It’s sad to say that this band no longer exists – after its bassist, vocalist and songwriter Ian Fraser Killmister, also known as Lemmy, died. He died of prostate cancer. It was he who formed the group in June 1975. He and his teammates, including members of an earlier squad – Larry Wallis and Lucas Fox – brought a new sound to the metal. Their single ‘Ace of Spades’ – “Ace of Spades” – is considered the best song of the group. It has been used endlessly in films, television programs, and video games. It was with them that the evolution of British heavy metal began. The group lasted forty years, releasing 23 studio albums and 10 more combined albums. But after Lemmy’s death, his bandmates Mickey Dee and Phil Campbell decided to dissolve her. Continue reading
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. Also called “rock” is the lifestyle of fans of this musical style. Rock music combines numerous trends – from the dance style of rock and roll to hard metal. The content of the songs is rich in a variety of topics from light laid-back to gloomy, philosophical texts.
The history of rock music originates in the twentieth century. It was the 1950s of the last century that the first progenitors of today’s rock appeared. A peculiar point of the report in the history of rock was the appearance of the notable “Liverpool four” of the Beatles group, which created a furor throughout the world and contributed to the opening of a completely new era – the era of rock and roll. Continue reading