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  • Bands Like Green Day And Pennywise
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    Music: Grunge and the Punk Revolution 1991-1994 In September of nineteen ninety-one, an album that would forever change music was released, Nirvana's Nevermind revolutionized punk rock (alternative rock). The song "Smell's Like Teen Spirit" energized the youth who had lost faith in rock and its ability to push the barriers of conservative thought. Kurt Cobain would be a revolutionary. The record company that produced and distributed the album had only expected the release to sell about 250,000 c...
  • Least Successful Aerosmith Record
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    The Aerosmith Story By anonymous Aerosmith was one of the most popular hard rock bands of the '70's, setting the style and sound of hard rock and heavy metal for the next two decades with their raunchy, bluesy swagger. The Boston-based quintet found the middle ground between the menace of the Rolling Stones and the campy, sleazy flamboyance of the New York Dolls, developing a lean, dirty riff-oriented boogie that was loose and swinging and as hard as a diamond. In the meantime, they developed a ...
  • True Pioneers Of The Rock Music Style
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    Rock and roll has developed a long way throughout the years from a dance craze in the 1950's to a political and cultural landscape that is recognized worldwide. Rock and roll has come to define the roots of teenage rebellion, people who don't follow the norms, and have disrespect for authority. The style of rock and roll itself is a melting pot of music, a combination of sounds that include jazz, country, blues, ragtime, gospel, swing, classical, and ethnic music. It can be a simple variation of...
  • Short Changed
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    Short Changed "We " ll always be punk". -S.C. Short Changed is: Drums: P.J. Rankl Vocals and Bass: Josh Kendall Guitar and back up vocals: Tony Zepeda Guitar: Joe S kroll They say that the finer things in life are those, which are peaceful. Peaceful, shmeaceful. When it comes to music, nothing can get under your skin and infect your blood stream like the rawness of a good old-fashioned punk rock album from Short Changed. Even though they threw the whole thing together in a day, it sold out withi...
  • Stills And Young
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    Aside from the Byrds, the only other band that had a tremendous influence on folk-rock and country-rock in the sixties was Buffalo Springfield. They were noted as a key impact upon the counter-culture of the sixties, and their music is symbolic of the turbulence and controversy that surfaced during harsh times of war. The group's formation was coincidental and legendary. Stephen Stills and Richie Furay were driving on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles in early April 1966, when by chance they pulle...
  • Beatles In Mid 1962
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    The Beatles are even today known as the greatest and most influential act of the rock era. They introduced more innovations into popular music than any other rock band of the 20th century. Moreover, they were among the few artists of any genre that were simultaneously the best at what they did, and the most popular at what they did. They were also the first British rock group to achieve worldwide prominence, launching a British Invasion that made rock truly an international phenomenon. Guitarist...
  • Bon Jovi Band Members
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    Bon Jovi is a popular pop / rock band. The band members are Jon Bon Jovi, Richard Sambora, David Bryan, and Tico Torres. The rock group, Bon Jovi, was formed in 1983. Over the years the rock group has won many awards. In 1987 they were awarded the American Music Award for the Best Pop / Rock Band, Duo or Group. Then in 1990 they won the Golden Globe Award for Best Song for their song, Blaze of Glory, from Young Guns II soundtrack. Many thought that Bon Jovi had passed its peak when the rock worl...
  • Rock Band
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    Biography The founding members of the most controversial heavy rock band of the late 1980's included Axl Rose (b. William Bailey, 6 February 1962, Lafayette, Indiana, USA) and Izzy Stradlin (b. Jeffrey Isbell, 8 April 1962, Lafayette, Indiana, USA). Vocalist Rose, who had first sung at the age of five in a church choir, met guitarist Stradlin in Los Angeles in 1984. He changed his name to Rose at the age of 17 when he discovered who his real father was, the Axl prefix coming from a band with who...
  • Tours And Record Deals
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    Outline Thesis: The lifestyle of a professional musician is more difficult than glamorous. I. Introduction II. The Hardships of being a professional pop musician. A. The physical and mental rigors of being on tour. 1. Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys was stressed to the max. 2. When the Goo Goo Dolls performed on tour with Everclear, the amount of performing they did was ludicrous and very taxing. a. One night, John Reznick was forced to perform even though he had totally lost his voice the night ...
  • Rock And Roll Music
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    'Look what's happening out in the streets!' What better line to epitomize the feeling of the Americans throughout the chaos and turmoil of one of the most memorable decades in United States history, than this quote in the Jefferson Airplane song 'Volunteers?' The people of the time were utterly awe stricken by the horrors they were being forced to endure, and they decided they would do the best they could to publicize their total disgust for the United States' approach to its people. The 1960's ...
