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New Website Lets You Hire Metal Musicians And Producers

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A website has recently launched titled Metal For Hire, which boasts a colossal lineup of musicians and producers available to hire for session work, lessons, and even lyric video creation.

More info can be found over here, and the site's current lineup includes:

Glen Drover - (session Guitars, Etc...) Megadeth, King Diamond, Testament
Doc Coyle - (session Guitars, Etc…) God Forbid, Lamb Of God, Trivium
Jason Bittner - (session Drums, Etc…) Shadows Fall, Flotsam And Jetsam, Anthrax
Bjorn “speed” Strid - (session Vocals, Etc…) Soilwork, Demon Hunter, Sonic Syndicate
John Gallagher - (session Bass, Etc…) Raven
Dirk Verbeuren - (session Drums, Etc...) Soilwork, Devin Townsend, Jeff Loomis
Jon Howard - (session Vocals, Etc…) Threat Signal, Arkaea, I Legion
Chris “zeuss” Harris - (producing, Etc…) Rob Zombie, Queensryche, All That Remains
Francesco Artusato - (session Guitars, Etc…) Devil You Know, All Shall Perish
Dj Heavygrinder - (remixes, Etc…)
Ben Schigel - (producing, Etc…) Chimaira, Drowning Pool, Misery Signals
Chris Clancy - (session Vocals, Etc...), Wearing Scars, Mutiny Within, I Legion
Hannah Verbeuren - (photographer) Soilwork, Rolling Stone, Decibel, Revolver
Sebastian Reichl - (session Guitars, Etc...) Deadlock, I Legion
Ralph Santolla - (session Guitars, Etc…) Deicide, Death, Obituary
Samus Paulicelli - (session Drums, Etc…) Decrepit Birth, Abigail Williams, Arsis, Goatwhore
Tommy Jones - (videographer) Slayer, Lamb Of God, Testament, Kataklysm

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1. coldiem writes:

It may come across as a good idea initially but ultimately I can't see this as anywhere near a viable business.

Aside from mix/mastering services (which are already readily available) I don't see this as being anything more than purchasing a name to be slapped on your album as a "guest" appearance, which is lame enough to begin with. Plus, the prices are hidden behind a "sign-up wall", so go ahead and draw your own conclusions there...

Honestly, make it on your own or don't bother. If you have to buy your way into credibility through the services of established musicians then this genre (or any, really) doesn't need you.

# May 28, 2015 @ 9:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Drum_Junkie writes:

I appreciate that these guys are trying to find a different business model to support themselves, but I also would like to see this concept expanded to include struggling musicians as well to help the unknowns to increase their exposure. Sure, this exists in local and some regional areas, but to enable unsigned musicians to reach a global audience could be a good step forward.

# May 29, 2015 @ 9:04 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Blindgreed1 writes:

They are available for lessons as well. And the photog might be able to prosper from this as well. I think it's a good thing.

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