Archive for the 'Technology' Category


What kind of crazy f*cked up world do we live in where Ozzy Osbourne has no problem standing up against antisemitism and most musicians stay silent, for fear of alienating a potential fan, like a Congressman flipping from rationality to line up behind Donald Trump no matter how insane his statements might be. That was […]

E-Mail Of The Day

From: Mr. M. Shadows Subject: Update: Avenged Sevenfold VR / Blockchain Bob- Hope you are well. I still get people in the industry bringing up our talk we did a while ago so thought I’d hit you with an update. I have been working hard on the full vision of our fan ecosystem. On the […]


This is just about a number. Don’t get your knickers in a twist. All this discussion about distribution overshadows the real story in the business today, which is the music itself. We are in a crisis. All the major media is focusing on the Grammy awards when in truth there should be touring awards. The […]

The Death Of Pitchfork

This is not a harbinger of what’s to come, this is the last gasp of a dead paradigm. In other words, record reviews are history. We needed them. Because there was no way to hear most of the music. We needed guidance before we laid down our cold hard cash. And we got to the […]