Friday, June 29, 2012

Mick Jagger Quotes

Mick Jagger

I am not a librarian of my own work. It's a good thing not to be too involved with what you have done.

Mick Jagger

FACT YOU want to know

Shares a birthday with fellow Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Queen drummer Roger Taylor

Stated on a British television talk-show in 1964 that The Beach Boys "I Get Around" was one of the greatest songs he had ever heard.

Has appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine twenty times. The first time was in 1968, and the last one (so far) was in 2005

Winner (with Keith Richards) of the Ivor Novello Special Award for Songwriting (2005).

His 1971 smash hit "Brown Sugar" was written expressly for then lover Marsha A. Hunt

Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame with fellow The Rolling Stones member Keith Richards (1993).

Is a big fan of The Beach Boys.

Has had nine US number one singles with The Rolling Stones; "(I Can`t Get No) Satisfaction" (1965), "Get Off Of My Cloud" (1965), "19th Nervous Breakdown" (1966), "Paint It Black" (1966), "Ruby Tuesday" (1967), "Honky Tonk Women" (1969), "Brown Sugar" (1971), "Angie" (1973) and "Miss You" (1978).

His brother, Chris Jagger, is also a musician. 

He was invited to the famous orchestral session for "All You Need Is Love" by The Beatles.

Sang as a guest vocalist on The Jacksons`s hit song "State of Shock" (1984).

Was knighted by Prince Charles (12 December 2003).

The lyrics to the song "Wild Horses" are reported to have been written about Marianne Faithfull, who miscarried her and Jagger`s child. It`s also been said that Gram Parsons was the inspiration for that song.

founder of Jagged Films 

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Scott Weiland Quotes

Scott Weiland

Dead fish don't swim around in jealous tides.

Scott Weiland

FACT YOU want to know.....

His idol and biggest influence is Jim Morrison. 

Was the front man for the hard rock band Velvet Revolver. [2003-2008]

Avid Lakers Fan

Was the quarterback for his high school football team.

Wants to pursue an acting career

Good friends with grunge artist Jason Corkum.

In a Music Choice interview, he claimed he would be surfing more had he not been so busy in the music industry. 

Ranked #91 on VH1`s 100 Sexiest Artists. 

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Axl Rose Quotes

Axl Rose

Sometimes your friends are your lovers, or have been at one time.

FACT YOU want to know.....

Dr. Dre and Axl Rose might actually have been cut from the same artistic cloth.

Axl: I had a hard time laying off the booze, man. I needed the alcohol and the drugs to escape my reality, and when I figured that it was time to wake up, I went straight to was the only way. 

Axl Rose: I don`t think everybody should be worshiping me `cause I was around before them. 

He had a fight with Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love in the MTV Music Awards (1992).

His biggest influences are Robert Plant (Led Zeppelin), Freddie Mercury (Queen), Elton John and Steven Tyler (Aerosmith).

Axl grew up listening to Elvis and Jimmy Swaggart records.

Axl started singing in church at age five, and later even taught Sunday school!

The initials of his name spells WAR. Acording to him, is purely accidental.

His first band was A.X.L.

Legally changed his name to W. Axl Rose in 1986. The `W` is legal, not an abbreviation, and was chosen because Rose did not wish to share the name William with his biological father.

Friday, June 22, 2012

Bruce Dickinson Quote

Bruce Dickinson

"Best two rock voices I've heard in a last few years both have been from grunge bands: it's Eddie Vedder and the other one is Chris Cornell from Soundgarden."

Bruce Dickinson

FACT YOU want to know

His full name is Paul Bruce Dickinson. He originally went by Bruce Bruce (named after a Monty Python sketch).

He originally planned to become a drummer, quipping: "I want to be Ian Pace's left foot." He once stole congas from his school to practice. As soon as he learned of his singing abilities (about 1976), he joined the band Styx, who were named after the river of Hell according to Greek mythology (This was not the same Styx that was popular in America).

Along with Dee Snider, he joined Jon Bon Jovi on stage when he headlined at Donnington Park. He was wearing Union Jack shorts and didn't know the lyrics to the song Jon was performing. Subsequently, he walked around the stage singing while reading of a lyrics sheet.

He was listening to the Beatles at age five.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Anthony Kiedis Quote

Anthony Kiedis Quotes

"I think art is inherently nonviolent and it actually occupies your mind with creation rather than destruction."

