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Holy Crap you guys, Ten Year Vamp is on The Underpaid Podcast! And they are so completely incredible and warm, Debbie and Mark, from one of the hardest working and long lasting indie bands joins the show to discuss the economics and the work ethic involved in being a ridiculously awesome band that has made a name for itself in the Northeastern US. First, learn what Debbie encourages to stick out. Debbie tells the story of how the band originated and how it generated it’s success. Who owns a band? If you are a successful band, when do you sign a record deal? Why doesn’t the band tour nationally? How important is name recognition? Who’s the Boss? SPOILER: it is NOT Tony Danza. What is the difference between a sponsor and an endorsement? Debbie Mark and Justin all reveal they have common apparel. Justin reveals the never before heard genesis of the band name. We talk about hair. What does it cost to produce a quality album, and how does an Indie band fund it? What is Debbie’s feelings on Goldschlager, and why will they never be a sponsor? Does that make Mark sad? How gangsta is Justin? What do you get from these guys if you see Ten Year Vamp one night only at Jillian’s of Albany? Learn the story of what happened when a fan went onstage! Learn which one of the three of us are excited about the upcoming “Super Bowl” foot-ball game. Why isn’t MTV playing videos? Will Ten Year Vamp say yes to a broadway musical based on their music? Who is Mark’s favorite band? Check out tenyearvamp.com for more music and full show schedule, follow the band on facebook at facebook.com/10YVamp or twitter @tenyearvamp.