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Tag Archives: Unlocking The Truth

Unlocking the Truth talk about the ‘nightmare’ of the record industry

Posted by on March 27, 2015

The metal industry reacted in bemused disbelief when African-American teenagers Unlocking the Truth got a reported $1.8 million for signing with Sony. Most, us included, didn’t think that they would see that money due to the way the deal was set up. Then, when their film premiered at SXSW, it was announced that they were already […]

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Metal Power Rankings: It’s mayhem!

Posted by on March 20, 2015

Welcome to Metal Power Rankings: Our weekly rankings take a number of factors into account: newsworthiness, record sales, internet buzz, word of mouth and overall importance in the genre. Ultimately, it’s subjective, but if a band generates enough buzz, they’ll wind up on the list. This week, rumors about a certain festival are making the […]

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Unlocking The Truth already trying to leave Sony

Posted by on March 15, 2015

Remember last year when African American teenagers Unlocking the Truth signed a deal with Sony said to be worth up to $1.8 million? We had our doubts that they’d ever see all that money, given the unlikely amount of records they’d have to sell. Now it turns out that even before they’ve released one note […]

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Marilyn Manson announce more US tour dates

Posted by on February 24, 2015

Marilyn Manson has already been on the road supporting his latest album, The Pale Emperor, even getting help from Unlocking The Truth on “The Beautiful People” on one tour stop. Now the band has announced a handful of new tour dates which, oddly enough, still keeps the band in the Midwest and East Coast. Said Manson, about performing in front […]

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Marilyn Manson joined onstage by Unlocking The Truth

Posted by on February 1, 2015

Marilyn Manson is currently neck deep in his Hell Not Hallelujah Tour and was joined onstage last night by his support act Unlocking The Truth at the Sands Casino Event Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania for a special performance of “The Beautiful People”. Unlocking The Truth is a teenage heavy metal trio featuring guitarist Malcolm Brickhouse, bassist Alec […]

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Slayer, Between The Buried And Me, Pallbearer performing at Bonnaroo with Billy Joel and more

Posted by on January 13, 2015

Sure, Coachella has AC/DC. But do they have Slayer, Between The Buried And Me, Pallbearer and Unlocking The Truth? No? Well, this year’s Bonnaroo does! Throughout Tuesday evening, the annual weekend festival asked fans to call a special phone number (1-844-ROO-2015) to find out who was playing, and then share their findings via social media […]

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Rock on the Range unveil lineup, dates

Posted by on December 1, 2014

It’s December, which means that the Summer tour schedules are starting to slip out. The latest to announce their lineup is annual festival Rock on the Range, which will be taking place on May 15th, 16th and 17th of next year. The active rock festival has some pretty solid actual metal bands playing alongside the […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Events in 2014 we’re thankful for

Posted by on November 24, 2014

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. It’s the Monday before Thanksgiving, which means that before we head home to argue with our parents about immigration, we’ll be taking our annual look at the (almost) first eleven months of the year. It’s been a busy […]

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Death Metal Angola getting theatrical debut in NYC, Unlocking the Truth to play it

Posted by on November 19, 2014

A rock concert taking place to help save an orphanage sounds like the plot of a movie, and that’s exactly what it was, except Heavy Metal Angola happened in real life. And since we first wrote about the documentary last year, a lot has happened. The film is eligible for an Academy Award now, and it’s […]

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Stephen Colbert Unlocks the Truth

Posted by on September 17, 2014

With a combined age of 38, Brooklyn’s Unlocking the Truth haven’t released a CD yet, but after being discovered playing in Times Square last year, the preteens have gone on to score a label deal that could be worth $1.7 million dollars (but probably won’t be). And now they have something else to check off […]

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