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I Want to Start a Band

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    I love singing and I have jam sessions with

    friends and family from time to time but not much lately. My style is R&B and I love singing 80s ballads. It's one of the few things I'm good at but no one to share it with. If you live in honolulu and love brian mcknight/tamia/boyz2men/monica/amy winehouse pls pls pls message...
    ilovecornmore ilovecornmore 22-25, F Jul 10

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    Lets Start a Band.hey Why Not?

    Dear friends I fell in love with rock music 25 years ago when i was in the medical school. Never could learn the guitar or try put a band except once in the closing years. I learnt the guitar my own way.teachers came and went.never mastered it. still,i made a plunge...
    auronarayan auronarayan 41-45 Apr 13, 2008

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    Alaska Anyone?

    Hey! I want to start a band, I can rap-alittle- sing and scream -screamo- I kind of play guitar and drums, and I want to start a band... problem? Not much people here in Alaska want to... so if u or someone u know live in Alaska, kik me, message me, whatever, if you are...
    TheEmoPandacorn TheEmoPandacorn 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 20, 2013

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    Fantasy Band

    Be brave, be strong, have fun
    AlejandroMontero AlejandroMontero 18-21, M Sep 5, 2013

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    I Wanna Start A Band

    I been wanting  to for the lopngest time and i still am looking i want a style of paramore and all that good stuff u need to live in glendal phx or peoria though!! and its hard as hell to find people the names Intensity! and i mean it can change but so far i like thaqt name...
    RaeRay1221 RaeRay1221 16-17 2 Responses Oct 23, 2010

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    I Want To Start A Band

    I'm looking to start a band in Indiana. I sing and play guitar: electric and acoustic, rhythm and lead. My biggest influences are The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Wonder, Pink Floyd, Nirvana, J S Bach. I really love all kinds of music rock, pop, alternative, punk, blues, jazz...
    dirtydaddy69 dirtydaddy69 26-30 1 Response Mar 13, 2011

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    I Want To Start A Punk Rock Band

    i would like to start a punk rock band ( something like paramore) and i want to hit the road if i do find some band members
    kamilucha kamilucha 13-15 2 Responses Aug 13, 2012

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    I Damn Near Worship Young People, Am Creative And Would Love To Write Lyrics For A Young Band

    I'm pretty tough to explain. My childhood basically didn't happen as I lost a mother and step mother to suicide when I was 3 and 13 and spent from 13-23 helping to raise 2 kids from the step-mom.  Then I moved as far away from my father as possible, from Boston to Los Angeles...
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M Aug 11, 2012

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    Music Is My Passion.

    I've always loved music. the lyrics, the meaning to the songs, and the way the performers go all out on stage. I want to be the lead singer of a band, or even produce my own stuff. But i cant sing to save my life? HELP? ADVICE?
    ThatGirlJessie ThatGirlJessie 18-21, T 2 Responses Aug 2, 2013

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    I Need To Find Other People Like Me

    hi.. im 14 years old i like rock since I was a little kid now i want to start a band or at least find more people who would like to play together PD I play the guitar (acoustic and electric
    3 Responses Jan 15, 2013

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    I really would some day.

    I love writing lyrics and people say I have a talent for it. So some day I want to start an alt-rock band called Plain Weird. Hopefully this dream comes true someday. I don't know what I would be in the band, but I just really want to start a band. Maybe someday..
    PanicAtTheBlink PanicAtTheBlink 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    Trying To Start A Band

    While talking to some friends, I got the idea of starting a band in my area. I know what kind of music I want to play, now I just need some musicians in my area who'd like to join.
    Ghost659 Ghost659 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 19, 2010

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    The most important thing to me is my music.

    But I am tired of trying to do everything by myself, and finding reliable band mates who share the same vision is almost impossible. I'm fed up with the crap they feed the masses on the radio. I want to start a band that means something, like the Beatles. But also is as...
    withoutsanction withoutsanction 22-25, M Apr 24

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    I Want A Band With Potential.

    Okay, lately every kid wants to be in a band or be a leader of a band. For me I have always wanted to grind with a group of talented people that can work together and corporate. I want to start a band, I want to do it to entertain people and satify my heart and give me something...
    Shiin Shiin 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2012

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    Are there any jazz musicians on this site?

