Dumb and Dumbest Episode #323: Finn McKenty of Punk Rock MBA Talks DIY!

Finn McKenty of The Punk Rock MBA has impressed us for years and years, first by building a community on Facebook, and more recently with his YouTube Channel and his new podcast! Dumb and Dumbest Episode #323 is streaming now and its an interview with Finn McKenty of Punk Rock MBA Talks DIY! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), in addition to the podcast, Matt and Curtis host The Music Marketing Challenges, low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the links below for details Continue reading

The Punk Rock MBA Analyzes Why Paramore, Slipknot, Limp Bizkit, & Blink 182 Are Successful

Finn McKenty, The Punk Rock MBA is back again with another video at his popular YouTube channel critiquing musicians and bands. What matters the most? Vocal ability? Good looks? Star power? Specifically, he has a chart to analyze the talents of popular singers and bands such as Hayley Williams (Paramore), Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour), Tom Delonge (Blink-182), Fred Durst (Limp Bizkit), Fronzilla, Andy Black, Phil Anselmo (Pantera/Down), Dave Mustaine (Megadeth), Rob Zombie, Oli Sykes, M Shadows, Brendon Urie (Panic At The Disco) Austin Carlile (ex of Mice & Men), Gwen Stefani, Demi Lovato, Miley Cyrus and Ariana Grande, Lil Peep, Charli XCX and more! Finnposts new videos every week and just launched a brand new podcast too!

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The Punk Rock MBA Examines The Most Hated Bands in Metalcore: Emmure, Bring Me The Horizon, and Attila

Finn McKenty, The Punk Rock MBA is at It again with another video in which he examines the video Venn diagram of music, culture, marketing and success of Metalcore and Deathcore. In addition to Emmure, Bring Me The Horizon, and Attila, he also looks at how Emmure sounds like newer Meshuggah and also has a penchant for songs about fellatio, marketing and promotion, BMTH’s changes over the years, Attila and their leader Fronz being the classic wrestling “heel” band (specifically “Chael Sonnen of metal”), and more!  Continue reading

The Punk Rock MBA Examines Old School Music Versus Today

In the newest video from YouTuber and music marketing expert Finn McKenty, The Punk Rock MBA, he examines the common complaint as to whether music was better “back in the day” versus right now. He examines this across genres, musical ability, recording techniques like “autotune”, and pro-tools, and cultural changes to make his case. Check it out! Continue reading

The Punk Rock MBA Analyzes How My Chemical Romance Got So Big?

It’s time for another video by ” The Punk Rock MBA” Finn McKenty, YouTuber, music marketing expert, music critic, and fan. He’s back with a new video analyzing how My Chemical Romance went from unknown, to a dominant force in popular music, and then disbanded. Check it out! Continue reading

The Punk Rock MBA Examines “What Killed Death Metal?”

Cannibal Corpse, by Evil Robb Photography

If you don’t follow The Punk Rock MBA, the YouTube channel run by music and marketing expert Finn McKenty, you are missing out! We are huge fans of his! His videos explore all of your favorite genres of music, their rise and sometimes fall. He uses the “what killed____” tag to get people interested, but clearly, he means in a commercial cultural way, not the death or a genre, as in the case of death metal. He discusses the main bands like Cannibal Corpse, Death, Morbid Angel, Deicide, Bolt Thrower, Mortician, Incantation, and Suffocation, Cynic, Suffocation, Pyrexia, Internal Bleeding, Entombed, Dismember, the cultural forces that led to its popularity (Ace Venture Pet Detective and Beavis and Butthead) and more! Watch the clip below and like and subscribe to the channel. Continue reading