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Cassette sales grow 90% in 2018

  From Planet Rock. The humble cassette tape is continuing to enjoy a mini resurgence in popularity, according to newly released figures. Annual cassette sales were a meagre 4,333 in 2013, however by 2017 this figure had mushroomed to 22,011 – more than double 2016’s sales tally of 10,912. The […]

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Live to thrash, thrash to live

With recent news that Slayer would be doing one last world tour, we thought we would have a look back at Thrash Metal, or simply thrash. A subgenre of heavy metal which is characterized by its overall aggression and often fast tempo. The songs usually use fast percussive beats and […]

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Metallica Announce London Pop-Up Shop

From Kerrang! and the official Metallica Twitter account. METALLICA ANNOUNCE LONDON POP-UP SHOP Master Of Pop-Ups, Hardwired… To Self-Scan, Trapped Under Price…   Ahead of their UK headline tour, Metallica have announced they’ll be opening a pop-up shop in London. The shop will be open from October 18 – 23 between 12pm – 8pm, except the 23 […]

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Metallica: how we made Master of Puppets

From the Guardian Lars Ulrich: ‘There’s a fast song, a mid-tempo song, a ballad. It’s like food groups: you need your carbs, your protein’ Lars Ulrich, drums When we recorded Ride the Lightning in 1984, our producer was Flemming Rasmussen, a Dane. He was definitely our kind of guy: quick […]