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I Play In a Band

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 51 People

    Recording Is a Haroing Experience

    Picture this, if you will. You are the singer in a band, you ate also the primary writer who gives creative license on most of the arrangements, which most of the time are exactly what you had heard in your head when you wrote it. Now practice the songs for weeks and maybe even...
    teleman teleman 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 20, 2009

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    Recording Album

    We are finishing the recording of our first Album! Our genre is somewhere between indie rock and britpop. If you want to listen to something of us, google Ocean Lips... Feeling happy about the album
    davidlopezd davidlopezd 22-25, M Aug 3, 2013

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    Nothing lets you meet more people

    and touch more lives than MUSIC, especially when you play in a band. I love seeing all the people that love my music and music in general who also think the way I do or hold the same beliefs as me. But what I love the most is seeing people who are so different come together for...
    Kafkadreams210 Kafkadreams210 16-17, M Dec 30, 2014

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    Finding My Band

    My wife and I were having coffee and visiting with friends after church one Sunday.  The conversation got around to learning to play instruments.  At the time, I was learning bass, and my wife was taking fiddle lessons.  Another lady had her guitar stored in the closet.  She...
    steelhead01 steelhead01 66-70, M 1 Response Jun 13, 2012

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    The New Guy

    Last night at rehearsal, we were in the process of doing a recording session, when the bass player called saying he was running late because he was waiting on someone. We have been trying to start the audition process for a second lead guitar for quite a while and had almost...
    teleman teleman 36-40, M Oct 16, 2009

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    The Stillframes

    Hey, I play guitar in a band called The Stillframes. We just finished up some new recordings in the studio, and put them up on our myspace and facebook pages. Give us a listen! :) http://www.myspace.com/thestillframes We play only music we've written and we are kind of like a...
    mistakenstrangers mistakenstrangers 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 6, 2011

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    Rocking For Rhinos

    My band, Aiming at Shadows, have been put on the bill for a Rhino benefit concert called Rocking for Rhinos! This is probably going to be the biggest show we have ver played! Damn its exciting! I just dont believe that in this day and age people still believe in such rubbish...
    Kornographer Kornographer 26-30, M Jul 29, 2012

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    The Start Of My Band, Tzar.

    As you may of guessed my name isn't Gilbert Gilbertson as I don't want to share my identity online all people mentioned in this article have had their identities covered up with pseudonyms. But anyway I'm in a band called Tzar which is pretty big in our area. It all started many...
    GilbertGilbertson GilbertGilbertson 22-25, M Aug 11, 2013

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    Ac/dc Covers

    Over the years I have generally played with another guitarist and as we have written enough material to try get the remaining members invariably that member leaves the country. It reached a point where I stopped playing guitar all together. Last year my brother in law asked...
    me69sa me69sa 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 2, 2012

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    Couldnt Be More Proud

    Last night, the band that I play in played a gig at a small comunity style byob party that we play every few months. What makes this one so different is, we had major power amp problems after our last gig, and hadn't had an oportunity to test them before this gig last night. Also...
    teleman teleman 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 20, 2009

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    Debut Gig

    The AC/DC cover band I wrote about in an earlier story had our debut gig lastnight. We had quite a few more people there than we were expecting, made a few mistakes here and there, but it was very well received. The venue is one typically frequented by local musicians which...
    me69sa me69sa 36-40, M May 5, 2012

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    Awesome Gig

    This past weekend, the band I'm in played a gig at the bar where I got my semi-professional start. Let me explain...this bar is known for having just older country music, and the regular patrons prefer it that way. But as I said, it's where I got my start, so it was pretty...
    teleman teleman 36-40, M Dec 11, 2009

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    Recovery

    This past saturday, out of all of the great experiences that I've had through out my musical career, marks the pinacle of it, and this was just a private party. False Hope, the band I play and sing in, put on a great...no...magnificent show! Not sure if I mentioned this before...
    teleman teleman 36-40, M Sep 28, 2009

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    Oh Crap

    I am the rhytm guitar palyer and singer for a small time local band...a pretty good one...well here's the situation, I also work in contruction full time...we have a two night gig this weekend and yesterday I smashed my left hand....my fretting hand...with a hammer!!! At this...
    teleman teleman 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 4, 2009

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    Musical Rolloer Coaster

    I play in a band in the big middle of the USA. We have and I quote from our fans "A very unique sound.". We play a mix of country, classic rock and southern rock, and we also have about twelve original tunes which I have either written or co-written all of them. I also...
    teleman teleman 36-40, M Jul 27, 2009

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    Any Advice?

    this is a goal for me because i jam with my band but live to far away for us to do much (1 and a bit yrs till i cn move :-) ) but my problem is we do a lot of guns N' roses, mötley crüe, sabastian bach ect and i cn get high but cnt get that gravely sound if anyone can help...
    nobstick nobstick 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 24, 2009

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    Theres nothing better

    than playing in front of a crowd of people. To see people enjoying themselves, getting into the show is amazing. There's nothing like it.
    DrummerSD DrummerSD 41-45, M Feb 14

