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Questions tagged [rock]

questions about the genre known as "Rock", which is characterized by a heavy guitar-driven sound

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What Vocaloid song is this (from an anime)?

My question isn't really anime related, but most people that do watch anime will have heard of Vocaloid. I have in mind a Vocaloid song but I can't identify it. I can only describe the music video it ...
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If 'Hey Joe' had been 'Hey John', would it have been as good a song?

Given the existence of the well-known song "Hey Joe", by Jimi Hendrix, one called 'Hey John' would likely bring to mind some kind of parody. How crucial, however, though might the choice of the ...
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Was there any official info as to why Always Somewhere sounds like Simple Man?

As the title says, were there any reasons as to why Scorpions decided to use a similar rhythm to Lynyrd Skynyrd? When I first heard Simple Man, I thought at first it borrowed from Always Somewhere, ...
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Rock subgenre of “Darkness” by SPF1000

Listen to this song... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rs3WV3Fu-kw&t= Its called Darkness by SPF 1000. It was in an episode titled "Battle of the Bands" from The Grim Adventures of Billy & ...
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Which genre is this song reminiscent of?

Here is the link to the song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgZbKq_bxJ4 Now, I know it's an electronic song but I believe Avicii in this album was trying to fuse various genres with electronic ...
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A song using the same melody as part of the chorus of “Still Breathing” by “Mayday Parade”

The chorus for Still Breathing by Mayday Parade has the following lines: 'Cause I'm standing here alone Trying to make this life my own Listen to that part and pay attention to the melody of the ...
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Iron Maiden's Eddie and Tolkien's Gollum

Rigg's first offical Eddie was used on Maiden's 1980 'Running Free'. In Wall's autobiography, it is said that this was from a design given to Dave Beasley. Ralph Bakshi released his 'Lord of the ...
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What is the true concept behind the band ghost?

I came across the band “Ghost” recently. Their melodies and riffs are amazing. I am trying to learn more about them. I have seen many interviews for them and in many of those ones they emphasize that ...
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Why were so many classic rock musicians born between 1945 and 1950?

There are numerous classic rock musicians, such as Don Henley, Bob Seger, and Tom Petty, who were born between 1945 and 1950, with an occasional odd bird like Roger Waters or Paul McCartney born ...
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Genre of “Band Take [X]” songs from the “Scythian Lamb” soundtrack

I discovered these songs on the Scythian Lamb soundtrack and am pretty curious about them. See the above link --the songs I'm interested in are all named "Band Take #" What genre do these songs fall ...
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Looking for a music album and the name of the band

This album was probably purchased in 2005 and has been lost. The cd cover is a gothic woman with two hands holding the blood, and the picture is blue in color. The music style is biased towards ...
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Identify music video that have blue colored men on DTS demonstration disc?

What is the music video that has blue colored men on a DTS demonstration disc?
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What is the meaning of “special option in your car?”

The song Don't Turn Your Back, off of Blue Oyster Cult's album Fire of Unknown Origin, includes the line "You'll use that special option in your car." What does this mean?
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Rock covers of Wagner's music

I am looking for rock/prog rock/jazz covers or interpretations of music written by Richard Wagner (except the ride of the valkyries). There are a lot of musicians that have made very interesting ...
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Why do radio stations only play hit songs?

Those hits never used to be hits. It took radio play to become a hit. I’m a huge Led Zeppelin fan and as much as I love Stairway, Black Dog, Whole Lotta Love, etc. I just sometimes get so sick of ...
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Dream by Imagine Dragons seems to have ripped off a song from the early 2000s to maybe 2010

music fans. I love the album Smoke + Mirrors (Apple Music). Today I was listening to the song "Dream" when I noticed this: A little after 2:53, the vocal melody sounds incredibly familiar. I have ...
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What happened to Andy Fairweather Low and Greg Phillinganes regarding Eric Clapton?

If you are also a fan of Eric Clapton, you've probably noticed like me that in the recent past (probably ten years) Eric almost has a new backup band for him apart from the great bassist Nathan East. ...
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Records of ballads of Jerry Garcia

I am trying to get into the Grateful Dead for a while now, but their jammy style does not excite me too much (I prefer Jazz for that). Their ballads on the other hand seem exceptional too me. They are ...
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Live performance of Aerosmith's Mama Kin with the introduction solo

I'm currently learning to play Mama Kin by Aerosmith on the guitar. I'm especially interested in Joe Perry's intro solo. I watched several introductory videos where people explain how to play it, but ...
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Song ID: “I find it funny / Someone like you / Is telling me / About power” ('80s–90s indie rock?)

I find it funny Someone like you Is telling me About power Power! This song used to play on my college radio station. The above quote is the only lyric I remember, and I think it ...
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Was Mary a prostitute in Queensrÿche's “Operation: Mindcrime”?

Queensrÿche in 1988 gave us the rock opera Operation: Mindcrime. It tells the tale of Nikki who succumbs to the underworld of crime. We learn of his love of a nun, Sister Mary, who later gets killed....
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“Roses never grow…” (rock song)

I am not able search song which I remember is rock song and starts something like this "If you wanna be my best friend then show it, If you wanna be my lover then prove it...." .. "I don't wanna be ...
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Looking for examples of irregular time signatures being used in post rock

Post rock and prog rock are very different, however they both share an experimental nature. Having gotten used to irregular time signatures through prog rock, I was disappointed to find that the ...
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What song is played in the background in “Intro - Live” on Fleetwood Mac's Rumours (Super Deluxe)

You can hear the song in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xmm-_tW3sBo
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Old (Rock?) song sung by a guy. Instrumental sounds similar to Jerk It Out By Caesars but slower. Lyrics contain Woah oh oh oh oh

The instrumental part sounds similar to a slower version of Jerk It Out By Caeser's Palace. It is sung by a guy. It constantly repeats: "Whoa oh oh oh oh" then lyrics that sound something like "And ...
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Halestorm concert location name/location where Lizzy sings/talks the introduction hello to the crowd

Well I hope this question is easier than my last! I saw a full concert recording of Halestorm on YouTube where Lizzy, in her intro sang/ spoke her introductory hello to the crowd! I remember it was a ...
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Genre of music favored on “Lucifer” tv show

Note: This was moved from another question by @JasmineMcShea to avoid having two separate questions in the same post. [Trying to find a better genre description for] what I THINK is Rock'n'Roll, ...
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Is there a streaming music service that plays music by year or decade (esp 60s to 80s) based on what was actually popular in the decade?

