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March Is Metal Month: Earache’s Al Dawson Talks About Signing Criteria, Retail, Spotify; Win An Earache Prize Pack

Posted by on March 22, 2012

How does an Australian wind up running the American arm of influential UK metal label Earache? It’s kind of a long story, but Al Dawson was more than happy to oblige. Starting out as a tape trader in the ’80s (he was thanked on a 1984 compilation by Pushead), he eventually visited the UK, where […]

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Mike Patton Sings “The Christmas Song” For John Zorn’s Holiday Album

Posted by on October 20, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HNkrBKV83c[/youtube] Is there anything Mike Patton can’t do? He automatically gains respect for Faith No More and Mr. Bungle. But not many artists can pull off singing in an avant-garde metal supergroup like Fantomas AND release an Italian rock-meets-orchestra project like Mondo Cane. He even rocks at doing video game/movie voicework! That’s why as odd […]

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