Questions tagged [rock]

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

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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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Oasis' song “Waiting For The Rapture” as a tribute to The Doors?

In Oasis’ last album, Dig Out Your Soul, there’s a song called Waiting For The Rapture. That song has a guitar riff that is identical to the guitar riff of the The Doors song Five To One, and it ...
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“Mein Herz Brennt” - Rammstein, what's the point?

I have been listening to this song for quite a while, and I always have the same question in my head: What is happening in the video ? Where are they, what's the story, who's that weird monster, what'...
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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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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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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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Secret message in “Secret messages”?

It is common knowledge, that Electric Light Orchestra managed to encode a lot of secret messages in their album "Secret Messages", usually by inverting them (you have to invert part of song to listen ...
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Meaning of BRMC's song's title (0.0770833333333333)

I've been wondering for a while about what could 0.0770833333333333 mean? It's a song by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, from Beat The Devil's Tattoo album. What I figured out so far is that 0....
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Identify music video of a guy watching VHS tapes

I remember this music video (I think from Kerrang!) and it's just some guy who locks up his doors and watches a bunch of old tapes all winter. I don't remember much, except the fact I liked it, and I ...
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Why does Axl Rose wear Jesus Christ tshirts?

Does anyone of you know why Axl Rose wears that famous Jesus Christ tshirt with "KILL YOUR IDOLS" sign on the bottom?
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Looking for 1960s song that sounds like the beggining of “Jerk it Out by The Ceasers”. It was played America in Color documentary, 1960s Episode 33:15

Looking for 1960s song that sounds like the beggining of "Jerk it Out by The Ceasers". It was played America in Color documentary, 1960s Episode 33:15 Link to the episode. https://www.youtube.com/...
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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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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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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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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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Can Rush continue without Neil Peart?

Must Rush be done because Peart is done? Was there some problem with Ron Wood becoming a Rolling Stone? ... or Jason Bonham playing with The Who? There are numerous drummers, studio, touring, ...
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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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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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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 ...