  • Collision Of Rock And Psychedelic Drugs
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    Britannica. com Sounds of the Psychedelic Sixties by Lucy O'Brien In 1967 the Beatles were in Abbey Road Studios putting the finishing touches on their album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. At one point Paul McCartney wandered down the corridor and heard what was then a new young band called Pink Floyd working on their hypnotic debut, The Piper at the Gates of Dawn. He listened for a moment, then came rushing back. "Hey guys", he reputedly said, "There's a new band in there and they " re ...
  • Bad Behavior Rock
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    It is common belief that rock music fosters bad behavior. This statement has no basis; there are no facts whatsoever to support such an accusation. The word rock is a very general term, a wide variety bands fall under the label of rock, bands that range from The Beatles and Fleetwood Mac to Nine Inch Nails and Marilyn Manson. To really make an accusation you must first specify the one you are accusing. And I am not just speaking blindly; I spent a whole year rooming with a Satan worshiper. I lis...
  • Live Album From The Ramones
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    THE RAMONES JOHNNY RAMONE JOEY RAMONE DEE DEE RAMONE TOMMY RAMONE MARKY RAMONE RICHEY RAMONE CJ RAMONE The Ramones Joey - Lead Vocals Johnny - Lead Guitar Marky - Drums CJ - Bass Out of the boring, musty atmosphere of the seventies when disco was big, and cheap mechanical dance rhythms were thing happening in music, the Ramones were born. Original Band Members, Johnny, Joey, Dee Dee, and Tommy could explode onto the stage with fists in the air and blast through a set of twenty songs so fast it l...
  • Band's Founding Line
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    Aerosmith One of the USA's most popular of all hard-rock acts, Aerosmith were formed in 1970 when vocalist Steven Tyler (b. Steven Victor Tallarico, 26 March 1948, Yonkers, New York City, New York, USA; vocals) met Joe Perry (b. Anthony Joseph Perry, 10 September 1950, Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA; guitar) while the latter was working in a Sunapee, New Hampshire ice cream parlour, the Anchorage. Tyler was in the area visiting the family-owned holiday resort, Trow-Rico. Perry, then playing in the...
  • Rock Music
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    Seventies and Eighties Rock Music The term? rock music? has long been a subject of debate. With such a broad variety of artists under that genre, it is difficult to give rock a definition. Rock music today is the result of almost 60 years of popular music development, a descendant of 1950's rock? n? roll. Originating in the mid-50?'s, from Afro-American Rhythm and Blues music, artists such as Chuck Berry and Little Richard paved the way for? white rock music? and the likes of Elvis Presley, Jerr...
  • Band's Maverick Records Debut Album
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    California is home to a thriving music scene and Sacramento's hard-hitting Deftones play a major role. The four members of Deftones have been friends since childhood and have breathed life into the otherwise quiet suburban streets for the past four years with a vast amount of local gigs. Beyond Sacramento, they " ve unleashed their unique brand of music by hitting the road and building a following in the Bay Area, Reno and L.A., touring with everyone from Bad Brains and KoRn to L 7 and Quicksand...
  • Hoobastank Lead Vocalist Doug Robb Of Incubus
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    Growing up in Incubus's hadow, Hoobastank distinguishes themselves by rocking hard their own way. by Brian Baker Since their inception in Agoura Hills, CA in the early '90's, Hoobastank has suffered from something of an identity crisis. When you grow up in a community where the local-band-makes-good story belongs to Incubus, and you play a similarly toned brand of shredding pop with a pummeling beat, comparisons are bound to arise. Hoobastank's claim to singularity is an amazing sense of melodic...
  • Rock Music
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    Music of the 60'the Sixties were an exciting revolutionary period of time with great social and technological change. Some people called it the "decade of discontent" because of the race riots in Detroit and La, and the demonstrations against the Vietnam War. Other people called it the decade of "peace, love, and harmony". It was called this because of the peace movement and the emergence of the flower children. (Britannica) The sixties were about assassination, unforgettable fashion, new styles...
  • Success Of The Scorpions 1988 Leningrad Concert
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    Analysing the contents of this song's text: - The singer seems to bet he singer and "lyrical me" at the same time, who speaks directly to his audience. - In this song he tells about his impressions during an evening walk through moscow, right after the collapse of the USSR, but nevertheless he sees that there are also some last soldiers who know that an also they will face a new life. - Some explanations to proper names in the text: - Moskva = Flush durch Mosk au Gorky Park = - The singer feels ...
  • Band Of La Ley
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    There are many rock bands in the world. One of them is the Spanish singing band of La Ley (The Law). Luis Alberto Cuevas Olmedo or "Beto' as everybody knows him, is the vocalist and the image of the band. Thanks to Beto's hard work, dedication, and education, La Ley has exported their music all over Latin America and the United States. To begin, Alberto Cuevas was born in Santiago de Chile, the capital of Chile, September the 12th, 1967. When he was four years old, he moved to live in Venezuela....

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