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Ghost’s Cover Of “I’m A Marionette” By ABBA Makes Its Way Online

Posted by on January 19, 2013

[youtube]http://youtu.be/cj2l9q9Y1Io[/youtube] Earlier this week, it was revealed that Ghost recorded their cover of ABBA’s “I’m A Marionette” with none other than Dave Grohl. Now we get to hear the studio version of the cover, which will serve as a B-side for their new album Infestissumam. According to Blabbermouth, the cover popped up on Spotify, but […]

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Soundgarden Streaming New Album ‘King Animal’ In Its Entirety

Posted by on November 6, 2012

Soundgarden’s first album of new material in 16 years comes out in a week. But why wait a whole week to listen? At least that’s what the reunited grunge group thought, hence why King Animal is currently streaming on iTunes in its entirety. Chances are you’ve already heard the album’s first two songs, “Been Away Too […]

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Grooveshark’s Future In Jeopardy Thanks To UMG’s Lawsuit

Posted by on November 22, 2011

Looks like Grooveshark has more to fear than King Crimson and Relapse Records. In a new copyright lawsuit filed last week, Universal Music Group claims that Grooveshark has been actively uploading unauthorized music. “[The business records of Escape Media Group, Grooveshark’s parent company], establish unequivocally, that the sound recordings illegally copied by Escape’s executives and […]

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Van Halen Interscope Deal Looks Pretty Official

Posted by on November 18, 2011

When word broke last week that Van Halen was signing with Interscope Records after having been with Warner Bros. for their entire 34-year career, some chalked it up to rumors. Lord knows, there’s been quite a few of them lately. Even after The Hollywood Reporter claimed that a deal was in the can, many were still […]

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Van Halen’s Deal With Interscope Records Could Be Finalized By Next Week

Posted by on November 14, 2011

Last Thursday, rumors started to spread that Van Halen was signing a new recording deal with Interscope Records. While there’s always a need to be cautious regarding Van Halen talk, the signing seems likely since the band’s “surprise” appearance at the Grammy Nominations Concert Live show is about two weeks away. Well, now The Hollywood […]

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Google Music Launching Wednesday With Limited Label Involvement?

Posted by on November 14, 2011

The cloud music store is still in its infancy stages, with Amazon the only service to have had a full-fledged launch so far. Look for Google Music to officially join the ranks this Wednesday. Invitations were sent out Friday for an event to be held this Wednesday (16) with the tag line “These Go To […]

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The Big Four Become The Big Three… Labels

Posted by on November 11, 2011

Oh, you thought we were talking about the bands? Nope, they’re still intact. However, EMI’s recorded music division has been sold to Vivendi, who owns the Universal Music Group. The $1.9 billion sale of the label group from Citigroup comes ahead of the expected sale of EMI’s more lucrative music publishing division to an investment group […]

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Universal Music’s Request To Dismiss Rob Zombie And Rick James Estate’s Class Action Over Digital Downloads Rejected, Lawsuit To Move Forward

Posted by on November 3, 2011

It’s safe to assume that previously you would have never thought of seeing Rob Zombie and the late “Super Freak” singer Rick James in the same sentence. However, back in April, Zombie and the estate of Rick James spearheaded a major class action lawsuit against Universal Music Group seeking damages from unpaid royalties on digital […]

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Avenged Sevenfold To Tour With Hollywood Undead, Asking Alexandria, Black Veil Brides

Posted by on September 20, 2011

Avenged Sevenfold will be embarking on the Buried Alive Tour this Fall/Winter with Hollywood Undead, Asking Alexandria, and Black Veil Brides.

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Volbeat Release New Video

Posted by on April 4, 2011

Volbeat has released a new video for the song “16 Dollars.”

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