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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5 best riffs for Lars Frederiksen
Kiss - Parasite “Probably one of the first riffs I heard that had a huge impact on me was Kiss's Parasite. I was born in the 71st, and for the…

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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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BEST GRANGE ALBUMS OF ALL TIMES

The term “grunge rock” has never been properly defined. Some consider it a subgenre of alternative rock music that emerged in the late 1980s around Seattle. Only a few immigrants from this state have identified themselves with this subgenre, but many of these groups remain incredibly popular to this day.

On November 13, Soundgarden released their first album in sixteen years. Rolling Stone decided this was the right time to interview readers of the music genre in order to identify the best grunge albums of all time.

10. Mudhoney – Superfuzz Bigmuff
When the Green River rock band broke up in 1987, bassist Jeff Ament and guitarist Stone Gossard continued to form Mother Love Bone, which became Pearl Jam after the death of lead singer Andrew Wood. Continue reading

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 and drummer Tico Torres. Over the years, the composition of the group remained virtually unchanged, only in 1994 did bassist Alec John Sach leave them, who was replaced by Hugh MacDonald. In 2013, guitarist Richie Sambora left the band. In 2016, Hugh MacDonald and Phil X became full members of the team. The worldwide popularity of Bon Jovi contributed to the album Slippery When Wet (1986). In 1990, after heavy touring tours and a large number of hits, the group suspended activity; then John Bon Jovi and Sambora released on a solo album. In 1992, the album Keep the Faith was released. Their 2000 song, It’s My Life, caught the eye of a younger audience. Bon Jovi used different styles in their music: for example, the Lost Highway (2007) album included country elements. The band’s latest release, This House Is Not for Sale, was released on November 4, 2016. Continue reading

Deepening in the roots

Ugly, vicious, destructive “- such epithets awarded white America a new musical style – rock and roll. But subsequent decades have shown that this trend, rooted deep in history, is not a passing fashion, but the musical culture of several generations.

The rock and roll style, which absorbed elements of both European and African culture, could appear only in America. Immigrants from different countries of Europe, who poured into the New World in the XVII-XVIII centuries, brought with them not only their music, but also their instruments. Slaves imported from Africa retained their musical traditions, but in view of the ban on playing national instruments, they had to be content with singing and dancing. Continue reading

INTERESTING FACTS «THE ROLLING STONES»
The Rolling Stones (English "rolling stones" or "tumbleweed") is a British rock band formed on July 12, 1962 and for many years competed in popularity with The Beatles. The Rolling…

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15 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT JAMES HATFIELD FROM METALLICA GROUP
James Alan Hetfield Since 2011, it has been 87th in the list of the greatest guitarists of all time according to Rolling Stone magazine. The Christianity of his family and…

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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…

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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…

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