3 Books written by Hall of Fame Entertainers

3 Books written by Hall of Fame Entertainers

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is located on the shore o Lake Erie in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. It archives the history of some of the most influential artists, engineers, producers, and more. It was created by Atlantic Records in 1983. Many rock entertainers have been included in the Hall of Fame. Here are some books written by them.

The Ultimate Classic FM Hall of Fame: The Greatest Classical Music of All Time, by Darren Henley, Tim Lihoreau and Sam Jackson

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This celebrates classical music’s unique ability to express the emotions of a listener. This includes opening bars of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5; dramatic operas such as Puccini’s La boheme; the moving sounds of Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto; beautiful ballet scores from Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky; or blockbuster film soundtracks composed by John Williams and Howard Shore.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, The: The First 25 Years, by Holly George-Warren

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The book provides an in-depth look at every musician, writer, producer, and performer inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during its first twenty-five years. The book contains in detail their careers, influences, greatest hits, etc. Hundreds of transcriptions of acceptance and induction speeches from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s vast archives are also included here. The book has lots of dazzling photographs.

Paul Simon: The Exhibition Guide

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This is a book of 93 color pages with stunning photographs, lyrics, stories, etc. from Paul Simon, one of the most famous musicians. The book tells about the career, life and creative inspiration of two-time Hall of Fame inductee Paul Simon.

These books will inspire you more about the world of rock and roll music. If you are a rock music fan, then you must of some of these books in your collection.

Top 5 composers of superhero movies

Top 5 composers of superhero movies

Superhero movie soundtracks are the soul of superhero music. They are very powerful and uplifting. A good score makes a movie exponentially better. Here are some great superhero soundtracks.

1. Batman

The original Batman (1989) theme was made by Danny Elfman. It’s whole soundtrack went on to be almost replicated onto the other Batman movies in the 90’s.

2. Thor

Patrick Doyle composed the theme song of Thor. The score can be seen as the eternal resurrection of the human spirit. The score gives a sense of nobility and majesty. It was released in 2011.

3. The Amazing Spiderman

James Horner was the composer of this 2012 superhero movie. The music evokes the struggles, yearning and heroism. It inspires and touches people.

4. Superman

This is one of the most popular cinematic scores composed by John Williams. The score has both quieter and vulnerable moments, as well as romance and warmth. If you listen to this music with your volume high then it will bring out the Superman within yourself.

5. Captain America: The First Avenger

The music was composed by Alan Silvestri. This score captures the ethos of spirit of Captain America quite movingly. It brings out themes of courage, strength, sacrifice and liberty.

Without the theme songs of these superhero movies, they might not have been so popular and remembered by all. These scores are very inspirational and remind us of these superheroes and their heroic deeds.

5 unforgettable 90’s Industrial Bands Concerts

5 unforgettable 90’s Industrial Bands Concerts

Industrial music is formed by rock made with drums, guitars and bass. It produces raw, cerebral and malevolent sounding beats. It can be related to punk with slightly different style, attitudes and philosophies. It is borrowed from the DJ subculture and heavy metal music. Here are some of the unforgettable 90’s industrial bands.

Nine Inch Nails (NIN)

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It is one of the unforgettable bands of the 90’s. They had nine studio albums. Millions of copies of their albums were sold worldwide.

The band was formed by the musical mastermind Trent Reznor.

The band became Alternative rock super stars. They had a good number of radio hits in the 90s and afterwards. They have won several Grammy Awards also.

Velvet Acid Christ

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This music group was formed in 1990. They entered the international club music scene with new blend of cynical, mixed with Goth, Techno, Darkwave, and more.

The music is dark and heavy and is influenced by hedonism, drug, religion, misanthropy, etc. The main musician is Bryan Erickson.

He is the vocalist and the songwriter. Their music was heavily into programmed samples, drum machines, electric guitars, etc. The band has millions of fans around the world.

Wumpscut

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It was started by Rudy Ratzinger, a German DJ.

He gave up his career as a DJ in the early 90s to create Industrial music.

It became very famous in Southern Germany and across whole Europe.

Later, it reached the fans in Asia, Australia, North and South American. The music was mixed and had random political audio samples and quotes from German films.

KMFDM

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This band was developed by German multi-instrumentalist Sascha Konnietzko.

It was founded in 1984 as part of a performance art project. The band has released nineteen studio albums and 24 singles during the 80s and 90s.

More than two million records were sold worldwide. Some critics consider KMFDM to be one of the first bands to bring industrial music to the mainstream audiences.

Front Line Assembly (FLA)

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It is a Canadian electro-industrial band formed by Bill Leeb in 1986. He was in Skinny Puppy.

The members of the band changed several times. They became very popular in the 90s.

Industrial music is experimental. Musicians often have a DIY approach to this music.

It has elements of DJ subculture and heavy metal music in it. This type of music is popular all over the world now and much is because of the contribution of these bands.