Last September, the True Believers gathered at ACL Live Theatre in Austin to honor their onetime sound man and SXSW creative director Brent Grulke at Grulkefest. The music they created energized each individual to the point they decided to do it all over again. So in March, the True Believers will showcase at SXSW and enter the studio immediately afterward to record a digital single that will help promote upcoming live dates in May, and possibly, later. Fans can have ownership in this revival of the three-guitar Marching Guitar Army with the Kickstarter campaign to underwrite the band's return to the studio to record a new single and get started on an album's worth of new songs.
Risks and challenges
Making a record a record is always risky business, especially when there is no record label, producer, or big financial backer. Sometimes, a band just has to let the music lead them, which is why the five members of the True Believers are willing to put their respective individual careers on hold to showcase the band at SXSW and record a new single to let the world know, the True Believers are back. A new song signals this is no reunion or revival, but a dead-serious effort at reestablishing the band's credentials as arguably the greatest rock and roll band to emerge from Austin's rich and vibrant music community.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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