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A LITTLE ABOUT NIGHTWISH
Nightwish is a Finnish metal band performing songs primarily in English. It was founded by Tuomas Holopainen in 1996 in the city of Kitee. The early work of Nightwish was…

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The Story of One Song: Don’t Drag Me Down - Social Distortion
The only political song “I'm an activist, a member of the American Civil Liberties Union, and an anti-racist, but the only political song I have ever written is Don’t Drag…

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MOTIVATION FOR THE GUITARIST: JAMES HETFIELD
was very afraid of quite a lot: I was afraid of the world, I was afraid to speak, and I was a very, very modest guy, and music was the…

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19 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT METAL GROUP “RAMMSTEIN”

Rammstein is a German metal band formed in January 1994 in Berlin. The musical style of the group belongs to the genre of industrial metal (specifically – its German scene Neue Deutsche Härte). The main features of the group’s creativity: a specific rhythm, in which most of the compositions are sustained, and shocking lyrics. Particularly famous for the group brought stage performances, often accompanied by the use of pyrotechnics, which have gained recognition in the musical environment.

As of 2013, Rammstein sold a total of up to 35 million record units.

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Many videos of the Rammstein group have a scandalous story (at least the same Pussy) and are prohibited from showing on television. Continue reading

MOTIVATION FOR THE GUITARIST: JAMES HETFIELD

was very afraid of quite a lot: I was afraid of the world, I was afraid to speak, and I was a very, very modest guy, and music was the way to speak, that’s all. I could just keep a journal, compose poetry, write everything I could think of, and then sit down, play a couple of chords, put everything together and get myself. It’s me! So I tell the world about myself when I can not say in words. So the music was a voice that I didn’t have.

At my school there was one guy from a jazz band who was selling his guitar. He seems to have had a Gibson SG ’69 with a tremolo and he wanted to sell it. He asked me: “Do you want?”, And I told him: “Yes, how much will you take?”, To which he replied: “200 bucks!”. I begged my mother, did everything I could and finally, she gave the go-ahead and bought me my first real guitar. Continue reading

MOTIVATION FOR THE GUITARIST: KIRK HAMMETT

There is one guitar riff that I can easily play at any time, even if I am woken up abruptly in the middle of the night, because we played this song hundreds of times. It seems to me that I’m the only one who can play it, find the right sound for it. Since everyone is looking at me, I should always set an example. And if I do not practice the game of this riff, then my level of ownership of the instrument will fall.

I was not motivated by the things that other people can be motivated by. I was just motivated by the desire to play the guitar well. In fact, after watching a movie about Jimmy Hendrix, on the way home I remembered that I had a guitar at home, and I literally dug it out of the pantry. Continue reading

25 AMAZING FACTS ABOUT ROCK MUSICIANS

Did you know that once John Lennon pulled a condom on a microphone? Or that Noelle Gallagher took to the stage of the Reading festival in a cow costume? And about why the legendary band The Ramones chose such a name for their band?

BritishWave has compiled a list of amazing facts about rock musicians from which you will learn about this and much more.

Rock Music Facts

It is believed that “Terry and Julie” from the 1967 classic The Kinks song “Waterloo Sunset” is cast by Terence Stamp and Julie Christie.
David Bowie, also known as Robert David Jones, studied painting at Bromley Technical School under the dad of his old friend and rock legend Peter Frampton, Owen. Continue reading

FAN “METALLICA” MOST PASSIONAL!

According to British experts, a person’s musical preferences may indicate his predisposition to sex. After conducting a survey among the listeners of one of the radio stations, the experts of the online marriage agency found out whose fans are ready to make love on the first date, and who require lengthy courtship before moving on to a closer acquaintance.

During the survey, radio listeners were asked what they were ready for on their first date. The following options were suggested as answers: “I would meet to talk a little”, “maybe we would kiss” and “if we wish, anything is possible”.

As a result, it turned out that the fans of the British group Coldplay were the most conservative in their views on love: on the first date they would prefer to confine themselves to conversations, and they would hardly allow more frivolous behavior. Continue reading

The Story of One Song: Don’t Drag Me Down - Social Distortion
The only political song “I'm an activist, a member of the American Civil Liberties Union, and an anti-racist, but the only political song I have ever written is Don’t Drag…

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The procession of rock (part 4)
The band "Iron Maiden", one of the giants of heavy metal, it was she who made heavy metal a popular movement among young people. The group was formed in 1977…

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FACTS AND QUOTES “BON JOVI”
Bon Jovi is an American rock band from New Jersey, formed in 1983. The ensemble includes vocalist John Bon Jovi, keyboardist David Bryan, bass player Hugh MacDonald, guitarist Phil X…

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How, why did a new style of music come about, how did it all begin? (part 1)
It all started with the fact that in 1920 the Soviet engineer L. Tremen invented a new musical instrument theremin. It was arranged as follows: the pitch changed by approaching…

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