Category Archives: Updates

Malcolm Young’s family confirms he’s suffering from dementia

Posted by on September 30, 2014

Last week, the Sydney Morning Herald tempered the excitement about AC/DC’s first album in six years, Rock or Bust, with the announcement that founding guitarist Malcolm Young was suffering from dementia. And while their report came from “a source,” the fact that the Herald was a legitimate news source lent it some credibility, even if there was nothing official. […]

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Jim Root says Stone Sour fired him over the phone

Posted by on September 30, 2014

It doesn’t seem like guitarist Jim Root got much say in his departure from Stone Sour. Much of the world found out about it via a sudden Facebook post earlier this year after Root write about it on his Instagram account. And while lineup changes in bands are a common occurrence, the fact that Root […]

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Grooveshark found guilty of copyright infringement

Posted by on September 30, 2014

Digital streaming music service Grooveshark has been swimming in murky water, so to speak, for several years now. In 2011, labels and artists including Relapse and King Crimson stated that their music was on the service without their permission, and that when they sent the links to have the music taken down, it would go […]

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Follow Metal Insider on Facebook and Twitter

Posted by on September 29, 2014

Just a reminder. If you’re enjoy reading Metal Insider, please follow us on Facebook and Twitter. It’s the best way to show your support for us, and you’ll be able to get the latest updates to all the rock and metal relevant to your interests in your personal feed. Follow Metal Insider on Facebook Follow […]

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Billboard clarifies: Urban Outfitters not biggest vinyl retailer

Posted by on September 29, 2014

We were both surprised and not surprised last week when Urban Outfitters said that they were the world’s largest vinyl seller. Surprised because, well, there are so many other places to buy music out there, but not surprised because not that many of them sell vinyl. Generally, the place most people buy vinyl is at independent […]

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