So you want to be a rock ‘n’ roll star, and have your names up in lights? Well, then you need to start dedicating your time to making sure you follow through in that desire. A passion for music and creativity is essential, and you also need to follow this advice as well.
The Right Attitude
Every great rock star has the right sort of attitude. You have to walk around exuding confidence and be the same when you get up on stage. This is the essence of what makes a rock icon. So, it’s time to work on your attitude and your approach to music. You've got to be confident and compelling, but without being unbearable. There's a fine line between rock star and idiot, and it’s the line you need to walk perfectly.
A Great Band
Every great rock ‘n’ roll star has one secret weapon on their side, a great band! You can't hope to be a rock star all alone now, can you?! Well, some people manage it, but they still require a backing band. So, to be of the first things you need to do on your journey to becoming a rock star is to form or join a great band. Now, there are plenty of opportunities to do this these days. People are forming groups every day, and they're always looking for members. The Internet is a wonderful tool to use to find local musicians and bands who might be interested in meeting with you. This is something you need to do sooner rather than later.
Now, there might be a debate about how much knowledge you really need to be a rock star. Consider people like Sid Vicious or Liam Gallagher. They are two of the greatest rock stars of all time, but they have or had limited musical knowledge when they started out. Having said that, a basic knowledge these days is probably going to be beneficial, especially when you’re first starting out. You may not know all the musical notes, to be able to play 7 instruments, but you should have a basic idea of how music works. And you have time to learn these things, especially with the online resources available these days.
A Wardrobe to Match
What do all great rock stars have? That's right, a great wardrobe. They are all good dressers. You take any rock icon over the years, and they always looked great when they were on and off stage. So, you want to feel the part, and act the part? Then you need to make sure look the part. That means you have to have the right sorts of clothes for the part. Of course, your unique style is hugely important in defining your image. But, you also need to make sure you look great as well when you’re with the band. As the saying goes, clothes maketh man (or woman).
We've all looked at rock stars and wanted to be like them. And you can be a rock star, but maybe not on the same scale as your idols. Still, with the right approach, knowledge, and attitude you can start your career in the music industry…. Even if it’s just in your town!