Today is The First Bandcamp Friday of 2021


As previously announced, Bandcamp has been an amazing resource for bands and solo artists, labels, and fans during the pandemic. By waiving fees for bands one Friday, every month, for 2020 since the coronavirus (COIVISD-19) pandemic began. The relief dates have paid out over $75 million dollars to bands while taking no fees, encouraging fans to spend more on the platform, as bands seek relief. 800,000 fans have bought music on Bandcamp Fridays in 2020. Bandcamp has now announced four more Friday events for 2021 and today, February 5th, is the first. FurtherBandcamp Fridays in 2021 will take place on, March 5th, April 2nd, and May 7th. The additional relief days do not include artist subscription payments or vinyl pressing campaign pledges. For more information on Bandcamp’s revenue share, please see its Fair Trade Music Policy. However, this is an amazing gift to bands and a great day for fans to load up and support bands if you can. Continue reading


Bandcamp Fridays to Continue in 2021 with Four More Days!


As previously announced, Bandcamp has been an amazing resource for bands and solo artists, labels, and fans during the pandemic. By waiving fees for bands one Friday, every month, for 2020 since the coronavirus (COIVISD-19) pandemic began. The relief dates have paid out over $75 million dollars to bands while taking no fees, encouraging fans to spend more on the platform, as bands seek relief. 800,000 fans have bought music on Bandcamp Fridays in 2020. Bandcamp has now announced four more Friday events in 2021. Bandcamp Fridays in 2021 will take place on February 5th, March 5th, April 2nd, and May 7th. The additional relief days do not include artist subscription payments or vinyl pressing campaign pledges. For more information on Bandcamp’s revenue share, please see its Fair Trade Music Policy. However, this is an amazing gift to bands and a great day for fans to load up and support bands if you can. Continue reading


Today is The Final “Bandcamp Friday” of 2020


As previously announced, Bandcamp has waived fees for bands one Friday, every month, for 2020 since the coronavirus (COIVISD-19) pandemic began. The relief dates have paid out over $75 million dollars to bands while taking no fees, encouraging fans to spend more on the platform, as bands seek relief. Today, December 4th, 2020 is 2020’s final Bandcamp Friday! The additional relief days do not include artist subscription payments or vinyl pressing campaign pledges. Fans have paid artists $627 million using Bandcamp, and $19 million in the last 30 days alone. For more information on Bandcamp’s revenue share, please see its Fair Trade Music Policy. However, this is an amazing gift to bands and a great day for fans to load up and support bands if you can. Continue reading


Listen to Devin Townsend’s Cover of a Christmas Classic – “Silent Night”


 

As we previously reported, Devin Townsend will host his “A Very Devy Christmas”Live Stream special on December 23rd, and now finally has a Christmas song to share, to get you into the spirit of the season. Listen to Devy’s lovely rendition of the classic religious carol, “Silent Night.” Devy plans to record and release more holiday tracks from the sound of it! The track also marks Townsend’s very first appearance ever on Bandcamp as a solo artist.

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Today is The Next to Last “Bandcamp Friday” for 2020


As previously announced, Bandcamp will continue to waive fees for bands one Friday, every month, for the remainder of 2020. The relief dates have paid out millions of dollars to bands while taking no fees, encouraging fans to spend more on the platform that day, as bands seek relief from the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic crisis. Today, November 6th, 2020 is this month’s Bandcamp Friday! The additional relief days do not include artist subscription payments or vinyl pressing campaign pledges. For more information on Bandcamp’s revenue share, please see its Fair Trade Music Policy. However, this is an amazing gift to bands and a great day for fans to load up and support bands if you can. Continue reading


Author And Punisher Releases “Live 2020 B.C.” Album


Industrial Metal act Author & Punisher has surprise-released a live album “Live 2020 B.C.” Album. The album was created while the band was direct support for Tool on the Fear Inoculum tour, for which the band was direct support for three months, before the pandemic. We’ve been jamming this out, and it kills! You can purchase and stream the album over at Bandcamp and buy special bundles of merch too!

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Korn Shares Cover of Charlie Daniels “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” ft. Yelawolf


Korn has shared a cover of The Charlie Daniels Band classic “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” Yelawolf exclusively via Bandcamp today at the link below. All proceeds from the track will be donated to Awakening Youth, a nonprofit organization devoted to young people faced with the loss of a parent due to divorce, addiction, death, being surrendered for adoption, or other reasons. Daniels passed away earlier this month at age 83 after suffering a stroke. Recorded during the sessions for the critically acclaimed chart-topping epic The Nothing (Roadrunner), the track honors the late Daniels.

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Bandcamp to Waive Fees for Artists on “Bandcamp Fridays” for The Rest of 2020


As previously announced, Bandcamp will continue to waive fees for bands one Friday, every month, for the remainder of 2020. The relief dates have paid out millions of dollars to bands while taking no fees, encouraging fans to spend more on the platform that day, as bands seek relief from the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic crisis. The additional relief days do not include artist subscription payments or vinyl pressing campaign pledges. For more information on Bandcamp’s revenue share, please see its Fair Trade Music Policy. However, this is an amazing gift to bands and a great day for fans to load up and support bands if you can. Continue reading


HUM Releases New Album “Inlet”, First New Release in 23 years


Seminal alternative rock/post-hardcore outfit Hum have released a new album, Inlet, their first since 1998’s Downward Is Heavenward on Bandcamp, streaming in its entirety. The new album was enginered by Hum members Matt Talbott and Tim Lash along with James Treichler. Released via Talbot’s own Earth Analog Records, the album is available via various digital platforms with vinyl due out late this summer.

 

https://humband.bandcamp.com/album/inlet


Bandcamp Will Donate 100% of Their Share of Sales Today to Support Racial Justice, Equality, and Change


In a story we continue to follow and support here at Ghost Cult, Bandcamp is donation 100% of their share of proceeds of any purchases on their platform today, Juneteenth the observance of the end of slavery in the United States. From midnight to midnight PDT, and every Juneteenth hereafter, for any purchase you make on Bandcamp, they will donate 100% of their share of sales to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, a national organization that has a long history of effectively enacting racial justice and change through litigation, advocacy, and public education. We’re also allocating an additional $30,000 per year to partner with organizations that fight for racial justice and create opportunities for people of color. This was sparked by the recent killings of George Floyd, Tony McDade, Sean Reed, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and the ongoing state-sanctioned violence against black people here and abroad. Thanks, Bandcamp for doing this and you can read their statement they released today here.

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