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The Five Phases of Metallica: A Case Study in Catalog Organization

The Five Phases of Metallica: A Case Study in Catalog Organization

By William Nesbitt

18 Oct 2017 // 2:00 AM

A layperson takes a stab at music sabermetrics by tracing Metallica's success and failures through these five phases....

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Steady Dark Grooves: An Interview with the Horrors

By Juan Edgardo Rodríguez

18 Oct 2017 // 2:00 AM

Rhys Webb of the Horrors opens up about the process and direction behind their latest album, V, and how they've managed to thrive and stay together through their first decade....

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//News

Pearl Jam's 'Let's Play Two' Extended Screening Opportunity on October 25 for Devotees>

Forty-five minutes of never-before-seen footage from Pearl Jam's Let's Play Two will be previewed at special events presented by Sonos....

Dave Grohl and Josh Homme on Rock 'n' Roll and Their Decades-Long Bromance>

X Ambassadors' Cayuga Sound Fest Breaks Ground In Ithaca Saturday>

A Giant Dog Defies Cult-Band Burnout>

//Events

Ravi Coltrane and SFJazz Honor John Coltrane with A Love Supreme>

Considering that Coltrane only played the classic composition in its entirety a single time (at a 1965 show in France), it’s a work of art that remains ripe for further interpretation....

Gov't Mule Rocks the Equinox with Revolutionary Fervor in Oakland>

Nostalgia and Hip-Hop Entice Audiences to Meadows Music Festival>

NYFF 2017: ‘The Rape of Recy Taylor’>

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