Monthly Archives: April 2019

How popular is heavy metal with independent musicians? How about this: TuneCore, the global platform used by independent musicians to help build audiences and careers, announced yesterday, that heavy metal was the fastest-growing genre among its artists. TuneCore's artists earned $83 million in the first quarter of 2019, a 21% increase over Q1 2018. This brings total distribution revenue
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Def Leppard’s recent hot streak will continue with the imminent release of a limited-edition box set, ‘Def Leppard - Volume Two,’ on June 21. This is the second of four volumes of the complete recorded output of Def Leppard available as both a 10-LP, 180-gram vinyl box and a limited-edition seven-CD set featuring all the
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Canadian metal legends Anvil are not waiting around: They will be going back to Soundlodge studios in Germany this fall to begin recording a new album, aiming for a 2020 release. In a conversation with Heavy New York, guitarist/vocalist Steve "Lips" Kudlow spoke about the band's plans for the follow-up to 2018's ‘Pounding The Pavement’: "
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Got a few extra dollars lying around that would be best spent at a music festival? Well then ‘Exit 111 festival’ October 11-13 at the Great Stage Park in Manchester, TN should be a must-do on your list. The line-up is a ‘who’s who’ of hard rock, classic rock, and alternative rock – basically something for
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Skillet and Sevendust are hitting the road later this summer, co-headlining the "Victorious War" tour in August and September. Adding to the musical experience, they will be supported on most dates by Pop Evil and Devour the Day. The tour kicks off on August 11 in Memphis. All dates are shown below; there are no Canadian
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