Bon jovi. Bon Jovi information. Thus far, Bon Jovi has released 12 studio albums, plus two compilations and two live albums.
They are one of the world’s best-selling bands of all time, having sold more than 100 million records worldwide and performed more than 2,700 concerts in over 50 countries for more than 34 million fans. Bon Jovi was inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2006. The band was also honored with the Award of Merit at the American Music Awards in 2004, and as songwriters and collaborators, Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora were inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2009. History Formation (1978–1983) Jon Bon Jovi began playing piano and guitar in 1975, at the age of 13, with his first band 'Raze'. At 16, Bon Jovi met David Bryan and formed a band called "Atlantic City Expressway".
Bon Jovi. Rolling stones. The Rolling Stones information. The band continued to release commercially successful records through the 1970s and selling many albums with Some Girls (1978) and Tattoo You (1981) being their two most sold albums worldwide.
In the 1980s, a feud between Jagger and Richards about the band's musical direction almost caused the band to split but they managed to patch their relationship and had a big comeback with Steel Wheels (1989) which was followed by a big stadium and arena tour. Since the 1990s, new recorded material from the group has been both increasingly less well-received and less frequent. Despite this, the Rolling Stones have continued to be a huge attraction on the live circuit with big stadium tours continuing through the 1990s and 2000s. By 2007, the band had made what were then four of the top five highest-grossing concert tours of all time (Voodoo Lounge Tour (1994–95), Bridges to Babylon Tour (1997–99), Licks Tour (2002–03) and A Bigger Bang Tour (2005–07). History Early history Timeline Creedence clearwater revival.
Creedence Clearwater Revival information. Creedence Clearwater Revival was an American rock band active in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
The band consisted of lead vocalist, lead guitarist, and primary songwriter John Fogerty, rhythm guitarist Tom Fogerty, bassist Stu Cook and drummer Doug Clifford. Their musical style encompassed the roots rock and swamp rock genres. Despite their San Francisco Bay Area origins, they portrayed a Southern rock style, with lyrics about bayous, catfish, the Mississippi River, and other popular elements of Southern American iconography, as well as political and socially-conscious lyrics about topics including the Vietnam War. History The Blue Velvets/The Golliwogs: 1959–1967 John Fogerty, Doug Clifford, and Stu Cook (all born in 1945) met at Portola Junior High School in El Cerrito, California.
Band roles changed during this period. Early success: 1967–1968 In 1966, the group suffered a setback when John Fogerty and Doug Clifford were drafted into military service. Timeline. Aerosmith. Aerosmith Facts, information, pictures. Rock group For the Record… Recorded Debut Album Regrouped and Got Clean Continued to Win Awards Finally Hit Number One Selected discography Sources.
Aerosmith. Guns n roses. Guns N Roses Facts, information, pictures. Formed: Los Angeles, California, 1984 Genre: Rock Best-selling album since 1990: Use Your Illusion I (1991) Hit songs since 1990: "Don't Cry," "November Rain," "You Could Be Mine" The most controversial hard rock band of the 1980s spent much of the 1990s trying to recapture their former glory amidst internal turmoil, lawsuits, and the departures of all but one of the group's original members.
Rapid Rise, Gradual Decline Guns N' Roses exploded onto the rock scene in the mid-1980s with their incendiary debut, Appetite for Destruction (1987), heralding the arrival of a blues-influenced heavy metal band on a par with the Rolling Stones and Aerosmith. Guns N' Roses ended the 1980s with one of the most successful debut albums of the decade; Appetite for Destruction (1987) sold more than 20 million copies. The 1990s proved even more chaotic. Guns n' roses. Pink floyd. Pink Floyd information. Pink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London.
They achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. Distinguished by their use of philosophical lyrics, sonic experimentation, extended compositions and elaborate live shows, they are one of the most commercially successful and musically influential groups in the history of popular music. Wright left Pink Floyd in 1979, followed by Waters in 1985, declaring it a "spent force". Gilmour and Mason continued as Pink Floyd; Wright rejoined them as a session musician and, later, a band member. Led zeppelin. Led Zeppelin information. Page wrote most of Led Zeppelin's music, particularly early in their career, while Plant generally supplied the lyrics.
Jones' keyboard-based compositions later became central to the group's catalogue, which featured increasing experimentation. The latter half of their career saw a series of record-breaking tours that earned the group a reputation for excess and debauchery. Led Zeppelin.