consider their idols
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.
Every self-respecting rock fan knows about the Lordi rock band. Continue reading
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 was three years old, his parents divorced. After this event, for a while, Richie lived with his father, who was a professional guitarist.
Richie learned to play the Spanish guitar from him. This happened when the boy was only six years old. And at the age of nine, although Richie was left-handed, he did a good job with this tool. But in 1951, his father died, and Richie went to live with his mother. It should be said that the Valenzuelan family was large, and Richie took his aunt under his care. This care had a beneficial effect on the future work of Richie, because it was the aunts who introduced him to Mexican folk music. At the same time, he began to get involved in songs in the country style, which sometimes slipped on the radio. Continue reading
Hayley Williams on “Ain’t It Fun” (“Isn’t that fun?”) And Paramore’s new album. Williams most significant hit on her team and why she was tired of talking about her hair.
More than a year has passed since Paramore released their famous fourth album of the same name in 2013, their own ambitious effort, similar to a big reload (their first album as a trio). It was a risk, the album did not have famous rock bands from major labels releasing four discs per album. Their album included 17 tracks, over an hour of recordings (including interlude, strings and choir). While Paramore’s fame slowly erupted, the band’s first album as a trio released 2 platinum singles: “Still Into You” and “Ain’t It Fun,” which subsequently had cross-success, entrenched in Billboard’s weekly rock charts, Adult Top 40 (one of the Billboard charts, consisting of the 40 most popular pop songs) Continue reading