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The Black Keys


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Birth Place: Akron, Ohio, US
Years Active: 2001–present
Genres: Blues-rock, Garage Rock, Indie Rock

The Black Keys is an American blues-rock music duo consisting of vocalist/guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer/producer Patrick Carney. After forming in 2001 they were active in the underground scene of Akron, Ohio. Their name comes from Akron artist Alfred McMoore, who used the phrase “black key” to indicate something was "off-center" or "not quite right." The band released their debut album, “The Big Come Up,” in early 2002. Along with their second album “Thickfreakness” released in 2003, it was recorded entirely in drummer Patrick Carney's basement on an 8-track tape recorder from the early 1980s. “Rubber Factory,” the band's third album was released in 2004. In 2006 The ... Continue Bio >>


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