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Tag Archives: Toto

Cover coverage: Allegaeon does Rush, Affiance goes to “Africa”

Posted by on August 23, 2016

  The metal cover. It used to be pretty much a pre-requisite in the nu-metal days, and plenty of bands, from Anthrax to Between the Buried and Me, have released albums of nothing but their takes of songs by other bands. You can’t blame a band for wanting to pay tribute to their influences, and […]

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Circuitry djent the rains down in Africa

Posted by on September 1, 2015

“Africa” by Toto is one of the best ’80s jams ever with quite possibly the worst lyrics ever. “The wild dogs cry out in the night as they grow restless longing for some solitary company?” What the hell is solitary company? And “I know that  I must do what’s right sure as Kilimanjaro rises like […]

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Megadeth, Rush, Skid Row And More Among 125 Artists Who Signed Open Letter To Pandora Over Compensation

Posted by on November 15, 2012

Digital radio and streaming services have been a hot button issue in the music industry, especially relating to revenue. So it’s understandable why many musicians would be unhappy that Pandora is lobbying lawmakers in U.S. Congress to pass the “Internet Radio Fairness Act,” which would change regulation of how royalties are paid to artists. In […]

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Sony Pays $8 Million To Settle Digital-Music Lawsuit With Cheap Trick And Others

Posted by on March 9, 2012

The remaining major labels have been finding themselves in court with musicians as of late over digital music revenue. While the battle about whether digital purchases constitute as “sales” or as a “license” continues on, Sony has made a settlement outside of court with one class action lawsuit. Sony BMG have made a settlement in […]

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