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

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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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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 is the 70s/80s rock song that ends with this extended Mixolydian-based vamp?

I heard this on a Classic Rock radio station recently and haven't been able to track it down for the last few weeks. A single-voice rendition of the vamp is available here.
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Song from The Naked Gun?

There is a music played in The Naked Gun by a band almost at the end. I know that its a rock n roll song and I think that Bruce Springsteen covers it. Can anyone tell me whats its name?
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Should we consider Audioslave a continuation of Rage Against The Machine, Soundgarden, or neither?

I've always felt that Audioslave is too clean, too accessible, too 'mainstream' to be considered a continuation of either RATM or Soundgarden. I enjoy it to an extent, but for me, it doesn't resemble ...
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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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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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Artists similar to Linkin Park, Breaking Benjamin, Evanescence, Fireflight, Within Temptation, Red, Trading Yesterday, Three Days Grace [closed]

I'm a music enthusiast but have a hard time classifying sub-genres. So I wanted to ask what genre do you think I am into. The reason I'm asking is that I'd like to explore other artists of the same ...
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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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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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Bands that sound similar to “I See Stars”?

I want to know the bands which sound similar to I See Stars.Thanks
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How would you Find music if what you listen to isn't all the same genre but it has the same appeal? [closed]

Through the Fire and Flames by DragonForce is a song that can very easily hype a situation to that of epic proportions and it can be "Felt" or other wise envisioned by those who are moved ...
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Identify the lyrics of KISS' God Of Thunder (Alive 2)

Following the drum solo of KISS' God of Thunder from Alive II and before the "I'm the lord of the wastelands", could you identify what is being said?
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Similar artists to rising crimson?

So, as a composer I usually have musical influences which I'm unaware of but realise years later. I was hoping someone could resonate with the musical inspiration seized me and lasted an album. Who ...
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What genre would Fiction by Sumika (a japanese band) be categorized as?

The song, for reference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKHGAuNaGuA I hesitate to call the genre "J-rock" or "J-pop".
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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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Australian or NZ bands like Mountain Goats, Neutral Milk Hotel, etc.?

I am looking for Australian or New Zealand bands like Mountain Goats, Neutral Milk Hotel, etc.? This may not exist. I am also interested in any bands with a similar sound from other languages or ...
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Punk rock song, lyrics: “mix between a wolf and a lamb”

I heard this song at a shopping mall the other day,I can hardly remember the lyrics, it was something like a punk rock song , that's all I remember : "I'm like a mix between a wolf and a lamb , I ...
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Band recommendation for someone that likes: Guns n' Roses, Bon Jovi, etc [closed]

Band recommendation for someone that likes: Guns n' Roses, Bon Jovi, Sebastian Bach, Skid Row, Ramones, Sex Pistols and Foo Fighters.
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Which song is very similar to “Vallecito” by John Craigie?

I just listened to this very nice ballad by John Craigie: Vallecito, which he published in April 2020. You can listen to it here: It reminds me very clearly of another ...
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Can Anyone Identify This Japanese Rock Song in the Background of this Mika Nakashima Video?

Link to Mika Nakashima video here This is a personal video of Mika Nakajima (中島 美嘉) towards the beginning of her fabulous career (2002). The song in question starts here at 5:53. I'm pretty sure the ...
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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 Link: YouTube Listen to that part and pay attention to ...
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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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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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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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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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New EDM-Rock Bands (Not old bands, Not metal, Not Djs)

Can anyone suggest bands with this criteria? New bands (not bands with long careers like Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails, The Prodigy, etc) Electronic (EDM) and Rock at the same time. Not Metal bands ...
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Has the band Crossfade retired?

I have not seen Crossfade release a record since We All Bleed, and they have not updated their Facebook and Twitter pages at all. I also do not see any fan group updates or new merchandise or tour ...
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Symmetry in rock music scores

This webpage is an interesting article on symmetry in the scores of J.S. Bach. Are there any examples in jazz bands or in rock/pop music? If we exclude the prob rock bands of the late '60s and early '...
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Identify the English-language rock song with the same music as the Brazilian song Olhos Coloridos?

We recently heard this song by Seu Jorge and Sandra De Sa. I am pretty sure there is an English-language song, from the 1970s maybe, with the same melody, but I just can't identify it. The ...
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I can't remember a song, whose video clip is weird

I can't remember a song, the clip of which had some mannequins without faces in place of people. Some of them, for example, represented a family at home (father, mother and son) sitting around a table....
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From where is this version of Status Quo's “Rockin' all over the World”?

When you look for Status Quo's "Rockin' all over the World" on YouTube, the first result that pops up is this, which isn't actually the version that released on the 1977 album with the same name. 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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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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Rock songs with intensity crescendos [closed]

The randomization of my playlist put Supertramp's "Hide In Your Shell" (from the album Crime of the Century) and Radiohead's "Let Down" (from the album Ok Computer) one after the other. Those two ...
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Song from the 60s-80s-ish?

My school faculty members put on a band that played oldies and one of them was really catchy and I wanted to find it. It has the lyrics "my my my my" and "I'm movin' on" occasionally! Please help! ...
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David Gilmour live at pompeii performance string gauge

In this performance David Gilmour seems using a very thick gauge set of strings but I could not be sure which gauge is this. Which gauge does he use?
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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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Looking for a modern-rock song

There's a song I heard at the mall once that sort of reminded me of something similar to "Green day" here's what I remember, The song's chorus repeated something like "You don't wanna, you don't ...
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Help to find a song. Psychedelic rock (true) [closed]

https://www.nts.live/shows/the-witching-hour/episodes/the-witching-hour-12th-september-2019 starts on 7:40 Shazam, google, soundhound,ect are not helping... It seems something authentic and rare, I ...
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Can anyone help me to find this rock music?

Some years ago, maybe more than 10, when I was a kid, I used to listen to a very engaging rock music that i’m mad to try to find what that music was. I remember some part of the lyrics but they aren’t ...
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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 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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Did NME really say Public Image Limited was “arguably the first post-rock group”?

On the Wikipedia page for Post Rock (Here) it says that the magazine New Musical Express has stated that Public Image Limited was "arguably the first post-rock group" (the quotation is from the ...
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Who is Niandra LaDes?

I've been listening to John Frusciante's 1994 album "Niandra LaDes and Usually Just a T-Shirt" which, by the way, is a truly great album. I've been wondering who the eponymous Niandra is/was....