Re: How come some bands are bigger in certain countries?
Posted by: Terry K. ()
Date: June 10, 2013 01:24AM

The truth is--and I really HATE to admit this...is that there's no 'magic formula' on what will sell like hotcakes. True--we had a template back in the late 70's til the early 90's for 'rock radio'. It's what most modern retro acts pander to today. But even heritage acts can't get their new music on radio anymore.
Good examples,Shademan. and many more out there to choose from. Bands like Saga,Kim MItchell,April Wine,Trooper,etc were huge in Canada,but never became headliners anywhere else to my knowledge. They had a hit or three hre in the US,but never got to another level. Guess there is always only so much room on any station for promoting whatever format they employ--rock included. SAd but true.. T

ps: still need that modern melrock station on the dial,but there's no money to be made there--say the powers that be. And money always talks of course. In the meantime, lots of great bands continue to go largely unnoticed..

Navigate: Previous MessageNext Message
Options: ReplyQuote


SubjectViewsWritten ByPosted
How come some bands are bigger in certain countries? 533 G3LesPaul 06/09/2013 09:13AM
Re: How come some bands are bigger in certain countries? 371 2_EdgedSword 06/09/2013 11:50AM
Re: How come some bands are bigger in certain countries? 341 the gooch 06/09/2013 12:27PM
Re: How come some bands are bigger in certain countries? 317 Ydde 06/09/2013 01:34PM
Re: How come some bands are bigger in certain countries? 284 G3LesPaul 06/09/2013 02:22PM
Re: How come some bands are bigger in certain countries? 270 mike1990 06/09/2013 02:48PM
Re: How come some bands are bigger in certain countries? 265 KingdomofMan 06/09/2013 04:41PM
Re: How come some bands are bigger in certain countries? 225 jamesrock 06/09/2013 04:51PM
Re: How come some bands are bigger in certain countries? 244 Hollywood 06/09/2013 07:18PM
Re: How come some bands are bigger in certain countries? 191 Shade 06/09/2013 08:38PM
Re: How come some bands are bigger in certain countries?173 Terry K. 06/10/2013 01:24AM
Re: How come some bands are bigger in certain countries? 188 Daredevil 06/10/2013 01:38AM
Re: How come some bands are bigger in certain countries? 172 Terry K. 06/10/2013 01:41AM
Re: How come some bands are bigger in certain countries? 172 Daredevil 06/10/2013 01:47AM
Re: How come some bands are bigger in certain countries? 172 Scott Watson 06/09/2013 10:18PM
Re: How come some bands are bigger in certain countries? 166 Terry K. 06/10/2013 01:28AM
Re: How come some bands are bigger in certain countries? 164 Terry K. 06/10/2013 01:10AM
Re: How come some bands are bigger in certain countries? 188 drowningdeep 06/09/2013 08:43PM
Re: How come some bands are bigger in certain countries? 177 Irwin m fletcher 06/09/2013 09:23PM
Re: How come some bands are bigger in certain countries? 163 Terry K. 06/10/2013 01:36AM
Re: How come some bands are bigger in certain countries? 155 Surfpunk 06/10/2013 09:05AM
Re: How come some bands are bigger in certain countries? 157 kaneudeck 06/10/2013 12:45PM
Re: How come some bands are bigger in certain countries? 139 JIMMY AGATES 06/10/2013 07:24PM
Re: How come some bands are bigger in certain countries? 118 Terry K. 06/11/2013 05:06AM
Re: How come some bands are bigger in certain countries? 126 rattman 06/10/2013 08:42PM


Sorry, only registered users may post in this forum.
Powered by Phorum.

Disclaimer: melodicrock.com takes no responsibility for the contents of messages posted on this open forum, or for the sanity of those posting.