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Category Archives: Calling It Quits

Metal Hammer parent company closing its doors, 2016 continues to be terrible

Posted by on December 19, 2016

British publishing company Team Rock “went into administration” officially this week, following layoffs of nearly its entire staff. This is essentially the UK equivalent of bankruptcy; the company is currently retaining a small handful of administrators to assist in liquidating the company’s assets. This is extremely bad news for three music magazines you may subscribe […]

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Farewell DEP: The Dillinger Escape Plan to retire after next touring cycle

Posted by on August 5, 2016

When a long-standing band announces the end of their days, it can either be due to death, drama in the band leading to breaking up, or gracefully retiring. The Dillinger Escape Plan was formed back in 1997 and, despite the immense popularity and loyal following they’ve acquired throughout the years, the band has decided to call […]

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Hevy Fest bites the dust

Posted by on April 13, 2016

It’s well known that a lot of metal doesn’t make a ton of money. It’s a labor of love, really. But it’s been depressing to watch metal festivals like Rockstar Mayhem go under because they’re not financially viable anymore. Festivals are a great way to learn new music and love on the bands dear to your […]

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Weekend Nachos to break up, final tour and album in the works

Posted by on January 4, 2016

Even at the beginning of the year, news of bands breaking up aren’t stopping and this time it’s also a fairly long-running band, Weekend Nachos. The band posted the following statement regarding their decision and their plans for the rest of 2016: “To anybody who gives a shit, We would like to announce with both […]

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3 Inches of Blood performed their last show ever in Vancouver

Posted by on November 12, 2015

Many months ago, we found out that Canada’s 3 Inches of Blood decided to call it quits and put the band’s name to rest to dedicate their time to other music endeavors. Along the announcement of their breakup, they had scheduled a final farewell show in their hometown Vancouver which just happened a few days […]

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