Facebook Group: I LISTEN TO WIZARD ROCK!
The vast majority of discussion board participants are high school girls, though there are some young men and college students involved. There are members from
Myspace Group: Wizard Rock
In group description: “This is a temple of love, no hating allowed. Also, we do not tolerate intolerance!!” 2767 members—it seems like Myspace is more central to the wrock scene than Facebook, possibly because of all the Myspace band pages. Many of the groups also have supplemental Myspace pages with more music on them, which makes wizard rock extremely accessible to young fans without much disposable income. There’s a large thread devoted to new songs on Myspace. The “Favorite muggle musicians” (non-wrock artists) thread is interesting. Lots of hipster indie music, some metal, some 80s. Very little hip-hop and country, no mainstream pop. Overall white-identified semi-alternative feel. Once again, band members are involved in a wrock fan group, even more this time than in the Facebook group.
Some music reviews on the site, but they’re all entirely positive and without ratings. In these reviews, some tracks are described as very emotionally affecting—wizard rock isn’t all a joke. This website held a People’s Choice Awards for wrock—they received over 2000 votes for categories like “Best Holiday Song of