Alex Wade

Whitechapel Guitarist Talks The Importance Of Touring, Straight-Edge Lifestyle

Prior to returning to the studio in January, the band’s guitarist Alex Wade discussed the forthcoming album, touring and living a straight-edge life.

Obscura's Cosmogenesis cover

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.

Kill Brand Clothing: When Fashion And Music Unite

Kill Brand Clothing: When Fashion And Music Unite

Becoming increasingly near to reaching its tenth year of existence, the label launched yet another new clothing line in 2009’s closing months, uniting with All Time Low’s Zack Merrick.

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Writing Tips By Tom Colohue: Writing Outright. Part Two

Becoming comfortable with your own preferred areas and talents is important, but you have to write in order to become aware of just what you’re capable of offering yourself and others.

50 Holiday Presents Under $50 For Those Who Care About Music

50 Holiday Presents Under $50 For Those Who Care About Music

If you are still looking for cool and not expensive gifts for the music-loving fellows – you will love this ultimate Holiday Gift Guide from Dotted Music!

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Music And Money

Music is a business, which means that ultimately, no matter how much you wish it wouldn’t be, it all comes down to the money. Yes, it may bastardize pure art, but that hasn’t stopped record companies before and it won’t in the future. You’ve got to be proactive about what you want to do with your band if you want to avoid being taken advantage of in the future.