Rock of the 70s (part 2)
In the second half of the 70s, all young people were passionate about punk. Punks did not allow access to the stage, it was impossible to perform if you do…

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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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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…

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Monthly Archives: September 2018

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 and drummer Tico Torres. Over the years, the composition of the group remained virtually unchanged, only in 1994 did bassist Alec John Sach leave them, replaced by Hugh MacDonald. In 2013, guitarist Richie Sambora left the band. In 2016, Hugh MacDonald and Phil X became full members of the team. The worldwide popularity of Bon Jovi contributed to the album Slippery When Wet (1986). In 1990, after heavy touring tours and a large number of hits, the group suspended activity; then John Bon Jovi and Sambora released on a solo album. Continue reading

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT BI-2 GROUP

Bi-2 is a Russian rock band. The founders of the group are Shura Bi-2 and Leva Bi-2. The group was founded in the city of Bobruisk (Belarus) in 1988, but resumed activity only after moving to Russia in 1999. Bi-2 is one of the most successful groups in Russia.

First, the team received the name “Brothers in Arms”, later “Coast of Truth” and only after some time the group was renamed “Bi-2”. The guys toured with concerts in Belarus, visited the Mogilev Rock Festival.

In the early 90s, the guys moved to Israel, later to Australia, where they are engaged in creative activities as authors and composers, as well as performing as part of the Chiron team. Continue reading

TOP-10 SELLED PLATES IN THE HISTORY OF SOUND RECORDING

Michael Jackson “Thriller” (1982) – 66 million copies *
Top 10 Record Selling Records
Already in the first week after the release, about a million copies of the record were sold. Thriller is listed on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. This vinyl broke certain barriers: the song “Beat It” got into rotation on “white radio stations” thanks to the solo recorded for the record by Eddie Van Halen. Moreover, it was the Thriller album that helped the music industry enter the crossover era.

AC / DC “Back in Black” (1980) – 50 million copies
Top 10 Record Selling Records
This is the first release without Bon Scott. All the songs on the record are actually written in memory of him. Continue reading

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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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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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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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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