Rocky Boy Music Announces Free Social Media Webinar

Let’s face it—many of us could use a lesson on being more engaging on social media. Our friends at Rocky Boy, a music blog that specializes in social media strategy for musicians, is launching a live webinar next Wednesday, June 20th at 8pm EST. In this webinar you can expect to learn: Why you should be active on social media. Why you should schedule your social media posts. Types of social media posts for musicians. How to plan your social media content. How to determine what your fans want. Grab…

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The Most Important Thing I’ve Learned: Post Every Day

Post something every day. Hands down. When it comes to Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, do EVERYTHING you can to post something every day. Anything. A silly picture of your frontman. A thank you graphic for everyone who liked your page this month. A 15 second clip of your latest music video. A black and white photo of the drum kit. I’m literally just word vomiting! If there’s one thing I learned this year, it’s that your band and/or your art is not just competing with other local bands on a…

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The Most Important Thing I’ve Learned: The Impact Of Social Media

From the very beginning, everyone in Palatine Harbor has continuously been learning from our successes, failures, and opportunities. We started with something simple and of course, as most bands start, only thought that we had to produce good music for people to notice. We soon learned the importance of social media and how intense of an impact it makes on fans and their impression of you as a band. Starting with Facebook, we learned it is crucial to spread the word to anyone who has interests in bands that seem…

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Warped Tour 2017 Interview: Lions Lions

How’s it going?! How’d you enjoy your Warped Tour experience this year in Mansfield? It seems to rain every year, but this year was intense! Joshua Herzer (Vocals): It’s always an honor to join Warped Tour, even for just a day. It’s amazing that after all these years we can still rely on New England coming out and sharing the experience with us. The monsoon conditions were a bit ridiculous, but ultimately the sweat and rain combine and you just learn to accept the soppyness. You recently released the music…

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Asking Alexandria Tease Project Titled “Into The Fire”

Asking Alexandria have been through a lot in the past year. Original vocalist Danny Worsnop came back, Asking performed on one of last fall’s most successful metal tours, and they got to work writing a new, Worsnop-fronted album soon after his return. It seems we can expect the fruits of their labor sooner than later. Asking Alexandria’s social media has featured a couple friends of the band – Papa Roach vocalist Jacoby Shaddix and Black Veil Brides drummer C.C. Coma – holding papers with the phrase “#IntoTheFire 9/21.” So, it’s…

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McDowell Mountain Music Festival App, Schedules And More

There really is an app for everything! If you are planning on going to McDowell Mountain Music Festival, things just got a bit easier for you. The festival has created an app that will have the set times, menus for VIP and so much more.   Please follow and like us:

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WATCH: Halo Tora “Age Of Terror” Music Video

You probably have never heard of Halo Tora, but after today, you won’t be able to forget them. The Scottish alternative rockers have released a brand new video for their single “Age Of Terror,” from their currently untitled upcoming album, which is set to be released later this year. The song combines a dreamy post-rock feel with elements of heavy alt-rock to take you through a journey of understanding our individual roles in this world. You can check out the video after the jump. You can purchase “Age Of Terror” here….

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INTERVIEW: Justin Chard (Ella Kaye)

Creating an EP with a full band can have its challenges, but doing it with a partial band can be even harder. That didn’t stop Ella Kaye, a metalcore band hailing from Arizona. Justin Chard and his fellow guitar play were left to create music after their band had split. The Arizona music scene came together and helped Chard and Ella Kaye create something that can all be proud of. Their EP release is just a few weeks away and it will be a huge step for the band in creating…

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4 Essential Tips To Appeal To A Record Label Or A&R

Heavy Rotation Records (HRR), an established student-run record label at Berklee College of Music, is operated by musicians for musicians and expands careers by offering opportunities in all aspects of the music industry. Here are some of our tips, as business students, and also as fellow artists, on how to appeal to a record label or A&R.  Please follow and like us:

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