Roadrunner Records - Slipknot's hard-hitting, aggressive metal anthems are getting…
- Posted on Oct 18th 2009 9:01AM by Jon Chattman
The music industry has also shifted from mom-and-pop music stores to big chains like Best Buy. Bands (ie. the Eagles, AC/DC and Pearl Jam) have also chosen to release their albums exclusively at stores like Target or Walmart. Some artists also release their album independently to ensure a higher success rate financially. Overall, the majority of music is purchased online nowadays with Apple's iTunes serving as the largest online music source - yet album sales as a whole have dropped significantly each year of this decade.
Major Record Labels:
Changes in music trends: