Tag Archives: UMG

Record label exec, merch manager, journalist among those dead in Paris attack

Posted by on November 14, 2015

In the wake of yesterday’s terrorist attacks in Paris that left at least 129 dead, the world is struggling to come to terms with the horror of the most violent day in the city since World War II. With the bulk of the massacre having taken place at a sold out Eagles of Death Metal show […]

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Machinae Supremacy releases trailer for upcoming album Phantom Shadow

Posted by on June 25, 2014

Swedish video game metal band Machinae Supremacy released a trailer to their upcoming album Phantom Shadow today. It’s the follow up to 2012’s Rise of a Digital Nation, and is set to be released in the U.S. on August 26 via Spinefarm Records/UMG. This will also be the first album to feature new guitarist Tomi Luoma (Am I […]

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Ghost Reveal Title And Track Listing Of Sophomore Album

Posted by on December 20, 2012

This past weekend, Ghost treated fans to a new song off their long-awaited follow up to Opus Eponymous (as well as to a new Papa Emeritus). And today, we now know the new album’s title and track listing. Titled Infestissumam, the new album is due out in Spring 2013. Though an exact date has yet […]

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Ghost Premiering Pieces Of New Song Online

Posted by on December 14, 2012

It was revealed just yesterday that Ghost is wrapping up work on their sophomore album. It was also revealed that Papa Emeritus would bestow a “special offering” to those who sign up online with their email addresses this Saturday beginning at 10pm local time CET. Turns out that said special offering could be new music, […]

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Ghost Are Finishing Up Next Studio Album

Posted by on December 13, 2012

To say that Ghost’s second album is highly anticipated is sort of an understatement. Their debut  Opus Eponymous was awesome and fans have been trying to find out everything they can about this mysterious band. Today, we found out that the band’s next album is nearly finished. In addition, it has also been confirmed that the […]

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UMG Executive Defends Spotify, Claims Pandora Is Hurting Industry

Posted by on November 9, 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LbAT9Ap9EVs[/youtube] During an interview on Topspin CEO Ian Rogers’ This Week In Music web show, Universal Music Group’s head of Digital Business Rob Wells shared his take on today’s two leading online streaming services: Spotify and Pandora. While Wells heavily defended Spotify (though we could name a few metal labels who’d disagree), he was very […]

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Spotify Reportedly Secures Deal With EMI

Posted by on February 21, 2011

We’ve been reporting how Spotify’s U.S. debut has been on and off for a while now. Recently, hopes were high after the European music subscription service was reportedly close to an agreement with Sony, only for it to end up being downplayed again. However, while an official announcement is expected to be made soon, Digital […]

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