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Tag Archives: Pitchfork

Agalloch stream new track “Celestial Effigy”

Posted by on March 18, 2014

This is just turning onto a good week for new music, isn’t it? Rejoice, for Agalloch has unveiled a new track from their upcoming fifth album The Serpent & The Sphere, which is streaming over at Pitchfork. The track is titled “Celestial Effigy” and runs at about seven minutes, which is a below average length for Agalloch […]

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SXSW panel asks if underground metal has surfaced

Posted by on March 14, 2014

It’s cool when other music fans get into the metal you like, right? Tell that to the underground faithful, who are often so protective of death, black, thrash and other forms of extreme music that they’re constantly concerned that metal will get diluted by outsiders. SXSW’s panel “Has Metal Lost Its Edge?” sounded like a […]

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Skeletonwitch Plays New Song at SXSW

Posted by on March 14, 2013

Any new Skeletonwitch is good Skeletonwitch. According to the band’s Facebook, the band is nearly done writing the new album up in Salem, MA and will be recording with the help of Converge’s Kurt Ballou. But why wait for new material when you can hear some now? The above video was recorded during the band’s […]

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Stream The Vans/Pitchfork’s “Show No Mercy” SXSW Showcase Now

Posted by on March 13, 2013

Wish you were at SXSW? If you’re one of the very few that said “no”, you’ll change your mind when you realize who’s playing the Vans/Pitchfork Showcase. It’s been happening since 12pm and headliner Skeletonwitch should be enough to get you excited, not to mention Pallbearer, Royal Thunder. and many others. Thankfully for those who […]

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A SXSW Guide To Metal Events

Posted by on March 8, 2013

With the interactive portion of the 27th annual SXSW festival kicking off today, downtown Austin is transforming into a shitshow of epic proportions. Literally thousands of bands, hundreds of vendors, countless other companies, and a four-story tall Doritos vending machine are transforming the usually semi-sedate streets of Austin into nine days of marketing, branding and music […]

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Are Payments For Streaming Starting To Turn Around?

Posted by on November 28, 2012

The new musical landscape is changing almost daily for artists. Just last week, we wrote about how songwriters aren’t making a ton of cash from streaming services, and a sobering article about how indie band Grizzly Bear – with a #7 album and headlining Radio City Music Hall – still struggles to make ends meet is […]

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Online Streaming Services Still Not Paying Songwriters

Posted by on November 21, 2012

There’s been a lot of industry discussion about how online music streaming services are compensating artists. But while Spotify and Pandora might be great ways to expose new acts to people, that isn’t translating into money for the songwriters whose music is being exposed. And while there aren’t any metal artists in these two below […]

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Gojira Streaming Title Track From New Album ‘L’Enfant Sauvage’ Online

Posted by on April 27, 2012

We were all a little sad when the thirty second sample of new Gojira material got taken off the web last week. But today there’s reason to rejoice, for Pitchfork has just premiered the title track from the French metal group’s new album L’Enfant Sauvage. Now, you’ve heard us rant numerous times about how excited […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Metal Showcases/Parties At SXSW This Year

Posted by on March 5, 2012

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. We realize that about 99% of you will be nowhere near Texas next week, but this week’s top five is for those of you that will be making an annual pilgrimage to Austin for the South by South West festival. […]

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High On Fire Streaming New Song “Fertile Green” Online

Posted by on February 29, 2012

It’s no secret that we’re super stoked for High On Fire’s new album De Vermis Mysteriis. And thanks to Pitchfork, we now have our first taste of new recorded material from the stoner metal group. Like the two new songs we’ve heard them play live, the single “Fertile Green” sounds gritty and heavy as hell. […]

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