On January 20, 1980, in the Welsh city of Bridgend, Matthew Tuck was born – the illustrious leader of perhaps the most popular metalcore band of the first decade of the 21st century, Bullet for my Valentine. At the beginning of the new millennium, these guys shook the heavy scene and firmly entered themselves in the history of modern music. Matt So became the idol of youth, for whom 2007 is something epoch-making.
The highest member of the group – his height is 180 cm.
I fell in love with heavy music after I saw Metallica Enter Sandman on MTV. Matt was 14 years old, and he got into the idea of playing heavy metal guitar. Continue reading
ROCK FESTIVALS – MMFM’89
So, what is hard rock promoting now, what ideas does it advocate? Before talking about the texts of some groups, I must say a few words about rock festivals held under the motto “No to alcohol, war, drug addiction, etc. …” I think everyone knows the Woodstock festival, about which no need to speak. But about one of the most unprecedented cases, about the festival, held in Moscow in 1989, it’s worth talking about.
It probably already became clear what I want to write about the Moscow World Music Festival, which was attended by such stars as Ozzy Osbourne, Skid Row, Motley Crew, Cinderella, Bon Jovi, Scorpions, and which music critics of the whole world called nothing more than Woodstock on the Moscow River. Continue reading