"Maybe all of this is just a new form of marketing for the album? People seem to be attracted to bat-shit crazy drama. Since the beginning of these threads, I've seen at least 2 announcements on Facebook about the new Black Pyramid album. Looks like it's working."
Yeah, this should push the illegal downloads through the roof.
(Sorry, but this is where I have to chime in, and the booze helps.)
Yeah, because nothing instills confidence in record labels, promoters and fans like the frontman/spokesperson of a band having an epic, public meltdown. Burning bridges with the small community who supported us to begin with is just a bonafide winning strategy.
Personally, I'm really humbled and extremely grateful that Danno is choosing to release this, despite everything that has occurred/occurring this week. He reads these forums and is just as disappointed in how all of this is unfolding. Despite all this, he's still going ahead with the release.
I worked really fucking hard on this album and I can assure you, having our 'leader' publicly train wreck wasn't really part of any game plan and serves no absolutely no purpose since any money or success made in this business is through playing live and selling merch and I don't see that ever happening again.
Andy can choose to do whatever he wants with his life. He chose to quit the band. The rest of us do not want to see our efforts swept under some rug because one member wants to eradicate the band, his role and its entire history and believe it meant nothing and chastise others for believing in our efforts. It meant something to the other members of this band and to those few who supported us.
I took over the Facebook page because I was tired of the negativity and wanted to post good news to the fans who actually liked us and supported us. My only goal is to release the album and retain some kind of goodwill between the 'band' and those who were kind to us along our journey.
If Andy wishes to absolve himself from the group, that's fine. He doesn't speak for the rest of us though and this is quite frustrating to say the very least.
Alright. All done. Thanks for the ear. Cheers.