Tag Archives: tunes

Blogger Pleads Guilty To Uploading GNR Tracks

Remember Kevin Cogill? He’s the Guns N’ Roses fan that leaked Chinese Democracy songs early and now is paying big time for it. His favorite band hates him and to top it all off he’s facing five years jail time just for promoting Guns N’ Roses’ latest album. Now Kevin has agreed to a plea bargain in the case and ...

Read More »

As My Rock Band Guitar Gently Weeps

Originally people thought that the Beatles would make an appearance in the latest Rock Band game. It turns out that MTV Networks announced a deal with the Beatles’ record label, Apple Corps, to create a Beatles-branded music video game. The same developers behind Rock Band will be making the game, apart from its already successful Rock Band franchise. “The project ...

Read More »

The All New MySpace Music (Without The DRM)

Tonight, MySpace kicked off its new commercial free music service which doesn’t include any of that bullshit DRM business. Using its ever popular Flash player, users can purchase songs or add them to a playlist. It’s now possible to create a streaming playlist of as many as 100 songs each that can be shared and ranked. MySpace music will also ...

Read More »

Activision Considers Monthly Subscription Service For Guitar Hero

That’s right, you read correctly: Activision is considering a subscription service to deliver monthly releases of fresh songs for Guitar Hero players. Activision Publishing CEO Mike Griffith explained: Looking even further out, we’re exploring new models, like an annual pass subscription where players can subscribe and get a certain number of songs downloadable each month. As of now, no specific ...

Read More »

Throw Out Your CDs: Amazon Is The Way To Go

Music can be really costly these days, especially if you’re the one guy caught leaking the Guns N’ Roses album on to the net. Even music stores mark up prices on both uses and new CDs at an outrageous rate. It almost seems like everyone is out to get anyone who loves listening to music. Well, Amazon wants you to ...

Read More »

Guns N’ Roses Hate Their Fans

If you’re a fan of Guns N’ Roses, it’s more likely than not that if you aren’t the guy signing Axl Rose’s non-existent checks then they hate you. They all hate you. Yes, even Slash hates you. Remember that blogger who leaked their latest suckfest, Chinese Democracy? That was an honest mistake any fan could have made. Well, now he ...

Read More »

Blogger Arrested For Leaking Guns N’ Roses Tracks

Chinese Democracy is the Duke Nukem Forever of the music industry. It’s been over 10 years in the making and everyone has lost interest since seeing Axl Rose’s last performance. Then, Los Angeles based blogger Kevin Cogill leaks nine songs from the album which eventually leads his site to crash from high traffic shortly thereafter. No one is sure how ...

Read More »

I Can’t Tie My Shoes Without Muting My Music

Japanese mobile phone operator, NTT DoCoMo is experimenting with this mind boggling approach to mobile device control that’s sure to give anyone an eye headache worse than TV coming through your glasses. How does it work? Firstly, no hands are needed. Simply move your eyes up or down to raise volume, accordingly. To skip a track, look right twice. Currently, ...

Read More »

So Two Receivers and A Consumer Walk Into A Bar…

Radio stinks. It’s boring and pretentious and they never play enough 1970s progressive rock bands. In a desperate attempt to get more listeners in on radio, Coby Electronics’ HD Radio launched with promises of higher audio quality for no additional fee. The two new HD Radio receivers in town include the portable HDR-700 Radio System and the HDR-650 (pictured above) ...

Read More »

iGTR, Therefore iPod

Forget about all of this Guitar Hero mess. What about a little fun for us real guitarists? iGTR from Wave connects your mp3 player to your guitar so you can jam out to your favorite tunes on your iPod (or a Zune, if you’re a dirty commie). iGTR also packs in 9 guitar effects, including wah, tremolo and phaser effects ...

Read More »