AMANDA: Studio Time & Kickstarter
Most of my friends who pay any attention to me at all already know that my band has a Kickstarter campaign going on right now to fund a higher quality album. What they probably don’t know, because I have become one of those people who generally keeps her anxieties to herself, is that I’m nervous as hell about. I’ll be honest: I don’t think we’ll meet our funding...
You Say Tattermask Should Play Carolina Rebellion?... →
Our friendly neighborhood rock station, 106.5 WEND “The End,” is having a contest for an opening spot on the gigantic rock fest, Carolina Rebellion. For our out-of-towners, the Carolina Rebellion is the biggest rock festival that happens in the Carolinas, boasting a couple dozen large rock and metal acts, and people fall all over themselves to get tickets. It’s pretty sweet,...
AMANDA RANT: Yes, Being in a Band Can Be Seriously...
Dreams-come-true do not come easily. If you expect to wish-wish-wish your way to rock stardom while sitting on your couch with your eyes glued to a screen, you’ve got another think comin’. The days of A&R reps from record companies coming out and scooping up virtually unknown bands and promoting them to Nickelback level fame are over. You don’t get to be *just* a musician...
JOSH: Finally Emerging from SCarowinds' Monster...
It is Friday, November 2, 2012. I am writing this from my day job, eager to leave to go to tonight’s concert in Charlotte. This is also the first entry in the “Tatter-tales” blog. Anyway, what do I need to write about? What would keep your interest as I spew sentence after sentence about a band that is relatively unknown? To answer those questions, I don’t know. Maybe we will get the ball...