Anthony Kiedis  is best known as the lead vocalist of the Rock Funk band Red Hot Chili Peppers. his musical inflluences are Defunkt, Sly Stone, Stevie Wonder, Iggy Pop, Lou Reed, Bob Marley, Jimi Hendrix, and Led Zeppelin

Shares a birthday with Rick Allen, the one-armed drummer from Def Leppard.

Shares a birthday with Rick Allen, the one-armed drummer from Def Leppard.

The song "Transcending" on The Red Hot Chili Peppers album "One Hot Minute" is dedicated to River Phoenix.

Broke his back when he was 16 when misjudging a jump from a rooftop into a pool.

Practices yoga.

Anthony met the Dalai Lama during a trip in India at the end of 1996.

Is a vegetarian.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Ozzy Osbourne Quote

Ozzy Osbourne

"I am a raging alcoholic and a raging addict and I didn't want to see my kids do the same thing"

Ozzy Osbourne 

John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne  is a heavy metal lead singer of the pioneering  band Black Sabbath, Due to Sabbath's dark style, Osbourne became known as the "Prince of Darkness"and also known as the "Godfather of Heavy Metal".

FACT YOU want to know...

Ozzy Osbourne`s varied occupations before success came included slaughterman, bricklayer, laborer, factory worker, car-horn tuner and burglar.

When he started out in music, the demand for rock singers in his hometown of Birmingham was so strong that anyone with their own microphone and PA amplifier could get a paying gig. Osbourne's father paid for the equipment, to spare him having to work a menial job after his failures in school.

His nickname "Ozzy" was actually a name that schoomates taunted him with as a child/teen.

Is a Vegatarian.

His favorite band is The Beatles, who inspired him to become a musician when Beatlemania spread worldwide.

Angus Young Quote

Angus Young

"I just go where the guitar takes me."

Angus Young

Is a guitarist best known as a co-founder, lead guitarist, and songwriter of the Legendary hard rock band, AC/DC. Known for his schoolboy-uniform stage outfits, and his popularization of Chuck's duckwalk, before settling on his signature schoolboy look  he tried a number of stage costumes, such as Spider-Man, Zorro, a gorilla, and a parody of Superman, named Super-Angus

He started playing on banjos but re-strung them with six strings. His influences to include his brother Malcolm Young, Chuck Berry and Freddie King, while playing licks relating to Jimi Hendrix, John Lee Hooker and The Kinks.

FACT YOU want to know...

Angus was a typesetter as previous jobs

Voted Scotland`s greatest guitarist in the Total Guitar Magazine poll of the best 12 British guitarists. [July 2001] 

Does not drink any alcoholic beverages.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Dimebag Darrell Quote


"When I tried to play something and screwed up, I'd hear some other note that would come into play. Then I started trying different things to find the beauty in it."

Darrell Lance Abbott 

(August 20, 1966 – December 8, 2004)

He was best known as a founding member of the heavy metal bands Pantera and Damageplan. Abbott also contributed to the album Rebel Meets Rebel, a collaboration between Pantera and David Allan Coe. He started to play guitar when he was 12, and his first guitar was a Hondo Les Paul. He won a series of local guitar contest mostly held at Dallas.He was invited by Dave Mustaine to join thrash band Megadeth. Abbott was willing to join, but on the condition that Mustaine also hired his brother Vinnie on drums. As Mustaine had already hired drummer Nick Menza, He stayed with Pantera.

He once said in an Interview that if there were no Ace Frehley, there would have been no "Dimebag"

FACT YOU want to know......

At first Darrell wanted to play drums however discovering that he wasn't as good as his brother, he decided to play the guitar.

Nickelback's song "Side of a Bullet" features lyrics dedicated to Darrell and one of solos.

Dimebag was the lead guitarist in the bands Pantera, Damageplan, and Rebel Meets Rebel.

He competed against guitar players who had been 
playing the guitar longer but his skills surpased theirs.

Among Darrell's influences were KISS, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Randy Rhoads, Eddie Van Halen, Ace Frehley, and Pat Travers.

Darrell has a tattoo of Kiss guitarist, Ace Frehley on his chest.

Darrell was willing to join, the pre-Rust in Peace Megadeth by Dave Mustaine but insisted on Mustaine also hiring his brother Vinnie. Darrell turned down his offer because he couldn't hire Vinnie.

Darrell is known as the "5th member" of the band Anthrax, for his collaborations in many songs.

Dimebag is son of country songwriter Jerry Abbott.

About Cemetery Gates Darrell: We've always done a bunch of musically diverse things. We were just showing a broader side of the band, the more melodic stuff we do.

