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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FACTS AND QUOTES “BON JOVI”
Bon Jovi is an American rock band from New Jersey, formed in 1983. The band includes vocalist John Bon Jovi, keyboardist David Bryan, bass player Hugh MacDonald, guitarist Phil X…

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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…

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rock genres

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 directions associated with a certain form of movement, by analogy with “roll”, “twist”, “swing”, “shake”, etc. Such signs rock music, such as the use of electric musical instruments, creative self-sufficiency (rock musicians are characterized by the performance of their own compositions) are secondary and often misleading. For this reason, the belonging of some styles of music to rock is disputed. Rock is also a special subcultural phenomenon; subcultures such as fashion, hippies, punks, metallers, goths are inextricably linked with certain genres of rock music. Continue reading

INTERVIEW WITH VOCALIST OF GANESA GROUP
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,…

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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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AT THE SOURCES OF ROCK
Rock is not just a musical direction, it is a youth culture, a means of youth communication, a mirror of society. You don’t need to be too observant to notice…

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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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