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Ticketmaster Quietly Changes It’s Ticket Refund Policy :(

Since we last discussed the Ticketmaster Company and how they were going to be dealing with refunds on the veritable bevy of cancelled and postponed live events (seen HERE) due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, there have been a few clandestine changes to their process.

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So I first learned of this in the early hours of the day from our friends over at Ghost Cult Magazine and then did a little digging myself. According to some research and broadcast from Digital Music News, the original policy of refunds being made available should your event be POSTPONED OR CANCELLED were clearly lined out. See the graphic below for good measure.

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Ticketmaster Original Postponement and Cancellation Policy

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Frontiers Music SRL Announces Free Digital Sampler

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The Press Release:
April 10, 2020 was supposed to be an exciting release day for Frontiers Music Srl with new albums from One Desire, Dennis DeYoung, Pretty Maids, FM, and Her Chariot Awaits, but the universe had other plans, as we all know. But rather than simply let the day go by, the label decided to go ahead and release something anyway. Fans can now stream or download for FREE a 20 song digital sampler. Featuring songs from current and upcoming releases, the tracklisting is below.
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Bethel Woods Invites Woodstock Attendees To Join Alumni Registry

2019 marked the 50th Anniversary of the 1969 Woodstock Music and Arts Festival and we toasted the event in one of our Music Milestone posts that you can examine HERE when you have a chance. Though the plans for a 50th Anniversary Festival proved disastrous, the original site of the festival has just released some pretty cool information. You can see the press release below the poster for that original three days of history.

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The Press Release:
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, located in Bethel, NY at the historic site of the greatest festival of all time, is asking those who attended Woodstock over 50 years ago to join the Alumni Registry.

The Alumni Registry keeps the spirit of Woodstock alive through the stories and memories of the people who were there. The information provided from participants near and far is added to the permanent Museum archive, where it will serve as a useful research tool for visitors and scholars as they seek to learn more about the festival and its participants. The testimonies allow visitors to enrich their understanding of the event and its continued impact. Registry alumni will have the opportunity to receive information about special events and programs designed especially for them.
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Metal Blade Records To Release More King Diamond Classics In May

Just over a week ago, I shared the news about Metal Blade Records releasing two of King Diamond’s earliest classics. If you missed that announcement just click HERE to be up to date. Earlier, the label announced four more and you can read all about it down below.

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The Press Release:
Next month, King Diamond will release CD and LP versions of the classic albums “Conspiracy” (May 1st), “Them” (May 1st), “The Eye” (May 15th), and “In Concert 1987” (May 15th) via Metal Blade Records. The vinyl editions feature spined sleeves with an insert and download card; the CDs contain a mini-LP CD-insert with a small fold-out poster.

King Diamond adds, “These are not remasters. These are the albums as they were originally done in the old days from the original production masters. They retain all the original dynamics that were captured at the time. It’s very exciting to present these to fans as they were originally released.”

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Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus Bar Launches Pandemic Relief Effort via Kickstarter

The readers of this website are continually kept “in the know” about things to do in our region care of our handy, dandy Events Calendar. It’s here that you find the concerts, special events and conventions of no less than 50 or so places in the metropolis that we regularly document with one of the main places being the Saint Vitus Bar, in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Earlier today, the folks at SVB announced a special Kickstarter to help operations once this dreaded Coronavirus has left us. Take a look down below.

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The Press Release:
Saint Vitus Launches Pandemic Relief Effort via Kickstarter. Today, Saint Vitus in Brooklyn, NY is launching a Kickstarter to help raise money to keep the bar alive both during and after the pandemic.
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