Stop Playing It So Damned Safe! and Other Wisdom from Alice Cooper

Besides the whole “Lumineers and Mumford and Sons are not Rock.  Stop calling them that.”  The last 20 seconds is really the most valuable part of the whole video.

I don’t understand why everybody is so afraid to be in a rock band. ‘I don’t want to offend anybody.’

More concisely: Stop Playing It So Damned Safe!

Alice Cooper’s curmudgeonly opinion of Mumford and Sons, Lumineers, etc

via twentytwowords.com

For all his talk about the audacious rebellion inherent to rock and roll, he’s awful whiny about people who do it different than him. That said, his impromptu folk song at 1:30 is pretty great…

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Drumma Boy Interview

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In many ways, this interview is where the idea of Music Biz Wiz Kids began. Several years ago,I had the fortunate opportunity of meeting Drumma Boy’s publicist and with the help of my close ally, Alex White, and videographer/editor Alex Wiltz- created this interview. The interview was released on my old blog rockwellbeats.worpdress.com. Drumma Boy drums some knowledge on his early days.Anticipate more interviews like this to come in the future.