Ben Umanov is a co-founder and co-editor in chief of MetalSucks.net and founder of the Blast Beat Network of heavy metal websites. He’s worked in the music industry for the past decade at a booking agency, independent label, major label, recording studio and management firm.
The great Charlie Munger once said that “The world is not yet a crazy enough place to reward the undeserving.” You can’t fail or succeed if you don’t try. And that’s what this episode is all about: execution.
“You should always assume that you’re going to have to do something the hard way.” – Finn McKenty
In This Episode:
- How Ben quit his day job to live his dreams
- The importance of brand awareness
- Realistic expectations when taking career risks
- How Eyal got his own band signed to Roadrunner Records
- Networking tips for noobs
- Why long bios are stupid
- And more
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