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Tag Archives: Rhapsody

Luca Turilli and Fabio Lione reunite for Turilli/Lione Rhapsody

Posted by on December 5, 2018

Original Rhapsody members Luca Turilli and Fabio Lione have decided to re-join forces to write and record a new album under Turilli/Lione Rhapsody. It will mark the first time the two have recorded new music together since 2011’s From Chaos to Eternity. Both Luca and Fabio toured extensively this year under Rhapsody’s 20th Anniversary Farewell […]

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First 16 bands announced for 70000 Tons of Metal 2018

Posted by on July 6, 2017

There are a handful of people who have attended 70,000 Tons of Metal since the beginning, and 2018 will find it sailing into its eighth journey. During this past holiday weekend, Andy Piller, the Skipper of this four-day voyage, started the band announcements on Facebook. We are one day away from ticket sales for “survivors,” […]

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Former Amaranthe, In Flames members form CyHrA

Posted by on March 13, 2017

Earlier last month it was confirmed that Jake E left Amaranthe, a band he co-founded and been part of for all four studio albums. He didn’t seem to agree with the band’s new musical direction and wanted to stick with a more metal style. Around the same time Jake E’s status with Amaranthe was in […]

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Led Zeppelin Coming To Online Streaming Services Soon

Posted by on January 8, 2013

Led Zeppelin is unarguably one of the biggest bands to ever exist in rock music (just ask President Obama). So would having exclusive rights to stream their vast catalog be a major grab for any streaming subscription service? Hell yeah it would! And apparently such a deal could come to fruition very shortly. According to The New […]

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Wondering How Much Streaming Services Pay Labels? Here’s One’s Take

Posted by on June 6, 2012

So it’s pretty widely known by now that when you sell a single on iTunes, the label winds up with about 70% of the 99 cent or $1.29 price, while Apple gets the remainder. Of course by the time the label and producer take their cut, the artist gets about $0.084 cents. It’s also pretty […]

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Sure You’re Listening To Music On Facebook, But Do You Actually ‘Like’ It?

Posted by on October 13, 2011

At first glance, Facebook’s music integration seems like a great tool for both fans and musicians to share and expose music with one another. However, though it’s not even a month old, the integration with services like Spotify, iHeartRadio, Rhapsody, and others is already showing small flaws. We’ve already highlighted how users tend to get […]

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Rhapsody Killing Off Napster?

Posted by on October 3, 2011

Earlier today, Rhapsody announced that it had acquired Napster from Best Buy. The purchase was reportedly done to expand Rhapsody’s user base (whether Napster’s deals with labels will cross over is currently unclear). Best Buy will reportedly receive a minority stake in Rhapsody, a small cry from what Best Buy originally bought Napster for in […]

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Facebook Announces Music Integration With Spotify And Other Music Services

Posted by on September 22, 2011

Talk of Facebook launching a “music dashboard” has been going around the web since June of this year. Today, though, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the social network’s plan for music integration during the social network’s f8 developer conference in San Francisco earlier today. Facebook will be teaming up with music companies like Spotify, Turntable.fm, […]

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What Streaming Site Is Best Worth Your Buck?

Posted by on August 11, 2010

LifeHacker.com recently posted an insightful review of music streaming sites. Streamers such as Grooveshark, Last.FM, RDIO, MOG, Spotify, Rhapsody, Pandora, Slacker, and Napster (in case you couldn’t read the image) were put through the test to see how they compare to one another and which they feel conquers them all. They even provide a nifty […]

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No Surprise: Subscription Music’s Earnings Decreasing

Posted by on May 11, 2010

Music subscription sites have never really taken the industry by storm. Though it seems like a cool idea to have access to an endless amount of music for a fee, iTunes and illegal downloading simply make sites like Rhapsody useless. So it’s no surprise that earnings for subscription sites are steadily decreasing, a nice start […]

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