Freddie Mercury “Seven Seas of Rhye”, “Killer Queen”, “Bohemian Rhapsody”, “Somebody to Love”, “We Are the Champions”, “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” and others. Also the musician was engaged in solo work. Freddy died on November 24 1991 from bronchopneumonia that developed on the background of AIDS.
In 2002, Freddie Mercury took 58th place in the survey of “100 Greatest Britons”, organized by BBC. In 2005, Blender magazine conducted a survey, according to which Freddy took second place among vocalists (first among men). In 2008, Rolling Stone magazine ranked him 18th on the Rolling Stone magazine’s list of “100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time”. Allmusic described him as “one of the greatest rock singers and the owner of one of the greatest voices in the history of music.” Continue reading
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 Italian group originally had a much more harmless name – Cherry Five. Their music debuted in Dario Argento’s film Blood Red. Since then, they often collaborated with the director, and they also gained worldwide fame thanks to him by writing the soundtrack for the film “Suspiria”, which many critics consider the peak of Argento’s work. Since then, Goblin sounds have been recognized worldwide thanks to ominous whispers in the background. The soloist of the group, Massimo Morante, personally whispered and mumbled into the microphone for each recording – and it turned out very convincingly. The soundtrack to the movie “Suspiria” is considered one of the best musical horror albums of all time. Continue reading
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 be too observant to notice that it is young people who pay much more attention, time and money to music than adults.
Young – the main visitors to concerts, participants in discos, buyers of audio and CD. It is to them that pop stars and popular groups appeal. Although lovers of youth music are sometimes not only active, but also aggressive. Obviously, the main need, uniting sympathy for the genres of youth music, is the need for entertainment. Continue reading