The debut album of the Petrozavodsk group Ganesa “First Sigh” was released in 2014. He came into our hands almost a year later, but better late than never.
Ganesa group, one of the few young teams that do not use buzzwords to characterize their style, but operate on old terms that everyone knows – grunge, alternative, metal. For many, this combination can cause yawning and association with balding men over middle-aged trying to return back to the 90s. However, this is by no means the case. The group is only five years old, and behind their backs are a sufficient number of releases and live performances. Continue reading
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 about why the legendary band The Ramones chose such a name for their band?
BritishWave has compiled a list of amazing facts about rock musicians from which you will learn about this and much more.
Rock Music Facts
It is believed that “Terry and Julie” from the 1967 classic The Kinks song “Waterloo Sunset” is cast by Terence Stamp and Julie Christie.
David Bowie, also known as Robert David Jones, studied painting at Bromley Technical School under the dad of his old friend and rock legend Peter Frampton, Owen. Continue reading
Gary Glitter in the heyday of his careerGlam rock (from the English Glam rock, which in turn comes from glamorous – “spectacular”) is a genre of rock music that arose in the UK in the early 1970s and became one of the dominant styles of the first half of that decades. He enjoyed extraordinary success with rock fans.
Glam rock performers had a bright, catchy look, embodied for the most part through the theatrical performance of very strange and even eccentric costumes, the abundant use of makeup, androgynous look.
Musically, glam rock was heterogeneous, combining rock and roll, hard rock, art rock and pop music. Elements of the image of glam rock had a significant impact on disco, punk and the new wave. Continue reading