No sooner had I heard Erich talk of the inevitable impending demise of FATE than I decided to see if there were any musicians searching for “Talent” in my vicinity.Remembering my painful experience with the terrible Website that the ArztHosen had Chosen to promote themselves I was bracing myself for more of the same but actually DuckDuckGoed onto bandmix which seems much more professionally built and, although I haven’t yet registered, more user-friendly.
I immediately stumbled upon a couple of local (Frankfurt being local) punk and/or metal bands and, of those which were searching for band members, many wanted bass guitar, a couple a Drummer and singers.
I wondered whether I am accomplished enough to call myself a “Bassist”. I am critically Aware that I only Play with a pick but, for punk and metal, that should be enough.
I made a note to myself that, when/if I Register that I should also make a Point of promoting the fact that I primarily consider myself a lyricist and singer and bass are secondary skills – but my native english, for a German band looking for that, is certainly an Advantage.