bandmate

noun
band·​mate | \ ˈban(d)-ˌmāt How to pronounce bandmate (audio) \

Definition of bandmate

: a fellow member of a band

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The debut album was a two-person affair, with Milosh and former bandmate Robin Hannibal (also of Quadron) making essentially a bedroom record, in its own bubble. Robert Spuhler, SFChronicle.com, "Rhye reemerges with new energy, set to perform in SF," 12 July 2018 And of course her fellow bandmates weren’t going to like it. Kimberly Cutter, Marie Claire, "The Other Side of Camila Cabello," 14 Nov. 2018 The 22 year old 13 Reasons Why star sings and plays rhythm guitar in Wallows, alongside bandmates Braeden Lemasters and Cole Preston. Sarah Grace Hart, Teen Vogue, ""13 Reasons Why" Star Dylan Minnette's Band Is Playing Coachella 2019," 4 Jan. 2019 But, Victoria Beckham, AKA Posh Spice, won't be joining her other four bandmates. Isabel Greenberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Spice Girls Are Officially Going on Tour, But Victoria Beckham Won't Join Them," 5 Nov. 2018 Last year, Damian Albarn's indie rock band — made up of a host of digital bandmates that collaborate with real-life musicians — returned with Humanz, their first album in six years. Maeve Mcdermott, USA TODAY, "Summer music preview: 8 burning questions about the season's biggest releases," 11 June 2018 The news came as a shock to fans (the announcement was made just mere hours after tickets for the summer tour went on sale) and Tinsley’s bandmates have remained tightlipped about the situation. Aly Semigran, Billboard, "Dave Matthews Band's 10 Most Essential Boyd Tinsley Tracks," 30 Apr. 2018 His bandmates and two special guests, singer-songwriters Kyle Coulahan and Adam Hood, will do the same. Mary Colurso, AL.com, "Country singer Riley Green to perform at Iron City as benefit for Jacksonville tornado relief," 25 Mar. 2018 The two bandmates/brothers, organist Cullen O'Connor and drummer Emmett O'Connor, perform their instruments near some train tracks and are seen looking out of a train window at passing scenes. Joey Morona, cleveland.com, "Cavs' Kevin Love is hooked up to a lie detector in new Banana Republic photo shoot," 14 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of bandmate

1821, in the meaning defined above

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