In the late aughts and the early teens, or whatever we're calling these decades, streaming music and social media began to merge; this, the geniuses of Silicon Valley, Alley, and Beach declared, would be utopia. Not only would it rain cash, but everyone's musical taste would improve.
And thus soon, ... More >>
HarassorThere was a lot that was great on the metal scene in 2011, from The Big Four's show in April to Prosthetic Records picking up U.S. distribution for Norway's Indie Recordings. (Dear Prosthetic, please get Shining over here for a tour next year). Sure, the closing of The Blvd. Cafe in B ... More >>
Prosthetic RecordsAnimals As LeadersJudging by the feedback we received from our post on instrumental metal bands, many of you out there in blogland are Animals As Leaders fans. In fact, a few of you took umbrage when we ranked the group's guitarist Tosin Abasi at number two in our top metal ... More >>
Skeletonwitch's new album - not coming to SpotifyWe recently told you about how Norwegian metal giant Indie Recordings was partnering with Inglewood-based label Prosthetic Records.
Now there's more news on the Prosthetic front. The imprint has revealed to West Coast Sound that they are in t ... More >>
Photo Courtesy of Prosthetic RecordsSkeletonwitch of Prosthetic Records welcomes their new Indie Recordings Brethren.Yesterday, Norway's Indie Recordings, home to some of today's best metal acts, announced they would be opening a U.S.-based office in Los Angeles. Check out their fancy new web ... More >>
Diamond Bodine-FischerTosin Abasi of Animals As Leaders, live at The Key Club
WHO: Animals as Leaders
WHERE: Key Club
Technical wizards Animals As Leaders have quickly grown in popularity. They headlined a sold-out show Sunday night at The Key Club while Joe Satriani and Stev ... More >>
You head over to a band's YouTube or Bandcamp page because your computer will never physically (or emotionally) recover MySpace giving it herpes, and Justin Timberlake be damned, you're never going back to THAT place.
Very interesting things are happening with the guitars, drums, and bass, ... More >>