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.

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Michael Anthony’s Advice To Up And Coming Musicians

Chickenfoot / Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony’s advice on the business side of things to up and coming musicians.

Embrace Twitter! Top Tips For Musicians

Embrace Twitter! Top Tips For Musicians

Here you will find a dead simple, up-to-date collection of advises from experts all around the web aimed to help you get maximum out of Twitter.

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Thoughts On Marketing Your Music (For The Emerging Artist)

So, you’ve put in the time studying your instrument for many years and even have a brand new shiny record to show for all that hard work. Within the next few minutes of finishing these projects many questions will pop in your head, but two will arise above all else…

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Dotted Music Monday: The 10 Metallica Songs To Hear Before You Die

Metallica biographer Joel McIver exclusively gives us the lowdown on the essential Hetfield/Ulrich playlist.