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Universal Music Group confirms list of artist masters destroyed in 2008 Fire

Posted by on February 17, 2020

We now know a little bit more about what was lost in the 2008 Universal Studios warehouse fire.  In new court filings made public on Thursday (13), Universal Music Group gave a basic account of which artists lost their master recordings in the blaze. The 19 artists on the list include Slayer, White Zombie, Soundgarden, […]

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Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” hits one billion views on YouTube

Posted by on December 26, 2019

Nirvana’s iconic video for “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” has just exceeded one billion views on YouTube. The track is taken from the group’s legendary 1991 sophomore album, Nevermind.

Watch the clip below:

 

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Metal By Numbers 9/18: Sales to Sirens

Posted by on September 18, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I’m sure there are a few of you out there who are tired of hearing about Tool, but I’m not tired of writing about them. It’s still kind of strange that we are […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/11: Tool over Taylor

Posted by on September 11, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   The Tool news cycle over the past 2 to 3 weeks has progressed thusly: Tool’s new album is coming out; Tool’s new album is out; Tool’s new album is great; Tool are going […]

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Thousands of master recordings burned in 2008 Fire; artists and Universal respond

Posted by on June 13, 2019

The 2008 Universal Studios Hollywood backlot fire seems to have been even more catastrophic than anyone had previously known. A story published Tuesday (11th) in the New York Times Magazine details that seven decades worth of master tapes perished in the blaze, calling it “the biggest disaster in the history of the music business.” Originally […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/8: I wonder where that fish did go

Posted by on May 8, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   If you’ve been reading this column for long enough, you might remember there was an era about two years ago where it felt like King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard was on here […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/1: After The Burial take the top spot

Posted by on May 1, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Last week, we saw a lot of new albums pop up thanks to Record Store Day. Most of those albums usually drop off the week after since they’re RSD exclusives. This week, there’s […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/24: Sunn O))) is love, Sunn O))) is life

Posted by on April 24, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   It’s an interesting mishmash on the charts today. Record Store Day always brings a slew of random sales from exclusive vinyl releases and such, but it also brings boosts to albums that have […]

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Watch surviving Nirvana members reunite at 2018’s Cal Jam featuring John McAuley and Joan Jett

Posted by on October 8, 2018

Last week Foo Fighters and Cal Jam provided a big clue that the surviving members of Nirvana will reunite at the festival. The event took place on Saturday (6th), as Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and Pat Smear reunited together at the end of Foo Fighters’ headlining set. Deer Tick’s John McAuley and Joan Jett joined […]

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Surviving Nirvana members may reunite at this weekend’s Cal Jam Festival

Posted by on October 4, 2018

It looks promising that this Saturday (6th) we will see surviving Nirvana members reunited once again onstage. Last night, a video was shared on both the Foo Fighters’ social media and Cal Jam’s, the festival the Foo Fighters are scheduled to headline that takes place this Saturday at the Glen Helen Regional Park in San […]

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