    I want to start a group. Preferably from Sydney, Australia.
    Cheshirethecat Cheshirethecat 18-21, M a week ago

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    I Want To Start A Band And Become Passionate About It

    I have always wanted to start a band and make something out of my musical side. I've been playing guitar for 7 years and i still play it. i can sing a little but now i want to start jamming and i didnt realise how difficult it is. first off i live in a place where there is not...
    jonnyronny jonnyronny 18-21, M 8 Responses Jan 11, 2010

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    This thought just passed my mind Nothing is

    impossible , i can sing and I'm practicing screamo,, soon I'm getting a guitar and i'll practice playing it Anyone's interested? Idc where r u from If someones interested message me..
    Minju96 Minju96 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'd love to start a band,

    but I don't know anyone else who would want to be in a band :(
    Charlottexoxx Charlottexoxx 13-15, F 1 Response May 24

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    Almost There... Nearly... Not Really.

    So I play guitar, and I love doing it, its the only thing I like doing other than going to concerts. My girlfriend plays bass, and she used to be in a band, but they stopped for whatever reason. Anyway, she wants to be in a band with me and I want to be in a band with her...
    Clarissataylor Clarissataylor 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 22, 2013

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    I Want To Start A Black Metal Band

    I've been toying around with the idea of starting a Satanic Black Metal band for quite a while now, and I finally decided to just go for it. I even have a few people interested in joining one (surprising in that I live just south of Memphis TN, firmly in the Bible Belt). I need a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 19, 2011

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    I live in Danville Illinois

    and I'm looking to start a band I can sing and I'm learning how to play guitar. I want to be in a band that is serous about music and is willing to do what ever it takes to make the bands music known
    swssavedme13 swssavedme13 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    We Missed The Boom

    I REALLY want to start a band, I like the name my mate came up with (we missed the boom). I'm a drummer from the uk, im 19 and have been playing for around 8 years, I can play pretty much anything from heavy rock to pop and folk. I really don't mind playing anything. Id like to...
    Williams94 Williams94 18-21, M Jul 15, 2013

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    I Wish I Had People To Jam With

    I feel like I'll never be able to find people to be in a band with me. I don't know if it's because of the city I'm in or because I'm in a wheelchair or if it's because people just wanna be in a band these days for the "look". I wanna find people that would be interested to make...
    torturedfreak torturedfreak 22-25, F Nov 22, 2013

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    I think starting a band would be

    so fun, but I'm not sure how i'd start one even :P I've always wanted to be in one
    KikiMouse KikiMouse 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 15

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    What's Up? Let's Do This.

    I sing, I write lyrics, don't play any instruments, but I can hum it and YOU can get it out thru your fingertips, lol. I have tons of material by way of living a lonely existence, and if you're here, I'll just bet you do too. What are we waiting for?
    CrushedDandyLioness CrushedDandyLioness 26-30, F Jun 26, 2012

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    I play guitar, bass and do vocals.

    I live near Baltimore, MD. I'm really inspired right now by ambient music/shoegaze/metal, etc. I currently play guitar in and write for a Deathcore/Djent band, Visions of Virtue, but I want to do something on the side of that. Something spacey and dreamy but with moving bass and...
    SwampWhompa SwampWhompa 13-15, M Jul 20

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    All I Want To Do

    I want to be the bassist in a band, and actually play music, and go on tour. That's all I ever want to do, playing bass is the only thing I'm good enough at, I couldn't make up my own basslines I don't think, not at this stage anyway. Problem is, the only people who live near me...
    Clarissataylor Clarissataylor 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 10, 2012

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    I Want To Start A Band

    While talking to some friends, I got the idea of starting a band in my area. I know what kind of music I want to play, now I just need some musicians in my area who'd like to join.
    Ghost659 Ghost659 16-17, M Dec 19, 2010

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    Ct Band? 1 Bassist, 1 Drummer, Vocalist (Optional)

    I am from CT and I am 15 yrs old, i play the guitar but i dont play taylor swift ****, Im talkin about heavy, fast, energetic Riffs, of the influences of bands like led zeppelin and nirvana, i have a drum kit, 4 amps, a mic, 3 electric guitars (one les paul, one stratocraster...
    AlejandroMontero AlejandroMontero 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 1, 2013

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    SF Bay Area anyone? I know a few guys already,

    so if anyone wants to join us hit me up
    frostypunk frostypunk 16-17, M Jan 1

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    I Wanna Start a Band

    looking for anyone in uniontown ages between 15 to 18 message me on myspace my email is davesabeast92@yahoo.com
    kelsielynn kelsielynn 18-21 Mar 19, 2009

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    Im Looking For Musicians In My Area

    ever sence the 3rd grade i have wanted to be in a band its my passion im not very good with instruments but i love to sing with my close friends. i am currently trying to break out of being shy i love indi rock like college radio, post punk, hardcore bands such as the subways...
    coda9871 coda9871 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2010

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    I Want To Start A Band.

