Rock history
Rock historyIn general, the history of rock music has its roots in the distant past. The term "rock music" is a generic name for the many directions of modern rock.…

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10 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT MARILYN MANSON
Brian Hugh Warner, better known by the pseudonym Marilyn Manson (born January 5, 1969, Canton, Ohio, USA) is an American rock singer, songwriter, artist and former music journalist. , founder…

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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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RICHIE VALENCE – ROCK-N-ROLL STAR

A simple American guy Richie Valens (his real name is Richard Esteban Valenzuela Reyes) was born on May 13, 1941 in the city of Pacoima, located in California. When he was three years old, his parents divorced. After this event, for a while, Richie lived with his father, who was a professional guitarist.

Richie learned to play the Spanish guitar from him. This happened when the boy was only six years old. And at the age of nine, although Richie was left-handed, he did a good job with this tool. But in 1951, his father died, and Richie went to live with his mother. It should be said that the Valenzuelan family was large, and Richie took his aunt under his care. This care had a beneficial effect on the future work of Richie, because it was the aunts who introduced him to Mexican folk music. At the same time, he began to get involved in songs in the country style, which sometimes slipped on the radio. Continue reading

MOTIVATION FOR GUITARIST: MICHAEL SCHENKER

Interview with former Scorpions guitarist Michael Schenker, in which he talks about his first steps in his career, about the idols of youth, about guitars, as well as about his brother Rudolph. Sit back!

The first steps on the creative path
I have always been fond of music since I remember myself. From the age of 3 to 5, I loved to sing, expressed my love for rhythm by playing drums, well, I mean, in pots, and my father played the violin.

I remember the case when I was about 6 years old. Once, my family and I gathered for another holiday, and my father heard me playing something on the violin, and then he said: “Hey, show them, repeat what you just played!” Then I played something like a Jimmy Fox song. Continue reading

Elvis and Cadillacs
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…

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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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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…

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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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