Metal Label Says Spotify Killed Music Sales

08/10/2011
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(Rock News Desk) Metal label Century Media has withdrawn its entire artist catalogue from Spotify, saying the streaming service is damaging its band's incomes.

Century is home to over 200 acts including Duff McKagan, Behemoth, Iced Earth, Nightwish, Firewind, Paradise Lost, Arch Enemy, Children of Bodom, Deicide, Opath and Napalm Death. And the label claims sales are dropping fast in every region where Spotify operates.

A statement from Century says: "While everyone here believes in the ever-changing possibilities of new technology, we're also of the opinion that Spotify in its present form isn't the way forward. more on this story

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