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Tag Archives: Crowdfunding

Obituary announce tour, record following successful Kickstarter campaign

Posted by on September 9, 2013

After a long life on the metal scene, a successful Kickstarter campaign is allowing Obituary to tour next month and release a new album in 2014. The band has more than exceeded their original goal of $10,000 banking in at more than $45,000 from their crowdfunding efforts. The Florida death metal troupe, who got their start […]

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Obituary Successfully Crowdfund New Album

Posted by on August 6, 2013

  Florida death metal pioneers Obituary have been playing metal since 1984. After 25 years in the genre, one tends to gain a pretty solid fanbase. Obituary’s fans came through and helped them successfully crowdfund their upcoming album. They exceeded their original (humble) goal of $10,000, and have currently raised almost $20,000, which will allow […]

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Protest the Hero Release First Album Update

Posted by on August 6, 2013

Good news! Protest the Hero have released their first album update, or ‘pupdate’, as they like to call it, giving fans a glimpse into their much anticipated fourth album. Of course, the buzz about this album is that it is the product of their extremely successful crowdfunding campaign. Oh, and drum duties are being handled […]

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Protest The Hero Teaming Up With Various Record Labels For Release of Crowdfunded Album

Posted by on July 24, 2013

Protest The Hero made waves in the metal music industry this year by opting to crowdfund their upcoming fourth release instead of going through the traditional means of producing music through a record label.  They not only hit their goal of $125, 000 practically overnight, but they currently have raised almost three times that amount. […]

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Huntress and Battlecross Exceed Indiegogo Campaign Goals for Mayhem Tour

Posted by on June 26, 2013

In recent months, crowd-funding has been drastically changing the way the music industry operates. Canadian prog group Protest the Hero funded their upcoming album entirely through an incredibly successful Indiegogo campaign. Within a few days, the band had exceeded their goal of $125,000, with the current amount of money raised being almost three times that […]

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