AK Music Scene is quite simply, a place for bands to promote themselves and find links to places that will help them promote themselves. We provide many free resources to help promote unsigned bands, including:Show Calendar, the Pennsylvania Rock Show, Monthly Newsletter, and many more to come!
First Angel Media was created to connect the music scene in the areas surrounding Pittsburgh, PA. Its goal is to bring the music scene together, as well as being a place for fans of music to find bands, shows and articles and other interesting information to show the thriving scene local to them. It offers articles, show reviews, CD reviews, photography and more. Be sure to check out the resource section to find pages, photography, a full-color print shop, and more! Like our Facebook page to keep up to date on shows in your area.
Our purpose here at PA Local Bands is to grow and support the music scene in Pennsylvania. Whether it is listings for venues to find bands, resources that bands need to grow or even having a feature done to draw new fans. The solemn promise that we give is that we ensure that the bands come first. So we encourage all who read this to join us in building a brighter tomorrow for the Pennsylvania music scene.
The Pennsylvania Rock Show is a online radio show/podcast/FM program that features a studio guest and is full of songs from the best unsigned bands Pennsylvania has to offer. It airs the first Sunday of every month on Megarock Radio & on KFGD 107.1 FM St. Louis every Sunday of each month at 10:00am EST. Find out more about the Pennsylvania Rock Show on our press kit page. Our Mission: The Pennsylvania Rock Show creates an avenue for worldwide exposure for which otherwise bands would not have any outlets other than a local bar or party.
Don Shearer of the band Anger the Ant joined Bill to discuss the local scene, his band, and more. He explains where the name Anger the Ant came from. He also talks about the Butler Music Project Volume #1 CD and the process and reasoning behind recording it.
He also gave us some incite into what winning the Grassy Award from the Grass Roots Show at 97.7 The Rock Station WLER does for a local band. Bill and Don then discuss how awesome that show and Utah and Bob in particular are for helping the scene out. The Band Jam and the Rock Done Right Tour are just 2 of the many things that these guys do for the scene. Don credits them with helping Anger the Ant get off the ground and become a headliner after playing on the Grass Root Show.
Don then tells us about his music collection (or lack thereof), which includes local musicians!
To end segment 1, Don and Bill talked about the album, The Story of Her (in 1oo words or less). Don told a story about how the song Easier to Forget came about, as well as, what the story of the album and the song itself are.
In the second segment Don tells about how the band formed, what their writing process is, the Butler Music Project… listen for more
Back in the mid to late 90's I was starting to get involved with the local music scene with bands like ZMW, Hybrid, Sundog, & (kaj). I had been designing websites for some of the bands and just starting to get my feet wet as…
On this episode we discussed tomorrow's Pennsylvania Rock Show 12 benefit show for Rock For Life featuring Amber Alexis, Tilted Shadows, Terachain Sky, The Hellfire Club, and After the fall. Brian Shaffer of the Weekly RockBlog and John Lane of A Pro Radio joined me for…
In this episode Scott and Rosanna join us. They are an acoustic duo from Mt. Washington. Bill talks to them about their band and topics like the difference between the New York and Pennsylvania Music Scenes, their influences and greatest supporters, & more. They perform…
Bill is a teacher by day and webmaster by night. Bill started working with bands and their online presence in 1995. He founded AK Music Scene in February of 2004 and the Pennsylvania Rock Show followed shortly after in September of 2004.