In this episode, Carly’s talking to M Shadows aka Matt Sanders, front man for Avenged Sevenfold, the world renowned rock & metal band. Matt explains the complexities of bridging music and NFTs, what he’s learned building Avenged Sevenfold’s NFT project—Death Bats Club, his vision for the future of both spaces, and SO much more!
Matt and his band are on the cutting edge of innovation around web3’s artist—fan relationship. A legend in his own right and a very early adopter to web3 and NFTs, Matt’s crossover expertise in music and blockchain runs deep.
4:20 Revolutionizing the Music Industry
8:45 Decentralized Streaming
14:38 Security Laws
20:55 Death Bats Club
25:16 Learnings From NFT Launch
30:55 Fanbase Education
33:18 Financial Breakdown
40:13 Why Matt Prefers NFTs to Patreon
48:43 NFT Ticketing
53:00 Should All Artists Do NFTs?
57:02 Music Monopolies?
1:03:05 Matt’s NFT Journey
1:08:35 Polychain Investing
1:13:04 Music Industry Deepdive
1:31:30 Matt’s New Podcast – Trax
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