I'm currently seeking Musicians for a Symphonic Metal band. If you play Drums, Bass, or Keyboard and live in or near the Coldwater, MI area, Contact me at 517-962-6366.
It's an expressive release of creativity.
To at least have my band be the big fish in a small pond. If it gets bigger than that, Great!
Get rid of the bankers and politicians... And anybody else who wears a suit.
Music didn't really hit me until I was about 13. My family got cable and with it MTV. One of the songs I remember most is Stryper's "Free". I remember being moved by the guitar solo. It's the whole reason I started playing guitar.
Stryper, Megadeth, Dream theater More recently: Nightwish, Delain, Epica
The fact that I have total control of what comes out of my guitar
Life is too short for competition. Make your mark in the world before you die.
There is no greater high.
it's grim, but it's always been that way. Being a musician doesn't get you a consecutive paycheck, health insurance, or any real respect from those in your age group. The only musicians who get any of that are the ones who have made it into the big time.
It's a good resource for musicians. Unfortunately, there are not enough resources for musicians these days.
The lack of resources for musicians. There's really no grant foundation for helping musicians/bands get started
Go see the bands, buy their merch, tweet about them.
Luck I guess? This is one I struggle with all the time.
I used to tour in a band with a guitar player named Halsey Claar. You might say he taught me how to be a performing musician. Check him out with his band HollowStar on facebook. They have a few videos of their live performances posted.