Re: Portrait failed because...
Posted by: Bighairnolonger ()
Date: April 19, 2001 04:27AM

Well,

considering we are the ones that want to hear the old stuff there is nothing wrong with signing the older bands if they are promoted properly. The Poison tour for example will likely be successfull, if a couple of the other hair bands are on the list then great. They also needed new bands as well and they needed to promote them.

I'm curious because Ratt for example had who knows how manys songs turned down before they finally did the album. Whose decision was that - Kalodner's or others? For all we know, Ratt has tons of great stuff ready, but the label was the reason for the lack of true excitement on the record. The album isn't bad, typical Ratt stuff, just nothing truly stunning. You can't just blame Ratt for this because you don't know the rest of the details.

Besides, other hair bands aren't doing bad, considering the market today. No they can't quite do the numbers they used to and that's sad...but hey, with all the crap coming out nowadays...where is Rock really at? Europe isn't dead, we just don't get their stuff over here and even good bands out of the US just never make it nationally. Yeah it is time to blame the record labels!

That's why concepts like Napster have potential so that the useless middleman will eventually be avoided. Unfortunately Radio play is the final hurdle.

Don't know what to do about that!

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Portrait failed because... 82Eric Abrahamsen04/18/2001 08:16PM
Re: Portrait failed because... 49 Marc Vanway 04/18/2001 09:06PM
Re: Portrait not officially failed... 56 Andrew 04/18/2001 09:44PM
Re: Portrait not officially failed... 58Eric Abrahamsen04/19/2001 04:07AM
Re: Portrait failed because... 72Mrpool04/19/2001 01:03AM
Re: Portrait failed because... 64 J.C. 04/19/2001 01:51AM
Re: Portrait failed because... 79John Q04/19/2001 04:10AM
Not for the lack of new bands it didn't! 62Surfpunk04/19/2001 03:30AM
Re: Not for the lack of new bands it didn't! 61 sfk kurt 04/19/2001 09:34PM
Re: Portrait failed because...65Bighairnolonger04/19/2001 04:27AM
Re: Portrait failed because... 77Eric Abrahamsen04/19/2001 07:26AM
Re: Portrait failed because... 48Bighairnolonger04/20/2001 04:14AM
Current state of rock. 65Surfpunk04/20/2001 07:31AM
Re: Current state of rock. 64Bighairnolonger04/20/2001 09:36AM
The biggest mistake of Kalodner 66 Marc Vanway 04/19/2001 07:22PM
Re: The biggest mistake of Kalodner 68 Mario 04/20/2001 03:25AM


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