Elvis Presley became famous not only as the king of rock and roll, but also as a true fan of high-quality expensive cars. His favorite brand was Cadillac. Elvis admired them from a very young age. At that very young age, he once promised his mother that he would grow up and buy her two whole Cadillacs. He fulfilled his promise: the first was the Cadillac Fleetwood 60 Special, on which he himself occasionally rode due to a lack of a driver’s license with his mother, and the second was a convertible.
Eldorado, which Elvis did not like, he later gave it to his fan. There is an original story about how he repainted the car in a different color: he took the grapes and just crushed them on the hood, then asked to paint it in such a color as grapes. Continue reading
Together with bands such as Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Queen, Iron Maiden, Scorpions, Black Sabbath, Uriah Heep, Judas Priest and Motörhead AC / DC are often seen as pioneers of hard rock and heavy metal. The musicians themselves classified their music as rock and roll, because it is based on rhythm and blues with a very distorted sound of rhythmic and solo guitars.
The band went through several lineup changes before the band’s first album, High Voltage, was released in 1975. The composition of the group remained unchanged until bass guitarist Mark Evans was replaced by Cliff Williams in 1977. On February 19, 1980, vocalist and songwriter Bon Scott died of extreme alcohol intoxication. Continue reading
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