RICHIE VALENCE - ROCK-N-ROLL STAR
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…

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The procession of rock
By the beginning of the 60s, the next generation was approaching adulthood. Parents of these children actively fought for peace, tranquility and abundance. Parents, however, entered it with a load…

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25 interesting facts about the life of Viktor Tsoi
Viktor Robertovich Tsoi (June 21, 1962, Leningrad - August 15, 1990, near the village of Kesterciems, Latvian SSR) - Soviet rock musician, songwriter and artist. The founder and leader of…

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Elvis and Cadillacs

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

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT METALLICA GROUP

Metallica is an American metal band formed in 1981. Performs music in the style of thrash metal and heavy metal.

Metallica has had a great influence on the development of metal and is included (along with bands such as Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax) in the “Big Four Thrash Metal”. Metallica’s albums have sold a total of more than 100 million copies worldwide, making it one of the most commercially successful metal bands. In 2011, one of the largest metal music magazines Kerrang! in a June issue, Metallica recognized as the best metal band in the last 30 years. Continue reading

MOTIVATION FOR GUITARIST: MICHAEL SCHENKER

Interview with former Scorpions guitarist Michael Schenker, in which he talks about his first steps in his career, about the idols of youth, about guitars, as well as about his brother Rudolph. Sit back!

The first steps on the creative path
I have always been fond of music since I remember myself. From the age of 3 to 5, I loved to sing, expressed my love for rhythm by playing drums, well, I mean, in pots, and my father played the violin.

I remember the case when I was about 6 years old. Once, my family and I gathered for another holiday, and my father heard me playing something on the violin, and then he said: “Hey, show them, repeat what you just played!” Then I played something like a Jimmy Fox song. Continue reading

15 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT JAMES HATFIELD FROM METALLICA GROUP
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,…

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A LITTLE ABOUT NIGHTWISH
Nightwish is a Finnish metal band performing songs primarily in English. It was founded by Tuomas Holopainen in 1996 in the city of Kitee. The early work of Nightwish was…

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BIGGEST ROCK FESTIVALS
Sziget Festival A child of fervor and revelry, a huge amount of light and thundering sounds of guitar cuts - all this tells you that you are at a rock…

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MOTIVATION FOR GUITARIST: MICHAEL SCHENKER
Interview with former Scorpions guitarist Michael Schenker, in which he talks about his first steps in his career, about the idols of youth, about guitars, as well as about his…

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