The Top 50 Classic Rock Bands - LiveAbout.
When Foo Fighters released a debut album written and recorded entirely by leader Dave Grohl-- at that point known only as the powerhouse drummer for Nirvana-- in the summer of 1995, few would have guessed that the group would wind up as the one band to survive the '90s alt-rock explosion unscathed.Other bands burned brighter but flamed out, breaking up after scoring a hit or two, while the.
Eddie Van Halen (born 1955): Edward Lodewijk, or Eddie, is an American musician who was born in the Netherlands. Popular as a lead guitarist, he founded Van Halen, the rock band. His father was a clarinetist, saxophonist, and pianist. He learned how to play the piano along with his brother.
Pete Townshend, The Who’s guitarist and principal songwriter, was born into a musical family in Chiswick, West London, on May 19, 1945. His father Cliff played the alto saxophone with the RAF dance band The Squadronaires, and his mother Betty Dennis sang professionally.
Cathedral, this cult band from USA with thier legendary debute album Stained glass stories from 1978. This album is considered one of the best progressive rock albums USA ever offered with a considerable amount copies sold in that period, around 12.000 copies printed and sold, when prog was in decline on every corner of the globe. Well, I see this album a good one towards great but not a.
On the morning of May 18, 2017, rock lost one of its most iconic voices. Blessed with a skyscraping four-octave range that could go from a soothing sweetness to a hellish rage, Chris Cornell left.
Hugely popular songwriters Ken Gold and Michael Denne contacted Tony Hall, requesting that they write a song for the band. The British duo had already enjoyed success across the Atlantic, with Aretha Franklin, Billy Ocean and Jackie Wilson, but were now looking for a home-grown hit.
Lee-ann from Perth, Australia Emilio Estevez asked Jon if he could use Wanted Dead or Alive for Young Guns II but Jon felt the lyrics didn't fit (since Wanted is actually about being a rock star). Instead Jon offered to write another song and the result was Blaze of Glory. He was given the script and wrote the other songs that featured on his first solo album.