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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James Alan Hetfield (born James Alan Hetfield; born August 3, 1963, Downey, California, USA) is a vocalist, rhythm guitarist and permanent leader of the American metal band Metallica. Since 2011, it has been 87th in the list of the greatest guitarists of all time according to Rolling Stone magazine.
The Christianity of his family and religiosity is often referred to as the root of James – the lyrics of the “tortured soul” in his poems and texts. He began to play music at the age of 9 with piano lessons, then tapped on the drums of his brother David and, finally, switched to the guitar.
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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