BACON BLOODY BACON: Matt Bacon on How Hard The Music Industry Really Is

Doing this is hard. Like, straight up. I don’t think people understand this. I’m sitting on my third long flight in as many days, having been in Perth on fucking Tuesday and now about to land in New York Shitty on Thursday. Somewhere in between, I took a half dozen meetings in Los Angeles. That is what this lifestyle looks like. A baby is screaming, there’s a guy standing in the aisle who looks like a guy I used to tour with who killed himself, my fucking neck hurts. Don’t get me wrong, I feel fortunate for every day I get to help bands and work in this business.  I just wanted to get into the nitty-gritty of why this business sucks sometimes and what you need to emotionally prepare yourself for if you’re trying to get into the music racket for real. Continue reading

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Ozzy Osbourne, Disturbed, Shinedown,Bush, Seether, In This Moment Booked For Rocklahoma 2019

Long-running American rock and metal festival Rocklahoma had unveiled its 2019 lineup! Ozzy Osbourne, Disturbed, Shinedown, Bush, Seether, In This Moment will be joined by Steel Panther, Jackyl, Asking Alexandria, Tech N9NE, Blackberry Smoke, Buckcherry, Beartooth, Sevendust, Black Stone Cherry, Avatar, Fever 333, Lita Ford, Palaye Royale, Ace Frehley, Wheeler Walker Jr, New Years Day, Bad Wolves, and many more listed below. Taking place Memorial Day weekend, Friday, May 24, Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26, 2019, at “Catch The Fever” Festival Grounds in Pryor, Oklahoma, just outside of Tulsa. Early Bird Tickets go on sale Thursday, January 17th At 10:00 AM CT at the links below. Continue reading