touring

Repaid In Death US Tour 2015 in Photos+

I was fortunate enough to have the honor of tracking along on this tour across the US, getting myself into...

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Mayhem 2015 Photos – The End?+

We have been covering Mayhem Festival for a number of years, and it was the basic replacement for Ozzfest. We...

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Summer is Coming…+

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

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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,...

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Mayhem 2014 Interviews+

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

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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...

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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...

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Touring Etiquette+

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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The always forward-thinking Mark Hunter of Chimaira+

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

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Threat Signal talk post-label prospects+

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

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Anders Fridén claims “there’s vitamins in all the beers we drink.”+

I met up with Anders Fridén of In Flames at the Warfield in San Francisco, CA, while they were on tour...

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Touring for Dummies+

Touring is the most important thing you can do as a band. However, it also is the most costly in...

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The Metalluminati invade SXSW 2012!+

If you don’t know what SXSW (South by Southwest) is, then you haven’t just been living under a rock — you...

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Andy Dörner of Caliban says merch and touring pays the bills+

Recently, I caught up with Caliban frontman Andy Dörner and asked him about the differences between touring in Europe versus the U.S., their...

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LORD bassist Andy Dowling on the music biz (“the evolving industry”)+

LORD is one of Australia’s highest profile heavy melodic bands. Having toured both nationally and internationally with artists such as:...

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Havok reveal secret that saved them $1000’s on tour+

Last week, we went to see Denver thrashers Havok open for English Dogs in Oakland. Afterward, we had a quick...

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The Blueprint: Checklist for starting a band+

I get a lot of musicians asking me about what they should do next or what they are missing from...

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Until We Sleep get real about DIY+

It is always great to talk with artists about their feelings on the industry and what they are doing to...

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Warbringer frontman says “we are traveling t-shirt vendors”+

We caught up with Warbringer frontman John Kevill after their opening slot for Symphony X in San Francisco last weekend. John...

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The DIY Movement, Pt. 2: Embrace the business+

There is something that every artist needs to understand and fully submerge themselves in: You have to know the business of...

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