Each of us has heard about costume musicians more than once. But, remembering them, the first to come to mind are the guys from the KISS group. These six guys were the first to decide to “hide” behind a thick mask of white paint. The initiators of this innovation were Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley. The remaining four members of the group actively advocated for this idea. It is noteworthy that each participant has his own specific image, which is unique. By the way, Kiss is also the founder of such a style of music as glam / shock / hard rock.
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More than five years have passed since the reunion of the legendary rock band Led Zeppelin, which took place as part of a concert in honor of Ahmet Ertegun at London’s O2 Arena. Now the fans of the group are discussing the news about a possible release of a DVD recording the performance.
Good news for music lovers was brought by one of the Belgian radio stations. If you believe this source, CD and DVD editions will please fans of the group in October. Moreover, the musicians themselves promise an unusual cover and several exclusive concert recordings as a bonus.
This concert, held in 2007, was the first for Led Zeppelin since 1980, which was overshadowed by the death of drummer John Bonham. Music critics unanimously call this performance the most significant event in the world of rock music of the 21st century. There were about 20 million people who wanted to see the reunion of the legendary group, but not everyone was lucky to get to the concert. Continue reading
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 the way to speak, that’s all. I could just keep a journal, compose poetry, write everything I could think of, and then sit down, play a couple of chords, put everything together and get myself. It’s me! So I tell the world about myself when I can not say in words. So the music was a voice that I didn’t have.
At my school there was one guy from a jazz band who was selling his guitar. He seems to have had a Gibson SG ’69 with a tremolo and he wanted to sell it. He asked me: “Do you want?”, And I told him: “Yes, how much will you take?”, To which he replied: “200 bucks!”. I begged my mother, did everything I could and finally, she gave the go-ahead and bought me my first real guitar. Continue reading