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It's a known fact that Paul McCartney screamed the lyrics to the Beatles classic "Hey Jude" so hard he passed out. Robin Zander of Cheap Trick was singing with all his heart the last line to "So Good To See You" in the studio. It goes "so glad you're going to stayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy..." and when he reached the crescendo the force was so intense that Robin peed his pants!
Ronnie James Dio was a member of The Prophets, Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, and his own solo project, Dio, as well as contributing to songs by other artists, such as Tenacious D.
Serj Tankian has had two full books of his poetry published.
Saying the F-word over 100 times in a single song - Limp Bizkit
The song "Hot Dog", features over 100 uses of the F-word. It has been banned from most radio stations.
King Diamond is a Satanist, though curiously enough, he doesn't actually practice his religion, preferring to view it more as a philosophy he has lived by his entire life.
This band is best remembered for their cover version of the song "Cum On Feel The Noize", originally by the 1970s Glam Rockers, Slade, but the band also covered at least three more Slade tracks, all of which sound nearly identical to the originals.
they were bored with what the radio was playing. They wanted to bring the fun back to rock'n'roll. They took the sounds of hard rock, glam, the 3-chord guitar arrangements pioneered by CCR, Roxy Music, New York Dolls and more. They wore the rebellious look of leather jackets, T-shirts, ripped jeans, tennis shoes and the longest hair. Johnny Ramone's hairdo was a warped version of the Beatles "mop top". The term "punk rock" was thrown about by critics like Dave Marsh in the early 70s and the Ramones are considered to be the first punk rock band.
I Saw the Ramones Live 4X!
This band started out as just heavy metal but punk rock had just come into own. Motorhead added the velocity (speed) and some attitude of punk to its loud metal sound, creating the fusion hybrid style of speed metal (AKA "thrash"). To this day metal heads, punks, critics and music pundits debate on what to label this music. Singer/bassist Lemmy says it's just rock'n'roll. Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax, Slayer and countless other bands owe a huge debt to Motorhead. Big time.
They started out in 1962 as a blues-rock and rockabilly band, and they altered their sound to create a whole new genre. They are the first hard rock band, achieving an accomplishment of far reaching consequences. This paved the way for other rock styles such as glam/glitter rock, heavy metal, country rock, punk rock and more.
I Got Stoned at Ohio State University
Most of the band's lyrics deal with fantasy and mythology.
Being the inspiration for a classic movie. - Saxon
The band Saxon was a major source of inspiration for the film, "This Is Spinal Tap."
Slapping their live audience with raw meat. - W.A.S.P.
This is one of the highlights of the band's live show.
All members of this band have been sent to the big house at least once during their musical career.
Mike Love's nephew is NBA player Kevin Love.
Wilson Phillips members Carnie and Wendy Wilson are related to NBA All-Star and one-time Most Improved Player Kevin Love. Love's uncle is Mike Love of the Beach Boys (his dad, Stan, was a bodyguard for The Beach Boys). Love's cousins are the Wilsons from The Beach Boys and Brian Wilson's daughters are Carnie and Wendy.
Mark Holmes the lead singer of Platinum Blonde always has a desire to keep his band up to date with current trends.[br] Shortly before Kenny passed away he had prepositioned to reunite the band. Mark said 'that's fine but I won't do it unless we have new music." [br] [br] The reason for wanting new music is Mark's desire to keep Platinum Blonde's music current and up-to-date with all of the latest musical trends such as electronica and all of the latest musical innovations.
The punk band the Ramones used stage names with "Ramone" as the surname. The punk rock girl band the Donnas do something similar, except their stage names consist of "Donna" followed by a letter. Guitarist Alison Robertson goes by the moniker "Donna R". Terry Castellana the drummer = "Donna C". Singer Brett Anderson = "Donna A" and Maya Ford = "Donna F" the bassist. All band members were born in 1979 and they got together in the 8th grade. This band continued on during high school when they known as the "Electrocutes".
Now THIS Is The REAL Girl Power!
Having his songs used in commercials - Moby
He licensed every track from his album Play.
"Mary Louise," which is not her real name, a teenaged cancer patient wrote to the local newspapers with a wish. Her wish was granted by the Children's Wish Foundation.
Her dream? To meet Platinum Blonde and to have her favourite song, If You Go This Time, sung just to her.
Sadly "Mary Louise" died at the age of 24 from a brain tumor.
Fashion Sense - Platinum Blond
Platinum Blonde was known for their bleach blonde hair, nice chlothes, and their mascara, eyeliner, and eye shadow.
They were known as a glam rock band.
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