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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15 BEST HEAVY METAL GROUPS OF ALL TIMES AND PEOPLES (part 1)
Metal rockers are great guys! They give fans of heavy music the opportunity to shout and shake their heads - in short, to feel like teenagers at any age. And…

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FACTS AND QUOTES “BON JOVI”
Bon Jovi is an American rock band from New Jersey, formed in 1983. The band includes vocalist John Bon Jovi, keyboardist David Bryan, bass player Hugh MacDonald, guitarist Phil X…

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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

Heavy Music Styles Review (part1)
Grindcore (Grindcore) - the hardest musical (?!) Direction of all ever created by mankind. The first grind album was released by perverts from Napalm Death (England), mixing in music the…

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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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16 QUOTE FREDDY MERCURY
I do not want to become any star there, I will become a legend! Money won't buy you happiness, but it damn fast will bring you it! I hate talking…

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25 interesting facts about the life of Viktor Tsoi
Viktor Robertovich Tsoi (June 21, 1962, Leningrad - August 15, 1990, near the village of Kesterciems, Latvian SSR) - Soviet rock musician, songwriter and artist. The founder and leader of…

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