Each person, sometimes, has the feeling: to leave behind some kind of memory. Each in his own way remains in the hearts of people. Someone writes poetry, someone writes music. Some leave a large inheritance, and they remember the same thing. Today, I want to talk about one person who will live forever. His name is Elvis Presley. All of you, at least once heard this name, but not all of you know who he was. Elvis Presley was the king of rock and roll. From the very beginning, he became the idol of youth, gathered thousands of audiences. He had a clear talent. I would like to dwell on his life in more detail.
From an early age, Elvis Presley was interested in music. In the beginning, he even sang in a church choir. Over time, he began to practice blues and country. You probably know what it is. If not, refer to the dictionary. Elvis loved his mother very much. Continue reading
Each of us has heard about costume musicians more than once. But, remembering them, the first to come to mind are the guys from the KISS group. These six guys were the first to decide to “hide” behind a thick mask of white paint. The initiators of this innovation were Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley. The remaining four members of the group actively advocated for this idea. It is noteworthy that each participant has his own specific image, which is unique. By the way, Kiss is also the founder of such a style of music as glam / shock / hard rock.
Every self-respecting rock fan knows about the Lordi rock band. Continue reading
The famous rock musician Brian Adams gained his fame in the mid-eighties. This blue-eyed brunette captivated many women around the world with his voice with notes of velvet baritone. The formation of his musical career can not be called easy.
Having overcome many losses and failures, Brian Adams wrote several world hits that lasted on top of the world famous radio stations for several weeks, and some for months. His songs have been exhibited more than once in the nominations for the Oscars and Golden Globes.
Already at the age of eighteen, Brian Adams together with his friend Jim Wellens signed the first musical contract in his life, according to which it was supposed to be a solo performance of songs by Adams with musical accompaniment by Jim Wellens. Continue reading
Elvis Presley became famous not only as the king of rock and roll, but also as a true fan of high-quality expensive cars. His favorite brand was Cadillac. Elvis admired them from a very young age. At that very young age, he once promised his mother that he would grow up and buy her two whole Cadillacs. He fulfilled his promise: the first was the Cadillac Fleetwood 60 Special, on which he himself occasionally rode due to a lack of a driver’s license with his mother, and the second was a convertible.
Eldorado, which Elvis did not like, he later gave it to his fan. There is an original story about how he repainted the car in a different color: he took the grapes and just crushed them on the hood, then asked to paint it in such a color as grapes. Continue reading
Together with bands such as Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Queen, Iron Maiden, Scorpions, Black Sabbath, Uriah Heep, Judas Priest and Motörhead AC / DC are often seen as pioneers of hard rock and heavy metal. The musicians themselves classified their music as rock and roll, because it is based on rhythm and blues with a very distorted sound of rhythmic and solo guitars.
The band went through several lineup changes before the band’s first album, High Voltage, was released in 1975. The composition of the group remained unchanged until bass guitarist Mark Evans was replaced by Cliff Williams in 1977. On February 19, 1980, vocalist and songwriter Bon Scott died of extreme alcohol intoxication. Continue reading