Gama Bomb promo photo

Gama Bomb: ‘Music Should Be Free’

Irish thrash act Gama Bomb, a stalwart amongst thrash’s revival, made third album Tales From the Grave In Space freely available to download through earache.com. The label has partnered with RapidShare, the largest file-hosting website.

Sybreed

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.

Napster

10 Years After Napster: Welcome To 1998

Ten years after Napster tried to make a deal with the record labels, the record labels have found themselves offering exactly the same thing Napster proposed. Consumers have proven that they pay money when there is a good value for their money.

Dotted Music Monday: Free MP3s From STS9, Bosques de mi Mente, Atlantic Connection

Dotted Music Monday: Free MP3s From STS9, Bosques de mi Mente, Atlantic Connection

Monday has been declared a “Dotted Music Monday” here on DM, so today I’m free to speak about music as music, not a business. And today I will share some music that I discovered for myself last week.

Is MySpace Still Relevant?

Is MySpace Still Relevant?

Technology is only useful if it is necessary for a human experience, and MySpace was the pioneer of a much wider discussion of which the ripples are still being felt. Joe Shooman shares his thoughts on social networks.

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.