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Metallica - A Silver Lining on the Loudness Cloud?

With the release of Metallica’s new album, “Death Magenetic,” an unprecedented backlash from fans and listeners have cast a new spotlight on the “Loudness Wars.” And this might be just what the industry needs...

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Loudness War 'In Real Life' - Anecdotal Evidence

A lot of people use the excuse “Well, I want my tracks to sound as loud as...” -- which is one thing. Others use the excuse “Well, a lot of people are listening in cars and on trains with iPods and such and I want everything to be heard...”

Anyone who’s ever actually listened has another story...
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