Re: Announcement Online
Posted by: tts42572 ()
Date: July 10, 2014 12:29AM

Agree. People would rather listen to Livin' on a Prayer for the millionth time than give some new tunes a chance. Honestly, it just perplexes me.

I've been to quite a few concerts over the past few years...Leppard, Crue, Bon Jovi, etc...And I see very large crowds at those events. So I know there are fans of this type of melodic/hair rock still out there. Then I look at a band like H.e.a.t...They are very similar to what those bands once were when they were breaking on the scene and H.e.a.t is really some combination of all of them...Yet, they go almost un-noticed here...mind boggling.

Anyways, I'm very appreciative that MRF4 is still going on and that Andrew is making the best of a tough situation. It's a great chance to catch some bands that we'd likely never be able to see otherwise.

Honestabe30 Wrote:
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> I know it is hard to get new recruits to "the
> faith" as it were. Last year, I tried to drum up
> some interest by periodically posting YouTube
> videos of various artists that were going to be
> there for MRF3 on my Facebook page but at least
> nobody I knew seemed much interested. I suppose
> many in the U.S. still define the type of music
> that we call "melodic rock" as either "hair
> metal", "classic rock", or "pop rock" - and are
> then only interested in the big names playing
> their 80's hits. I just don't get that mentality.
> Yeah, I love Don't Stop Believin', Living on a
> Prayer, Pour Some Sugar on Me, etc. but I would
> not much enjoy listening to the same old stuff
> over and over. I think it is part of what keeps
> me young - I still have that hunger for new stuff,
> either from old favorites or newer acts that pop
> up and play in the styles I respond to. I keep up
> with some of the popular new acts too, but this
> style of music is nearest and dearest to my
> tastes.

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