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I Want to Start a Band

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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 Sep 11

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    I have a band name and songs already written

    (well, at least lyrics). My inspirations have been Fall Out Boy, Led Zeppelin, Against Me!, blink-182, The Clash, Green Day, and Modest Mouse. Maybe one day I'll actually put some of my lyrics up on here
    PunkAltRock PunkAltRock 16-17, M 3 Responses Nov 16

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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 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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    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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    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 9 Responses Jan 11, 2010

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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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    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 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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    teddy714 teddy714 13-15, M 3 days ago

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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 3 Responses Aug 15

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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 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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    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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    I sing and play ukulele,

    I'm learning keyboard. I like in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Message me if you're interested in starting a band!
    SunTheKid SunTheKid 16-17, F Sep 28

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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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    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 :)
    MusicJunkie6794 MusicJunkie6794 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 14

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    Fantasy Band

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

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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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    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 want to start a band

    if u live in the uk I wirral and if your 13-17 message me
    mollieelloyd mollieelloyd 13-15, F Nov 3

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    Ive always wanted to start a rock band!

    My inspiration is Fall Out Boy😍 Im an alright singer but i know with practice i will get better. If anybody wants to be in an awesome rock band let me know!
    sweetraven15 sweetraven15 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 16

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    I want to start a lo-fi experimental band

    but nobody in my area is likes that kind of music
    nadthedad nadthedad 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 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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    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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    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 3 Responses Oct 22, 2013

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    dreamer0800 dreamer0800 13-15, F Oct 29

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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.

    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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    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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    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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    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 May 24

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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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    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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    Ok I'm starting a band

    for pop music I need backup singers I need some one good with a computer also need someone good with a keyboard and guitar hit me up people this is a fun project and who knows where it will go I'm looking for people who stand out with there abilities and individualism
    joe395271 joe395271 13-15, M Nov 15

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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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    I wanna play guitar the way I type on a

    keyboard smooths and flowing.
    NeverLooseYourFlames NeverLooseYourFlames 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 27

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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 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...
    StrangelyWrinkledMammal StrangelyWrinkledMammal 18-21, F Oct 9, 2013

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    Look at the photo and tell me the name of band I'm thinking of ... ;) Might be too easy.
    htheart htheart 36-40, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Broadsword And The Beast: Jethro TullA favourite album from a band Im not really into. :)
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