If you want to actually get somewhere and become successful in your music, then you need to leave your egos at the door and stop the hate. When I first started out, I admit that I used to do it and admit it was a big mistake. Wish I never did it, but I’m trying let the past be the past and move forward.
The internet maybe a good tool to come on here and voice your opinions & honesty toward other bands & music artists, but to be honest, it isn’t really a good thing to do. There are musicians in facebook & craigslist still doing these things. The question you need to ask yourself is this, “Do I want to be a good musician or a bad guy?”
This isn’t reality TV or the soap operas, folks. This is the real world. People can see what you write on your keyboards. If you’re going to act like a douchebag on the computer, then that’s how I am going to look at you in person. If you act like a douchebag on the computer, and if you try to act all nice and friendly to me in person, do you think I’m going to be nice to you in return? Hell no. I won’t be afraid to tell you that you’ve been an idiot online lately.
Think how being a douchebag online will ruin your career. Your band members could walk out and quit on ya or you could get fired. The club refuses to book your band ’cause you’ve been an idiot online, you could even get banned from the clubs. You could lose a lot of fans.
If you’re not happy with the way things go for ya in the music world, then just shut your mouth, play your music and keep your opinions to yourself. This has been a learning experience for me, so I’m learning.
I know a lot of bands won’t take this advice, ’cause some of them will continue to act like douchebags, but bad karma will get them in the end, trust me. You have to be a 100% professional in the real world and online. I’m trying the best I can.