Ibanez Endorsement

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  1. Xiphos68

    Xiphos68 SS.org Regular

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    3 Questions?
    What do you get out of them?
    How do you get one?
    What are they looking for in their endorses?
    All info is appreciated.
     
  2. vampiregenocide

    vampiregenocide A Chap Called Ross

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    There are different levels of endorsements, some give you reduces prices on production models, some free guitars, some access to custom shop etc. Depends who you are on which one you get.
     
  3. Xiphos68

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    How do you get into the custom shop?
     
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    DomitianX Oxygen Converter

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    Crowbar and blow torch.

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  5. Xiphos68

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    haha. That hard to get into?
     
  6. vampiregenocide

    vampiregenocide A Chap Called Ross

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    Very hard. Short answer : Tour lots and and sell lots of records.
     
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    Put it this way; if you have to ask, you arent getting endorsed:lol:
     
  8. Xiphos68

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    man. Really? You can't be like Chris Letchford and still not get in.
     
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    Chris who?! LOL
     
  10. vampiregenocide

    vampiregenocide A Chap Called Ross

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    Talent means nothing in the music industry come on :lol:

    You have to be like Meshuggah, and sell records as well as have talent.
     
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    This guy's kinda goofy but I enjoy his videos. And this is the most informative piece i've ever seen about getting endorsed. My brother went to music school and said this video had more info on the subject than he learned in 2 years at school.

     
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    So you can't be like Tosin?

    I do not think Reflux was THAT popular and he got an Ibanez endorsement and a LACS guitar. :fawk:



    :lol:

    But really watch that dudes video up there, it is really informative.
     
  13. vampiregenocide

    vampiregenocide A Chap Called Ross

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    Basically you need a fan base though at the end of the day. So there may not be mainstream popularity, but if you have a large underground fan base its all good.
     
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    The guitarist for Scale the Summit.
     
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    Rick ALL HAIL DJOD Forum MVP

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    You need to be incredibly lucky to get an Ibanez endorsement.
     
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    iamrichlol Doesn't afraid

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    Haha thats awesome, definitely going to check this guy out some more
     
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    Making it in the industry is all about two very simple things. If it was about talent guys like Rusty Cooley and Dream Theater would have Top 10 Hits left and right... so we can scratch that being one of them

    It's all about:
    A- who you know
    B- being at the right place at the right time

    Thats why I strive to try and be everywhere hence Black Market Hero, Enstride, With Daggers Drawn, Methodical and of course my solo material.

    But I've seen first hand, bands who are fucking obnoxious and non deserving of an endorsement get guitars and gear handed to them like air. It sucks, but that's the raw truth
     
  18. ShadyDavey

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    He's one of the nicest guys around and definately believes in keeping in touch with his fans - he's also prepared to give out down-to-earth advice that some folks seem to regard as trade secrets.

    In short, lots of respect for Mr Chapman.

    (he's a damn good player too...).
     
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    Watching that vid was 9 minutes well spent, thanks
     
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    To feed your jealousy a bit more, I talked to a guy that I know last weekend who is endorsed by Ibanez and just received his first LACS guitar. And according to him, he got his guitar for free from LACS...
     

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