EP25 | Ben Umanov of The Blast Beat Network

EP25 | Ben Umanov of The Blast Beat Network

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
Links:

The Blast Beat Network
Gear Gods
Metalsucks
The Laugh Network

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