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“Symphonic Metal Is Dying,” They Said…


I won’t beat around the bush here. I was told by a marketing executive of a very big label in metal – which had on its roster more than one of the biggest symphonic metal bands – that symphonic metal is a dying genre. For context, they were pushing us to change our sound to […]

A Worthwhile Struggle


Midwestern America is known for a lot of things, but y’know what it ISN’T known for? Metal music. Especially symphonic metal. It’s also one of those places where if you grew up being interested in videogames more than sports, you weren’t exactly going to be popular. It was 2006. I was 14 years old, nursing […]