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Interview with Piqued Jacks

Interview with Piqued Jacks

Matt Baggins July 25, 2014 0

I recently had the chance to sit down with pop-rock luminaries Piqued Jacks. In our twenty minute interview I found these young Italians to be fun rock and rollers who really know what they’re

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Cracking Skulls at This Is Hardcore Festival: Day 1

Cracking Skulls at This Is Hardcore Festival: Day 1

Matt Baggins July 25, 2014 0

This Is Hardcore Festival 2014, the first metal festival I have ever been to where I didn’t have full press credentials, or any sort of guaranteed backstage access. I knew I could get interviews,

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Follow the trail of gun powder to White Lung’s “Deep Fantasy”

Follow the trail of gun powder to White Lung’s “Deep Fantasy”

Eli Jace July 24, 2014 0

Deep Fantasy by White Lung takes off like a burning trail of black gun powder leading to a sonic bomb blast. It’s 22 minutes–a quick toxic burn over the horizon–ten crushing songs of grating,

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A New Approach To Radio Airplay From Feature.fm

A New Approach To Radio Airplay From Feature.fm

James Moore July 14, 2014 0

Feature.fm recently reached out to me about their song promotion platform, and after some investigation, it looks like a platform that should serve as a good testing ground for independent artists. This post is

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Review of Piqued Jacks new Singles

Review of Piqued Jacks new Singles

Matt Baggins July 14, 2014 0

I’ve only had this computer for a couple of weeks, already it’s starting to screw with me. I’m trying to download tracks for a record that seems genuinely interesting, and yet here I am,

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Why Your Band Needs an Interesting Angle

Why Your Band Needs an Interesting Angle

Matt Baggins July 11, 2014 0

Why does your band need an interesting angle? Ever since Upon A Burning Body’s frontman Danny Leal had the gall to ask “What publicity stunt?”when questioned on his recent highly irresponsible attempt to garner

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Five Artists You NEED To Check Out This Summer

Five Artists You NEED To Check Out This Summer

Bryan Staggers July 9, 2014 0

So it’s summer (in most places), which means it’s festival season and you’re most likely heading down to one or two – maybe more, if you’re lucky. You might even be playing some, which

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Interview with Jordannah Elizabeth on her new record

Interview with Jordannah Elizabeth on her new record

Matt Baggins July 8, 2014 0

Recently I had the honor of getting Jordannah Elizabeth to answer a few questions for me on her new record via e-mail. In the interview we talk about her career, music, and the inspirations

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Gimmicks: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Gimmicks: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Matt Baggins July 7, 2014 1

There’s been a lot of discussion in recent years about the use of a gimmick to make your metal band stand out. Some, like Job For a Cowboy say that this is just being

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Fear and Loathing in Clisson-Coming of Age in the Pits of Hell: Part 5

Fear and Loathing in Clisson-Coming of Age in the Pits of Hell: Part 5

Matt Baggins July 4, 2014 Comments Off

Hellfest 2014. One of the biggest heavy metal festivals of all time. This year there would be such greats playing as Iron Maiden, Slayer, Carcass, and Black Sabbath. Suffice to say, the French metal

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