Tag Archives: Warner Bros.

Avenged Sevenfold’s Warner Bros. lawsuit could be a game-changer

Posted by on December 12, 2016

In 1943, Warner Bros. was sued, and in 2016, history is repeating itself. Granted, the stories are very different. The 1943 suit was against the Warner Bros. studio (the label didn’t start until 1958), and it was actress Olivia de Havilland (Gone With the Wind) that sued the film studio to be released from her […]

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Avenged Sevenfold open up about leaving Warner Bros.

Posted by on September 1, 2016

Remember Avenged Sevenfold? They’re still one of the few mass-appeal bands embraced by both active rock and metal fans, they just opened up for one of Metallica’s few headlining shows this year, and you’ll be able to catch them at some festivals this year (some of which you can win tickets to). However, their last […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 12/12 – What label will Slayer reign on next?

Posted by on December 12, 2013

Headbangers’ Brawl is a column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. While it’s not particularly new news that Slayer was between labels, we’d initially thought it was because American Recordings might be deciding which label group […]

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Metal Insider Contributor Zach Shaw’s Top 10 of 2013

Posted by on December 9, 2013

As 2013 draws to a close, we’ve been giving the site over to artists to let us know what they’ve been listening to. You can check out part 1 here, part 2 here, part 3 here, and part 4 here, with more coming. However, we also want to let you know what got us going this year. So […]

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Mastodon releasing live audio and video of sold-out Brixton show

Posted by on October 28, 2013

Mastodon moved the crowd so much during a sold-out show in Brixton, London that they want it documented for eternity. The band are releasing an audio and video version of the February 2012 performance digitally December 10 on Warner Bros. Records via outlets such as iTunes and Amazon. The show was part of the band’s […]

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Avenged Sevenfold Streaming New Album ‘Hail To The King’ In Its Entirety

Posted by on August 20, 2013

Don’t want to wait until August 27 to hear Avenged Sevenfold’s new album Hail To The King? Well, you don’t have to.  That’s because the entire album can be streamed over at iTunes, one week prior to its official release. Upon going live on iTunes late last night, singer M. Shadows offered the following comment: […]

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Avenged Sevenfold Reveals New Album Title And Cover Artwork

Posted by on June 27, 2013

Avenged Sevenfold has been posting video teasers of new material over the past two months. Now we not only know when we’ll get to hear the new album, but also what it’s called and what it’s cover artwork looks like. Titled Hail To The King, Avenged Sevenfold’s sixth studio album will be released on August […]

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West End Motel Album Streaming Online

Posted by on October 26, 2012

Only Time Will Tell, the new album from West End Motel (which features Mastodon’s Brent Hinds) is streaming online at Paste. The album comes out on Tuesday (30).

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Ghost Sign With New Record Label?

Posted by on May 18, 2012

Ghost have been creating a lot buzz for themselves with their debut album Opus Eponymous, especially following their opening stint for Mastodon and Opeth. So it shouldn’t be too surprising that numerous labels have been seeking out the mysterious Swedish doom group (who were previously signed to Rise Above Records, an imprint of Metal Blade) at recent shows. […]

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Gallows Launch Their Own Record Label

Posted by on May 2, 2012

Gallows have been working on their first album since 2009’s Grey Britain. It’ll mark their first full length with new singer Wade MacNeil, though technically he made his recording debut on the 2011 EP Death Is Birth. However, their third album will also mark the British hardcore punk band’s first release via their own record […]

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