Archive for December, 2006

U2 Biography

December 21, 2006

U2 is probably the greatest rock band ever to come out from Ireland. U2 is made up of front man Bono on vocals, The Edge on lead guitar, Larry Mullen Jr. on drums and Adam Clayton on bass guitar. What makes U2 a great band is that they have been able to consistently remain among the most popular rock acts in the world since the mid 1980’s. They have been able to sell approximately 50.5 million albums in the U.S. Alone. And as validation of their worldwide appeal and popularity as a band, U2 has …

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Pearl Jam Biography

December 20, 2006

Pearl Jam is considered as one of the most influential alternative bands ever to come out of the 1990’s and revolutionized rock music the way it is being heard today. Pearl Jam was one of the pioneering bands of the grunge movement in the early 90’s alongside Alice in Chains, Nirvana and Soundgarden. Not only were they able to help grunge rock gain mainstream acceptance, they were also able to achieve extensive commercial success along the way, selling over 31 million records in the U.S. alone. …

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The Who Biography

December 20, 2006

The Who was considered as one of the most influential bands during the 1960’s. This was the time when rock n’ roll was beginning to take the world by storm. And it was also during this era that several British bands began their invasion into worldwide prominence. Along with the Beatles and The Rolling Stones, The Who were considered as the bands that defined rock n’ roll in the 1960’s. The three bands were seen as worthy to the title “The Greatest Band in the World”. The Who was known for the dy…

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Nirvana Biography

December 19, 2006

Nirvana was a popular rock band that originated from the home of grunge rock in Washington, United States. The band first entered into the mainstream with the hit song “Smells Like Teen Spirit” from their 1991 album Nevermind. The song started the evolution of a subgenre of alternative rock called grunge and brought it into the mainstream. Before Nirvana, grunge rock was just known in the underground scene. It was Nirvana who brought the sound into a wider worldwide audience. And with Nirvana’s …

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The Rolling Stones Biography

December 19, 2006

The Rolling Stones were known as one of the more popular English musical group that helped spearhead the British Invasion of UK based rock and roll bands in the early 1960s. They are probably known as the most enduring rock and roll band in history with a musical career that spanned over four decades and still going strong. During their 1969 American tour, the Rolling Stones were introduced and since then was being referred to as “The Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World.” As one of the long…

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The Beatles Biography

December 19, 2006

Who hasn’t heard of the Beatles? After all, they are probably just the best and the most important band to come out of the 1960’s. The Beatles was the band that helped define what rock and roll in the Sixties was all about. Not only were they able to put into display their artistic excellence into the limelight during these tumultous times, they were also able to achieve what few other bands before them were able to achieve- become a worldwide commercial success.Yes, the Beatles were a major for…

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