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What does Brexit mean for the music industry?

Posted by on June 24, 2016

Earlier today, popular vote dictated that the UK will be leaving the European Union, with a narrow margin (51%  to 48% ) voting for them to leave. Even if you’ve never been outside of America before, this is a historic ruling that will have repercussions for years to come. Founded in 1993, the Union consisted […]

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New & Noteworthy, June 24th – The Saw is the Law

Posted by on June 24, 2016

For the second consecutive week, our lead album is one of the most sought-after albums of the year, although this week’s lead is desired for wholly different reasons. It’s a week for intense music, so check out what’s here and enjoy raging!   Whitechapel, Mark of the Blade (Metal Blade) In 2014, Whitechapel released Our Endless War, […]

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Led Zeppelin wins “Stairway to Heaven” plagiarism lawsuit by jury

Posted by on June 23, 2016

Led Zeppelin, the original rock and roll gods, have been under fire for awhile now. They stood accused of stealing their most famous song, Stairway to Heaven, from the band Spirit, a prog-rock band that gained prominence around the same time. The claim was that the intro guitar notes and chord progression was too similar […]

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Now there are Chuck Taylors with a wah wah pedal in them

Posted by on June 22, 2016

Have you ever looked at a pair of sneakers and thought “those are nice, but I wish I could plug my guitar into them and use them as a wah wah pedal?” Us neither, but then, we’re not design agency Critical Mass, who came up with the idea in 2013 as part of a Chuck […]

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Is Donald Trump a “frat house rapist?” Tom Morello thinks so

Posted by on June 22, 2016

When Prophets of Rage started teasing that there might be new music coming from Rage Against the Machine in 2016, many people were excited, not just because of the possibility of seeing RATM again, but also because one of the most political rock bands since the ’60s was potentially re-emerging during an election season that they […]

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