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Emo – A Real Genre?

I’m not one for criticizing other people’s musical tastes/genres, but I seriously don’t think there’s a genre of music called “emo”. For the past few years now, there’s been this uproar evolution of punk music, known only as “emo”, which is stupid when you think about it.

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Rockethub Launches Crowdfunding Community Site

Crowdsourcing and crowdfunding can be a huge part of a rising musician’s business model. Whether you’re trying to raise money for a single, an album, or literally anything else, crowdfunding can make that happen if you do it right.

Slash Arcade Rocker: The Real Rhythm Game Deal

Slash Arcade Rocker: The Real Rhythm Game Deal

Here goes some real Arcade rock n’ roll. This week, Ultimate Guitar’s Mobile Development Division released Slash’s Arcade Rocker, a groundbreaking music/rhythm mobile app game featuring songs of the legendary guitar icon.

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Anthrax Guitarist Scott Ian On How To Not Get F–ked In The Music Biz

There have been a lot of buzz lately about the Big Four tour, featuring the forefathers of thrash metal – Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax (and you can guess why).

Slayer: Pinball Rocks

Slayer Rocks Pinball On iPhone

“A branded Slayer pinball, really?” This was my initial reaction on the news about a new iPhone / iPad game from the heavy metal titans. A smile of satisfaction on my face has been replacing a sceptical mime while I was watching the game trailer.

Top 10 Mistakes Musicians Make Trying To Get Into Music Business

Top 10 Mistakes Musicians Make Trying To Get Into Music Business

If you want to become successful in the music industry, there many things you need to know and do. But even if you get all that right, you can prevent yourself from reaching big success by making critical mistakes along the way.