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Deciphering The Live Greatness of Conan

Deciphering The Live Greatness of Conan

Matt Bacon July 10, 2015 0

Conan – now there’s a band name that inspires a a wealth of emotion in fans across the world. Having only just completed their first US trek (On which I saw them twice) I

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I Am Functionally Insane – The Dark Side of Working in the Music Industry

I Am Functionally Insane – The Dark Side of Working in the Music Industry

Matt Bacon July 8, 2015 0

One of the things that makes anyone who makes their living in the music industry grimace is when people say “You’re so lucky!” or “I wish I could be you!” I mean – it’s

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Independent Industry Figures: Bob Lugowe of Relapse Records

Independent Industry Figures: Bob Lugowe of Relapse Records

Matt Bacon July 7, 2015 0

Independent Industry Figures is a weekly column at IMP where we interview music industry figures to try to better understand what they’re all about. With each installment we try and get a sense of

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Journeys In Hellfest Day 3: Controlling The Flames

Journeys In Hellfest Day 3: Controlling The Flames

Matt Bacon June 26, 2015 0

Hellfest, that legendary European festival that has taken the world by storm and won the hearts of countless musicians and fans across the globe. For the 150 bands playing and hundreds of thousands of

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Journeys In Hellfest 2015 – Day 2: The Inferno Blazes

Journeys In Hellfest 2015 – Day 2: The Inferno Blazes

Matt Bacon June 25, 2015 0

Hellfest, that legendary European festival that has taken the world by storm and won the hearts of countless musicians and fans across the globe. For the 150 bands playing and hundreds of thousands of

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Journeys In Hellfest 2015 – Day 1: The Nightmare Begins

Journeys In Hellfest 2015 – Day 1: The Nightmare Begins

Matt Bacon June 24, 2015 0

Hellfest, that legendary European festival that has taken the world by storm and won the hearts of countless musicians and fans across the globe. For the 150 bands playing and hundreds of thousands of

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Journeys in Hellfest 2015 – The Descent

Journeys in Hellfest 2015 – The Descent

Matt Bacon June 23, 2015 0

Hellfest, that legendary European festival that has taken the world by storm and won the hearts of countless musicians and fans across the globe. For the 150 bands playing and hundreds of thousands of

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Surviving in The Music Industry – What It Takes and How Not To Screw Up

Surviving in The Music Industry – What It Takes and How Not To Screw Up

Matt Bacon June 15, 2015 Comments Off on Surviving in The Music Industry – What It Takes and How Not To Screw Up

This article functions as the culmination of a couple of other pieces I’ve written on how to make it in the music industry and get some degree of success (And maybe even money) It

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Elder – The future of heavy rock?

Elder – The future of heavy rock?

Matt Bacon June 14, 2015 Comments Off on Elder – The future of heavy rock?

I remember the first time I saw Elder, I was a drunk teenager who just wanted to party with his doom metal friends. I listened to Dead Roots Stirring and their eponymous debut, Elder

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New Death sounds like the old Death on new album, N.E.W.

New Death sounds like the old Death on new album, N.E.W.

Eli Jace June 11, 2015 Comments Off on New Death sounds like the old Death on new album, N.E.W.

“The rock and roll is playing where the rock and roll will be,” Bobby Hackney sings declaratively on the song “Relief.” On Death’s new album of original material, released in April on TryAngle Records,

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