The essence of rock music (part 1)
How, why did a new style of music come about, how did it all begin? It all started with the fact that in 1920 the Soviet engineer L. Tremen invented…

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HISTORICAL FACTS ABOUT THE 69 EYES GROUP
Time - early 90s, scene - Helsinki, Finland. Hanging out with friends in the bars, Bazi, who was playing the drum kit at the time in the beginner group, met…

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The essence of rock music (part 2)
ROCK FESTIVALS - MMFM'89 So, what is hard rock promoting now, what ideas does it advocate? Before talking about the texts of some groups, I must say a few words…

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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

Definition of Rock Music
Rock music (Eng. Rock music) - the generalized name of many areas of music. The word "rock" - rocking - in this case indicates the rhythmic sensations characteristic of these…

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INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT BI-2 GROUP
Bi-2 is a Russian rock band. The founders of the group are Shura Bi-2 and Leva Bi-2. The group was founded in the city of Bobruisk (Belarus) in 1988, but…

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25 AMAZING FACTS ABOUT ROCK MUSICIANS
Did you know that once John Lennon pulled a condom on a microphone? Or that Noelle Gallagher took to the stage of the Reading festival in a cow costume? And…

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15 BEST HEAVY METAL GROUPS OF ALL TIMES AND PEOPLES (part 2)
Motorhead It's sad to say that this band no longer exists - after its bassist, vocalist and songwriter Ian Fraser Killmister, also known as Lemmy, died. He died of prostate…

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