How to Become a Professional Musician


It takes time and much dedication to master a musical instrument. Those who dream of becoming a professional musician must not only learn to play an instrument, but they must also have the confidence to perform in front of a live audience. If you think you have the talent and

Smart Ways of Marketing Your Band

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Starting a band is tough, and making it big is even tougher. In addition to the pressures of being a performing musician, and all the lessons that you need to learn in order to pursue that as a career, in order to turn a band into a viable business venture,

A Night of the Best Un-signed Rock – Show Tonight!


Leafy, suburban Surrey is not known for its embrace of alternative music scenes, but there is one redoubt amidst the conservative conventions of the county that bucks this trend, a citadel of rock and roll if you will and it is called The Fighting Cocks in Kingston. Described as "a

Why are Music Themed Slots so Popular?


"Jimi Hendrix cor 24" (CC BY 2.0) by Luiz Fernando Reis MMF The online gambling industry is booming and raked in $47.11 billion in 2017 according to, and the most popular game by a long stretch is the online slot game. This is why there are now thousands of different slots in existence,

What Now For Guns N’ Roses After Their Hugely Successful Reunion Tour?

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Source: Guns N' Roses via Facebook  Guns N’ Roses are considered by many to be one of the greatest rock bands to have ever lived. The “World’s Most Dangerous Band” were in their prime in the late 80s and early 90s, but due to their appetite for destruction, their success was

The Science and Psychology of Music Nostalgia


Everyone has the experience of hearing a favorite song for the first time in ages and immediately being transported back to an earlier time. It transpires that the nostalgia we feel for the music of years gone by isn't just in our hearts, it's actually hard-wired into our brains. Music can

Elvis’ Global Appeal Shows No Signs of Waning


"ELVIS" (CC BY 2.0) by Sam Howzit There are few artists in the world whose cultural impact has continued to be felt so long after their death. The man who brought elements of rock ‘n’ roll, blues and gospel to the mainstream during his tragically short life, is still an ever-present figure in modern

5 Things to Know When Following Your Favorite Band

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All bands have their devoted followers, those who will attempt to see them perform wherever they are in the world. If you are considering following your favorite band, then you will need to plan carefully to avoid disappointment. You also need to consider how you are going to achieve your

5 One-Hit Wonders That You Still Hum to Today

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After Sinead O’Connor convinced us that “Nothing Compares to You”, and was never heard from ever again, the term one-hit wonder became used more and more, as bands continued to blow our minds and then drifted straight into oblivion. In this article, we are going to remind you of five

Julien Baker – Turn Out the Lights | Album Review


Julien Baker released her second studio album called Turn Out the Lights and it seems to be an album about self-esteem, God and rejection. The critic's opinion is split in two sides now, some of them consider that this is obviously an improvement compared to her first album. But, on