BIGGEST ROCK FESTIVALS
A child of fervor and revelry, a huge amount of light and thundering sounds of guitar cuts - all this tells you that you are at a rock festival. The…

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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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The procession of rock (part 1)
By the beginning of the 60s, the next generation was approaching adulthood. Parents of these children actively fought for peace, tranquility and abundance. Parents, however, entered it with a load…

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Monthly Archives: October 2017

How, why did a new style of music come about, how did it all begin? (part 4)

CONCLUSION
So what is rock? Rock is a real art. And like every serious art, rock music raises all the issues of human existence, trying to solve them in its own way. This music is quite right and wonderfully conveys the spiritual state of youth, it quickly responds to all its problems. This is not only an entertainment genre. Is it youth music? Yes, of course, when rock began, it was youth music. But now … Already a generation of people has grown up listening to The Beatles, Black Sabbet, Deep Perple, Ice Zeppelin and many have remained attached to this music. So now it’s impossible to say that rock is a purely youth movement. Continue reading

Glam rock

Glam rock (Eng. Glam rock, from glamorous – “spectacular”) is a genre of rock music that originated in the UK in the early 1970s. and became one of the dominant styles of the first half of that decade. Glam rock performers had a catchy look, embodied through the theatrical effectiveness of strange costumes, the abundant use of makeup, androgynous look. Musically, glam rock was heterogeneous, combining rock and roll, hard rock, art rock and pop music. Elements of the image of glam rock had a significant impact on disco, punk and the new wave. Glam rock is also popular under the name glitter rock (English glitter rock, “brilliant rock”). Continue reading

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 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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HISTORICAL FACTS ABOUT THE 69 EYES GROUP
Time - early 90s, scene - Helsinki, Finland. Hanging out with friends in the bars, Bazi, who was playing the drum kit at the time in the beginner group, met…

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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…

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