”You know, some of the acts that I signed years ago might not get signed today. Now, we look for acts that have accomplished something on their own. It’s a different business and we don’t always have the time to wait for an act to develop. I wish it was different, but that’s the way it is.” – Brian Slagel, President of Metal Blade Records.
The music industry is changing to meet it’s needs in an ever changing industry and here is some good solid info regarding the change.