How, why did a new style of music come about, how did it all begin? (part 3)
“What are Western rock bands singing about?” Not a lot has already been written about the texts of songs of the “hard rock” style in my work, and we could…

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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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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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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

The procession of rock (part 5)

Dublin bands that made a name for themselves in the mid-80s left an imprint of Irish folk ballads on a rock and roll guitar base. The success was so impressive that they began to talk about the Irish invasion. The first and loudest of all declared themselves “U-2”. They began with the performance of simple rock’n’rolls, gradually improving the technique of the game, they recorded three albums and became quite famous in their homeland. In 1982, they meet with producer Brian Inou. After completing his school, U-2 released their famous album Unforgettable Fire in 1984, which sold in the United States with a circulation of 9 million. For a group almost unknown, it was a triumph . The next disc was released only in March 1987 and already in April became gold and took first place in all charts, and all 10 of its compositions were headed by 10 popularity tables of the magazine “Melody Maker” – an unprecedented case from the time of the Beatles. Continue reading

15 BEST HEAVY METAL GROUPS OF ALL TIMES AND PEOPLES (part 2)
Goblin Goblin is difficult to classify as a pure metalist, but their active involvement in the composition of soundtracks for horror films makes them similar to the iron guys. This…

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BIOGRAPHY AND QUOTES TAYLOR MOMSEN
Taylor Momsen (born Taylor Momsen, full name Taylor Michelle Momsen, born Taylor Michel Momsen) is an American rock singer, actress, lead singer of The Pretty Reckless. Taylor was born in…

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The procession of rock (part 5)
Dublin bands that made a name for themselves in the mid-80s left an imprint of Irish folk ballads on a rock and roll guitar base. The success was so impressive…

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15 BEST HEAVY METAL GROUPS OF ALL TIMES AND PEOPLES (part 3)
System of a Down The Armenian-American group System of a Down was founded in California in 1994. She has sold over 40 million copies of her albums and was nominated…

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