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Rock Star 101

A Rock Star's Guide to Survival and Success in the Music Business

Published by Allworth
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

A successful rock guitarist shares with musicians at every level firsthand knowledge of how to endure and triumph in the music industry. Rock-and-roll dreams become realities with this guide. Packed with advice and entertaining stories from life on stage and on the road, Rock Star 101 tells musicians on the rise how to:

• Understand the business and legal elements of the music industry: negotiations, contracts, publishing, merchandising, endorsements, money management, & more

• Protect a band from legal and financial conflicts

• Negotiate a "key man clause" and other crucial contract elements

• Find sideline work in music-related fields

• Set up convincing showcases or auditions with recording labels

• Develop a long-term perspective for one’s musical success