Tag Archives: Earache Records

Earache makes deal with Nachtmystium; Blake Judd makes deal with people he ripped off

Posted by on October 31, 2016

If there’s one thing we know about firsthand, it’s being ripped off by Nachtmystium frontman Blake Judd. We’d scheduled the band to play our 2013 CMJ showcase, and he’d badgered us repeatedly over email for the money up front. The promoter relented and wired it to him, and of course, that show never happened for […]

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Premiere: Massive go “Full Throttle” with new album’s title track

Posted by on July 18, 2014

While it’s not fair to say that every band that comes out of Australia sounds like AC/DC, it’s hard to deny that Massive is heavily influenced by the Aussie rock legends. Yet while many sound like lame attempts at replicating their classic rock idols, Massive are the exact opposite. This quartet’s debut Full Throttle is […]

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Earache suing Century Media

Posted by on March 28, 2014

It’s getting harder and harder for labels to eke out a living these days now that many people are moving on to streaming services. In fact, Earache is looking to get $250,000 from Century Media. It’s actually a  bit more complicated than that. The two metal labels entered into a three-year partnership last year that […]

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Vektor’s David DiSanto Gives His Side Regarding Arrest

Posted by on June 7, 2013

Following his arrest last weekend for splashing a beer on an alleged Christian protestor, Vektor front man David DiSanto has issued a statement on the band’s Facebook page clarifying the situation. He describes the situation as a “momentary lapse in judgement” and is truly apologetic for his actions. “What the protester was doing wasn’t right – […]

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Vektor’s David DiSanto Arrested For Splashing Beer On Christian Protestor

Posted by on June 3, 2013

While fans had a blast this past weekend at the Scion Rock Fest in Memphis, TN, the night didn’t end too well for Vektor’s David DiSanto. The singer was reportedly detained and charged with disorderly conduct after splashing a beer on an alleged Christian protestor at the event. Municipal Waste was actually among the first […]

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Exclusive Track Premiere: Vektor Live From Scion A/V Earache Showcase

Posted by on April 30, 2013

Even though they’re a car company, Scion just keeps releasing great music. Most recently, Scion A/V partnered with Earache Records for a showcase that featured Philadelphia band Vektor, along with Oceano, Bonded By Blood and White Wizzard. The result of the showcase is a two-track, 15 minute EP that Scion A/V is making available as […]

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Rival Sons To Play Jimmy Kimmel Live! Tonight

Posted by on March 7, 2013

Tonight (7), Earache rock band Rival Sons will be performing on Jimmy Kimmel Live! The band’s new album, Head Down, will be released on March 19.

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Frank Chin of Vektor’s Top 5: Most Metal Sci-Fi Films

Posted by on February 4, 2013

Originally hailing from Tempe, AZ, Vektor describe themselves as “prog-thrash from space.” And it’s evident after one listen that the band’s music is thematically influenced by science fiction. So who better to determine the most metal sci-fi films than a member of Vektor? With that in mind, bassist Frank Chin [center right in the picture […]

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Century Media And Earache Records Announce U.S. Licensing Deal

Posted by on January 29, 2013

It’s been announced today that Century Media Records is partnering with Earache Records for a new licensing agreement. The three year deal will see Century Media handling all of Earache’s physical product distribution in the U.S. Earache previously partnered with Caroline Distribution/EMI for distribution. Earache’s U.S. label boss Al Dawson had the following to say […]

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Earache Launches “Metalizer” Spotify App

Posted by on January 22, 2013

Looking to make the perfect metal playlist, but don’t want to go to all the work of compiling it? Earache Records is here to help. They’ve launched a free app for Spotify called Earache Metalizer. Essentially, it’s a deck that looks like an EQ, except there are four categories, “metal,” “death,” “thrash” and “grind.” You’ll […]

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