What have I signed myself up for??? Okay - Rock Lotto. I've mentioned before that I belong to a local group called Balanced Breakfast. It's a meetup for musicians, bands, promoters, etc. The goal is to help promote local live music in our area. (I'm in The Bay Area, South Bay). So they're doing an event called Rock Lotto. 30+ musicians have put their names into a hat and names are drawn four at a time to create a band. The funny thing is - it could be four drummers, four bass players, or any combination of whoever put their names in the hat! We have one month to come up with a name for our new band, a Facebook page for the band, and we have to compose ten minutes of original music which will be performed at a show featuring all the bands from the Lotto on May 9th. I've never met the other three people I'm signed up with, but I know two of them are from a celtic metal screamo band. I'm pretty sure the band consists of two guitarists, a drummer, and a singer. The whole point of this is to make us step outside our comfort zone and try something new and different. I'm pretty stoked! I'll let y'all know how things proceed!