Lame things bands do on peeves

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Post by XsInMyEyes »

Bring their political views into their performances :roll:
Thankfully, few bands are so egotistical and entitled -- but there's a massive difference between integrating one's opinions into their music; which is artistic and intelligent... and yelling about your opinions on stage, because that isn't clever in the slightest, its just shallow, angry virtue-signalling which is inevitably going to cause fights and arguments among fans.
It won't make your music fair any better commercially -- people listen to bands and artists because they enjoy and appreciate their artistic creations, not because they like the way you think -- but it may drive potential fans away from your music if you're just going to alienate folk who think differently (yes, Ted Nugent and Billy Joe Armstrong, I'm looking at you lads), one of the beautiful things about music is that it brings people together, and at least some-- R.E.M, Foo Fighters, Kiss, Sex Pistols --- are able to recognize this.
I mean, I do not like Boris Johnson, but if he enjoyed a song that I wrote, then I would be happy for him
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Post by incessantmace »

Hmmmmm I don't know really. If it's an outspoken political act like RATM I kind of expect them to do that. There should be some amount of congruence between a band's or an artist's agenda and general profile and what they say and do on stage.
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