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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Hatfield also has a balalaika in his collection, which was specially made for him. Continue reading
Kurt Donald Cobain (February 20, 1967 – April 5, 1994) is a songwriter, musician and artist, better known as vocalist and guitarist of the North American rock band Nirvana, who performed alternative rock.
Born in the small port town of Hokuayim, Washington. The family moved to Aberdeen next door when Kurt was only six months old. This small provincial town is located a hundred miles southwest of Seattle and is famous for its giant trailer park, as well as numerous brothels. Aberdeen of the mid-sixties is a city of rampant unemployment, a dull rainy climate and suicides.
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Kurt was wearing Halloween costume from a cut rubber woman when he was 1 year old.
As a child, Kurt had an imaginary friend, Boddah. Continue reading