LesFleurs;4446085 said:Come on, who's in charge here?
LesFleurs;4446085 said:There's 345 metal songs, and 8 nu metal songs.There's 73 punk songs. 69 of those are from the year 2008-present.4 punk songs that are older than a toddler. Come on, who's in charge here?
Heavens_Saint;4446123 said:You mean, 'Less Metalcore & more Thrash Metal'.
AskariNari;4446176 said:or they tell me to "**** off."
NoThru22;4446210 said:Who's in charge? The mighty dollar is number one and the music labels are number two. Metal sells and metal bands participate in the RBN. That is all the answer that you need.
FlyGuyLXI;4446221 said:Pretty much, though I wouldn't even mind of some normal death metal.
Heavens_Saint;4446281 said:I'd kill for some normal Death Metal, like Atheist, Death and Morbid Angel.
FlyGuyLXI;4446221 said:You'd be surprised how many bands are much willing to put music and fandom over the dollar bill.
NoThru22;4446292 said:What's your point here? I don't see many of these punk groups putting their music on the RBN themselves and the authoring groups aren't going after them as much as metal groups (though, like I said, it's common consensus that the metal groups and labels are just more willing to work with RBN authors in the first place.)
joescorpion;4446136 said:I agree with LesFleurs... The RbN and even the regular rock band store is lacking in Punk DLC... Vice Records would be a good label to contact (****ed Up, Off!) SST (has a best bands but doesnt seem to like replying) (Black Flag, Descendents, Bad Brains, Husker DU, Minutemen, Saint Vitus, Meat Puppets)Dine Alone Records (Alexisonfire, ****er, Black Lungs, Dinosaur Bones, City And Colour, Moneed)But I would kill for Black Flag, Circle Jerks, Off, Bad BRains and the DesendentsAlso we shouldnt be attacking metal we should be attack that attack of metalcore and power metal (cough amberian dawn)
don99913;4446408 said:Amberian Dawn is Symphonic Metal.
FlyGuyLXI;4446437 said:Power metal and symphonic metal are often interchangeable just so you know.In this case, Amberian Dawn are symphonic power metal.But yes, we shouldn't attack the entire metal genre, solely for the fact we don't have a single doom metal track in RBN, and like 3 or 4 black metal tracks.
don99913;4446450 said:I found one Dimmu Borgir is that black or doom?
NoThru22;4446292 said:the authoring groups aren't going after them as much as metal groups
LiveHomeVideo;4446283 said:We're getting Morbid Angel and Atheist soon, though it's new tracks.
Catch-22;4446488 said:That is completely false, the number of bands and genres authoring groups contact is staggering. I know TAG has literally attempted to contact 100s if not a thousand bands. If the bands don't respond they can't do anything, there's nothing to pursue.
don99913;4446600 said:Why wouldnt bands want to respond? It seems like a good way to make money considering people cant get these for free like with file sharing.
AskariNari;4446176 said:I've emailed many punk rocks bands, and what happens every time is they either never respond or they tell me to "**** off."
Lameboy19;4446653 said:if the icons on SST or Dischord are released on RBN then there is a large problem, these legends deserve at least a official release.
kingtonyx;4446896 said:It's this sort of thinking that makes bands not show up at all...If RBN is good enough for megaselling bands like Creed, Evanescence, Seether, and Drowning Pool it's good enough for those bands.
LiveHomeVideo;4446295 said:There's actually a thread similar to this at the creator's site right now, and their replies are that they are trying, but bands in other genres (not just punk) just don't want to.
joescorpion;4447013 said:Maybe punk artists view the Rock Band Network as a way of selling out... which is sort of against the punk philosophy.
NoThru22;4446973 said:It's not completely false. Don't tell me my statement is completely false. It's a proven fact. I acknowledge that most if not all of the authoring companies are trying to diversify their catalogs, but the ongoing dialogue is happening with metal groups and labels. This also happens to be the type of music that sells the most to the niche players.
Catch-22;4447052 said:It is completely false, while dialogue may be happening more with metal groups it has nothing to do with authoring groups focusing on them or pursuing them more intently. THEY'RE THE ONLY ONES TO REPLY TO INQUIRIES. What do you suggest authoring groups do, ignore replies from metal bands to focus on no replies? Most companies pursue non metal acts to a far greater extent when they express interest but most don't so the process stops.
NoThru22;4447059 said:So you're trying to tell me that despite the fact that most authors (including you) agree that metal groups are easier to approach and more responsive to advances, and that the majority of music that is being released is metal, that the majority of groups being approached by all authors is not metal? Your statements are completely false.