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Amazon Holding Massive ‘March Is Metal’ Sale

Posted by on March 8, 2012

Oh wait, you didn’t know?  March Is Metal Month!  Geez, where have you been? While Metal Insider will be offering some cool prizes and interviews to celebrate the most metal of months, Amazon is celebrating with a massive sale. Granted, Amazon have done multiple $5.99 – $7.99 sales for full album mp3 downloads. However, the […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 1/13: To Continue To Pay For Spotify Or Not?

Posted by on January 13, 2012

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. As you all know, it’s been six months since Spotify made its debut in the U.S. And that means that a lot […]

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Amazon Cloud Now Offering Unlimited Space For Limited Time

Posted by on July 7, 2011

One of the major complaints about the Amazon Cloud has been about how much they charge for storage space. Indeed, with 50GB of storage space costing $50 (a dollar per GB), the Amazon Cloud isn’t cheap. And apparently Amazon now agrees, as they’ve announced that now for only $20 (the price of 20GB), you can […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 6/17: Will Spotify Actually Take Off In The U.S.?

Posted by on June 17, 2011

Headbanger’s Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’sBram 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. Spotify’s derailed U.S. debut has been well hyped and well publicized. Now, just a few days after bagging Universal, some sources […]

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Audio Sample Of New Machine Head Single Posted Online

Posted by on June 9, 2011

Yesterday, fans were excited to learn that Machine Head would be releasing an advanced mix of “Locust,” the first single off of their new as-yet-untitled album, as a digital single on June 14. But now fans can hear 30 seconds of the nearly 8 minute track online. Amazon has just posted a sample of Machine […]

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Steve Jobs Introduces iCloud/iTunes Match To The World

Posted by on June 6, 2011

Last week, it was leaked that Steve Jobs would be unveiling Apple’s iCloud at their Worldwide Developer’s Conference today, June 6. While it’s been highly believed that the iCloud is Apple’s response to Amazon and Google’s cloud lock box models, not much else was known for sure about it (besides that labels reportedly got a […]

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How Much Is Apple Paying Labels For iCloud Streaming Rights?

Posted by on June 3, 2011

As reported earlier this week, Apple will indeed unveil their own cloud music service, the iCloud, this Monday (June 6) at their Worldwide Developer’s Conference. And now it appears that they’ve finally secured deals with independent publishers and Universal Music (the last of the big four labels). However, it’s apparently going to cost Apple a […]

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Apple Confirmed To Unveil The ‘iCloud’ On June 6

Posted by on May 31, 2011

Two weeks ago, rumors started to spread around the web saying that Apple’s answer to Google and Amazon’s cloud music services could be launched as soon as June 6 at their Worldwide Developer’s Conference. Well it has now been confirm that Apple will be unveiling the ‘iCloud’  at the conference. In a press release confirming […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 5/27: Is All The Gaga Over 99 Cents A Good Thing?

Posted by on May 27, 2011

Headbanger’s 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. As some of you already know, honorary metalhead Lady Gaga’s new Judas Priest-looking album Born This Way came out […]

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Metal Blade Giving Away Free MP3 Sampler

Posted by on May 19, 2011

Metal Blade Records is giving away a free sampler, featuring songs from Pentagram, Hate Eternal, Primordial and more, via Amazon.

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