SXSW 2013 Update

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Attend SXSW 2013

There is no better time to plan your trip to Austin this March.Register to attend at up to 35% off walk-up rates and book a room at one of the great hotels still available.
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Mathew Inman

First Interactive Keynote Announced

Matthew Inman, the artist and best-selling author behind the comedy website known as The Oatmeal, is revealed as the first Interactive keynote for the 2013 event.
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Apply To Showcase

Apply to Showcase

Head over to Sonicbids right now to apply for SXSW Music 2013. Completing your application is the first step in what could be a career changing showcase at our famous festival. Complete your application by October 5th and receive 25% off!
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Submit Your Film

Submit Your Film

Add your name to the growing list of emerging talent discovered at SXSW Film each year. Submit your film (features and shorts), music video or title sequence byNovember 15, 2012. Apply before October 4 for the lowest submission price.
Photo: 2012 Documentary Award Winners for Beware of Mr. Baker courtesy of Anna Spysz

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SXSW Eco Poll

Win SXSW Eco Registrations

Answer a three question poll and you could win one of three pairs of registrations to SXSW Eco. Winners announced September 10. In its second year, SXSW Eco, a conference addressing solutions for sustainability, will take place October 3-5 at the AT&T Conference Center in Austin, TX.

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Atreyu- 2021

Atreyu's Baptism

At their core, Atreyu is a hard rock band with metal riffs and pop choruses. Now, after more than 20 years, the band has stepped boldly into their next chapter with a change in lineup and an album that proves the lifeblood of Atreyu is stronger than ever.


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Heaven's Metal: An Oral History of the Genesis of Christian Metal

Heaven's Metal

When rock emerged from blues and 'heavy metal' began to surface, faith-based metal acts also rose to start their own journeys. Initially shunned by both believers and non-believers, they were fighting for their spot at the table, ultimately building a legacy that would go on to change the genre forever. HM presents an oral history of the beginning of Christian metal music, featuring Guardian, Tourniquet, Holy Soldier, Whitecross, and, of course, Stryper.


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Imperial Triumphant - 2021

Alphaville’s Metal Renaissance

With influences that span Miles Davis and Stravinsky to Geddy Lee and Les Claypool, jazz metal force Imperial Triumphant is the epitome of genre-bending. HM contributing writer Andrew Voigt spoke with the band about their unique style, the massive bass presence in their music, and the rise and fall of civilization.


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