Metal Label Vs Metal Blog

08/11/2011
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(Rock News Desk) A war of words has erupted between Century Media and a blog editor over the metal label's decision to pull its entire catalogue from Spotify.

Century decided to remove all material by its roster of over 200 acts after deciding the low revenues generated from the streaming service were damaging physical album sales, meaning bands including Duff McKagan, Iced Earth, Children of Bodom and Opeth were suffering financially.

They said they supported Spotify in principle, but had a responsibility to protect their artists' incomes. But Vince Neilstein, co-editor of Metal Sucks, has lashed out at the move and Century have replied in equally strong language. Read the heated exchange here

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