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Obscura Give Their Latest Album A Second Birth With A Tab Book

Upon announcement of Obscura’s full US tour with The Black Dahlia Murder, Augury, and Hatesphere, the band will also be releasing an official tablature book this January 5th to their critically acclaimed Relapse Records release, Cosmogenesis.

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Metal Band Sybreed Asks Fans To Film An Ad For New Album

Industrial metal monsters Sybreed is offering a pretty innovative contest in promotion of their new Listenable Records release, The Pulse of Awakening.

Inside The Los Angeles Underground Metal Scene

Inside The Los Angeles Underground Metal Scene

The state of the underground metal scene in Los Angeles (LA) has taken a series of unfortunate events. The Knitting Factory in Hollywood has closed, The Black Castle has announced its closing, and The Relax Bar is now only doing Saturday night shows.

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Google OneBox: Improving Your Music Search Results

Last week Google announced the launch of a new search feature, called Music Onebox, which allows you to stream songs for free via partner services Lala and MySpace’s iLike (as well as Pandora, imeem and Rhapsody).

Alice In Chains iPhone App: Another Big Name In Apple Store

Alice In Chains iPhone App: Another Big Name In Apple Store

Don’t be surprised seeing lots of iPhone-related news in this blog, especially since this device is on very friendly terms with the music world right now. For example, there is a whole two prominent music applications hitting iTunes App Store today.

CD-Vinyl: Innovation Or Perversion?

CD-Vinyl: Innovation Or Perversion?

The thingy in question is a new single by French hip-hop producer Wax Tailor, released in a format aptly titled CD-Vinyl – which can be played in a CD player as well as on a turntable.