Category Archives: Jobs

The most metal job opportunity of the year!

Posted by on January 16, 2014

As you’ve seen by this week’s relaunch, we’ve got big things in the works at Metal Insider in 2014. And now we’re looking for someone to join our team as we continue to grow. Metal Insider and its parent company, The Syndicate, are looking for a qualified candidate to join our metal promotion and marketing […]

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Kittie drummer making bank selling cribs

Posted by on September 24, 2013

The music business is a tough one. We know this, however it can still be shocking to think that rock stars may need to find ways of making money outside of their chosen profession. Kittie drummer, Mercedes Lander is no exception. While the band she helped found rose to quick fame in 1999 with their […]

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Traditional A&R: A Dying Process?

Posted by on January 18, 2011

It used to be that the A&R position was one of the key roles within the music industry and to the success of a band. But as the music business has taken more hits and loses thanks to the rise of illegal downloading, the “traditional A&R” process has come, well, close to extinction. DigitalMusicNews.com has […]

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Pelosi Suggests Musicians Quit Their Jobs

Posted by on May 25, 2010

Having a hard time working and trying to create a successful band? According to the government, there’s an easy solution – just quit your job! House speaker Nancy Pelosi recently gave a speech in which she said “musicians and other creative types could quit their jobs and focus on developing their talents because taxpayers would fund […]

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Megaforce/MRI/Transdreamer Hiring Marketing Coordinator

Posted by on February 9, 2010

Hypebot’s job board posted a metal-related opening today at Megaforce Records, its sister label Transdreamer, and distribution arm, MRI: Position: Marketing/Digital/Administrative Coordinator Marketing, Digital administration and general office administration Part-time and Full-time. Qualifications: –Must have music/entertainment industry/publishing ambitions. –Must be self-starter, organized and people person. –College degree preferred. Company Description: Megaforce and Transdreamer are innovative […]

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