Queens of the Stone Age (often abbreviated as QOTSA) is a Grammy Award-nominated hard rock band from Palm Desert, California, United States, formed in 1997. Originally formed under the name Gamma Ray by guitarist Josh Homme after the breakup of his previous band, Kyuss, Queens of the Stone Age developed a style of riff-oriented, heavy music which Homme described as 'robot rock', saying that he "wanted to create a heavy sound based on a solid jam, and just pound it into your head". Their sound has since evolved to incorporate a variety of different styles and influences.
Monday, August 31, 2009
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Pulp Fiction (1994) is an American crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino, who cowrote its screenplay with Roger Avary. The film is known for its rich, eclectic dialogue, ironic mix of humor and violence, nonlinear storyline, and host of cinematic allusions and pop culture references. The film was nominated for seven Oscars, including Best Picture; Tarantino and Avary won for Best Original Screenplay. It was also awarded the Palme d'Or at the 1994 Cannes Film Festival. A major critical and commercial success, it revitalized the career of its leading man, John Travolta, who received an Academy Award nomination, as did costars Samuel L. Jackson and Uma Thurman.
Scarface is a 1983 epic crime drama film directed by Brian De Palma, written by Oliver Stone, and starring Al Pacino as Tony Montana. Based on Howard Hawks' original 1932 film of the same name, the film tells the story of a fictional Cuban refugee who comes to Florida in 1980 as a result of the Mariel Boatlift. Montana becomes a gangster against the backdrop of the 1980s cocaine boom. The film chronicles his rise to the top of Miami's criminal underworld and subsequent downfall in tragic Greek fashion.
Panic! at the Disco (known as Panic at the Disco between 2008 and 2009) is a rock band formed in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 2004. The band comprises Brendon Urie (vocals) and Spencer Smith (drums). In July 2009, both Ryan Ross (guitar, vocals) and Jon Walker (bass) left the band, citing creative differences as the reason for their depature. They have since formed a new band, entitled The Young Veins.
Saturday, August 29, 2009
"Ohio Is for Lovers" is the debut single by the band Hawthorne Heights, taken from their debut album The Silence in Black and White. The song was produced by Jay Orpin and that was considered being his most widely known productions. As described in their special edition of "Silence in Black and White" JT says that the song is about the band going on tour after leaving their girlfriends behind in Ohio.
Hawthorne Heights is an American band (post-hardcore/screamo) formed in Dayton, Ohio in June, 2001. Their line-up currently consists of vocalist and guitarist JT Woodruff, lead guitarist Micah Carli, bassist and vocalist Matt Ridenour and drummer Eron Bucciarelli. In late 2007, guitarist and vocalist Casey Calvert died of accidental causes, leaving the band as a four-piece. The band, who were originally named A Day in the Life, have released three studio albums on Victory Records since changing their name to Hawthorne Heights.
Cobra Starship is an American band created by former Midtown bassist/lead vocalist Gabe Saporta, who continues his role as a vocalist for the band. Other members consist of guitarist Ryland Blackinton, bassist Alex Suarez, Nate Novarro on drums and Victoria Asher on keytar, all of whom provide backing vocals. genre of pop punk, synthpop, alternative dance and dance rock.
Fall Out Boy is an American Grammy-nominated rock band from Wilmette, Illinois, formed in 2001. The band consists of Patrick Stump (vocals and guitar), Joe Trohman (guitar and vocals), Pete Wentz (bass guitar and vocals), and Andy Hurley (drums and percussion).
Underoath is an American Grammy Award-nominated metalcore band from Tampa, Florida, formed in 1997. Founded by Dallas Taylor on November 30, 1997 in Ocala, Florida, but since then, the new members that joined were from Tampa, Florida. Tampa is now where they say they are from. They are currently signed with Solid State Records, a subsidiary of Tooth and Nail Records, and are the label's most popular group.
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Friday, August 7, 2009
Tool is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1990. Since their inception, the band's line-up has included drummer Danny Carey, guitarist Adam Jones, and vocalist Maynard James Keenan. The current bassist is Justin Chancellor, who has been with the band since 1995. Tool is known to have rigorous touring schedules in support of their albums, they have performed well on charts worldwide, and have sold an estimated 9.25 million records in the US alone.
Alex Grey (born November 29, 1953) is an American artist specializing in spiritual and psychedelic art (or visionary art) that is sometimes associated with the New Age movement. Grey is a Vajrayana practitioner. Grey's paintings have been featured in venues as diverse as the album art of Tool, String Cheese Incident, the Beastie Boys and Nirvana, Newsweek magazine, the Discovery Channel, Rave flyers and sheets of blotter acid. His work has been exhibited worldwide, including Feature Inc., Tibet House, Stux Gallery, P.S. 1, The Outsider Art Fair and the New Museum in NYC, the Grand Palais in Paris, the Sao Paulo Biennial in Brazil.