When I was fourteen, my mom bought me my first guitar. Once I strummed that first chord, it was on. I was hooked. I was great at sports, but I always cut up in class. I didn't take anything seriously except music. I turned down a few athletic scholarships and gave up on going to college. I just wanted to see the world and play my music. I grabbed my guitar and went for a ride in my friend's eighteen-wheeler. That ride turned into a month-long escapade. We stopped at every Mexican border in…Continue
The band was formed by brothers Brian and Brent Flynn, and comprises Brian Flynn on lead vocals, Brent Flynn on lead guitar and harmony vocals (a natural blend unique to brothers), Tommy Bales on drums, now with the band for over thirteen years and voted Number one most up-and-coming drummer in Modern Drummer magazine in 2009 and Joseph Shreve on bass, who met the brothers through a mutual friend and whose influences are drawn from Rush and Lynyrd Skynyrd. They each bring…Continue
We released a new single last week, and were immediately bombarded with emails telling us to submit our “great song” to various Internet radio stations. Apparently, there are over 100,000 Internet radio stations dying to play our song.
The catch? They all CHARGE to listen to the song, with no guarantee of making the radio’s rotation. Anywhere from $5 to $49 to submit a song that may never be played on the air.
My math says that would cost a songwriter between a…Continue