The procession of rock (part 3)
Hard rock, like rock and roll in its time, was sharp and aggressive, but unlike punk, it implies good command of instruments, and in it aggressiveness is present not as…

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Definition of Rock Music (part 2)
AT THE SOURCES OF ROCK Rock is not just a musical direction, it is a youth culture, a means of youth communication, a mirror of society. You don’t need to…

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5 best riffs for Lars Frederiksen
Kiss - Parasite “Probably one of the first riffs I heard that had a huge impact on me was Kiss's Parasite. I was born in the 71st, and for the…

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The procession of rock (part 6)

His sports career ended on its own and Lars was also seriously engaged in percussion. A year later he came across an ad in the newspaper: a certain James Hetfield was looking for musicians for the group. They quickly converged, mutual sympathy grew into friendship. Hatfield’s friend and neighbor, Ron McGowney, became the bass player, and black guitarist Lloyd Grant was invited to solo. Hatfield’s vocals in strength and timbre turned out to be very similar to the voice of Ozzy Osbourne (this was later noted by Ozzy himself). Grant dropped out after a week of rehearsals: Hatfield’s rhythmic experiments were not able to do this, in general, to a promising guitarist. Dave Mustaine came in his place, and in the summer of 1982, “Metallica” recorded her first song. The tape with the recording went to Megafors and two weeks later “Metallica” signed a contract for the first record. Continue reading

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