Tom Araya Quote

Tom Araya

I follow politics, but I don't like to discuss it.

Tom Araya is a Chilean American musician, knowned as the bassist and vocalist of the Legendary thrash metal band Slayer. Araya was employed as a respiratory therapist in the early 1980s and used his earnings to finance Slayer's debut album. His lyrics shows about serial killer. He used to play Rolling Stone and Beatle song with his brother who plays guitar. Unlike his Slayer bandmates who profess to being atheists, Araya is Catholic. In an interview, Araya expressed his belief that "...Christ came and taught us about love, about doing unto others. That was his preach: Accept each other for who we are. Live peacefully, and love one another." When asked if he believed in God, he replied "I believe in a supreme being, yeah. But He's an all-loving God.

Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain

Kurt Donald Cobain 
(February 20, 1967 – April 5, 1994) 

Was the lead singer and guitarist of the grunge band Nirvana. Cobain formed Nirvana with Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington in 1985 and established it as part of the Seattle music scene,

Cobain was a fan of classic rock bands from the 1970s, including Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, Black Sabbath, Aerosmith, Queen, and Kiss.

FACT YOU want to know

Was a left-handed guitarist and a right-handed drummer.

Said he eventually wanted to experiment with filmmaking. He even wrote a script for a horror movie.

Played a trick on the MTV brass when he began Nirvana's appearance at the 1992 MTV Video Music Awards by singing "Waif me", a take-off on the song "Rape Me". He then quickly switched to playing "Lithium", the song the band had agreed to play in the show as a compromise with MTV executives. Cobain had wanted to sing the then-new song "Rape Me", while MTV's bigwigs wanted the band to lead off the show with their signature song, "Smells Like Teen Spirit". The two sides settled on a mid-show rendition of "Lithium"

His songs have been covered by bands ranging from Evanescence to hard rock supergroup Velvet Revolver to female Japanese duo Cibo Matto.

According to his widow, Courtney Love, Cobain left behind 109 unreleased, recorded songs when he died in 1994. Some are just song fragments, some music "collages", and about eight are acoustic numbers that Love deems good enough for release. One song, "Stinking of You", which he wrote with Love, includes the line "Stinking of you...I don't care if my life is shattered, it's my point of view..."

The song "About a Girl" was about his one-time girlfriend Tracy Marander.

John Lennon`s song "In my Life" was played at his funeral.

At one time sang in the choir at a Baptist church

Monday, June 18, 2012

Dave Mustaine

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David Scott "Dave" Mustaine  is the founder, songwriter, lead guitarist, and vocalist for the Iconic heavy metal band Megadeth. Before the Megadeth, Mustaine was the first lead guitarist and a co-songwriter of the heavy metal band Metallica until he was fired from the band in 1983. In 2009,He began playing electric guitar, most notably a B.C. Rich and joined a band known as Panic for a short time.

FACT YOU want to know

His hobby is teaching Megadeth songs to new guitarists

Dave produced heavy metal band Sanctuary debut album Refuge Denied.

Mustaine was raised as a Jehovah Witness and is now a born again Christian.

James Hetfield

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James Alan Hetfield is the guitarist, co-founder, main songwriter, and lead vocalist for the legendary heavy metal band Metallica. Hetfield co-founded Metallica in October 1981.

James said that Aerosmith was his main musical influence when he was a child, and stated that they were the reason he wanted to play guitar. He also listen to Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, AC/DC, Motörhead, Thin Lizzy, Ted Nugent and Deep Purple

FACT YOU want to know

He likes hunting, hot-rods, anonymity, snow boarding, street hockey, wake boarding, cigars, choppers, guns, wood work.

James Hetfield was a janitor before making it big with Metallica.

Member of The National Rifle Association.

Metallica's hit 1991 song "Enter Sandman" was inspired by fears and nightmares Hetfield had as a child. 

His musical inspirations are Thin Lizzy, Ted Nugent, Venom, Nick Cave, Rocket From The Crypt, `The Misfits`, Black Sabbath, Diamond Head.

Is a skilled hunter. 


Slash Vector

Saul Hudson known by his Legendary name Slash, is a songwriter.He is best known as thelead guitarist of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses, side project Slash's Snakepit,co-founded the supergroup Velvet Revolver,In 2010, He released his debut solo album, featuring an all-star cast of guest musicians. His second album, Apocalyptic Love, recorded with his band, was released this year

FACT YOU want to know........

