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PODCAST: I DON'T MAKE THIS STUFF UP [CLICK FOR MORE] - This 2020 year was intense, most of all it shutdown the world around us. For entertainers our opportunities vanished as it did for other industries. What was this year like for us, how will we see 2021 blossom, and things we can do to keep moving forward when at times it seems like we cannot do... [CLICK FOR MORE]

NEWSLETTER: I don't know about you guys, but Elroy and I are glad to be at the beginning of a new year. The voices of new possibilities are calling to us, and we are willing to heed their call! Whatever 2021 has in store, we're confident we can handle anything... [CLICK]

MUSIC PROJECTS: People are People: JD McGibney took part in a collective of 36 musicians in support of social justice and equality organizations, releasing an Orchestral Rock version of Depeche Mode's classic "People Are People." Amongst the collaborating artists are Synthpop legend Marian Gold (Alphaville - „Forever Young“, Big In Japan“), Grammy-winners... [CLICK]

STORE: Angel vs Dragon Hoodie. Solid colors: 80% Cotton, 20% Polyester; Heather Grey: 78% Cotton, 22% Poly; Dark Heather: 50% Cotton, 50% Polyester Imported Machine wash cold with like colors, dry low heat 8.5 oz, Classic fit, Twill-taped neck... [CLICK]

MUSICAL PROJECTS: [READ MORE] Thomas J. Bellezza and JD McGibney play an upbeat heavy metal acoustic version of the original song "A Play I Was Working On" from the band Altayon. This is a song converting poems from the poetry book "SHE" into music. The progressive doom metal band, Altayon, flows back and forth through acoustic music and heavy Broadway... [READ MORE]

MUSICAL PROJECTS: [READ MORE] Thomas J. Bellezza and JD McGibney play a 50's style love song in an acoustic version of the original song "A Kiss In Eternity" from the band Altayon. This is a song converting poems from the poetry book "SHE" into music. The progressive doom metal band, Altayon, flows back and forth through acoustic music and heavy Broadway... [READ MORE]

YOUTUBE: Playlist - HOW TO GET READY FOR A GIG | GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR BAND'S GIG • [CLICK] How To Get Ready For A Gig | Get The Most Out of Your Band's Gig - How to Start a Successful Band with JD McGibney. Getting your band ready for a gig has more steps than just practicing your songs the night before. There are things that must be done... [CLICK]

YOUTUBE: Playlist - HOW TO MAKE A SET LIST FOR YOUR BAND | STRONG BAND SET LISTS - How to Start a Successful Band • [CLICK] How To Make A Set List For Your Band | Strong Band Set Lists - How to Start a Successful Band with JD McGibney. A rookie mistake beginning bands sometimes make is getting up on stage for a gig without planning out what they are going to... [CLICK]

STORE: [READ MORE] Angels on the Battlefield's EP “Over Darkened Skies” is available for download in the JD McGibney Store! Conquer your battlefield with some epic instrumental metal. A collection of songs that span the first full length album. [READ MORE]

MUSICAL PROJECTS: [READ MORE] Thomas J. Bellezza and JD McGibney play an acoustic version of "After All Is Said And Done" which is an Altayon song converting poems from the poetry book "SHE" into music. The progressive doom metal band, Altayon, flows back and forth through acoustic music and heavy Broadway style songs... [READ MORE]

NEWSLETTER: [READ MORE] My mind is trying to wrap itself around the fact that October is here already. Elroy and I blinked and the leaves started to changing color! Along with the quick arrival of my favorite season, this month brings with it the BBR Film Festival, chats with friends, and some new music projects! [READ MORE]

PRESS: Voyage LA • [CLICK] JD, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today? I was born and raised on Long Island, New York. I spent my late high school and early college years performing in the local music circuit until I graduated college. After which, I moved to Los Angeles to pursue a music career. Early on, I interned for Tuff Gong... [CLICK]

YOUTUBE: Playlist - HOW TO USE SOCIAL MEDIA FOR A BAND • [CLICK] How To Use Social Media For Bands | Grow Your Social Media Presence - How to Start a Successful Band with JD McGibney. Social media is a powerful tool in today's music industry. It allows bands and artists to connect DIRECTLY to their fans across the ENTIRE planet. Having multiple platforms... [CLICK]

