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Tag Archives: No Label Needed Contest & Series Presented By Scion

No Label Needed Update: New Music From Scorched Earth Policy, Hemoptysis

Posted by on November 30, 2010

All 20 of the finalists for the No Label Needed Contest and Series were great bands, and while Iron Thrones ultimately triumphed, the runners-up aren’t sitting still. In fact, 2011 will bring new music from at least two of the bands in the contest. San Francisco Bay Area quartet Scorched Earth Policy have released a […]

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No Label Needed: Radio Marketing

Posted by on July 29, 2010

Regardless of genre, radio airplay is still one of the key steps of marketing a band. It creates awareness and drives sales, and hopefully finds fans.  Of course, being a metal band creates interesting waters to navigate through. Iron Thrones received a radio promotion campaign as part of winning the No Label Needed contest and […]

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No Label Needed: How To Make Your Own Website

Posted by on July 8, 2010

As part of winning the No Label Needed Contest and Series, Iron Thrones received a new website that they can easily manage. The site was built using the Sons of Nero artwork and WordPress content management system (CMS) as that is one of the easiest to update and manage. The Syndicate’s Bill Shouldis explains how any […]

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No Label Needed Update: Merchandise

Posted by on June 30, 2010

As the winner of the No Label Needed Contest and Series, Iron Thrones received several merch designs based on The Wretched Sun EP artwork done by Sons of Nero. With item options ranging from baseball caps to booty shorts, the band opted to keep it simple, going with T-shirt and a zip hoodie. This being […]

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Iron Thrones Gets A New Website & MySpace

Posted by on June 22, 2010

Among the many prizes given to Iron Thrones, the winner of the Scion No Label Needed Contest and Series, was a digital makeover, or redesign of their website and MySpace page.

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Benjamin Weinman From The Dillinger Escape Plan Talks About Self-Managing

Posted by on June 11, 2010

As part of the No Label Needed series, The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Benjamin Weinman shared some thoughts on management. The Dillinger Escape Plan have acted as their own management for their entire career. Why does Ben self-manage?  That’s the kinda guy he is and always has been. Is taking things into your own hands the […]

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Screaming With Iron Thrones In Studio

Posted by on June 4, 2010

We continue to look at production of the Iron Thrones EP.  The final piece to the recording is the vocals. We’ll take a look and listen to vocalist Adam Clemans screaming.   We’ll also hear from guitarist Steve Henningsgard about not screaming at times. Once again, Will Putney continues to oversee things in the studio […]

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Tracking Guitars and Bass with Iron Thrones

Posted by on June 4, 2010

We continue to look at production of the Iron Thrones EP with a look at guitar and bass tracking. Steve Henningsgard takes us through guitars while Curtis Parker will jam some fat bass for us.  Of course, Will Putney continues to oversee things in the studio for Machine Shop Productions.  Click either image to watch.

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Drum it up with Iron Thrones – In Studio

Posted by on June 3, 2010

On the heels of last night’s Justin TV chat with Machine and Will Putney (which you can still watch) from Machine Shop Productions the No Label Needed series continues to look at production of the Iron Thrones EP. We start with a look in at drum tracking with Peter Clark of Iron Thrones and Will […]

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Chat with Machine and Will From Machine Shop Productions

Posted by on June 2, 2010

The No Label Needed series will be holding a chat with producers Machine and Will from Machine Shop Productions is at 8pm EST tonight. You can view the stream below. The chat is going to be with the crew of Machine Shop Productions. This includes Will Putney (Reign Supreme, Upon a Burning Body) who produced […]

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