James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich have created eleven successful albums with the help of their long-time guitarist Kirk Hammett, their current bassist Rob Trujillo, and previous members Dave Mustaine, Cliff Burton, and Jason Newsted. Metallica’s exploration in new styles and genres along with the dilemma of coming and going band members has left a lasting, but somewhat turbulent, impact on their fans. Metallica started in Los Angeles, California, in early 1981 when drummer Lars Ulrich put an add in a Los Angeles newspaper stating, "Drummer looking for other metal musicians to jam with…” (MTV.com). Ulrich recruited James Hetfield to sing and play rhythm guitar after Hetfield answered the add. Guitarist Dave Mustaine answered another one of Ulrich’s adds.
When Gilmour joined, he took much of his guitar sound from the sonic palette used for The Beatle’s The White Album. He used the arpeggios of Dear Prudence and You Never Give Me Money as jumping off points for his own playing, particularly on the tracks Any Colour you Like and Eclipse from Dark Side of the Moon. Roger Walters was a big fan of John Lennon, who took inspiration from the confessional song writing style of Lennon’s 1970 Plastic Ono Band. Possibly the biggest influence on the recording of Dark Side of the
He learned from artist like B.B King and Buddy Holly. Jimmy was virtually a self- taut guitar player. After a short time in the army he returned to the states to pursue his music career. For several years he played in side acts behind several famous artist. Hendrix later left to England to play in his own band called the Jimmy Hendrix Experience.
Although a thing of the past, 60’s and 70’s music is still very popular today. Many bands were memorable, but only a certain few of them changed music forever. Some of these bands were KISS, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, and The Rolling Stones. The greatest and most influential out of any of the groups from this era, though, was The Beatles. The Beatles was made up of four musicians; Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr.
This was an unusual stance for a major rock performer of the 1970s, and Nugent has been cited as an important early influence on the straight edge movement, which disavows drinking and recreational drug use.   Influences Nugent has been praised for his playing style, and is cited as an influence by many other hard rock and heavy metal musicians. Nugent has cited his own musical influences as Vanilla Fudge, Jeff Beck, Chuck Berry, The Kinks, Jimmy Page, The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Yardbirds, Bo Diddley, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Steppenwolf, Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels, The Animals, Little Richard, MC5, Frank Zappa, and Muddy
Mikey had never played bass before, but learned to do so specifically to be in his brother's band. When Mikey joined the band he also allowed them to use the band name "My Chemical Romance", a name he had come up with while working at a Barnes & Nobles after seeing the book "Ecstasy: Three Tales of Chemical Romance" by Irvine Welsh. Mikey had been saving that name in case he ever started a band of his
James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942– September 18, 1970) was an American musician and singer-songwriter. He is widely considered to be the greatest electric guitarist in music history and one of the most influential musicians of his era despite his mainstream exposure being limited to four years. He achieved fame in the United States following his 1967 performance at the Monterey Pop Festival after initial success in Europe with his group The Jimi Hendrix Experience. Later, he headlined the iconic 1969 Woodstock Festival and the 1970 Isle of Wight Festival. He favored raw overdriven amplifiers with high gain and treble and was instrumental in developing the previously undesirable technique of guitar amplifier
The name Pierce the Veil is taken from a song on Before Today’s album, A Celebration of an Ending. Their first studio album, A Flair for the Dramatic, was released on June 26th 2007, as the brothers still wrote songs together and managed to write enough to make a full album. They recorded the entire album in Seattle, Washington with producer Casey Bates. A song from the album, “I’d Rather Die Than Be Famous”, was featured on Tony Hawk’s Proving Ground. Bassist and backing vocalist Jaime Preciado and lead guitarist Tony Perry joined the band just after the album was released.
There are many people who contribute to music but there are just some people who had an impact on the genre as a whole. Some of those people in the old generation were Elvis Presley, Little Richard, and Buddy Holly. Chuck Berry was one of the first black rock and roll performers to appeal to black and white audiences. Since Elvis Presley, The Beatles had the greatest impact on rock music. (The history of rock music) Every music genre has its own identity.
Ryan Ross was the band’s former guitarist and Spencer Smith is the drummer. The band was formed in 2004 and they were signed by Pete Wentz’s Decaydance and Fueled by Ramen records in 2005. Since then, they have released 5 albums and have done many compilations. They have a wide variety of songs ranging from up-beat and catchy tunes to more solemn sounds. A few of their well-known songs are “I Write Sins Not Tragedies”, “Miss Jackson”, and “This is Gospel”.