Pink Floyd: A Saucerful of Greatness “Welcome to the Machine.” What comes to one’s mind when they hear that? The individual could think of several things to be certain, such as industrialization, factories, robotics, and so on. Not commonly would someone think of lyrics arguably one of the greatest rock bands in all of history. Pink Floyd could be looked at as a machine, though it may not have always been well-oiled or have run very smoothly. Pink Floyd, who started in England in 1965 under the original name of “Tea Set”, has never really been a dominating force in the musical world.
Cobain actually detested hitting the Billboard charts, however, after his death in 1994, Nirvana become a worldwide rock legend who became commercialized to fit the mainstream (Erlewine). One year after the band was formed, they released their first single “Love Buzz” which did not get that much attention (Erlewine). A year later, their first album “Bleach” was released (Erlewine). Even though neither one of these hit the billboard 200 nor “attracted” any major label companies, Nirvana was satisfied with what they had accomplished; they had become very popular among college students and the British weekly press by selling 35,000 copies of their unique, indie style music (Erlewine). With a small following, Nirvana took the world by storm with their second album “Nevermind” at the end of 1989 with several hits (Erlewine).
The Musical Evolution of Blink 182 By Alex Barlow Introduction Blink 182 is a pop-punk band from San Diego, California. Formed in 1992 by Tom Delonge (vocals, lead guitar), Mark Hoppus (vocals, bass guitar) and Scott Raynor (drums). Together they recorded two demo tapes named Flyswatter and Buddha (1993) before being signed to Cargo Records in 1994. Their first album Cheshire Cat (1994) was not initially a commercial success but after the band toured the album gained more exposure and sales, with the song “M+M’s” being the only single from the album. After nonstop touring, Blink 182 began to record their second album.
This essay will consist on how these musicians took control of America and the impact it gave to us. Their energy came across the screen and caused young girls to scream and their fathers to protest. The Beatles came to New York City on February 7,1964,less than three months after the assassination of J.F.K. In his book “The Beatles Come To America” Martin Goldsmith states that and the band brought with them a sound that hadn’t been heard before and helped rouse the country out of mourning. John Lennon wrote over 70 of the songs by himself, including A Hard Days Night, Let It Be, All You need is love, Come Together, and I Am the Walrus.
He was born in Poland in 1908. His family suffered great hardship in the first world war but he was exceptionally intelligent and determined, and managed to become a nuclear physicist. After the invasion of Poland, he came as as a refugee to England to work with James Chadwick at Liverpool University. He then went to Los Alamos, New Mexico, as part of the British contingent involved in the Manhattan Project to make the first atom bomb. In his mind there was only one justification for the bomb project: to ensure that Hitler did not get one first.
With various members undertaking solo projects or touring with other bands, and their lack of permanency in the lead guitar spot, the Peppers always seemed on the verge of breaking up. In 1999, though, they reunited the lineup that appeared on their 1991 breakthrough Blood Sugar Sex Magik and released the album Californication to critical and popular acclaim. The two men who have been Peppers from the beginning, vocalist Anthony Kiedis and bass player Michael Balzary, became close friends in high school in Los Angeles. They joined with fellow classmates Hillel Slovak on guitar and Jack Irons on drums to form the band Anthem. Their band, Anthem, ended shortly after the creation.
Page wanted to form a supergroup so he and bassist Chris Dreja began putting a new line up together.Terry Reid (Page's first choice for lead singer of the band) suggested Robert Plant, a Stourbridge singer for the Band of Joy and Hobbstweedle. Plant also recommended John Bonham to be chosen as the drummer when he accepted the position. When Dreja dropped out, John Paul Jones contaced Page about the vacancy which he succeeded in filling due to the fact Page had known Jones from his session days. The four played together for the first time in a room below a record store on Gerrard Street in London. “As soon as I heard John Bonham play”, recalled Jones, “I knew this was going to be great...we locked together as a team immediately.” They played in front of a live audience for the first time at Gladsaxe, Denmark, on 7th September 1968.
<br> The song was only the first of a long string of hits for the group to feature hard rock beats, of course with pumped up bass and the scratching of a turntable. Their success carried over to their remake of Aerosmith's classic "Walk This Way", which too became an instant classic. The record also marked the first direct collaboration between a rap group and a rock band. However, while Run DMC was a hip-hop group with heavy rock influence, the Red Hot Chili Peppers are a perfect example of the exact opposite, a rock band with distinct hip-hop overtones. <br> From as early back to the mid-eighties the Chili Peppers were trendsetters.
4/27/13 Nirvana: A Quest for The Hall of Fame When it comes to an album that defined, shaped, and aspired a whole generation there’s few that come close to Nirvana’s 1991 Nevermind album. With the release of just one single, Nirvana not only murder the popular glam rock scene but gave birth to a new genre known as grunge/alternative. The Nevermind album has not only sold over 10 million copies alone in the United States, but it has also gone on to sell over 30 million copies worldwide. Spite these tremendous feats; Nirvana still remains unrecognized as a band, inspiration, and hieroglyph of a whole generation. As of 6/15/2013 Nirvana will technically be eligible to be inducted into the Rock Hall of Fame.
He started writing lyrics in his High School where he also performed at concerts, the concert led to him being signend with Atron Gregory who set him up as a roadie and backup dancer with the young rap group Digital Underground in 1990. Soon people saw his talent and Tupac started rapping on features but his first Solo Album 2Pacalypse did not went well at all. In 1993 him and his friends, including Big Syke formed the group "Thug Life". The group released their only album Thug Life: Volume 1 which went gold and Tupac became known as one of the best rappers in the game. Shakur was also part in the East Coast – West Coast hip hop rivalry in the early 90's where he got involved after the 1994 shooting.