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METAL AND ROCK BANDS

Hi there ;D

we'd like to introduce you to some of metal and rock bands.


The first one is the legen-wait for it-dary English rockband the Rolling Stones. Their stunning career started in 1962.

The actual band members are:

Mick Jagger – lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, piano, harmonica, bass guitar, synthesizer, percussion, slide guitar (April 1962 –present)

Keith Richards – electric and acoustic guitars, bass guitar, piano, backing and lead vocals (April 1962 –present)

Charlie Watts – drums, percussion (January 1963 –present)

Ron Wood – slide, lap and pedal steel guitars, electric and acoustic guitars, bass guitar, saxophone, drums, backing vocals (March 1975 –present)

Their first album was The Rolling Stones (UK), released16 April 1964. And the last was A Bigger Bang, released 5 September 2005. The generally sold out 29 studio albums and 17 live albums. The best album is Stones is Exile on Main St. which is ranked number 26 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 28,075.

The Rolling Stones is ranked number 7 in the overall band rankings.


On the occasion of their fiftieth anniversary, 25th October they played a cameral concert in Parisian theatre Parc de la Villette for 700 listeners. The tickets cost only 15euro.The next concerts will take place 25 and 29 November O2 Arena in London and 13,15 December in Prudential Center in New Jersey.

Our favourite songs by the Rolling Stones:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g78lpcmQHdM – 'Anybody Seen My Baby'

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m6Ts8XS_UO4&feature=fvst'Satisfaction '

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBecM3CQVD8'No sympathy for the devil'

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Egt1Hq4wpE – 'Paint it black '

The second band that we're going to tell you about is Three Days Grace – Canadian rock band existing under the name Groundswell during 1992 - 1995. The band regrouped in 1997 as Three Days Grace with new lead singer – Adam Gontier. Their songs are about their lives. People can often relate to the lyrics, which help them out in critical situations. Their first self-named album was released in 2003 and the last named Transit of Venus was released few weeks ago.

Members of Three Days Grace:

Adam Gontier – lead vocals (1992–1995; 1997–present), rhythm guitar (1997–present)

Neil Sanderson – drums, percussion, piano, backing vocals (1992–1995; 1997–present)

Brad Walst – bass guitar, backing vocals (1992–1995; 1997–present)

Barry Stock – lead guitar (2003–present)

Three Days Grace was released on July 22, 2003, by which time "(I Hate) Everything About You" was already hit on alternative radio stations in Canada.

In 2006 they won Billboard Music Award in category Rock Single of the Year for "Animal I Have Become".

Some of our favourite songs :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8ekz_CSBVgI hate everything about you

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqds0B_meys - Animal I've Become

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDozqp8lDd0 Life Starts Now

and some from their new album:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4i0vhoqPV0QGive Me a Reason

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikSPzB-I_W4&feature=relatedGive in To Me

And that's all about them. For two months we'll tell you about Papa Roach and Iron Maiden.


Magda and Klaudia

 
Nirvana

Nirvana was an American rock band that was formed by singer/guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987. Nirvana went through a succession of drummers, the longest-lasting being Dave Grohl, who joined the band in 1990.


Nirvana gained worldwide fame after the release of the album Nevermind, and the first single promoting the album, "Smells Like Teen Spirit" (1991) and has become one of the forerunners of subspecies of rock music, grunge. Other groups from Seattle, also played a large role in the rock scene in the 80s and 90, Pearl Jam and Soundgarden. Thanks to the efforts of these bands grunge and alternative rock became the most frequently broadcasts by radio stations, music genres in the early 90s Singer, Kurt Cobain, became known as "representative of a new generation," and Nirvana became one of the few bands associated with Generation X.

The band was disbanded after the death of Cobain in 1994, but the popularity of Nirvana after the event has grown even more . In 2002 the band released unfinished demo of "You Know You're Right", which turned out to be an international hit and is ranked in the top of the charts. To March 2009 the band has sold over 25 million albums in the United States and more than 50 million worldwide.


Band members:

  • Kurt Cobain – lead vocals, guitar (1987-1994)
  • Krist Novoselic – bass guitar (1987-1994)
  • Dave Grohl – drums, backing vocals (1990–1994)
Former members
  • Aaron Burckhard – drums (1987–1988)
  • Dale Crover – drums (1988, 1990)
  • Dave Foster – drums (1988)
  • Chad Channing – drums (1988–1990)
  • Jason Everman – guitar (1989)
  • Dan Peters – drums (1990)
Touring members
  • Pat Smear – guitar, backing vocals (1993–1994)
  • Lori Goldston – cello (1993–1994)


Discography:

Studio album:

  • Bleach (1989)
  • Nevermind (1991)
  • In Utero (1993)
Most well-known songs of Nirvana:

"Come as you are"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vabnZ9-ex7o&ob=av2e

"Smells like teen spirit"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTWKbfoikeg&ob=av2e

Julka


 
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