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Avenged Sevenfold's "Hail To The King" Goes Platinum In Canada.

Avenged Sevenfold’s “Hail To The King” has gone Platinum in Canada. The album was recently certified Gold in the US by the RIAA. Congrats are in order once again!

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Could illegal streaming become a felony?

Sigh. The MPAA and RIAA have been failing to stop piracy for years now. They have tried threatening people with lawsuits, threatening people with loss of their internet connection and forcing people to read their idiotic piracy education material. 102 more words

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Avenged Sevenfold's "Hail To The King" Certified Gold.

Avenged Sevenfold’s “Hail To The King” has been certified Gold by the RIAA. Congratulations to the band on the achievement!

Avenged Sevenfold

Opinion: Taylor Swift's Latest Love Story

Yesterday, my morning news rounds were greeted with an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal penned by none other than Miss Taylor Swift entitled “For Taylor Swift, the Future of Music Is a Love Story” 2,632 more words

Opinions

COPYRIGHT = Powerful Organisations Fighting Over Who Gets The Biggest Slice Of The Pie

The artists have the power. They are the ones that create the works, the songs. But it is the rights holders of the artist’s work (otherwise known as the Copyright Holders, aka, Record Labels) that are trying to organise deals with ISP’s, the Courts, technology start-ups, streaming services and the Government. 390 more words

Music

Megaupload Cases Put on Hold, But Asset Freezing Still an Option | TorrentFreak

The case filed by the MPAA as quickly followed by another initiated by the RIAA, with both following the pattern set by a U.S. Government criminal case already underway against and colleagues in the United States. 53 more words

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The Ramones' debut album goes gold nearly 40 years later

The Ramones have one gold record to their name,” Gene Simmons told us a couple of years back, adding: “But they meant nothing. They never succeeded, failed, in fact.” Well, here’s some news that’ll make the KISS bassist turn red, and not from fake blood: On April 30th, 2014, … 145 more words

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