It was revealed last week that rock legend Ozzy Osbourne will be joining some of the world’s biggest artists at a major Metaverse festival.
In a tweet, Decentraland, the top metaverse platform, said: Metaverse Music Festival 2022is a groundbreaking platform that hosts over 100 artists including heavy metal godfather, rap superstar Soulja Boy, electronic music icon Dillon Francis and more.
Announcing the Decentraland Metaverse Music Festival 2022🤘
— Decentraland (@decentraland) October 17, 2022
Decentraland will host the festival’s second annual gathering from November 10-13, with more artists to be announced in the coming weeks.
The festival is also partnered with cryptocurrency platform Kraken, is completely free to attend and can be viewed on smartphones, tablets, PCs and immersive headsets.
According to the website, the festival is “set in an otherworldly cyberpunk landscape recaptured by nature,” with 15 “uniquely designed stages” for its vast line-up of artists. It is added that it is characterized by
Metaverse and Music: A Perfect Marriage?
Talk to Billboard Exclusively interview, Sam Hamilton, Creative Director, Decentraland Foundationexplained how Decentaland’s Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) governance system gives shareholders greater freedom to design, buy and sell.
“The big difference is the philosophy. We believe that the user should not be the product, they should own and control the product.”
He further explained that his company is “working hard to keep up with the hype” from other platforms such as Roblox and Fortnite.
Decentraland currently hosts about 60,000 MAUs, compared to Roblox and Fortnite’s tens of millions.Hamilton went on to say that the platform “needed longer to build a better platform,” but that “the hype [of 2021] You came too early. “
The Metaverse was “inevitable” and “definitely happened,” Hamilton concluded in an interview.
The rise of Web3 musicians
The news comes in the middle of a series of major collaborations with the Metaverse platform, leading to massive promotion of the emerging technology.
The MTV Music Awards were the first awards for both of them. open category “best metaverse performance” and Host an immersive video performance Hip-hop heavyweights Snoop Dogg and Eminem. The show featured the rapper as a boring ape avatar with real-time 3D face and body tracking.
top artists such as museFoo Fighters, Dave Guetta, Steve AokiAriana Grande, 22Gz, dead mouse 5and many other companies are hosting music videos and live performances across the Metaverse platform, increasing interest in using immersive technology for entertainment purposes.