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Category Archives: Digital Media

You can buy over 12,000 metal albums on Amazon for $4-$6!

Posted by on April 26, 2016

It’s no surprise that one of the biggest music retailers in the world is Amazon. Sadly the demise of physical record stores means that there are many less places to go to get music, and Amazon’s convenience and ubiquity have led them to become one of the easiest ways to get music. And one of […]

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SoundCloud lost more than $70M over the course of two years

Posted by on February 12, 2016

Online streaming is still a fairly new business and many of the services offered nowadays are still trying to figure out how it works or how to make it profitable. Giants like Spotify or Apple Music are doing fairly well, but others like SoundCloud aren’t doing as great as his competitors and have been actually running […]

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Shrapnel Records acquired by The Orchard, catalog to be released digitally

Posted by on November 20, 2015

If you are an avid guitar-shredder or at least enjoy the art of that genre, you may know who Shrapnel Records is, but for those who don’t, they’re a instrumental-oriented label established in the early 80’s that has guitar-centric  artists like Jason Becker, Marty Friedman, Paul Gilbert, and many other shredders in their roster. The […]

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Earache takes down digital Decapitated albums

Posted by on August 26, 2015

Decapitated signed with Earache way back in 1999, releasing four albums with the label, the most recent being Organic Hallucinosis in 2006. The band then signed to Nuclear Blast in 2007, before the tragic tour bus accident that took the life of drummer Witold “Vitek” Kiełtyka. Since then, the band has released two more albums on their new label, but […]

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Amazon offering $5 digital metal albums

Posted by on December 25, 2014

If you got an Amazon gift card this holiday season, head over to Amazon.com for a great deal on heavy metal digital music. The Amazon MP3 store has around 500 metal albums on sale for just $5, including recent releases like The Satanist by Behemoth, Deathless by Revocation, and Siren Charms by In Flames. They’ve got plenty of oldies, too, from […]

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