Well 2014 has ended all we can say there was a lot more bad than good in the world , But this is what makes us stronger by carrying on.
On a personal level I see our club grow and shrink at the same time but it shows progress this makes me happy. The people who are still here show that to believe in something positive instead of being popular for no real reason than lip service is its own reward.
I feel proud to call you all my Family and Children of Forest Realm.
The bad part of the year is we have lost so many people we used to think would be here forever. This shows how precious life really is and when it’s over its over for good with no do overs.
Live each day with a smile to start and end your day. Be true to your self and to the ones you love hold them close always.
And with this said I would like to call out to the Metal Community to get behind each other.
At this time we’re separated, selfish and have become decadent.
We can no longer live off the hard work done by others and expect it to not run out of gas.
We need to stand behind every band, every show and really support our scene.
To use a perfect example the reason why the current music trend is so popular and venues want to host them is when they go to a concert or show they stay for the whole event.
When you go see a show and only stay for the band you came to see and leave once they are done is killing the scene.
By doing this you’re cheating your self out of possibly discovering a new band. Also this is not supporting the scene and whats left at the end of the night is a venue or club with a hand full of people.
This goes for bands too who just play their set and bolt after. Not hanging around to support our brothers and sisters in Metal who worked just as hard as you did to get put on the bill is not supporting the scene.
What happens is the club comes up short at the end of the night and the loss of potential revenue from the people who would have purchased drinks or food.
So this dominoes into the club going well I let you have metal shows here and its not profitable so were no longer booking Metal bands.
When this well drys up it’s one less place to see live Metal and everyone is asking why are their no good shows? or saying the scene is dead.
This scene is not dead by any means we just need to feed it. When we do you will see a lot more shows in new places and the bands receive the exposure they deserve. The club will make its profit to pay it’s bills and the promoter. from here they will be able to book future shows.
Also in some cases pay the bands…. this is rare but being paid to play a live feeds the scene because these bands will work harder for you by creating better music and giving you a better show for the fans it was written for.
I love this music with all my heart and soul if we pull together this will awaken the sleeping monster from its overdue slumber…
Here’s to a better year of Metal for you all…
with Love, Honor and Respect Always..
Brotherhood of the Wolf Creator