Metal

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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Faith No More’s amazing frontman Mike Patton turns 56

Mike Patton is one of the most versatile and diverse musicians, throughout his career he has sung and played several musical styles, and since he joined Faith No More in 1989 also became one of the most influential Rock singers multiplying himself through several side projects. Celebrate his 56th anniversary by watching two amazing Faith No More concerts

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Revisiting Blue Cheer “Vincebus Eruptum” 

It’s a common a place for music fans to consider 1970 “Black Sabbath” the first Metal album but San Francisco band Blue Cheer were the first ones to change the game when they released their influential album “Vincebus Eruptum” on this day in 1968

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Zack de la Rocha, the lead singer of the 1990’s politically charged Alternative/Metal band Rage Against the Machine celebrates 54 today

Zack de la Rocha became famous back in the early 1990’s as the lead singer for Alternative/Metal band Rage Against The Machine who back then were notable for their political protest songs with explosive and controversial lyrics. The band came to prominence with their successful debut album “Rage Against the Machine” released in 1992 and that included the songs “Killing in the Name” and “Bullet in the Head”

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Bass player Robert Trujillo turns 59

Robert Trujillo is regarded as one of the best and most influential bass players in Rock of the last 20 years, he rose to prominence in the 90’s as a member of Suicidal Tendencies and since 2003 he’s Metallica’s bassman

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Top 10 Alice In Chains Songs with Layne Staley

Born on August 22, 1967, alongside Kurt Cobain and Chris Cornell, Layne Staley was one of the most distinct and popular singers of the Grunge Rock movement during the early 1990’s. Look back at the Top 10 Alice In Chains songs featuring Layne Staley

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Remembering Dimebag Darrell

Dimebag Darrell co-founded Pantera in 1981 with his brother Vinnie Paul on drums, one of the biggest and most successful Metal bands from the 1980’s and specially the 1990’s

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The Faith No More keyboardist Roddy Bottum is 60 today

Roddy Bottum helped to develop and create the Faith No More’s signature sound during the 1980’s, an essential part of the band, Roddy turns 60 today, recently he released his new music project Man on Man, an album made with his life partner Joey Holman featuring songs based on life as a gay man. We look back at his life and career

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Revisiting the heavier than heaven debut Nirvana album “Bleach”

Proudly recorded by $606.17, “Bleach” it’s perhaps the only legitimate Grunge album Nirvana did. Released on June 15, 1989 on Sub Pop, the record features a selection of Grunge songs that approaches the style used by some of their Seattle peers, such as The Melvins, Alice In Chains, Soundgarden or TAD, a slow, sludgy and heavy Grunge Rock with influences of Punk and 70’s Heavy Metal blend in together. We look back at this now historical Rock album

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