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When Is A Good Age To Start A Band

diamawex
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There is no specific age to join or to start a band, just do what you're good at, that's all.
I agree. As long as you know why you want to have a band, you van do it whenever.
Any age, as long as you and the other band members know theory and can competently play.
johnny880
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Any age, as long as you and the other band members know theory and can competently play.
Play yes. Theory is not necessary.
LoudLon [moderator]
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Any age, as long as you and the other band members know theory and can competently play.

Tell that to The Ramones. Very little theory, and when they first came out their playing was rudimentary at best – yet they became legends.

All you need to know to start a band is how to plug in your instrument and when to show up for practice. Everything else you can learn as you go.
2nick3
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You also need to have similar, or at least complementary, musical goals for the band. If one member wants to do note-perfect covers of Pantera songs, and another wants to vaguely follow Grateful Dead-style jams, you're going to have problems.
I think u should first have a small band like playing for the school and get used to it and then 14-16 go big go to gigs

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