Posts Tagged: Metal

Brace Yourself: The Orchard Brings Historic Shrapnel Records Catalog to Digital

Mike Varney created Shrapnel Records in 1980 as the first dedicated metal label. With the introduction of the Tone Center and Blues Bureau International imprints, he developed the Shrapnel Label Group into the definitive home of guitar-based excellence, bringing legendary guitarists like Vinnie Moore, Tony MacAlpine, Yngwie Malmsteen, Jason Becker, Marty Friedman and many more to worldwide attention.

SLAYER’s “Repentless” SLAYS Through The Charts

Who here remembers that time a fan spray painted, “God Listens to Slayer” onto a religious billboard? Slayer fans conform to no rules, and neither does the band itself. Here at The Orchard, the first time I ever heard Metal music was through Slayer’s Spotify page, and it was definitely an eye-opening experience! As I’ve become more acquainted with their sound, I’ve… Read more »

Freeloader Friday: Thy Art is Murder, Gibbz & More

It’s the weekend already, and nobody’s mad about that. In fact, everyone is especially happy on this Friday because it’s #GayPride Weekend! Parades, dancing, rainbows, what’s not to be excited about? No matter if the cloth you’re cut from is rainbow or not, this week’s handpicked tunes will have you jamming out all weekend long. Here… Read more »

Suicide Silence’s Unstoppable Debut

This past week, American Deathcore band Suicide Silence’s highly anticipated album, You Can’t Stop Me, hit digital retailers worldwide. Here in the Retail Marketing department, we have been working hard on preparing digital music stores for the arrival of this record, heralding updates of its pre-release campaign to all of our accounts. iTunes, Amazon, Google Play and Beats Music were very receptive… Read more »

Nothing Is Forever, So Enjoy The Shrine’s New Single Right Now

Coming off of a hard-rocking debut album Primitive Blast released just last summer, the guys from The Shrine are back with a new single premiering on Vice’s Noisey titled “Nothing Forever.” With a determination to get in the face of all who listen, The Shrine has developed a Skater-Rock attitude, mixed with a 70’s Garage Rock sound that… Read more »