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Old 09-08-2017, 08:19 AM   #1
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So I got in contact with a guy wanting a rhythm/second guitar player for his project. He has an EP finished and wanted a band to gig/ tour with. I met up with him and the drummer. He plays guitar and sings aswell. We played one of the songs he had written, and pretty much nailed it after some practice. He writes really good music. I would say the style is like Aerosmith, ACDC, Guns n Roses and a bit of rolling stones. Basically hard rock.

The thing is that they are a few years older and are looking to tour. Im 18 and in my last (very important) year of school. They are 23 and 22 and very experienced. And they want to fully go for it with the goal of touring. They said afterwards that they would like me to join and that they thought it was cool. I said that I would have to think about it a little. Im not sure cause firstly its not really my kind of music, even if Its very good. And secondly cause of time and commitment. I also have my "own" band where we are just lookin for a singer. I just dont know. Maybe ill play a few times with these guys and just see how it goes. Maybe even play a gig or two with them. It feels kinda daunting, but I guess it will be good. Ill probably learn LOADS by playing with them.
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Old 09-08-2017, 09:35 AM   #2
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Be up front and honest with them say you would love to go for it but talk to them about how you feel openly they will respect you for that .
Being open with them may help your decision - your a talented young man you have time on your side if it falls through.
Best of luck whatever
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Be up front and honest with them say you would love to go for it but talk to them about how you feel openly they will respect you for that .
Being open with them may help your decision - your a talented young man you have time on your side if it falls through.
Best of luck whatever
Yeah I gotcha . Ill tell them what I feel and then we will see what happens. Thanks for the help and kind words !
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Tell them if they want you, the tour has to wait for one year. Realistically it would probably take a year to get everything in place & a tour lined up if they are still seeking band members at this point.
Let us know what you decide. If you decline, this is just the first of many opportunities coming you way !
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Well do it and see if you can handle three months in a van with those guys.
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Tell them if they want you, the tour has to wait for one year. Realistically it would probably take a year to get everything in place & a tour lined up if they are still seeking band members at this point.
Let us know what you decide. If you decline, this is just the first of many opportunities coming you way !
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Yeah! Ill tell them this and then we will see what they say. Ill update with how it goes
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Well do it and see if you can handle three months in a van with those guys.
Hahah yea, hopefully they are cool guys
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