance with the band was on January 28, 2006. Matt Bayles wrote on his homepage that he would be replaced by Alex Rose, an Engineer on Menos el Oso.

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