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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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• Hot In The City: No Volcano

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• Necrowretch - Even Death May Die

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• On The Record: David Bowie- The Sharrows- Miles Davis and Gil Evans

• Classics: Virgin Steele - The Marriage of Heaven and Hell - Part 2

• RAM and Portrait - Under Command Split

• Battle of the Band: The Kinks

• Haken - Restoration

• Motorhead - Stage Fright

• MorleyView: High Fighter

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• AC/DC's 'Big Balls' Remade For NFL Deflategate Controversy

• Bumblefoot Addressed Scott Weiland Supergroup Controversy

• Paramore Announce Intimate Theater Tour

• Rush Trek Likely Their Last Major Tour

• The Black Keys Forced To Cancel Tour Due To Injury

• Tangerine Dream's Edgar Froese Dead At 70

• Def Leppard's Vivian Campbell Hopeful About Cancer Fight

• Motley Crue Guitarist Thinks New Rock Bands Are Lacking

• Megadeth Offshoot Moving Closer To Album

• Peter Frampton and Cheap Trick Announce Coheadlining Tour

• Hinder Announce Their Latest Vocalist

• Bob Dylan Giving New Album Away To Select Fans

• Phil Anselmo To Receive Hometown Honor

• Apocalyptica Recruit Scars On Broadway Star For New Album

• Queensryche Returning To 1980s Sound On New Album

• All-Star Prog Rock Pink Floyd Tribute Album Revisited

• Sleeping With Sirens Release New Album Details

• We Came As Romans Recording New Album

• Fear Factory's Burton C Bell Discusses Album Delay

• New Huntress Album Nearing Completion

• Blues Pills Releasing Limited-Edition Live Album

• Slash, Corey Taylor, John 5 Added To Kirk Hammett's Fear FestEvil


• Kurt Cobain Documentary Preview Released

• RHCP's Chad Smith and Queen's Roger Taylor Tribute Led Zeppelin

• Motley Crue Rock Jimmy Fallon

• Body Count Release Video For 'Institutionalized'

• Napalm Death Release 'Smash A Single Digit' Video

• Blind Guardian Release Studio Trailer Video

• Bob Dylan Says Old People Should Act Their Age

• Enslaved Preview New Album

• KISS Preview Japanese Special Edition of KISS 40

• Singled Out: Sweet & Lynch


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• Paul McCartney, Rihanna and Kanye West Release New Song

• Chris Brown Victim Of Identity Theft?

• Blake Shelton Giving Away Album, Hosts Saturday Night Live

• Eminem Releases 'Detroit vs. Everybody' Video

• Diplo Talks Taylor Swift Backlash

• Kevin Gates Announces The I Don't Get Tired Tour

• Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds Announce Album and Tour

• Chris Stapleton Previews Forthcoming Solo Album

• Train Release 'Bulletproof Picasso' Video

• Pharrell To Appear On The Simpsons

• Miranda Lambert's New Song 'Roots and Wings' Premieres In Commercial

• Wiz Khalifa Remixes Fall Out Boy's 'Uma Thurman'

• Chris Brown Goes Samurai For 'Autumn Leaves' Video

• The Decemberists Sing About Kim Kardashian on TV

• As Katy Perry Prepares For Super Bowl She Holds Puppy Bowl Meeting

• Which Harry Potter House Would Ariana Grande Be In?

• Jason Aldean Talks Georgia Football

• Sofia Vergara Wants To Have 'Really Big' Wedding

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