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Less is more

“Less is more” might work when describing a few things… Like body fat or, I don’t know, wart size.

But when it comes to blog posts (or penis size), less is definitely not more, which is why I have to apologize for the lack of posts lately. Thing is, what happened was… Hell, I don’t have to explain myself you. What are you, my mother?

Anyway, we’re all going through busy times with our ‘real’ lives, and we simply cannot post tons of posts daily like we used to at this time. But hopefully we’ll pull our shit together. Let’s face it, this is still the 49th best metal blog on the interwebz, at least according to the study I did.

So be well, and keep watching this space… Exciting things are coming up*

*- Not really, but we do plan on posting more…


SOPA – We asked for opinions

The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is a very controversial subject. We found that out when we asked 20 musicians, 3 artists, 1 band manager and 1 PR agent for their opinion on the matter, and only 6 of them finally sent us a statement.

We do understand that some people don’t want to comment on the bill though. Not everyone is going to understand and agree with what these people think. They are musicians after all, not average internet users. So their opinion on the matter might split their fanbase into two camps, and we can definitely understand why they don’t want to risk that.

With that being said, with this article we’re trying to give those people a chance to speak on the matter, since they would be affected by it in different ways than most people. Five musicians (including one who is also the director of an independent record label), one artist and finally the writers of this website speak out on the Stop Online Piracy Act and piracy in general right after the jump.

Now, why would our opinion really matter? Dose of Metal and other similar music blogs rely heavily on Youtube and PR agencies distributing music for promotion purposes through one-click hosts. Without that, this site would barely be able to exist in its current form.

Musicians and other artists would face an even bigger challenge, if this bill went through. Just think of all the internet promotion they couldn’t count on anymore.

Keep all that in mind when you’re reading the rest of this story after the jump.


Second post of 2012

It’s January 1st and yes, this is an automated post. I felt bad for not making any special posts for Christmas, and I was way too lazy to make any posts for NYE, so I just wrote this one out of boredom.

So, 2011 is over, eh? Fuck that year, 2012 is our last year according to Mayans (and probably Dave Mustaine, since the guy seems to believe in anything, really). So let’s make it count.

If you woke up next to a fat, ugly woman (or man), feel better, at least it wasn’t your hand. Now get rid of that hangover and start the year LIKE A BAWSSS.


Dose of Metal wishes you a happy new year filled with sadness, emotional distress, loud music, loads of beer, and anything else you sad fuckers enjoy.



Happy New Year, fuckers!

Happy New Year mother truckers!

What a year, huh? Our first ‘full year’ of running DoM. We started in late 2010 so 2011 was the first year we started from scratch. And now it has ended.

Don’t worry, we have a life, this post was scheduled for 12.00 am, January 1st — New York City time. If you’re reading this right at the moment of being posted, you either:

a) have no life and are stuck on the internet on NYE, which sucks for you. haha.
b) have some sort of life and are reading this on a phone, or at a computer at a party.
c) a mixture of both (like, you know, you’re home but pretending you’re at a party with a hot chick)

Either way, happy new year. We hope to make 2012 as interesting as 2011 in terms of metal blogging, but let’s face it, we probably won’t.

Anyway, get drunk, get laid, start shit, get arrested, basically have a good time. I’ll schedule another post after this one, just so you have something to read, loser…


Fuck 2011

Not much left of this year, but I guess we won’t have too many posts these days since we’ll be busy getting into comas. We’ve scheduled some posts for January 1st, but that’s pretty much it for now.

I hope you guys have a great NYE, and here’s to another shitty great year of metal interwebz ranting.

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