Posted by: Pretty Boy Floyd ()
Date: April 14, 2000 10:18PM

you know what, your spot on, reading your e mail makes me so sad that the beauty of an AOR / Melodic rock song will continue on being undiscovered by the masses. There was a time not that long ago when AOR / Melodic rock was it. Hopefully it won't be long for a miracle that I wish for to open out AOR / Melodic rock for unknown.


John Q wrote:
C dog, where do you get this notion that there is still a 'huge fanbase' for AOR/MHR in Europe and Japan? Because that is most definitely not the case. Most bands on N&T, Escape, MTM, and Z sell less than 3000 copies in Europe and maybe a few hundred in the US. Japan is undergoing major changes as we speak: Not only is the market share for music shrinking due to video games, play stations, etc., melodic hard rock/metal especially is taking a beating because now that the Japanese kids have access to the Net, Burrn! can no longer dictate what people buy. Look at the Burrn! charts - Manson, Korn, Rage ATM, NIN, etc. are tops and have been making huge inroads, squashing traditional hard rock in the process. Burrn! itself are having major problems - their circulation has been cut in half in recent months from what it was only a few years ago.

Classic AOR/MHR will never recover - it will linger and continue to be an underground thing. It has nothing to do with quality although I b....

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