Empowering musicians around the world to rely on themselves and no one else. . .

,

Summer is Coming…+

Touring Season Touring season is upon us once again, and metal fans will be coming out in force to see...

Read More+ 3 months ago
, ,

House Parties Making a Come Back?+

We all remember the crazy videos from our favorite bands at house parties or out in the woods creating a...

Read More+ 3 months ago
,

Mastodon Featured on Game of Thrones+

Mastodon May 31st, 2015 – (Burbank, CA.) Mastodon were featured on tonight’s episode of HBO’s smash TV phenomenon Game of Thrones. Band members Brann Dailor, Bill Kelliher, and Brent Hindsportrayed wildlings...

Read More+ 3 months ago
,

Repaid In Blood Announce New Singer+

Repaid In Blood always use popular culture and media to incorporate into their videos and music. Whether it is Game...

Read More+ 4 months ago
,

King Parrot Release New Music Video+

King Parrot are notorious for their incredible live show, and of course their amazing and wild music videos! While recording...

Read More+ 6 months ago
, , ,

Australia’s Mighty Bok…Frankenbok!+

We are friends with a lot of Australian Bands, especially myself. I have worked with or hung out with Deprivation,...

Read More+ 8 months ago
,

Aftershock Festival 2014 In Pictures+

The Metalluminati invaded Aftershock Festival in Sacramento, CA, and we braved the extreme temperatures, dust clouds, and crowds to get...

Read More+ 10 months ago

Aftershock Festival 2014 – Interviews+

Aftershock Festival has been a festival in Central California (Sacramento on the river in Discovery Park) that blends a wide...

Read More+ 12 months ago

Mayhem Festival 2014 in photos by The Metalluminati+

  Here are some of the pictures we took at Mayhem Festival 2014 at Shoreline in Mountain View, CA KORN...

Read More+ 1 year ago

Mayhem 2014 Interviews+

This year we had a lot of interviews set up with a number of great artists. The festival was not...

Read More+ 1 year ago

Warped Tour 2014 Interviews+

Van’s Warped Tour Interviews We invaded Van’s Warped Tour once again this year. In 2012, we had such a great...

Read More+ 1 year ago

Warped Tour 2014 Images+

We went to Van’s Warped Tour in Mountain View, Ca and this is a gallery of all the pictures we...

Read More+ 1 year ago
,

King Parrot invade America+

Matt Young of Aussie Metallers King Parrot have been on a constant touring schedule in Australia, the United States, Canada, and...

Read More+ 1 year ago

Touring Etiquette+

Being on tour, you will have a number of issues that will come up on the road. Long drives between...

Read More+ 1 year ago
,

Get out of your area!+

Being able to draw in your local area is something to be proud of, as it is difficult in this...

Read More+ 1 year ago
,

The Absence goes DIY+

We caught up with Patrick and Jeramie of The Absence at their show at Rooster’s Roadhouse in Alameda, CA. After...

Read More+ 1 year ago
,

Detour! the road to music success has changed+

I think there is a misconception about what bands see as the road to success in the modern industry, and...

Read More+ 2 years ago

Aftershock 2013 in pictures+

Photos from our trek to the Aftershock festival over the weekend, shot by Yvette Rodriguez.

Read More+ 2 years ago
,

The Metalluminati at Aftershock 2013+

We went out to the Aftershock festival in Sacramento to sweat our asses off and talk to artists.

Read More+ 2 years ago
,

Napster documentary shows origins of today’s “piracy wars”+

Alex Winter's 'Downloaded' takes a look back at Napster and its effect on today's music biz.

Read More+ 2 years ago
, ,

Soulbound’s Mario Krause talks about marketing a music video+

Soulbound (Germany) recently released a new music video “Break Away,” and talked to us about the music industry from a European perspective....

Read More+ 2 years ago

The always forward-thinking Mark Hunter of Chimaira+

We got stoned with the Chimaira frontman, then tried to talk about complex stuff.

Read More+ 2 years ago

Threat Signal talk post-label prospects+

With their Nuclear Blast contract now complete, Threat Signal mull their options for the band's future...

Read More+ 2 years ago
,

The summer touring season ends; final photos from Mayhem Fest 2013+

If you couldn't make it out to see this year's Mayhem Fest in-person, here's what you missed...

Read More+ 2 years ago
, ,

Recoil V.O.R. continuing to do it DIY+

  Our good friends in Recoil VOR have been doing it DIY for a decade, and with their newest album...

Read More+ 2 years ago

The Metalluminati at Mayhem Fest 2013+

We braved 100-degree heat and catered lunches just to talk to bands.

Read More+ 2 years ago

Crowdfunding is for the lazy?+

Is crowdfunding a way for lazy bands to get money, or a way to get past lazy record labels?

Read More+ 2 years ago

Free downloads = More money?+

By focusing on the bigger revenue picture, bands can bring in more money by 'hooking' fans with free music.

Read More+ 2 years ago

For Today frontman embraces religious controversy+

Mattie Montgomery might have a brilliant publicity tactic in courting religious controversy around his band's Christian values.

Read More+ 2 years ago

Is substance abuse your biggest career obstacle?+

There is nothing wrong with getting clean... And you don't have to go broke doing it!

Read More+ 2 years ago