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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33 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT KOBEIN KURT
Kurt Donald Cobain (February 20, 1967 - April 5, 1994) is a songwriter, musician and artist, better known as vocalist and guitarist of the North American rock band Nirvana, who…

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A LITTLE ABOUT NIGHTWISH
Nightwish is a Finnish metal band performing songs primarily in English. It was founded by Tuomas Holopainen in 1996 in the city of Kitee. The early work of Nightwish was…

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The essence of rock music (part 1)

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

It all started with the fact that in 1920 the Soviet engineer L. Tremen invented a new musical instrument theremin. It was arranged as follows: the pitch changed by approaching the antenna or removing the performer’s hand from it. The desire to use electricity in music encouraged inventors to come up with unusual instruments with fancy names – emiriton, trautonium, and violen. In the thirties, the first electric guitars appeared. But they probably have nothing in common with a modern electric guitar, except for the belt on which it is hung. And it was difficult to call those instruments an electric guitar. Just because of the urge to somehow isolate the guitar in the orchestra, to make its sound louder, a pickup was attached to the acoustic guitar. Continue reading

Haley Williams ABOUT MYSELF AND PARAMORE MAGAZINE ROLLING STONE
Hayley Williams on "Ain't It Fun" ("Isn't that fun?") And Paramore's new album. Williams most significant hit on her team and why she was tired of talking about her hair.…

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15 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT JAMES HATFIELD FROM METALLICA GROUP
James Alan Hetfield (born James Alan Hetfield; born August 3, 1963, Downey, California, USA) is a vocalist, rhythm guitarist and permanent leader of the American metal band Metallica. Since 2011,…

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15 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT MUSE
Muse (English - muse) is a British rock band formed in 1994 in the city of Teignmouth (county Devon). The group consists of three members: Matthew Bellamy (vocals, guitar, keys),…

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MOTIVATION FOR THE GUITARIST: JAMES HETFIELD
I was very afraid of quite a lot: I was afraid of the world, I was afraid to speak, and I was a very, very modest guy, and music was…

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