Jobs that musicians have go on to after being in a reasonably successful band


Sice from the Boo Radleys is a psychologist now


manager of another rubbish band


Not trying to stall this thread but this was a big thread on this topic on the old boards:


The bassist of the Boo Radleys is an ICT teacher :smiley:


Dave Rowntree from Blur is a councillor as of 2017


The lead singer/ guitarist in Buffalo Tom is a real estate agent


I love this subject by the way

Not just for bands who are past their prime - I’m interested what currently “successful” bands still need some kind of alternative income, the music biz being what it is these days.

Wish this came up more in interviews (actually maybe it does, I very rarely read interviews with bands


Manager of a paper mechants in Slough


One of the Cooper Temple Clause was interviewed for a job at the place I worked years ago.

He didn’t get it.




Roddy Woomble (of idlewild, obviously) has a guest house

Where are they now? - indie bands from the 90s audit

One of Kerbdog is a chemical engineer or something


Drummer from Forward Russia! works in a 6th form college as a tech assistant in the music department. Seems like a logical progression.






apparently when asked about the interview he said “It went badly from the off, but I thought I can’t just bail, I will see this through and leave”



The bassist from the Inspiral Carpets is a business start up advisor.


Meatloaf has been selling car insurance since 1995.


I know it’s been around a bit but…