The Grounds are embarking on the first leg of their summer tour dates, into Western Canada
With the record business in shambles, 360 deals leaching the last bit of income out of musicians wallets, and media downloading at an all time high, there has never been a better time to take this bitch of an industry by the neck and forge our destinies as DIY musicians.
Because of all time low profits in the music biz, there will likely never be another super band like Metallica or Led Zeppelin, this means that us indie bands face a bleak future. One without the glowing hope of a million dollar record deal that will one day shower us in riches beyond our wildest dreams.
However, while the internet taketh away, it also giveth back.
We now have, at our fingertips, access to the latest and greatest tools for making a band successful. Gone are the days of needing to pay thousands to web designers, throw something up and…
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