It is almost impossible to imagine contemporary music without the Beatles, period. They were part of the British Invasion that included other UK influential greats such as The Rolling Stones, The Yardbirds, and The Animals, among others. However, popular music would never sound this good if not for the...
Very few rock acts can come close to the raw honesty and fidelity of the songs of Guns N’ Roses. Axl Rose has always been very straightforward about the issues that matter to him and his band. Never sugarcoating. Never beating ‘round the bush. The same is true with...
With 18 successful albums under their belt, three of which are studio and five live, there is no doubt that Nirvana is one of the most popular and successful rock bands ever. It took two years for the band to release their debut album in 1989. The Aberdeen, WA-based...
No other music genre can be as provocative and controversial as heavy metal. Invented way back in the 1960s as a vehicle for venting out artists’ frustrations against social and societal evils, heavy metal has grown a substantial following. There are now thousands of bands hoping to follow in...
Rock and roll is a cultural force that has influenced our fashion sense, our behavior, and different cultural norms. From the hundreds of rock bands that have mushroomed since the birth of the genre in the 1950s, only a small proportion has made it to the world stage in...
With a hard-edged music that features bludgeoning guitar riffs, forceful vocals, and layered power chords, AC/DC remains one of the most popular rock and roll bands ever to come from the Land Down Under. The Aussie group remains one of the idols of many heavy metal bands aspiring to...
James “Jimmy” Dorsey is a very influential figure in the history of jazz. His skill on the reed has become a legend that many of the succeeding jazz greats always draw inspiration from Jimmy’s works. And while Jimmy Dorsey was born with an innate gift for music, he was...
History Waring’s Pennsylvanians have entertained the USA for a total of 69 years. This dance band was brainstormed by brothers Fred and Tom Waring and their friends Poley McClintock and Freddy Buck back at Pennsylvania State University in 1918. When they were starting, they were the Waring-McClintock Snap Orchestra and...
Conditions is a rock band formed in the early 2000s. Composed of ex-emo band members from Virginia, Conditions started on their own in Richmond, Virginia. Lasting eight years in the music industry, the band released two albums, as well as being able to work with certain producers like Paul...
Arkadiusz Reikowski was born on May 23, 1983, in Kraków, Małopolskie, Poland. He is a composer, producer and audio designer for various films, games, television and media. His scores and pieces are heavily influenced by oriental music, being inspired by composers such as Kenji Kawai, Joe Hisaishi, and Akira...