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Free and legal metal downloads

Free and legal metal downloads
July 27, 2009, 05:11:05 PM
Bands are getting sick of the battle between record labels and the law, who insist we all use stupid DRM/copy protection, and fans who download everything and pay for nothing.

It's time for us -- the excluded middles, the silent majority -- who download a ton of stuff and then buy the 1% that isn't outright crap, to speak up.

One good way to do this is to list the free and legal downloads that metal bands are offering.

I'd like a thread that listed just the better quality bands...

Similar lists:

* Metal Archives
* Free metal albums

Any other ideas appreciated.

Re: Free and legal metal downloads
July 28, 2009, 12:26:53 AM
We have put our debut up to download on our new website: http://www.cosmicatrophy.com

The upcoming album will follow in the same fashion.

Re: Free and legal metal downloads
July 29, 2009, 12:04:07 AM
Well, another idea is to simply look at the bands who offer full albums to be downloaded from their site without charge. Here are some:

Demilich - http://anentity.com/demilich/download.php
Eucharist - http://www.artnoir-productions.com/eucharist/mp3.html
Powermad - http://blogs.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=blog.view&friendId=144825783&blogId=356333721

And anus.com should start a net-label of course...

Re: Free and legal metal downloads
July 29, 2009, 02:05:54 AM
Metal Archives has already been noted, but this is the link to the thread exclusively for complete albums on the site:


Re: Free and legal metal downloads
August 20, 2009, 05:31:13 PM