Rock music has evolved progressively since it appeared back in the 50s which has enabled it to continue being a popular mainstream music genre.
A true fan exclaims “Shut up and take my money!” when his favorite band announces the sale of some box set full of collectibles. Releasing records in the 21 century is no longer the business that used to be.
It’s an amazingly difficult task to synthesize what it means to associate KISS with the word “influence”. Because it doesn’t only refer to musical influence. They have influenced how a rock band becomes part of a teenage movement, they have influenced how a band can learn to exploit an image, there is a clear influence […]
A true fan exclaims “Shut up and take my money!” when his favorite band announces the sale of some box set full of collectibles. Releasing records in the 21 century is no longer the business that used to be. How Bands Are Dealing with The Streaming Fenomenon? Streaming platforms such as Spotify, Apple Music or […]
On January 8, 2019, the King would have turned 84, if he were still in the building… Elvis Presley, soul singer, movie star, eternal heartthrob, music legend, the Hound Dog, the King, and the list goes on and on. Elvis was a controvert character since his beginnings, at the start of his career he would […]
Rock music has been steadily evolving since its inception in the 1950s and continues to be a popular part of mainstream music. During the 80s, bands were more easily identified under specific sub groups of the rock genre and the decade, long thought one of the most memorable on the music scene, gave rise to […]
The Early Years The term Rock n Roll really had its start in the 50s when music took on a more urban, eclectic feel and the genre was born out of this fusion of ideas and sounds. Along with the evolution of the music came the inevitable desire to identify oneself with this exciting new […]
There is some debate as to the exact beginning of this iconic genre of music and therefore any consideration will be open to opposing opinions. It is also worth noting that essentially the term Rock and Roll appeared first and then developed into the all-encompassing term Rock music. It is generally safe to say that […]
To understand what instruments are essential to the formation of a rock band, it helps to have an appreciation of what rock music really is and the sound it delivers. Rock music is now a fairly diverse term that covers a broad spectrum of musical sounds but initially the movement emerged back in the 50s, […]
You have to go all the way back to 1968 to discover the beginnings of what would become arguably the greatest rock band of all time, Queen. Brian May was a student at London’s Imperial College and together with Tim Staffell, decided to form a band. Roger Taylor answered a message on the college notice […]