On the 20th of April Sony found that they had a security breach within their services. 7 days later they closed the PSN network and the Quriocity service and announced that 75 million customer details have been stolen. Continue reading “When A Company Should Man Up”
Over the last 20 – 30 years the Music industry and computing industry have been dominated by a small metallic and plastic disc. This disc of course is a CD.
In late 70’s and early 80’s Sony developed and demonstrated this remarkable product to the world paving the way for music to be stored at a great quality for a cheap price. Unlike earlier methods for distributing music (such as the LP and tapes) this method was very strong. Continue reading “End Of An Era”
I have decided to open a Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/freetherock
EDIT I have cleaned this up a bit and it is now looking a bit sparse. Some of the sites no longer exist and some sites removed the download.
If you are anything like me you will be fanatical about the music you listen too. Many people tend to prefer to download music freely from pirate sites however I prefer to get my music the legitimate way.
Getting music the legitimate way however can become very expensive. What follows is some free legitimate music. Free of course being the best price you can get.
Jamendo offers a large selection of free music ranging from many styles. I am of course only posting ones I have found that I really like but take a browse about you may like what you find.
- Diablo Swing Orchestra – The Butcher’s Ballroom (quite intriguing operatic style vocals)
- Doomsday – Kiss The Fire
- Excess Pressure – Of Dreams and Nightmares
- Fenrir – Frozen Flowers
- Pandemonium – Whispers
- Winterburst – Demo
Last.fm offer free music to listen too and download.
- The Suffering – Bitter Sweet The Suffering
- The Suffering – Unreleased Demo
- The Suffering – Uxfest Live 18.08.97
- Desolator – Mass Human Pyre (Demo, Facebook needed)
- Enslaved – The Sleeping Gods (EP)
- Goreboding Ether – Beyond Conjecture
- Gama Bomb – Tales From The Grave In Space
- Metal Hit Monthly Compilation (new 1 every month)
- Metallica – Numerous Live Concerts (29 at last count and are official downloads)
- The Obscene – The Torment of Sinners
- Sanhedrin – Salvation Through Sin
- Savage Messiah – Plague Of Conscience
- Tranqvillitas Maris – The Longing
- Various Artists – Winter Sampler 2011
- Various Artists – Roadrunner Records – Download Festival Sampler
- Various Artists – Roadrunner Records – Spring Sampler 2011
- Various Artists – This Is Armageddon – Century Media Sampler
- Windrider – A Warrior’s Tale
- Windrider – Muspelheim
- Windrider – To New Lands …
- Within The Fall – A Story To Be Told (Demo)
- Wormrot – Dirge
It may also be worth checking out Suicidal Depressive as well as they also post free music.
I will be trying to keep this up to date and of course I will be adding more all the time so do check back.
If you know of any free music that is not listed be sure to let me know by responding to this post.
THIS WAS WRITTEN A FEW YEARS AGO AND WILL BE REWRITTEN SHORTLY
Since the dot-com bubble burst in the early 2000’s the value and profile of domain names has again been on the increase. Apart from recent financial turmoil caused by the world recession the average value of domain names has increased dramatically and shows no sign of stopping.
Due to the higher profile of domain names and the value that this brought it has unfortunately resulted in a rather unsavory side effect. The number of stolen and hijacked domain names has increased dramatically over the last few years.
Now many of you may be forgiven for wondering how a virtual item can be stolen or hijacked. Domains as we know are not tangible items and are more virtual items. Over the course of this article I hope to make you aware of ways that can be used to steal your domain name. Only by knowing how domain names can be can we actually protect against it. Continue reading “Securing Your Domain Name”