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Q: What search terms can I use to search for products?

  • Band Name
  • Album Titles
  • Song Titles
  • Label
  • Genre
  • Country
  • Year Released
  • Format


If you enter more than one word, only products that match all of the words will appear on the search results page.

When searching for specific items, your search will be faster if you use quotes.

For example:

If you want to only search for death metal bands, use "Death Metal" as your search term. If you use Death and Metal, or Death Metal without quotes, the search will show ALL items with the words Death and Metal, as opposed to the specific reference of the Death Metal genre.

  • Wildcards
  • You can use an asterisk (*) as a wildcard to match any number of characters.

For example:

  • ca* would match both call and cat.
  • *art would match both smart and cart.
  • *44* would match both 8446 and 97654402.

  • Boolean Operators
  • You can narrow your search with AND or a plus sign (+).
  • You can broaden your search with OR or a pipe symbol (|).
  • You can further narrow your search with EXC (excluding) or a minus sign (-).
  • You can use parentheses to control the order of evaluation, such as "(A+B) OR C".
(What's in parentheses has priority)