Rock of the 70s (part 1)
Rock and roll, and later the so-called “avant-garde”, corresponded in time to riots that shocked the foundations of society. Alain Dister, author of the book “English Rock”: “Rock, which invaded…

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20 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT HIM GROUP
HIM is a Finnish rock band founded in 1991 by vocalist Ville Valo, guitarist Mikko Lindstrom and bassist Mikko Paananen. Since 1999, drummer Mika Karppinen has been a regular participant,…

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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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terms of music

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 a new musical instrument theremin. It was arranged as follows: the pitch changed by approaching the antenna or removing the performer’s hand from it. The desire to use electricity in music encouraged inventors to come up with unusual instruments with fancy names – emiriton, trautonium, and violen. In the thirties, the first electric guitars appeared. But they probably have nothing in common with a modern electric guitar, except for the belt on which it is hung. And it was difficult to call those instruments an electric guitar. Just because of the urge to somehow isolate the guitar in the orchestra, to make its sound louder, a pickup was attached to the acoustic guitar. Continue reading

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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15 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT MUSE
Muse (English - muse) is a British rock band formed in 1994 in the city of Teignmouth (county Devon). The group consists of three members: Matthew Bellamy (vocals, guitar, keys),…

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TRIUMPHIC RETURN LED ZEPPELIN
More than five years have passed since the reunion of the legendary rock band Led Zeppelin, which took place as part of a concert in honor of Ahmet Ertegun at…

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60s stormy sensation
There was a new sensation in the early 60s when Chubby Checker invited everyone to dance to The Twist and Let's Twist Again. Around the same time, the charts began…

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