19 Quick Facts about Amy Lee

When you count on famous rock women who actually rocked the rock& roll world, one name that rules the heart of millions due to her unparalleled blend of beauty, talent and cool attitude is Amy Lee. Originally named Amy Lynn Hartzler but widely known as Amy Lee, is the lead vocalist and co – founder of popular rock & roll band Evanescence.
She is also a classically skilled pianist.

Amy Lee

 

Here below are some unknown facts about Amy lee that world might does not know very well.

Here is the list –

  1. She is actually scared of haunted houses
  2. Amy loves to drive rash. She is a ruthless driver scaring off her passengers
  3. She is a strict No diet follower. She loves full fat food
  4. When Amy was a teenager she was a bit overweight
  5. Amy Lee hates politics
  6. She is a Sagittarius
  7. Though we see her black hair but actually she has blonde hair which she has dyed.
  8. Majority of her dresses are designed by herself
  9. She has some allergy from lobster
  10. ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ is Lee’s favorite movie
  11. Her hobbies are drawing, painting and writing (in her journals)
  12. She feels she has been misunderstood widely
  13. She truly believes in supernatural
  14. Amy Lee simply loves beaches and ocean. Beaches are her most favorite places
  15. If Amy was not a rock singer she would either have been a nurse or a social worker
  16. Amy Lee is intensively afraid of sharks
  17. Halloween is her favorite holiday
  18. When she was a kid, Amy Lee wanted to be a veterinarian
  19. Her idol is Michael Jackson

Book Review – The Beatles Anthology

The Beatles have and still are mesmerizing the world with their bewitchery rock music. There have been numerous books written over the band. But one book that has actually mesmerized me is The Beatles Anthology [view it at amazon]. Here is a short review of the book for our rock fans.

The Beatles Anthology Book

The Beatles Anthology has been so far the best one of the best book in its genre. Actually the reason could be that it is for the first time ever that someone has tried to let the band itself tell its own success story without any outer alteration or narration. This is the strongest positive aspect of the book.

The Beatles Anthology portrays profoundly comprehensive interviews with the stars themselves – Paul, Ringo, John and George. Moreover, the book also provides incredible mixes from George Martin (producer), Neil Aspinall (manager) along with Derek Taylor (publicist/ friend and Apple guy for band).

The book starts with separate four biographies of our Heroes, told by them which is the prime asset. It proceeds ahead into detailed descriptions concerning all of their lives being together year by year. The flow of the book is amazingly interesting and holds you by its each word. To me it appears more of as a conversation instead of a mere story, which again is a big positive. This attribute of the book makes you feel their personalities strongly & clearly along with their passion and love for their band and each other.

On a finishing note, the book is equipped with several plus factors. It should not only be read by Beatles fans only but others who are looking for a close insight with true success.

The Catholic League Attacked David Bowie’s clip “The Next Day”

David Bowie’s latest video “The Next Day” has certainly drawn much popularity from catholic league. Bowie was called “switch-hitting, bisexual, senior citizen from London” who is “nothing if not confused about religion” by the catholic league in a statement issued just after an hour of the video upload. “The Next Day” which is directed by Floria Sigusmundi and penned by Bowie, is the title track from his 24th studio effort.

David Bowie

The Next Day video shows that the homeless were punched by a priest (played by Gary Oldman). Bowie is singing from stage and is wearing clothes as Jesus along with a misty nightclub of priests and poorly dressed women with the female lead played by Marion Cotillard.

Catholic League president Bill Donohue criticized this effort of Bowie greatly and publicly told that he believes Bowie is confused about the religion. According to Billboard, YouTube had also removed this clip for allegedly violating terms of service but then had to return quickly after the site determined it had made an error.

This is not the first time that Bowie and catholic league have come face to face. In 1997 when Bowie depicted himself as Jesus for a promotional Ad in Pulse Magazine, he was called out by the League. Thus the encounter on Bowie by the league has a history as well.

Catholic league has attacked many other artists as well like Lady Gaga recently for using words which didn’t suit the Catholic League like “Judas”.

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Women Power in Rock & Roll

From the inception of rock and roll music, it was dominated by men. But since 1960 some changes started occurring gradually. These changes included introduction of female rock artists on the global platform of music. Few of the top woman rock n roll artists are Patti Smith also known as Godmother of punk, Janis Joplin, Stevie Nicks, Suzi Quatro.

Patti Smith

It was harder for women to enter this male centric music world and they also faced many problems like unfair pay, sexual aggression, exclusion, exploitation. But they managed quite well. They always had risen out to challenges like fight over audience, critics, bandmates. In 1977, Patti smith a rock singer explained it’s really hard to work in rock and roll. Here are few more stories of some well known women rock artists.

In the 1960’s, The queen of rock “Janis Joplin” started her career with never give up attitude. It is considered as the beginning of women rock artists but it was a tragic career in rock history too. She knew that she was stepping into boys playground, and to give men a strong competition she became the loudest ,toughest and boldest person. She even started drinking, smoking and consumed drugs too. Her stage performances were explosive. Unfortunately because of heroin overdose on 4th October, 1970 she died.

Stevie Nicks is another name in this list. She was one of the top rock artist of 1970s and she is also considered as the most selling rock artist in the history of rock for her group Fleetwood Mac. She transformed this normal group in to extraordinary one.

41 Greatest Classic Rock Bands

Rock music world has got numerous genres but still today the classical rock music has its own different place in the wide rock music world. Classical rock music has got its own different & diversified style, pattern, manner and technique that separate it from other rock music forms. Even today Classical rock era is considered the Golden era of the rock music world. But have you ever wondered about the greatest artists of classical rock that have contributed devotedly in making classical rock so special? This article is a tribute to all such classical rock bands that with their unique fashion, technique and a Midas touch of music has left the world mesmerized.

Classic Rock Bands List

Here we are portraying world’s 25 greatest classic rock artists classical rock world ever had.

  1. The Beatles
  2. The Rolling Stones
  3. The Who
  4. Led Zeppelin
  5. Jimi Hendrix
  6. Bob Dylan
  7. The Doors
  8. Pink Floyd
  9. Eric Clapton
  10. Elton John
  11. John Lennon
  12. Eric Clapton
  13. Queen
  14. Eagles
  15. Fleetwood Mac
  16. David Bowie
  17. Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
  18. Creedence Clearwater Revival
  19. Paul McCartney
  20. Aerosmith
  21. Van Morrison
  22. Cream
  23. Grateful Dead
  24. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
  25. The Byrds
  26. AC/DC
  27. The Kinks
  28. Black Sabbath
  29. Alice Cooper
  30. The Allman Brothers Band
  31. Billy Joel
  32. Rod Stewart
  33. Peter Gabriel
  34. The Band
  35. The Moody Blues
  36. Deep Purple
  37. Bob Seger
  38. Genesis
  39. Tommy James & The Shondells
  40. Electric Light Orchestra
  41. ZZ Top