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Guess the Rock Band

Something to kill the time with… Can you guess what band is represented in each of these symbols?

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Add your answers in the comments.

Monday Music Rewind: Hope in a Hopeless World – Widespread Panic

Here is a song that takes on some new meaning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The song appeared on the album Bombs & Butterflies in 1997 and quickly rose on the charts. You can buy the album here on Amazon (affiliate link).

Widespread Panic is an American rock band from Athens, Georgia. The current lineup includes guitarist/singer John Bell, bassist Dave Schools, drummer Duane Trucks, percussionist Domingo “Sunny” Ortiz, keyboardist John “JoJo” Hermann, and guitarist Jimmy Herring. The band’s original guitarist and primary songwriter, Michael Houser, died of pancreatic cancer in 2002.

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Monday Music Rewind: The Cars – Drive

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“Drive” is a 1984 song by the Cars, the third single from the band’s Heartbeat City album released in March 1984 and their biggest international hit. Written by the late Ric Ocasek, the track was actually sung by bassist Benjamin Orr.

The music video was directed by actor Timothy Hutton and features 18-year-old model/actress Paulina Porizkova, who would later become Ric Ocasek’s wife.

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Trance Guitar

The Showhawk Duo bonded TEDxKlagenfurt’s audience with their spectacular approach to playing the guitar.

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The Showhawk Duo

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Salma Hayek iconic dance scene

Salma Hayek dancing in the movie From Dusk Till Dawn. She was 30 years old when this movie was filmed in 1996.

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Kurt Cobain isolated vocal tracks

Sounds pretty good. Gave me chills.

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Related:
More Nirvana and Kurt Cobain posts here.

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Vintage SNL – Kiddie Metal

An infomercial for Kiddie Metal, an album of kid-friendly songs including “Jimmy Crack Corn” and “Old MacDonald” performed by rockers Slash (Kiefer Sutherland) and Axl Rose (Adam Sandler) of Guns N’ Roses. Also includes Sebastian Bach. [Season 17, 1991]

Thanks Junior

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Classic Tenacious D

Time to F****** Rock. Some early Tenacious D for your viewing and listening pleasure. WARNING LANGUAGE

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Beatbox like you’ve never heard before

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And no, it’s not this guy:

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His name is Trung Bao. This was recorded at DASH Radio.

Here are some instructional materials if you want to learn how to beatbox (Amazon affiliate link)

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The Cranberries Zombie covered on bass

Pretty amazing bass cover of the song ‘Zombie’ by The Cranberries as a tribute to Dolores O’Riordan.

Arranged by: TommyLeeDepp

DR Neon Multi-Color Bass Strings (45-105) can be found here on Amazon for under $30 (affiliate link)
Download the original Zombie song here.