Tag Archives: SiriusXM

Are Digital Radio Revenues Starting To Add Up?

Posted by on June 19, 2012

Just a few weeks ago, an unnamed independent label stated that they weren’t making much money at all from streaming services like Spotify. However, an article that ran in the New York Times alleges that royalties from Internet radio stations like Pandora as well as SiriusXM are starting to increase. SoundExchange, a non-profit group that […]

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Baroness To Premiere New Song Tonight

Posted by on June 18, 2012

“Eula,” the song that concludes the “yellow” half of the forthcoming Baroness album, Yellow & Green,will premiere tonight at 9pm ET on SiriusXM’s “Liquid Metal” channel.

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Headbangers’ Brawl 9/30: Two Metal Chicks Take On Revolver Magazine

Posted by on September 30, 2011

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s Bram and Zach take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. Like the swallows returning to San Juan Capistrano or the Mets collapsing, it’s an annual tradition as old as time itself: The […]

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Headbangers Ball’s ‘Ride For Dime’ Special Streaming Online

Posted by on August 29, 2011

The latest installment of Headbangers Ball, now hosted by SiriusXM’s Jose Mangin, was filmed during this year’s Ride For Dime, the annual charity event held in memory of Dimebag Darrel and the victims of the December 2004 Alrosa Villa shooting. This special episode can now be watched online.

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Howard Stern Pays Tribute To Mario Comesanas

Posted by on June 16, 2011

We’ve already discussed the sad and untimely passing of SiriusXM’s Mario Comesanas earlier this week. The outpouring of memories and emotions from his friends and co-workers at WSOU, SiriusXM, Revolver and RED, not to mention the NJ/NYC metal scene in general, was to be expected. However, his death even touched those that never met him, as evidenced […]

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Mario Comesanas: 9/7/1980 – 6/13/2011

Posted by on June 14, 2011

The metal community has lost one of its own way too young, as SiriusXM Liquid Metal host and musician Mario Comesanas passed away yesterday (13) from an alleged sudden brain hemorrhage in Jersey City, NJ at the age of 30. Mario began his career in the music industry as a DJ at legendary college metal station […]

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SiriusXM Premiering New Unearth Song

Posted by on May 19, 2011

Sirius XM’s Liquid Metal channel will be premiering a new song by Unearth called “Shadows In The Light” at 4pm EST today.

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Big Foreplay: Jamey Jasta, Danny Lilker, Red Fang And More Weigh In On Big 4

Posted by on April 20, 2011

This Saturday, for the first time in America in over 25 years, Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer and Anthrax will take the stage as the Big Four in Indio. The metal titans have played European festivals before, but their sole American date (so far, anyway) is seeing people fly in from around the world to witness a […]

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Sirius XM Has More Subscribers Than Netflix

Posted by on February 17, 2011

Talk about a company that’s made an amazing comeback. Despite seeing new competition from smart phones and online streaming, as well as illegal downloading for that matter, Sirius XM ended 2010 by surpassing 20 million subscribers. Sure, we already reported that back in December, but DigitalMusicNews.com recently brought a new interesting fact to our attention: […]

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SiriusXM Approaches 20 Million Subscribers

Posted by on October 14, 2010

People have been declaring satellite radio over since before the satellites even launched. Whether it was competitors like Pandora and smartphones, the internet coming to cars, terrestrial programmers refusing to believe people would pay for radio, the service has always had its detractors. However, none of that seems to matter, as SiriusXM ended their third […]

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