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Dog Fashion Disco Announce Kickstarter Intentions

Dude! Not another band I dig going the Kickstarter route! Not again! Dog Fashion Disco’s reunion shows over the weekend have inspired the band to do more touring. On you. “We will be starting a Kickstarter very soon to fund the new DFD…

Misery Signals Reveal New Album Details

Its been five years since Milwaukee metal band Misery Signals released an album. That all changes July 23 with Absent Light. We've known the band was working on a new album, but today, the band officially announced the album title, release…

Misery Signals Net Enough Cash To Make New LP

Forget that they were in the studio a couple of months ago, already recording their new album. That’ll help you feel better about forking over your hard-earned dough to help fund the making of the next Misery Signals LP. Yup -- the band…

Battlecross Lose Drummer, Get New One

And not just any drummer, mind you. They’ve replaced Mike Kreger with Kevin Talley, the drummer from Six Feet Under. Talley will man the kit for the band’s performances at the New England Metal & Hardcore on April 19 and the Orion Music…

Battlecross Want Your Money Before Taking Your Money

Fuck, man. I thought Battlecross were the type of band above this Indiegogo shit, but I guess I was wrong. Dead wrong. They’re trying to raise $25,000 to pay for their job this summer on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. They want…

Still Remains Launch Kickstarter Campaign

This weekend, I had to do something I’d never imagined I’d have to do as a pet owner: I killed one of my pets, putting it out of its misery. It was a fish. Don’t go thinking I slaughtered a cat or something. I am still busted up about it.…

Early Man Looking For Help With Next LP

I bash a lot of these crowd-funding campaigns because most have involved bands that shouldn’t release new music, and/or bands that should be able to self-fund their own releases, because, well, they have studios and are in otherwise…

Nonpoint Need Your Cash To Keep Touring

Robert Meadows isn’t going to like this one bit. Nonpoint, a band who’ve had some modicum of success in the rock radio realm, are begging for donations so that they can our this summer and keep making money. They have thus far raised nearly…

The Meadows Waste Books: Chapter Two

It's been a while, but A Life Once Lost frontman Robert Meadows is back with his thoughts on crowdfunding campaigns Ah, where to start. This is long over due but some things need to be clarified concerning my alleged hating of this…

Dirtbag Jonny Craig Launches Indiegogo Campaign

Fuck, man. If he can do it, why can’t I? Jonny Craig ripped off his fans, and now he’s got the gall to try and get $20,000 out of them? Fuck, man. A mere $2,000 would fucking help me out right now. The former Dance Gavin Dance frontman has…

Protest The Hero Raise $144,000 For New LP

Dude. Protest The Hero are a pretty big band, no? I mean, they are big enough to sign with a label, right? Nevertheless, Protest The Hero have, in less than 24 hours, exceeded their fundraising goal of $125,000, which means their next album…

Cave In Selling Live Tracks To Help Brooklyn Studio

Translator Audio, a Brooklyn-based recording studio where bands like Swans, Khanate, Chicha Libre, Mighty High, Angels of Light and Ovo tracked some of their best offerings, was destroyed by super storm Sandy. Like much of the Tri-State…