Fund Filter world tour

2013-06-13 by insomniac15 STAFF | 20 Comments
Filter have started a funding campaign through Indiegogo to raise 40 000 $ for their upcoming world tour in support of their latest record, The Sun Comes Out Tonight. There are several packages that are purchased in return for the contributions, ranging from digital download, signed CDs and gold vinyls to merch packs, coffee with Richard Patrick when coming to one's respective town, VIP combos or creating the setlist for the attendee's show.

Check the promo video created for the campaign and contribute here - http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/filter-world-tour

This is a flexible funding campaign, meaning that even if the goal isn't reached, Filter will receive the amount of money raised.

Also, watch the band's music video for the first single off The Sun Comes Out Tonight, 'What Do You Say' here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fE_j5k4urH0

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ILJ
June 13th 2013
6941 Comments


will they be mad if i donate enough for the setlist and just make it "Hey Man, Nice Shot" 15 times?

CK
June 13th 2013
6104 Comments


Take a Picture > Hey Man, Nice Shot

Actually, a lot of Filter's songs > Hey Man, Nice Shot

ILJ
June 13th 2013
6941 Comments


I remember enjoying them a lot when I was a kid. I'd listen to their first two over and over, but Hey Man is the only one I still remember. Dat bass tho

insomniac15
Staff Reviewer
June 13th 2013
4400 Comments


I wonder how many countries will they actually play in. 40 000 $ is a lot of money, plus the money they get from playing in clubs/amphitheaters in the US and Western Europe is enough to keep them rich for a while. They still have a fan base backing them there. Maybe they plan to use the funds for other parts of the world where club owners can't pay a bigger band like them.

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gripsmoke
June 13th 2013
8 Comments


The $250 perk is "Coffee W/Rich"

It would be worth it to just order an espresso with him and after you taste it, you tell the barista "Hey Man, Nice Shot!"

And then just leave.

GhettoHmbrglr
June 13th 2013
974 Comments


^yes

DanielNightLewis
June 13th 2013
1028 Comments


I really hope this doesn't get funded, it seems crowd funding is becoming more and more exploitative.

Spec
June 13th 2013
34848 Comments


This is bullshit. Cram your dumb asses into a van and pay for it yourself.

insomniac15
Staff Reviewer
June 13th 2013
4400 Comments


Yeah, I was thinking of using this with my own band too, lol.

Calc
Contributing Reviewer
June 13th 2013
15840 Comments


how is it exploitative? if people don't want to contribute they don't have to. If they want to its their money they can do what they want with it.

SatelliteYears
June 13th 2013
198 Comments


I'm all for stuff like this, but THAT much money for a Skype conversation? Nope.jpg

Regulator
June 13th 2013
623 Comments


isn't the point of touring to make your own fucking money? not ask people to pay so you can go and pay to see them play?

skoopy48
June 13th 2013
1879 Comments


Not as bad as Eisley

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insomniac15
Staff Reviewer
June 13th 2013
4400 Comments


"isn't the point of touring to make your own fucking money? not ask people to pay so you can go and pay to see them play?"

You can have a coffee with Patrick and ask him that.

Yeah, it's a weird move coming from a band like Filter. Maybe they prepare some kick ass visuals or something like that and they don't have a label backing them.

BlindWriting
June 13th 2013
102 Comments


Aren't TICKETS supposed to fund a tour?

asaf
June 13th 2013
927 Comments


yeah this is silly, but it's cool to have the resources to do this. everyone knows band's don't make any money unless they're heidi montag

SarcasticBastard
June 14th 2013
164 Comments


Andcas would scream obscenities at a twelve-year-old trying to fund a lemonade stand through crowdfunding. Crowdfunding make andcas angry! Andcas smash!

NonApplicable
June 14th 2013
2471 Comments


Something about this seems wrong. Aren't Filter popular enough to not need crowd funding?

henryChinaski
June 17th 2013
3895 Comments


Coffee with Rich ahahaha

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SarcasticBastard
June 18th 2013
164 Comments


SHUT IT DOWN ANDCAS! SHUT IT ALL DOWN!



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