62 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT MEGADETH
For thirty years of active work, more than twenty musicians have officially participated in Megadeth, and only Dave Mustaine has remained the group leader since the first roster and the…

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MOTIVATION FOR THE GUITARIST: KIRK HAMMETT
There is one guitar riff that I can easily play at any time, even if I am woken up abruptly in the middle of the night, because we played this…

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BIOGRAPHY AND QUOTES TAYLOR MOMSEN
Taylor Momsen (born Taylor Momsen, full name Taylor Michelle Momsen, born Taylor Michel Momsen) is an American rock singer, actress, lead singer of The Pretty Reckless. Taylor was born in…

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Monthly Archives: March 2018

Definition of Rock Music

Rock music (Eng. Rock music) – the generalized name of many areas of music. The word “rock” – rocking – in this case indicates the rhythmic sensations characteristic of these directions associated with a certain form of movement, by analogy with “roll”, “twist”, “swing”, “shake”, etc. Such signs rock music, such as the use of electric musical instruments, creative self-sufficiency (rock musicians are characterized by the performance of their own compositions) are secondary and often misleading. For this reason, the belonging of some styles of music to rock is disputed. Rock is also a special subcultural phenomenon; subcultures such as fashion, hippies, punks, metallers, goths are inextricably linked with certain genres of rock music. Continue reading

Heavy Music Styles Review (part2)

Progressive Metal is the most intelligent metal genre, a direct descendant of Art Rock. “Progressors” went even further in terms of “inaudibility”, which entailed the commercial failure of the style. Still, not everyone can adequately perceive 20-30-minute songs with a complex rhythmic pattern, constant tempo changes, deep conceptual verses, crazy vocal passages and long guitar and keyboard solos! The first group that tried to combine all this with heavy riffs was the Rush Canadians, but their music is more suitable for the definition of “heavy art rock” than Progressive Metal. The real “progressive” appeared in the early 80s through the efforts of such groups as Mercyful Fate, Fates Warning and Watchtower (this group along with Mekong Delta played techno-thrash, even more technical and sophisticated music). Dream Theater managed to achieve the greatest success in the field of progressive metal. As a rule, very professional musicians play Progressive, many of whom graduated from the conservatory. Continue reading

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…

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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…

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20 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT HIM GROUP
HIM is a Finnish rock band founded in 1991 by vocalist Ville Valo, guitarist Mikko Lindstrom and bassist Mikko Paananen. Since 1999, drummer Mika Karppinen has been a regular participant,…

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The procession of rock
By the beginning of the 60s, the next generation was approaching adulthood. Parents of these children actively fought for peace, tranquility and abundance. Parents, however, entered it with a load…

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