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Angry Metal Guy’s First Breakthrough

Angry Metal Guy’s First Breakthrough

I was looking at my stats today and was surprised to see a site that I hadn’t been anticipating: an incoming link from Wikipedia. I was pretty stoked to see this, apparently I’ve been referenced on Wikipedia in reference to my Amorphis review! I had been in contact with their webmaster, and I’ve had tremendous success with that review (as in, people find it randomly on search engines more than any other post I’ve produced thus far). I actually revealed on this website, before any other site, that they had problems with the digi-pack CDs, but not only that they referenced the citations about the theme of the album.

SPV is toast?

SPV is toast?

Well, shit.  Apparently SPV’s business model, i.e., sign bands after their prime, isn’t working out so hot for them!  Hopefully they’ll make it out of the German equivalent of chapter 11 just fine, but I somehow doubt it.  These guys need to sign new bands, and I think it’s a sign of weak A&R that […]

Rock Musicians and Reality TV Shows

Rock Musicians and Reality TV Shows

I don’t know if anyone else has been noticing this, but what the hell is with the whole rock/”metal” musicians (in reality, it’s pretty much just the cock rock and alternative scene guys) getting in on reality TV thing? According to what I just read on Blabbermouth, fucking Mike Starr from Alice in Chains (he used to play bass) is getting in on Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew. I don’t want to be a downer for these guys: but seriously, can’t you do yourself the favor of not embarrassing yourself in public and maybe dealing with your addiction problems in private, where they should be handled!?