Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Hard Rock

We salute Angus Young on his 69th birthday with a Top 10 AC/DC songs

Angus Young is one of Rock’s biggest legends and has influenced and inspired generations of guitarists. He co.-founded AC/DC with his brother Malcolm Young in 1973, today he turns 69 and we celebrate his life and career with the Top 10 AC/DC songs

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Heart singer and guitarist Nancy Wilson turns 70 today

Together with her sister Ann, they became the first women to front a Hard Rock band. With Heart, Nancy Wilson scored several hits that are now regarded as Rock classics such as “Barracuda”, “Crazy on You”, “Alone”, “These Dreams” and “What About Love” among others. She turns 70 today

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Kurt Cobain 57th Anniversary Special

A talented artist, songwriter, musician and a passionate advocate for women’s and gay rights, Kurt Cobain left the earthly plan by his own hand on April 8, 1994 at age 27, but today we celebrate his life with a special feature that includes 6 articles to remember Kurt Cobain

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The Later Years 1992-1994: Kurt Cobain his life and style in photos

Kurt Cobain, that sung on the song “Stay Away” the line “Rather Be Dead Than Cool/ Fashion Stinks, Fashion Style”, end up developing a personal style reflected on his clothes and hair that remains trendy and copied by many around the world

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The Early Years 1967-1992: Kurt Cobain his life and style in photos

Kurt Cobain, that sung on the song “Stay Away” the line “Rather Be Dead Than Cool/ Fashion Stinks, Fashion Style”, end up developing a personal style reflected on his clothes and hair that remains trendy and copied by many around the world

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Original Duran Duran guitarist Andy Taylor turns 63 today

With Duran Duran, Andy Taylor reached the pinnacle of his success during the 1980’s, but the guitarist has had also a successful solo career collaborating with many other artists and with Power Station back in the 1980’s. Look back at Taylor’s life and career on the day he turns 63

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The KISS Starchild Paul Stanley turns 72 today

Much has been written about Paul Stanley, he’s the Starchild, one of the most iconic alter-egos and characters in Rock music. With KISS, Paul Stanley has led a career that has earned him millions of followers around the globe. The pinnacle of his success was back in the 1970’s but today, Stanley remains one of the biggest Rock Stars in the world

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One of the biggest music festivals in the world, Rock In Rio, kicked off 39 years ago today

The first ever edition of Rock In Rio took place in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil on January 11th, 1985, and for 10 days a parade of Rock stars such as Queen, Iron Maiden, Ozzy Osbourne or Rod Stewart among others played for a crowd of an estimated 1.4 million people

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The legendary Bad Company and Free vocalist Paul Rodgers turns 74 today

Paul Rodgers owns one of the most powerful and influential vocals in Hard Rock. He came to prominence at a very young age with Free in the late 1960’s and was even thought once to replace Jim Morrison in The Doors. Today he turns 74

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The Life And Career of the legendary Ozzy “Prince Of Darkness” Osbourne who turns 75

With Black Sabbath Ozzy Osbourne pioneered the Heavy Metal genre during the 1970’s, his unique and sometimes insane lifestyle along with his distinguishable vocals and mannerisms have granted him a special place in Rock history and turned the man into an icon. Today the “Prince Of Darkness” Ozzy turns 75, we recap his life and career

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“No more pencils, no more books, no more teachers’ dirty looks” Alice Cooper scores their first major hit with the rebellious “School’s Out” in 1972

Due to it’s lyrical content, at the time, some radio stations banned Alice Cooper’s “School’s Out” from their airwaves, but despite that, it still climbed it’s way into the charts

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The Metal God Rob Halford turns 72

The charismatic lead singer of Judas Priest owns one of the most powerful wide-ranging voices of all time which he has been using very well since the 1970’s in defining Heavy Metal and he has also contributed immensely to the LGBT community and cause after coming out in 1998

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Bon Jovi’s Finest Hour “Slippery When Wet”

To be put in perspective, Rock music in the 1980’s suffered a commercial mutation of the industry had got used to during the 60’s and 70’s, the 80’s were a decade where the flashier the better was the trend to follow, and music in general followed that rule.

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The 1969 Seattle Pop Festival: The unexpected crossover between the late 1960’s Psychedelic and Acid Rock scene with the upcoming 1970’s Hard Rock

It’s a music history fact that the 1960’s were prodigal in open air Rock and Pop festivals, one that is often forgotten was the 1969 Seattle Pop Festival. For $15 only you could watch a stunning parade of legendary acts all on the same three day bill including The Doors, Led Zeppelin, Alice Cooper and Santana among many others

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Guns N’s Roses debut “Appetite For Destruction” – A collection of outstanding and enduring Rock hits

The influential and outstanding, Guns N’s Roses debut “Appetite For Destruction” released in 1987, marked a new era for Rock music, featuring a collection of outstanding and enduring Rock hits

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Marilyn Manson’s former Bass player Twiggy Ramirez turns 52 today

Twiggy Ramirez was responsible for most of the songwriting on Marilyn Manson’s hit albums “Antichrist Superstar”, “Mechanical Animals” and “Holy Wood”. The bass player, who was recently fired from Marilyn Manson, turns 52 today

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On this day in 1992 The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert takes place in a crowded Wembley Stadium, featuring an all star line up

In 1992, a few months after Freddie Mercury’s untimely death caused by AIDS, Queen and a group of legendary artists and musicians including David Bowie, Metallica, Guns N’ Roses, Elton John, George Michael, Roger Daltrey, Tony Iommi and Robert Plant among many others, gathered to pay tribute to the Queen legend in order to launch The Mercury Phoenix Trust, an AIDS charity organization

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Revisiting the 1993 Aerosmith’s hit album “Get A Grip”, a timeless record

In 1993 Aerosmith released one of the greatest albums of their career, “Get A Grip”. Featuring a string of hit singles and music videos that blend the band’s Hard Rock sound together with Pop sensibilities and Alternative Rock, making them fit to belong to the 1990’s Rock scene. We revisit this timeless Rock classic by Aerosmith

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The legendary and impressive Rock producer and engineer Eddie Kramer turns 81

Eddie Kramer has one of the most impressive careers in Rock music. Since the 1960’s his collaborations as producer and engineer with names such as Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, KISS, The Rolling Stones and Blue Cheer among many others, have earned him a big place on Rock N’ Roll history.

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Former Faith No More lead singer Chuck Mosley’s dead at 57

Before Mike Patton, Chuck Mosley was the voice for Faith No More, he recorded one of the band’s biggest hits, “We Care A Lot” and  stayed with the band from 1984 to 1988 releasing the albums “We Care a Lot” and “Introduce Yourself”. Chuck Mosley passed away on November 9th at age 57

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