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9 Uber Successful Bands Who Hated Each Other

When bands don’t get along, you can usually tell. There’s a distinct difference between friendly joshing around in interviews and the overt glaring across the stage that’s oh-so-evident in concert DVDs (no names named). But some bands manage to power through that kind of

10 Reasons Ozzy Osbourne Should Be Dead

Ozzy Osbourne. Is there another name that so completely defies what science is trying to prove? How exactly has the lead singer of Black Sabbath managed to cheat death for this long? It’s about time somebody genuinely examined the facts — and someone is.

How to Start Your Own Record Label

So, you want to start your own record label. Like opening a bar or buying a sports team, this is always something that crosses your mind at some point in your life (and is possibly voiced after a couple of drinks). But what if

What Makes Music Pretentious?

What exactly makes music “pretentious”? It’s “something full of pretense; an attempt to make something that is not the case appear true”. It’s an insult that’s levied against any number of bands often with little back-up or explanation. Is it the lyrics? The music?

Ten Negative Reviews of Now Classic Albums

It has famously been said that, “writing about music is like dancing about architecture,” and rightfully so. Music is unwieldy, notoriously anarchic, and devilishly moody, making it an incredibly difficult topic to tackle. Rock ‘n’ roll journalists made it their calling to take on

Things You Didn’t Know About Taylor Swift

In our modern age, it’s rare for even the smallest tidbit of information about a bona-fide superstar to not become a common fact. This is especially the case with Taylor Swift, who has every facet of her life dissected and passed on by a