Posts byKeith Pro

IBG Interview – 8 Questions With… Inhuman Condition

Florida death metal legend Terry Butler (OBITUARY, DEATH, MASSACRE, SIX FEET UNDER) has joined up with fellow former MASSACRE members Jeramie Kling (also of VENOM INC, THE ABSENCE, GOREGÄNG) on drums/vocals and Taylor Nordberg (THE ABSENCE, GOREGÄNG) on guitar to form INHUMAN CONDITION. New on the scene, the group is set to release their debut album, “Rat God” on June 4th.  We had a
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J.Ramada Shares Rainbow of Sound on ‘Turquoise’

Being in the right place at the right time will always help a person find the right opportunities. Making sure to live an interesting life full of being in different places can multiply these potential opportunities. Our recent discovery J.Ramada has made it a point to keep his eyes open for chances to stay involved
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Rian Mac Is Still ‘Overthinking’

Musicians and in fact everyone in the music industry must always be networking and growing their connections and collaborators. This is the only way to grow and expand your sound. Gaining additional influences and inspirations will always make us better. Our friend Rian Mac has proven this with the growth of his independent label and
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IBG Interview – 8 Questions With… Cowpoke

As songwriters we all have many inspirations and influences. Oftentimes these influences do not necessarily work together. Having the freedom to create music in different genres and styles is one of the joys of a prolific songwriter. One such artist is our recent discovery Raf Sanchez who is launching a new project Cowpoke with a
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Chase Potter Puts His ‘Foot On The Dash’

The power of music is undeniable. Some of us are fortunate enough to discover this power at an early age. Even fewer are able to harness this power and become a part of the music creating a career within it. Our recent discovery Chase Potter is one such success story. He continues this path with
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Random Parts say ‘So Long’ to the old

Remote songwriting collaboration has really hit the mainstream over the past year due to the social distancing circumstances. More and more artists are getting together virtually to create music. All these newbies could take a lesson from our recent discovery Random Parts who have mastered the art. The ‘band’ is a fully realized remotely recorded
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Merit Maker Makes Their ‘Judgement Calls’

As an artist gets deeper and deeper into building their own personal musical style there is also inevitably growth. This growth comes in the form of musical talent as well as in life. We start to see what works best for us and become the artist that we were meant to be. Our recent discovery
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KD Bantz Open Up On ‘The Blue Sky Sessions’

Life is meant to be a collection of experiences. Getting out there and enjoying the journey is a gift. When we are able to slow down it is the artist’s responsibility to share these experiences with others. Our new friend KD Bantz enjoyed an interesting life and now turns those stories into a string of
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IBG Interview – 8 Questions With… Whole Damn Mess

Packing a potent punch with timeless songcraft and unbridled energy Los Angeles band Whole Damn Mess is – Don Miggs, C. Todd Nielsen, Lawrence Katz, and Greg Hansen. The group’s collaborative songwriting style, artistic connection, and collective years of experience is part of what makes this band standout.  We caught up with the classic rock
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The Willing Comes “Full Circle”

Often as we get older we yearn for the music we played in our past. Some of our fondest memories were those early days of creating music with our friends. Unfortunately most of us will drift apart and move into “day” jobs and those fun times just become a good memory. Our recent discovery The
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Bludgers Gives Us More With ‘FIVE’

Sometimes it takes a lifetime to find the time to record and release the music that a band wishes to. Life gets in the way but music will always survive. It has taken a while for the now multi-continental veteran band Bludgers to get their music to the world but it is now coming fast
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Don Tocabajo Shows Us The ‘Signs’

As a musician gains experience they are free to explore and experiment. Getting the opportunity to perform with other musicians opens up even more exploration. Our recent find Don Tocabajo (pronounced T0-ka-ba-ho) has spent his life in love with music and keeps up the passion with new music coming out on March 15th, 2021. Based
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We Got The ‘Bubblegum’ Out Of Dirtylaundry

As musicians we will constantly be adapting and adjusting to situations that arise around us. This past year has been one of the most difficult ever for performing artists but there is no quit when music is passion. One such band is our recent discovery Dirtylaundry. The Worcester, Massachusetts-based band has been a staple of
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Aryak Truly is ‘A Rock Star’

Once the joy of creating music creeps into an artist’s mind, it is known to stay there. Things can get in the way of the time to pursue that joy but it will remain. Finally when the free time arises that music will flow. This can be later in life but then we also have
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Roam Like Ghosts to that Place you call Home

There is no doubt that music and the way we make it has changed greatly through the years. Even faster over the last 25 years or so with the improvements in technology. Songs can now be written by a band with the members never even being in the same room. Our recent discovery Roam Like
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IBG Interview – Founders of QuaranPalooza

We can all agree that this has been an extra challenging year for anyone involved in the music business. But challenges will arise in any career. The people that find ways to rise above the challenges are the ones that will find success. Our friends John Rybak and Cello Joe needed a way to keep
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Everything But The Everything Feels Rock n Roll

An artist hoping for any kind of career in music must be open to enjoying the journey. Sometimes this means adapting and adjusting as time goes on. This is perfectly all right. Our recent discovery Everything But The Everything is a great example of rolling with the journey to find his fit in this wild
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Markoff and Lazzara ‘You Raise Me Up’

Enjoying songs that we have come to love in alternate ways is always refreshing. Many artists cover their favorite songs. Our friends Steve Markoff and Patricia Lazzara have been doing this for a while. They have taken well-known classics and modern songs and turned them into beautiful concert pieces with their instrumental flute-first style. They
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