I find that most “decade channels” (eg 80s Music) play music based on a retrospective notion of the decade. In that, some songs are overplayed and some songs are forgotten. I want to (re-) hear the ...
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Had Mark Knopfler written some more rock songs after Dire Straits?

I love Mark Knopfler's guitar playing such that I would not turn off his playing but neither deliberately listen to him. So I do not really follow his career path. Just out of curiosity: had he ever ...
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Why “un, dos, tres, catorce” instead of “un, dos, tres, cuatro” in U2's “Vertigo”?

U2's song Vertigo from their album How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb begins like this: Un, dos, tres, catorce!! In Spanish that's "one, two, three, fourteen". Why "fourteen"? I've read a number of ...
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What genre or other singer matches the chorus of “Dream State…” by Lucy Dacus?

In the chorus of her song Dream State... Lucy Dacus sings in a deep, monotone drone over guitar, peaking with a chorus of her own voice layered over itself several times... I know there is at least ...
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What musical effects is Jimi Hendrix using in “Machine Gun”? [closed]

Now I am listening to Jimi Hendrix' Machine Gun, one thing I do not understand is which additional musical effects Jimi Hendrix is using.
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Why would the final part of Biffy Clyro - Bubbles remind me of something much older?

Why would the final part (03:26+) of Biffy Clyro - Bubbles remind me of something much older? It reminds of some composition from progressive rock of 70-ies... Could anyone name what the composition ...
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Intro to popular rock music

I was raised in a home whose music appreciation mostly centered around church music. I don't mean Christian rock, gospel, or anything like that—more like large chamber choir music. As a teenager I ...
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Anyone have lyrics to “Ich schenk dir mein Herz” by Peter Reusch?

As part of my German education, I'm taping old 1970s and 1980s hits to the bathroom wall -- along with translations -- and singing them in the shower. I'm sure my neighbors love me. The compilation ...
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What kind of music do people born in the late 80's listen to now? [closed]

I'm 30 years old. I fell out of touch with American music sometime in the late 2000s, because I got into European metal music. I started off listening to symphonic metal, but eventually ended up ...
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Are theses images logos from some bands?

I just found these in a pack of bands stickers, but I'm not sure where are they from.
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What are the nights in the Eric Clapton's 24 nights album?

My favorite Eric Clapton's album is the 24 nights. I wonder what specifically the 24 nights are? I know some of them, say blues nights or orchestra nights.
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Can a band (i.e. Linkin Park) survive the loss of a core member?

After Chester committed suicide and broke our hearts, I wondered what will happen next? Will Linkin Park survive? Is there an example from history where bands were able to recover after losing a core ...
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Who was the guy in the B-52's video “Roam”?

In the music video Roam by the B-52's there appears to be an African American B-52 with large hair (not really an Afro but similarly large). Upon seeing that I though "Oh, cool, the B-52s were more ...
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Why did not I see black people in Rodriguez concert in South Africa?

I just watched the documentary Searching for Sugar Man, a movie about Rodriguez. In this documentary they said that his music was a big influencer in fighting with music against the apartheid. But ...
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History of the Guitar in Rock 'n' Roll music

Since when guitars were used in Rock 'n' Roll music? Not necessarily as lead instrument. The wiki page says In the earliest rock and roll styles of the late 1940s and early 1950s, either the piano ...
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Which concert(s) is featured in Aerosmith's “Crazy” videoclip?

In Aerosmith's Crazy videoclip, there are several scenes of the band playing live, which appear to be from the same concert. Yet, I am unable to find a proper reference for this concert. Wikipedia in ...
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Can anyone please identify these musicians?

I have a box of band and concert photos from a storage locker I bought, some possibly from Woodstock. Some things that I've found in the box indicate that the owner was in the music business in some ...
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What's this song called?

Here's the video URL on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMztE5vJDsI It's titled "I can't live without you" by Romeo Jones. However, I've looked, quite literally, EVERYWHERE on the internet. ...
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70's rock song about a man and his ship

I have been racking my brain and searching high and low to identify a song I can only partially remember from the 70's. Hoping someone on this exchange will have an idea. Here's what I can remember: ...
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Animated music video with snake-haired girl

there is this song which had animated or anime video. A guy goes into a bar and there is this beautiful girl with long hair and big breast. and later her hair turns into snake like medusa. it has a ...
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What version of the song “Rock Me” was popular in the 1960s?

In the mid-1960s I listened to 2 AM radio stations in Southern California: KHJ and KFWB. The DJs included Sam Riddle, The Real Don Steele, and Humble Harv. A song has come to mind recently that may be ...
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Why did Ozzy Osborne choose to make “Hero” a hidden track?

When the album "No Rest For The Wicked" was released adding extra "hidden" tracks to the end of albums was the latest "thing." They are usually either an outtake or a song that doesn't fit ...
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Whose​ faces are behind the Nimrod stickers on the cover of Green Day's “Nimrod”?

I googled a lot but couldn't find who's faces are behind the Nimrod stickers. Are they some popular faces?