Video Clip For New Song “New Generation” Issued By Born Again

French metal/hard rock act Born Again issued a music video for the new song “New Generation.” The song is taken from the band's upcoming album “Strike With Power,” set to…

Artwork For New Album “The Forest Seasons” Issued By Wintersun

Finnish symphonic epic black metal act Wintersun revealed the artwork for the upcoming new album “The Forest Seasons.” The band commented: “We're proud to show you guys our NEW 3rd…

Second Trailer For New Album Issued By The Doomsday Kingdom

Swedish doom act The Doomsday Kingdom, the brainchild of Candlemass founder Leif Edling and featuring Wolf vocalist Niklas Stålvind and Avatarium/ex-Evergrey guitarist Marcus Jidell, issued a second in a series…

Agonia Records Inks Deal With Azarath

Polish black/death metal tyrants Azarath has signed a new record deal with Agonia Records. The latest release with the label was the 2009 offering “Praise The Beast.” The band is…

WED. BRIEF: Pandora Joins Immigration Fight • DotBlockchain Phase 2 • Ticketfly, Lyte Partner • More

Wednesday 2.1.17 Music Business News From Around The Web It is encouraging to see music and tech coming together to fight Trump’s anti-immigration actions.  Next up: net neutrality. Updated continuously…

11 Killer Content Ideas For Musicians To Get More Fans On Social Media

As a musician, social media marketing plays a key role in getting more fans, but it’s critical that the type of content which one posts attracts fans, and more importantly the…

Bandcamp Joins Anti-Trump Immigration Fight, Will Donate 100% Of Friday’s Profit To ACLU

Indie music powerhouse Bandcamp is joining the growing protests against President Trump anti-Muslim immigration ban.  This Friday, Bandcamp will donate 100% of their share of all sales to the American Civil…

Major Labels Under Gun In The Carpenters, Sales v. Licensing Case

The age old dispute between artists and labels over digital download revenues is once again rearing its ugly head, with Richard Carpenter having recently audited his label A&M/Universal, revealing a…

Which Genres Have The Most Engaged Fans?

Music preferences are personal, but the numbers don’t lie. AWAL took a look at 2016 engagement data from music streamers. The stats measured which fan bases listened to their own…

12 Playlist Ideas For Breathing Life Into Your Back Catalog

Thanks to the magic of playlists and things like Spotify’s discover weekly, musicians are now being given a chance to breath new life into their back-catalogues. Here we look at…