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Why we are antiMusic

First, it is spelled out with a lowercase "a" and an uppercase "M" because our focus is on music and not being "anti". We now turn a past edition of our "Mail Bag" feature for the explaination of where our name came from.

From TFGL4LIFE asks: I just found your site from the Google news page and love it but I can’t understand why you call it anti-music. 

Response: This is probably one of the most common questions we get emailed about. I might have answered it here in the past but it gets asked again. The name is meant partially to be ironic. A music site called antiMUSIC. But the name originally came from a line in the book “Broken Record: The Inside Story of the Grammy Awards” by Henry Schipper. He recounts in the book that the Academy and their awards program were initially set up as the old-line music biz’s answer to the growth of Rock n’ Roll, a form of music they considered “Anti-Music”.  Seemed like an appropriate name for us and a celebration of rock. 


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• Motorhead - Clean Your Clock

• Turning Virtue - A Temporary Human Experience

• TBT: Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band Live 2006

• Post Death Soundtrack - The Unlearning Curve

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• Red Tide Rising - Voices


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Today's Rock News
. • Guns N' Roses Change Things Up In D.C.

• Yellowcard Breaking Up After Tour

• From Slipknot To Country Music For Joey Jordison?

• Red Hot Chili Peppers Almost Top Album Chart With 'The Getaway'

• Ozzy Would Like To Extend Black Sabbath Farewell Tour

• Dokken Rules Out Extending Reunion

• The Ghost Inside's Jonathan Vigil Leg Cast Finally Removed

• Deen Castronovo Was Backed By Journey Following Firing

• Of Mice & Men Release 'Pain' Video, Reveal Album Details

• Periphery Streaming New Song 'Flatline'

• Devil You Know Officially Split With John Sankey

• Lonely The Brave Announce Dust & Bones EP, Release Video

• Prince's Custom Yellow Cloud Guitar Fetches Over $137K

• Whitechapel Release 'Elitist Ones' Video

• The Night Watch Announce 36-Minute Track

• Miss May I, We Came As Romans and Attila Ink With New Label

• Motley Crue's The End Concert Film Hitting Canadian Theaters

• Smokey Fingers Release 'The Road Is My Home' Video

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• Cane Hill Release 'You're So Wonderful' Video


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• 50 Cent Arrested For On Stage Profanity

• Alleged Jason Aldean Facebook Imposter Arrested

• Tom DeLonge Offers 'Bro-Date' To Blink-182's Travis Barker

• Roger Waters Signs The Wall Box Sets Under Different Names

• Lock Of David Bowie's Hair Sells For $18,750

• Rihanna Streams 'Sledgehammer' From 'Star Trek Beyond' Soundtrack

• Gucci Mane Announces New Album 'Everybody Looking'

• Coldplay Play Bee Gees Classic With Barry Gibb

• Blake Shelton Providing Opening Song For NASCAR

• Jon Bon Jovi Surprises Fan Battling Cancer

• X Ambassadors Release 'Low Life' Video Staring Liev Schreiber

• Billy Joel Crashes Cover Band's Set

• Cradle Of Filth Recording Sidetracked By Child Ballet Dancers

• Killswitch Engage's Jesse Leach Shares His Escape

• Jenny Hval Releases 'Female Vampire' Video

• Irij Announce New Album 'Cultura Cura'

• DJ Khaled Releases New Track 'I Got The Keys'



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