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Monthly Archives: November 2012

Kyuss Lives On… As A Completely New Group

Posted by on November 29, 2012

We were a little surprised to hear yesterday that bassist Nick Oliveri was rejoining Kyuss Lives! Mainly because a recent court ruling has barred singer John Garcia and drummer Brant Bjork from releasing material under the moniker, while they could only tour under the name on a limited basis. Well as it turns out, the […]

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Video: France Really Does Have Talent

Posted by on November 29, 2012

This blew up the internetz a day or two ago, but it wasn’t until today that we actually got a chance to see it. Rachel La Voix D’Homme Apse was recently on the French version of America’s Got Talent. Covering Sybreed’s “Emma 0,” the disarmingly beautiful D’Homme belts out some of the song, and even gets […]

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Guest Blog: Writing A Band Bio

Posted by on November 29, 2012

Mark Lafay runs a technology/creative firm in Indianapolis and also a blog on the music industry and marketing. This article is reprinted from there with his permission. From: Mike Question: Hi, Mark.  Do you have any tips on writing a band bio?  I realize a professional can always be hired, but most of us musicians are poor […]

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Roadrunner Offering 20% Off Everything In Store

Posted by on November 29, 2012

Roadrunner Records is offering 20% off everything in their online web store through tomorrow (30). There’s free shipping on orders over $50.

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Vince Neil Takes A Flight On The Wild Side

Posted by on November 29, 2012

This is an amazing piece of cinema right here. This preview for PBS show The Aviators shows Mötley Crüe vocalist Vince Neil behind the wheel of a car. And then nothing happens.  No unfortunate run-ins with the law, no outbursts at parking lot attendants. just Neil getting out of a car. But he’s getting out of […]

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Video: Metallica’s ‘Quebec Magnetic’ Trailer Unveiled

Posted by on November 29, 2012

In 2009, Metallica played two shows in Quebec at Colisee Pepsi. They were filmed by director Wayne Isham, who’s been working with the band since he directed the “Enter Sandman” video back in 1991. A DVD, Quebec Magnetic, will be released on December 11 here in the states. Note that this has nothing to do with the […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/28: People Still Listen To Kid Rock

Posted by on November 28, 2012

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Once again, Kid Rock releases an album, and it sells a bunch of records. I guess that’s what happens when you decide to release an album digitally after years of holding out. For the […]

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Baroness’ Loss Could Be Your Gain

Posted by on November 28, 2012

Baroness is currently healing after a devastating bus accident that took place earlier this year. Thankfully, everyone appears to be recovering, with singer/guitarist John Baizley haven gotten the worst of it. At any rate, the band had pressed up some ultra-limited copies of Yellow & Green on vinyl to take on the road and sell. Of […]

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The Acacia Strain Selling An Amazing T-Shirt

Posted by on November 28, 2012

The Acacia Strain were extremely lucky to walk away from a horrific van accident without any serious injuries. Unfortunately, it forced them to drop off their co-headlining tour with Veil of Maya, and both their van and their trailer were totaled. While they plan on getting back on the road next year, they’re in a […]

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Are Payments For Streaming Starting To Turn Around?

Posted by on November 28, 2012

The new musical landscape is changing almost daily for artists. Just last week, we wrote about how songwriters aren’t making a ton of cash from streaming services, and a sobering article about how indie band Grizzly Bear – with a #7 album and headlining Radio City Music Hall – still struggles to make ends meet is […]

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