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Category Archives: Conventions

Your definitive guide to metal at SXSW

Posted by on March 3, 2014

Right now, downtown Austin is bracing itself for the calm before the storm. In just four days (7), annual music, interactive and film mega-convention South by SouthWest (SXSW) will begin, and won’t let up until the following Sunday (16). Spring break for the music industry, place where bands go to get signed, or place where […]

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Metallica To preview film, play show at Comic-Con

Posted by on July 8, 2013

The San Diego Comic-Con has evolved far beyond its beginnings in 1970 as a comic book convention. Now it draws over 100,000 annually and is a launching pad for not just comics, but TV shows, video games, novels animation and movies. On that front, Metallica will be at the convention for the first time ever […]

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A SXSW Guide To Metal Events

Posted by on March 8, 2013

With the interactive portion of the 27th annual SXSW festival kicking off today, downtown Austin is transforming into a shitshow of epic proportions. Literally thousands of bands, hundreds of vendors, countless other companies, and a four-story tall Doritos vending machine are transforming the usually semi-sedate streets of Austin into nine days of marketing, branding and music […]

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Randy Blythe Met With Daniel Nosek’s Family

Posted by on March 8, 2013

With his manslaughter trial ending with him being acquitted on all charges, Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe is back in America now. And while he’s not going to have to go to prison, that doesn’t mean that the death of one of his fans isn’t continuing to weigh heavily on his mind. He posted the […]

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