Rock Music

How Did People Find Out About Layne Staley’s Passing?

Layne Staley was better known as the frontman of the rock band; Alice in Chains. The group rose to fame in the early 90s and was doing rather well in the grunge scene. But what happened to Layne Stanley? Layne Stanley was discovered decomposing in his home. His accountants contacted his former manager and informed …

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Was Curtis Mayfield Still Able to Record Albums After His Accident?

If you’re familiar with songs like Move On Up, Superfly, and Stone Junkie, then you would know who Curtis Mayfield is. He is one of the most influential and politically conscious soul musicians out there. But what happened after his life-changing accident? Following an accident in 1990, Curtis Mayfield was paralyzed from the neck down. …

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Did Dave Matthews Really Hitch a Ride With a Fan?

If you grew up in the 90s, you definitely heard of the Dave Matthews Band. Songs like Crash Into Me, Crush, and Grey Street. Were quite popular from the band’s inception in 1994 up until the early 2000s. Now, did you ever hear the story of when the frontman, Dave Matthews himself, hitched a ride …

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In 2017, the British band Muse invited ticket-holders for an upcoming gig in London to vote online for 10 songs that they wanted to be added to the set list. Fans immediately flooded the poll with votes for 15-year-old B-sides and tracks that the band had never played live before.

Muse review – band unleash thunderstorm in a matchbox Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London There’s no downsizing in this pulverising set of audience-chosen tracks performed in an intimate space as they would be at Wembley Stadium For a band whose live shows have previously featured military-level lasers, pyrotechnic infernos and dancing acrobats suspended beneath hovering spaceships, …

In 2017, the British band Muse invited ticket-holders for an upcoming gig in London to vote online for 10 songs that they wanted to be added to the set list. Fans immediately flooded the poll with votes for 15-year-old B-sides and tracks that the band had never played live before. Read More »

Tame Impala is a single person named Kevin Parker who writes, plays, and produces all the recorded music, but tours with a group of other musicians to form the full live band.

Tame Impala Tame Impala is the psychedelic music project of Australian multi-instrumentalist Kevin Parker. In the recording studio, Parker writes, records, performs, and produces all of the project’s music. As a touring act, Tame Impala consists of Parker (guitar, vocals), Dominic Simper (guitar, synthesiser), Jay Watson (synthesiser, vocals, guitar), Cam Avery (bass guitar, vocals), and …

Tame Impala is a single person named Kevin Parker who writes, plays, and produces all the recorded music, but tours with a group of other musicians to form the full live band. Read More »

The vocal effect used in the song Zombie by the Cranberries is known as ‘keening’. This is a wailing sound used in Ireland to mourn the dead at funerals.

Zombie (The Cranberries song) “Zombie” is a protest song by Irish alternative rock band the Cranberries, written in memory of the two young victims who were killed in the 1993 Warrington bombings, Johnathan Ball and Tim Parry. It was released in September 1994 as the lead single from their second studio album, No Need to …

The vocal effect used in the song Zombie by the Cranberries is known as ‘keening’. This is a wailing sound used in Ireland to mourn the dead at funerals. Read More »

Since 8-track tapes have a loop-play function, where after the end the tape is played from the beginning once again, the 8-track version of the Pink Floyd album “Animals” was changed for playing on repeat – a guitar solo connecting the first and the last song on the album was added.

Pigs on the Wing “Pigs on the Wing” is a two-part song by UK band Pink Floyd from their 1977 concept album Animals, opening and closing the album. According to various interviews, it was written by Roger Waters as a declaration of love to his new wife Carolyne Christie. The song is significantly different from …

Since 8-track tapes have a loop-play function, where after the end the tape is played from the beginning once again, the 8-track version of the Pink Floyd album “Animals” was changed for playing on repeat – a guitar solo connecting the first and the last song on the album was added. Read More »