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Freddie Mercury (real name "Farrokh Bulsara") was the lead singer of Queen. He was an ethnic Parsi who had grown up in India and Zanzibar. When he was 17 he along with his family emigrated to the UK to escape political and ethnic violence as British colonial power in the island was weakening and a revolution was brewing there fast. The Bulsara family moved into a house in the Feltham neighborhood in London - only a few hundred yards away from where a fellow student and future astrophysicist named Brian May lived. As Paul Harvey used to say on the radio, "and now you know the rest of the story".
Zorro Aster Knot
At one point in their career, Pet Shop Boys were asked for a name change to Rescue Shelter Boys. But they politely turned down the offer.
His songs in Dance Central games with his moves - Usher
On Dance Central 3 and its associated DLC, a few of his songs are playable with the use of choreography from Usher himself (notably "Scream" and "OMG").
Since 2011, Phoenix, Arizona-based Christian pop punk band Stellar Kart has covered seven songs from five Disney movies on two EP's, including three from 2013's Frozen.
I'm not kidding. Men Without Hats are a real life musical family consisting of brothers Ivan, Stefan, and Colin Doroschuk and their cousins.
Being a playable character in a "Guitar Hero" game - King Diamond
King Diamond is an unlockable special guest musician in the video game, "Guitar Hero: Metallica".
Having a lot of their songs covered by Metallica - Diamond Head
Metallica have covered at least five Diamond Head tracks, with a rumored six more covers in existence.
Singer Mick Jagger has rooted for Portugal, Italy, England and other soccer teams at the 2014 World Cup and they've all been thrashed by the opposing teams. A curse or a bad voodoo-like spell? Mick also loves Brazilians, having fathered one 15 years ago with former Brazilian model Luciana Gimenez. Since the soccer teams he's been rooting for have all flopped in the tournament, you could say that Mick Jagger can't get no soccer satisfaction!
I Got Stoned At Ohio State!
Van Halen, who formed in the mid-1970s, are widely considered to be the first Glam Metal band, due to the fact that they succeeded in mixing the sounds of Pop and Heavy Metal, had a virtuoso lead guitarist and a flamboyant frontman and wrote songs about Sex, Rock And Roll and just plain having a good time, which is pretty much every Glam Metal band's requirements.
he likes to play soccer. Every city he plays at he goes to a city park and plays soccer with whoever's around.
Scott Golden Foot
hairy chest insured by Lloyd's of London - Tom Jones
the girls need a reason to keep tossing their panties at him!
he's got his gruff voice protected
he has received letters and paternity suits many times.
Sowing the Seeds of Love
Ex-guitarist joins KISS - Black N'Blue
Tommy Thayer, original member of Black N'Blue, joined KISS officially in 2003 as the lead guitarist. He had previously written songs for the band, as well as being a roadie and filled in for Ace Frehley on a few occasions prior to being a full band member. He is the current "Spaceman".
Diamond Dave has a web show. That's all.
Geezer has been a Vegan for 45 years and is often made fun of for this reason.
Platinum Blonde started out in 1982 as a Police cover band and then started interjecting their own songs into the sets as well as Sting's songs. :)
Now Mark isn't sting but this cover is a WOW!
Having the most difficult "Guitar Hero" song ever. - Dragonforce
Dragonforce's song "Through The Fire And Flames" is widely acknowledged as the hardest song to play in the entire "Guitar Hero" video game series.
As of 2010, W.A.S.P. frontman became a Born Again Christian.
Harriet Wheeler has a very feminine, almost childlike singing voice. She can reach various octave ranges, always with a sweet stratospheric ethereal charm pleasing to the ears of many male college rock radio listeners in the 80s - 90s. Her voice complements the dream pop / alternative sound of the band.
Listen to the Siren
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