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Drone crashes into audience at Muse concert in London

Posted by on April 15, 2016

Technology advances at a very fast rate to the point that we can’t even keep up with it. Many bands are adapting their live shows to these new pieces of tech to make their shows more appealing but, as previously mentioned, sometime we can’t keep up with it and problems may arise, just like what […]

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Record Store Day 2016 releases unveiled

Posted by on March 10, 2016

As sales of digital downloads and compact discs continue to fall and streaming continues to rise, there’s one big exception, and that’s vinyl. In fact, in 2015, vinyl sales increased 30 percent, to nearly 12 million. There are several reasons for this. Apparently, millennials are leading the cause, because there’s something cool and  retro about […]

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Deftones gold vinyl double-album among Record Store Day offerings

Posted by on March 8, 2016

While Record Store Day is still a little over a month away, there are still labels just starting to let collectors know what they can pick up in their local independent record store on April 16th. Today Warner Bros., who always have a robust offering, released their list, and there’s definitely some stuff for metal […]

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The Grammys continue to disappoint rock, metal fans

Posted by on February 16, 2016

The Grammy Awards are done and over with, and if you were expecting a well-rounded ceremony that was inclusive of metal and rock, then you probably haven’t watched before. The show has always been somewhat of a trainwreck, so even a solid slot of Best Metal Performance nominees and a tribute to Lemmy with Alice […]

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Find out how much Tool, Symphony X, Puscifer, Muse and more made on the road

Posted by on January 27, 2016

If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, and we’ve summarized them here for you. We have another week of numbers to look at and be envious about and we’re still getting numbers […]

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What are your thoughts on the new Muse single?

Posted by on March 12, 2015

UK trio Muse have their 7th album, Drones, coming out on June 8th. Are they a metal band? Nope, not particularly, but they have plenty of fans that are metalheads (like God Forbid, who covered them in the past). Additionally, they definitely take cues from some metal bands musically, like the Iron Maiden-ish end of “Knights […]

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Sonisphere Festival cancelled in the UK

Posted by on January 17, 2015

Organizers of the UK’s Sonisphere Festival to take place in Knebsworth Park, England have come forward and stated that this year’s festival has been cancelled in the United Kingdom. The organizers have cancelled the festival because they felt they were unable to book a lineup that they believed was “good enough.” Their announcement came via […]

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Here’s an updated list of how much it costs to book your favorite band

Posted by on June 13, 2014

A few weeks ago, website Priceonomics did some number crunching and found out what it would cost to book a number of bands. At the time, we noted that the math was a little bit off, due to the fact that it was through a third party booking agent. We also noted that some of the […]

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Mitch Harris: “I’ve had physical threats” over Menace

Posted by on June 4, 2014

While Mitch Harris is best known as the longtime guitarist of pioneering grindcore act Napalm Death, there’s more to him than just that. In fact, the axeman’s side project, Menace, just released its first album, Impact Velocity, back in March. And really the only thing the album has in common with his more well-known band is that they […]

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How much would it cost to book your favorite band?

Posted by on May 21, 2014

If you were wondering how much it might cost to book a band, website Priceonomics has got you covered. They’ve done some number crunching via Degy Entertainment, a third party booking agent. They admit up front that since they’re a third party booking agent specializing in college shows, the numbers are most likely inflated. The list […]

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