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    A Jazz Band

    It's a small band, me on Clarinet for instrumental solo, A female vocalist, a bass, drums, and guitar. We play a lot of swing and some slower jazz as well, I love it; I pretty much improvise everything I play. I play the harmonies while she sings with what I see fit(and chords of...
    otter3 otter3 18-21, F Dec 31, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I have only been playing the drums for about a month or two, but it is something I truly love. Music has always been a huge part of my life and I'm glad to have found an instrument...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    if you want to play the 20 questions guessing game message me
    punk8885 punk8885 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    Anyone on here play Counter Strike? If so, which one? And if you play CS:GO what is your competitive rank?
    BraedenPhillips BraedenPhillips 16-17, M 5 hrs ago

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    My favorite plaything. Keeps me amused for many an hour
    wanker1953 wanker1953 61-65, M 13 hrs ago

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    CHECK OUT THIS NEW BAND CALLED "WideRoom" they are amazing! they have this grungy, indie vibe coming from them. lead singer sounds a little like Kurt Cobain from Nirvana. heard...
    pixiegirl43 pixiegirl43 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I met a real life hustler today. So I was hanging out in the pool room at the place I work at. This man comes in and saying hello and introduces himself as "Angel". I watched how...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    L7 is my absolute favorite. This is the only band in existence that does not have a single song I dislike. Regardless of the mood I am in, any song from them will work for me...
    The3rdAndOnly The3rdAndOnly 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I'm playing with myself in my attends. While I was playing I peed all over my hand. It's fun to be playing with myself in a dry diaper and then then start peeing. I'm still playing...
    tylerlovesdisposablediapers tylerlovesdisposablediapers 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    Look here: NHL sixteen PS4 Pack Launches in North america upon Sept fifteen with regard to $450 Featuring a Ike Kane-less box art, Sony offers announced that an NHL sixteen...
    MQYANG MQYANG 18-21, F a week ago

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    A new band I discovered and their ******* awesome. My new favorite punk band. Easily beats The Misfits and Circle Jerks. I can't believe it took me like 4 or 5 years after really...
    ThatMetalDude ThatMetalDude 22-25, M Aug 25

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    I have been playing something on a Play Station since I was for years old almost everyday of my life. I also had an old Super Nintendo which I liked just as much if not better. I...
    Thatguy1258 Thatguy1258 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    I think they should play Funeral by ShyGlizzy as people enter lol But in all seriousness I have a playlist . I want dancers to perform to Bye bye by Mariah Carey . I want a...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    Feeling depressed, I'm so confused, I want to quit band, but I'm scared that I'll regret it. I hate it so much but I'm scared it will affect marching band which I love immensely...
    AllieKat17 AllieKat17 16-17, F Aug 23

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    Getting so annoyed trying to play Summoner's Rift (PvP) and having people give me **** because "I'm bad" when I'm trying to learn so I can get good. Sorry, but bots isn't going to...
    oathtoorder oathtoorder 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 23

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    My favorite bands are Nirvana and Disturbed. Other ones I listen to are Linkin Park, Godsmack, Nickelback, etc and the artist Simon Curtis. What's yours? :)
    MsFuzzWuzzOreoCat MsFuzzWuzzOreoCat 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    I found this beautiful stone at work last night. It looks like blue banded agate. Can anybody identify it? When I hold it up to light, it is translucent,light passes through it
    shaandar shaandar 31-35, F Aug 22

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    So I'm teaching myself how to play harmonica and it's coming along fairly well I don't play blues or Friday will be the next Bob Dylan but I can play a simple song I can play taps...
    Gws1269 Gws1269 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    Until probably the age of 10 my imagination, my dog, and (luckily) safe surroundings could keep me entertained for a few hours at a time. I had no siblings near my age. I...
    itsoneofus itsoneofus 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    So a couple days ago, I was finally able to play DayZ!!! Until yesterday... All the servers had high ping and I was kicked from any I actually got to join! xD I like the game... I...
    BeardedMan69 BeardedMan69 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    One 57 years old Mum, can make name with regard to herself in RuneScape SHE is Robyn Liddell in order to the girl family and friends, however whenever she actually is near the...
    MQYANG MQYANG 18-21, F Aug 20

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    I only really play Arams as the other games always end in me getting yelled at and called Noob because you're all ******** :P you lot do realize going ape at someone wont make them...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Aug 20

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    Right meow I am addicted to Star Wars the Old Republic MMO! if anyone plays let me know we shall talk and geek the frack out. Also I'm addicted to Google Play Games with Trophies...
    SirHumphries SirHumphries 18-21, M Aug 19

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    EA Verified that Titanfall On the internet Asian countries Release Game publishers EA and Nexon possess introduced the relationship to create the actual first-person-shooter...
    MQYANG MQYANG 18-21, F Aug 19

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    The moment my father hauled the Baldwin into our home I knew I needed to investigate. Tall, dark, carefully concealed blemishes; as if describing a mysteriously handsome man. My...
    soulsi soulsi 22-25, F Aug 18

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    Yep. I play Bass Clarinet and Bari Sax. I would love to hear from any fellow low woodwind players.
    Genexus Genexus 16-17, F 2 Responses