    I want to start a band that's alternative rock, and similar to Paramore. They are my inspiration and I would like to do something I've been dying to do for the longest time ever. Plus the songs that I wrote about people, I want them to hear it and know that I'm doing better than...
    shilo136 shilo136 18-21, F 1 Response May 21, 2012

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    Wanting To Start A Band?

    I would like to start a band if your interested comment below!!! Holly D.
    had1224 had1224 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 8, 2013

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    A funeral/atmospheric doom metal one.

    I would say i'm a decent song writer. I'm decent with singing, and I'm practicing to growl. I'm really serious about this Even a virtual thing over the net would be cool. We could send our ideas to each other, along with sound bytes, like, say I have an idea for vocals and I...
    LaceinBlack LaceinBlack 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 22

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    Metal Band!

    I love music and i still want to start a band even if i can't sing anymore I'm learning to play bass and i have been dreaming of haveing a band since i was 11! I'm 20 now and i have nothing to do i want to be a traveling band and have a awesome tricked out semi truck stage and me...
    KillerRage KillerRage 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 25, 2012

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    I Wrote This Song

    Blues song   IAM THE MAN YOU NEVER KNOW     I dont need your sympathy I wanted your love baby I dont need you to have pity Dont you,ever ***** on me   I dont need your approval dont you ever condescend me dont need your smile oh,you can ***** on me...
    auronarayan auronarayan 41-45 1 Response Apr 23, 2008

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    I Want To Start A Band.

    I really want to start a band. I can sing, I might not be that great, but I really love it. Once I have a source of income I plan on getting vocal lessons. I've tried learning guitar but I don't think I will ever succeed, I really stink at memorizing chords. If I got together...
    leavemebehind leavemebehind 18-21, F Oct 9, 2013

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    I wanted to start a band with my friend.

    I want to sing an play guitar, but I don't own a guitar :(. I've played it in music class, and LOVED it! My friend would play the drums.
    TheDaringWolf TheDaringWolf 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 23

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    I just feel like I don't have the time to

    commit fully. I guess I'll do it after I finish school or something. Then I'll be the lead singer/rhythm guitarist in a super awesome indie rock band. I'll let you guys know when we make it big, don't worry.
    Jennyboii Jennyboii 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Thinking of Starting a Band

    I have written materials and can play guitar and sing somewhat (i have my own unique sound if that says anything) but having a hard time finding people around where i live that aren't zonked out on drugs and alcohol and in the music scene.  How do i find people to build a...
    MonteCarlo311 MonteCarlo311 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 25, 2008

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    This Would Be So Funn

    I want to start a band!! It would be alot of fun. I can a few instruments not super good though. it would be nice to just keep playing together until a song starts to form with each person adding something of their ow. I haven't really made much of an effort but...
    bythecreek bythecreek 18-21 Mar 26, 2010

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    Damn, if I could play an instrument

    or sing, I'd totally form a band haha. I'd like to form a hardcore rock/screamo band, that would be badass. It's just so heavy, it makes me wanna go insane, I love that kind of music :)
    NegativePulse NegativePulse 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Im going to i think. Im gonna be lead

    singer/screamer and we're gonna be called High Risk Hatred :) just gotta find bass player, rhythm player, drums and guitarist :) !warped!
    Heyitsjaayy123 Heyitsjaayy123 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    SF Bay Area anyone? I know a few guys already,

    so if anyone wants to join us hit me up
    frostypunk frostypunk 16-17, M Jan 1

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    Dmv Area Or Close

    I want to start a band that's rock-ish hip hop with the r&b/soul undertones. Versitility! Looking for sick *** drummers and guitarist!!
    AlyAshe AlyAshe 22-25, F Dec 10, 2012

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    An Evil Smile, So I Couldnt Read Your Mind

    Rhythmn and blues song   AN EVIL SMILE , SO I COULDN'T READ YOUR MIND   She knew i had a crush on her she knew pretty well Iam sad and broken hearted She knew for sure that iam a loser and she must to tell the whole town about it she was calling me by my real...
    auronarayan auronarayan 41-45 Apr 23, 2008

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