Tag Archives: Adele

Mitch Harris: “I’ve had physical threats” over Menace

Posted by on June 4, 2014

While Mitch Harris is best known as the longtime guitarist of pioneering grindcore act Napalm Death, there’s more to him than just that. In fact, the axeman’s side project, Menace, just released its first album, Impact Velocity, back in March. And really the only thing the album has in common with his more well-known band is that they […]

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Here’s A Metal Cover Of Adele’s “Skyfall” Bond Theme

Posted by on November 27, 2012

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOwGwRDQYAw[/youtube] Australian female-fronted power metal band Divine Ascension like James Bond films enough that they decided to cover Adele’s theme song for the latest Bond flick. It’s a good move, given that Skyfall is the biggest James Bond film in the franchise’s 50-year history, and anything Adele touches turns to gold (or 10x platinum, as the […]

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What Does A Fear Factory And Adele Mashup Sound Like? Now We Know

Posted by on September 28, 2012

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/49846544[/vimeo] When listening to Adele, not many would stop and think “Hmm, I wonder what she would sound like in an industrial metal group.” As it turns out, though, that’s what was exactly on DJ Poulpi’s mind. Hence the creation of “Adele vs. Fear Factory: A New Machine Of Soul.” In the video above, the […]

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Century Media Back On Spotify

Posted by on July 30, 2012

While much of America has gotten on board with Spotify since they launched in a year ago (especially since their integration with Facebook), there have been some notable holdouts from the service. While it’s mainly been established bands (Tool, Pink Floyd, Zeppelin, The Beatles) or acts waiting to put their newer full length albums up […]

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U.S. Album Sales Honeymoon Is Over

Posted by on July 6, 2012

So now that 2012 is more than half over, the folks at Billboard have crunched some numbers for record sales for the first half of the year. And while last year at this time showed album sales increasing for the first time since 2004, it’s back to business as usual this year. Album sales for the […]

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Slayer Wins At The Grammys As NARAS Remains Clueless

Posted by on February 13, 2012

So aside from Adele and Whitney Houston’s estate, there was another big winner at last night’s Grammys: Slayer. Although the band wasn’t even nominated for any awards, they were prominently displayed throughout the night, courtesy of Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl’s T-shirt. The Foos were another big winner, picking up four Grammys. So in between […]

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A Lamb Of God Call To Arms

Posted by on January 26, 2012

Lamb Of God’s seventh studio album Resolution was released this past Tuesday, and it’s pretty much no secret that we (along with almost every metal fan) are hoping to see the album top Billboard’s top 200 in its first week. It’s a feat that their last album Wrath narrowly missed, instead debuting at #2. So […]

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2011 Album Sales Still Holding Strong

Posted by on October 10, 2011

Usually when we’re writing about album sales, it’s about how shitty they are as people continue to buy albums less and less. However, with less than three months left in 2011, things are looking up for this year. In fact, they’re on track to increase from the previous year, the first time that’s happened since […]

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Music Sales Are Up…By 1%

Posted by on July 7, 2011

According to Nielsen SoundScan’s 2011 mid-year report, total album sales (which includes CDs, digital albums, LPs and other media) have increased in the first six months of 2011 over the same period last year. How big of an increase are we talking here? Well…only by 1%. Ok, so before you laugh, take into consideration how […]

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