YOUTUBE: Playlist - HOW TO MAKE A BAND WEBSITE • [CLICK] How to Make A Band WEBSITE | What to Include On a Band Website - How to Start a Successful Band with JD McGibney. Having a branded website for your band can be an extremely powerful tool. A website's purpose is to be your central hub and your main point of sales. Having a well developed website can... [CLICK]

YOUTUBE: Playlist - HOW TO GET INVOLVED WITH MUSIC • [CLICK] How to Get Involved With Music | Building Relationships in Music - How to Start a Successful Band with JD McGibney. Common misguided advice is directed towards the artist brain. It's an undisputed mantra leading artists down an uphill battle. You've probably heard it more times than you can count... [CLICK]

YOUTUBE: Playlist - HOW TO MAKE A BAND SUCCESSFUL • [CLICK] How to Make a Band Successful | Making A Living In A Band - How to Start a Successful Band with JD McGibney. In this video we want to identify what you need to know in order to have a successful band. “Where do I start?” can seem like an overwhelming question. There is a major difference between a... [CLICK]

YOUTUBE: Playlist - HOW TO MAKE MONEY WITH MUSIC • [CLICK] How to Make Money With Music | Making Money With My Band - How to Start a Successful Band with JD McGibney. The most effective way to make money with music is by building a brand. Having a strong brand allows your audience to develop an emotional connection to your band. Summed up, your brand... [CLICK]

YOUTUBE: Playlist - HOW TO FIND MUSICIANS • [CLICK] How to Find Musicians | Finding Good Musicians - How to Start a Successful Band with JD McGibney. Finding like minded musicians for a band can be a fun, but sometimes lengthy process. It takes time to build up relationships and identify people that you might potentially want to work with. Making sure that... [CLICK]

YOUTUBE: Playlist - HOW TO START A BAND • [CLICK] BBR Productions developed this playlist to educate musicians in bands on how to create a successful longevity within the music industry by showing you How to Start a Successful Band! Starting a Successful band can be difficult when weeding through misinformation. Our goal is to provide facts in order for... [CLICK]

ALBUM REVIEW: Static-X Project Album Review • [CLICK] Birthed in 1994 out of Los Angeles, California. Static-X is a band that is synonymous with a heavy industrial attitude. Rising to fame in 1999 with their album Wisconsin Death Trip. Static-X was comprised of Tony Campos on bass, Ken Jay on drums, Koichi Fukuda on guitar, and the legendary Wayne Static... [CLICK]

PODCAST: I DON'T MAKE THIS STUFF UP [CLICK FOR MORE] - Thomas J. Bellezza and JD McGibney have over 20 years combined experience in the entertainment industry. The two own a production company that consults, markets, and develops projects in all aspects of entertainment. This show is dedicated to breaking down the process of succeeding in the... [CLICK FOR MORE]

BBR PRODUCTIONS: BBR SHORT FILM FESTIVAL [CLICK FOR MORE] - SUBMISSIONS AUG 1ST TILL AUG 22ND Time to take this sitting at home to the next level. BBR Productions is a consulting, marketing, and of course a development company. Our focus is in entertainment. Since we are all stuck home we thought to ourselves "How could we be productive... [CLICK FOR MORE]

PRESS: [CLICK FOR MORE] Interview with Musician JD McGibney! 1. It is clear that music is a huge part of your life. How long have you been playing guitar? And how do you think it has helped you grow as an individual? Yikes... I've been playing guitar for... Jesus... almost 18 years! It feels weird adding all that time up. Playing guitar has had a HUGE impact on my... [CLICK FOR MORE]

MUSIC PROJECTS: [WATCH VIDEO: YOUTUBE] When I started writing this tune, I had no idea I would eventually get to put this thing together with so many phenomenal musicians from all across the country. The quarantine has forced musicians to adapt - trying everything from remote recording to virtual concerts, so this was such a fun way to connect... [WATCH VIDEO: YOUTUBE]

NEWSLETTER: [READ MORE] The world has proven itself to be one hell of a crazy place these past few months. It almost feels as though Elroy and I have been waking up to different episodes of the Twilight Zone every day. In between the chaos, though, we are staying positive through messages of support and equality, and through the adventure of music! [READ MORE]
 
 
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