Slash plays on first single The Hunter on Paul Rodgers` Tribute To Muddy Waters album

Has recorded with British heavy metal band Motörhead, American singer and longtime friend Lenny Kravitz and Michael Jackson.

Velvet Revolver was named after The Velvet Underground and their feelings that they were at a point where they were revolving around the world as opposed to the world revolving around them.

He attended Beverly Hills High School with Lenny Kravitz in the early 1980s, but did not graduate.

Mother is clothing designer Ola Hudson. Her work includes costumes for David Bowie in The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976) and The Pointer Sisters.

His father is Anthony Hudson, album cover designer for Geffen Records, including Joni Mitchell`s "Court and Spark".

On the show "Kid Notorious" (2003), he plays himself, the voice of reason, next-door neighbor and good friend of Robert Evans (Kid Notorious). In real life, he actually is the next-door neighbor and good friend of Evans (although he says he is hardly the voice of reason).

Before Guns N` Roses, was in a band called Road Crew with future GNR bandmates Duff McKagan and Steven Adler.

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Eddie Vedder

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Eddie Vedder  is a musician and singer-songwriter who is best known for being the vocslist of the alternative rock band Pearl Jam. Known for his big powerful voice, he is considered an icon of alternative rock and he  became one of the most copied lead singers in all of rock.

Fact You want to know

Wrote the song "Alive" after learning the man he presumed to be his father was actually his step-father.

Is a vinyl fanatic and avid surfer.

Musical influences include The Who, Neil Young, and The Doors

Ranked #64 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists.

Is a vegetarian.

Saturday, June 16, 2012

John Lennon Quote

John Lennon vector

John Winston Lennon

(9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980)

Fact You want  to know......

The first instrument John Lennon learned to play was the harmonica.

John stood at 5'11" or 1.80 m.

John Lennon had a strong affection for cats, actually having owned as many as six at a time.

On August 22, 1968 Cynthia filed for divorce from John. Paul soon wrote 'Hey Jude' to comfort Julian.

John Lennon decided that he wanted to be a 'rocker,' after hearing Elvis Presley sing "HeartBreak Hotel."

When Elvis and John met in 1965, Elvis was unsure of John's name, so he addressed him as "Beatle."

The first song John Lennon wrote was titled "Hello Little Girl."

John Lennon was inducted posthumously into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Beatles on January 20, 1988.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Dave Grohl Quote

"Through Kurt I saw the beauty of minimalism and the importance of music that's stripped down."

David Eric "Dave" Grohl  is a rock musician, multi-instrumentalist, and singer-songwriter, who is the frontman, guitarist, songwriter and founder of the Foo Fighters, prior to which he was the drummer in the legendary grunge band Nirvana. He is also the drummer of the rock band Them Crooked Vultures. He has performed session work (as a drummer) for a variety of bands, including Garbage, Killing Joke, Nine Inch Nails, The Prodigy, Slash, Juliette Lewis, Tenacious D, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, and Lemmy Kilmister.

Fact You want to know....

His mother appears in Foo Fighters' "Breakout" video.

George Harrison was his favourite Beatle, and he wrote the song "Oh, George" in dedication to him in 1994.

Before joining Nirvana, Grohl had been a member of the bands "Scream" and "Dain Bramage"

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Liam Gallagher Quote

"Discipline? I don't know the meaning of the word"

William John Paul "Liam" Gallagher 

Musician, Singer and songwriter,Knowned as  the Frontman of the famous rock band OASIS and Beady Eye.

He listened to the bands like The Stone Roses, The Who, The Kinks, The Jam, T.Rex and The Beatles. His voice has been compared to a blend of John Lennon and John Lydon

He revealed that the reason he sings with his arms behind his back is because it allows him to project more power through his voice. In very early Oasis shows until about 1994, Gallagher can be seen touching the microphone with one hand, but still employing his usual singing posture with the rest of his body.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Billy Corgan....

Billy Corgan

A musician, producer, and poet best known as the frontman of The Smashing Pumpkins (Formed by Corgan and guitarist James Iha in Chicago) and the band called Zwan.

His musical interests in his formative years included hard rock like Guts-era John Cale, heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath, and mainstream rock like Queen, Boston, ELO, Rush, and Cheap Trick. In high school, Corgan discovered alternative rock through Bauhaus and The Cure.

"I put on the Black Sabbath record, and my life is forever changed"

The AWESOME PART  is Smashing pumpkins are going to manila......

The Smashing Pumpkins Oceania Global Tour on August 7, 2012 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.