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Metal Distributor Drops All Albums To $5.25

NEW YORK (Hypebot) –
Does the price of an album download matter?

We may soon finds out – at least for the metal genre. Metal label and digital distributor Metalhit has dropped the prices on 95% of its album releases and catalog to $5.25. The company represents dozens of underground metal labels and artists.

"We are pleased to announce that our entire catalog of releases are now just $5.25 for full albums. We decided to make this change after studying the opinions of buyers of digital music," said a statement from the label. A rare handful of titles from labels outside of our influence will have albums available at alternative prices in our store, however, about 95% or more are available for only $5.2!"