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by Subcide
Thu Jan 12, 2006 12:12 am
Forum: Music
Topic: Bullshit that gig and tour promoters have to tolerate!!!
Replies: 316
Views: 25843

yes yes money money money we get it Not money in the respect of the promoter actually making any. All the tours I've done have been for the love of the music. My money copncerns have been about lossing it! ....of all the tours I did, most only just broke even or lost a grand or so. There were only ...
by Subcide
Wed Jan 11, 2006 11:58 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Bullshit that gig and tour promoters have to tolerate!!!
Replies: 316
Views: 25843

captain dracula wrote:of course the thing is the main reason they are outside with no money is because they spent all their money on booze that they have already vomited up


Other peoples poor bugeting skills are no concern of mine.
by Subcide
Wed Jan 11, 2006 11:56 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Bullshit that gig and tour promoters have to tolerate!!!
Replies: 316
Views: 25843

Anyone whos gunna try and rip me off is no one I'm ever going to want a long lasting friendship with. I hate to be honest, but your completely full of shit!! i'd rather have 10 poorfucks sneaking into a show to see my band for the music than 100 paying people just to hang out and drink Ok then, let...
by Subcide
Wed Jan 11, 2006 11:35 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Bullshit that gig and tour promoters have to tolerate!!!
Replies: 316
Views: 25843

Anyone whos gunna try and rip me off is no one I'm ever going to want a long lasting friendship with. I hate to be honest, but your completely full of shit!! i'd rather have 10 poorfucks sneaking into a show to see my band for the music than 100 paying people just to hang out and drink Ok then, let...
by Subcide
Wed Jan 11, 2006 11:10 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Bullshit that gig and tour promoters have to tolerate!!!
Replies: 316
Views: 25843

me il only try to sneak in if i l have no money, or bargain if i have fuck all, i dont agree that you should 'budget' for people sneaking in, thats fuckin stupid, it makes no sense on any level, but when im doing the door i let people in at half price if i figure that half they pay is all they can ...
by Subcide
Wed Jan 11, 2006 11:08 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Bullshit that gig and tour promoters have to tolerate!!!
Replies: 316
Views: 25843

...Hmmm ,, If you were a good promoter you whould factor all these things into your budget and expect some people to do this,,,, Kinda like how someone whould factor in losses when running a dairy... In my experence If someboddys to poor and willing enough to sneek into a venue they probally deserv...
by Subcide
Tue Jan 10, 2006 11:57 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Bullshit that gig and tour promoters have to tolerate!!!
Replies: 316
Views: 25843

TIPS FOR PROMOTING GIGS As I mentioned before, heres an article I wrote a while ago and posted on http://www.nzmetal.com in July 2004. These are all things that work well in Christchurch but may vary from location to location so please feel free to add things you have found to work for you. Utilise...
by Subcide
Tue Jan 10, 2006 11:03 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Bullshit that gig and tour promoters have to tolerate!!!
Replies: 316
Views: 25843

Yeah Chris you've done some good tours, my favorite of course was Brutal Truth (played support as well). Nice bunch of guys and their last show ever... I've done a few over the years (not in the last 8 or so) and the most annoying thing I can remember is a Club owner telling us it was all go and we...
by Subcide
Tue Jan 10, 2006 9:14 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Bullshit that gig and tour promoters have to tolerate!!!
Replies: 316
Views: 25843

just wondering got any tips for organising a gig? 90% of organising a sucessful gig is advertising and promotion. You can have a show with the biggest PA, most amaizing light show and the best bands around but it's going to be shit if you forgot to advertise it and no one shows up because they didn...
by Subcide
Tue Jan 10, 2006 7:16 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Bullshit that gig and tour promoters have to tolerate!!!
Replies: 316
Views: 25843

The BIG thing that sucks, is that gig organisers aren't supposed to have to worry about shit that's entirely to do with the venue, security, back doors, people sneaking in alcohol, vandalism... Damned New Zealand. Yep it's the venue that takes the legal blame for anything like that happening. There...
by Subcide
Tue Jan 10, 2006 7:13 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Bullshit that gig and tour promoters have to tolerate!!!
Replies: 316
Views: 25843

part of the reason i dont do gigs anymore is cos im a soft touch on the door, but ive scammed my way in before, so what goes around. A word of advice from experience I to am a soft touch when it comes to being on the door. Either that or I've gone the oposite way at times and had phsical altercatio...
by Subcide
Tue Jan 10, 2006 6:29 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Bullshit that gig and tour promoters have to tolerate!!!
Replies: 316
Views: 25843

Re: Bullshit that gig and tour promoters have to tolerate!!!

First up: DON'T POST HERE UNLESS YOU ARE ONE OF THE ABOVE TYPES OF PROMOTER or have at least organised a gig at some stage. Because if you haven't YOU WON'T KNOW WHAT THE FUCK YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT!!! But otherwise, please feel welcome to read, be entertained and maybe learn something just to be an ...
by Subcide
Tue Jan 10, 2006 6:19 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Bullshit that gig and tour promoters have to tolerate!!!
Replies: 316
Views: 25843

Re: Bullshit that gig and tour promoters have to tolerate!!!

First up: DON'T POST HERE UNLESS YOU ARE ONE OF THE ABOVE TYPES OF PROMOTER or have at least organised a gig at some stage. Because if you haven't YOU WON'T KNOW WHAT THE FUCK YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT!!! But otherwise, please feel welcome to read, be entertained and maybe learn something just to be an ...
by Subcide
Tue Jan 10, 2006 6:01 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Bullshit that gig and tour promoters have to tolerate!!!
Replies: 316
Views: 25843

Bullshit that gig and tour promoters have to tolerate!!!

First up: DON'T POST HERE UNLESS YOU ARE ONE OF THE ABOVE TYPES OF PROMOTER or have at least organised a gig at some stage. Because if you haven't YOU WON'T KNOW WHAT THE FUCK YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT!!! But otherwise, please feel welcome to read, be entertained and maybe learn something Whilst sitting...
by Subcide
Mon Jan 09, 2006 12:02 am
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: Peter And The Test Tube Babies...and NZ
Replies: 32
Views: 2527

Re: Peter And The Test Tube Babies...and NZ

Thursday, March 9 - THE JETSET LOUNGE , Christchurch Friday, March 10 - Indigo, Wellington [R18] Saturday, March 11 - King's Arms Tavern, Auckland [R18] with support from The Rabble, City Newton bombers, Roofdog The band are touring internationally to support their first album in eight years. A Foo...
by Subcide
Sat Jan 07, 2006 7:31 pm
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: DISGORGE(USA)
Replies: 38
Views: 3551

Not really death metal is way better than most things that get labeled punk these days I.E Good charlotte,Blink 182...... The list goes on Punk is way better than most most things that get labeled death metal these days I.E Slipknot... :wink: :P Since when were Slipknot labeled Death Metal? Meat Ya...
by Subcide
Sat Jan 07, 2006 1:23 am
Forum: Reviews
Topic: PHARKT 05/06 NEW YEARS EVE - NELSON
Replies: 32
Views: 2989

PHARKT 05/06 NEW YEARS EVE - NELSON

Who went to this? The only coment I've found is in the upcoming events section where Caramelized_corpse posted:

"PostPosted: Mon Jan 02, 2006 12:46 pm

Man 2 bands played
why is that???
Traveled a longway to see bands
Not worth the trip!"

Did PHARKT literally live up to it's name?

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