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Songwriting And Your Indie Band

Songwriting And Your Indie Band

Matt Bacon April 24, 2017 0

So I think that one of the fundamental realities of the music industry that a lot of my compeers don’t really want to fess up too is the significance of songwriting. While it’s certainly

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Cultural Sadness And The Music Industry

Matt Bacon November 18, 2016 Comments Off on Cultural Sadness And The Music Industry

America is in decline and so pop music is going to have to implode, or at least change forever. Now I know that’s a pretty weird and crazy way to start an article so

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Sunday At Psycho Las Vegas: The Rise From The Sub Basement

Sunday At Psycho Las Vegas: The Rise From The Sub Basement

Matt Bacon September 5, 2016 Comments Off on Sunday At Psycho Las Vegas: The Rise From The Sub Basement

Sunday – the final day of Psycho. I was wiped out – as was pretty much everybody else – but somehow we would have to power through. After all some of the best sets

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Saturday at Psycho Las Vegas – Turn Round Quick

Saturday at Psycho Las Vegas – Turn Round Quick

Matt Bacon September 4, 2016 Comments Off on Saturday at Psycho Las Vegas – Turn Round Quick

I woke from my secular haze and stumbled into the haunting Las Vegas morning. I had passed out at 6 in the morning on a couch the night before and wondered why my whole

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Friday At Psycho Las Vegas – The Brain Boils

Friday At Psycho Las Vegas – The Brain Boils

Matt Bacon September 2, 2016 Comments Off on Friday At Psycho Las Vegas – The Brain Boils

I wake up. Another day. Another strange bed. Minimal sleep. The usual. I knew I’d have to go do some interviews and maybe get some food down my gullet but as for now I

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Psycho Las Vegas – The Madness Begins

Psycho Las Vegas – The Madness Begins

Matt Bacon September 1, 2016 Comments Off on Psycho Las Vegas – The Madness Begins

Psycho Las Vegas – the greatest American heavy music festival of all time? Probably. Freaks from all over the world gathered to see one of the most riotous and brilliantly put together lineups of

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Bands Still Can Explode Out Of Nowhere: The Surprising Reality

Bands Still Can Explode Out Of Nowhere: The Surprising Reality

Matt Bacon July 22, 2016 Comments Off on Bands Still Can Explode Out Of Nowhere: The Surprising Reality

There is a myth in music today that it takes years to build up from the underground in order to become a big band. You might be saying “Sure folks like Bieber can come

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The Cult Of Personality And Heavy Metal

The Cult Of Personality And Heavy Metal

Matt Bacon June 27, 2016 Comments Off on The Cult Of Personality And Heavy Metal

If metal is supposed to be about the individual then why do we spend so much time in our hero worship of the stars? Metalheads like to claim that they are immune from the

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Hellfest Day Three: A Return To Earth

Hellfest Day Three: A Return To Earth

Matt Bacon June 26, 2016 Comments Off on Hellfest Day Three: A Return To Earth

So we come to the final day. A day that had one of the sickest lineups that I have ever seen on any festival ever, and I’m not just saying that because of Black

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Day 2 Of Hellfest: Watch The Flames Burn Higher and Higher

Day 2 Of Hellfest: Watch The Flames Burn Higher and Higher

Matt Bacon June 23, 2016 Comments Off on Day 2 Of Hellfest: Watch The Flames Burn Higher and Higher

Day two of Hellfest saw me wake up with the first traces of festival plague. I had developed something of hack overnight – I would be wheezing far more than I would like this

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