The Doors

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The Doors were an American rock band formed in 1965 in Los Angeles, California, with vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, drummer John Densmore, and guitarist Robby Krieger. The Band took its name from Aldous Huxley’s book The Doors of perception, the title of which is a reference to William Blake’s quote: “when the doors of perception are cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is. .. infinite. “.

They are a the most controversial rock music band in the 1960s, primarily because of the poetic lyrics of Morrison, wild and charismatic stage but unpredictable. After the death of Morrison in 1971, the remaining members continued as a trio until it disbanded in 1973.
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Artic Monkeys

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Arctic Monkeys are an alternative rock band United Kingdom. Was formed in 2002 in High Green, a suburb of Sheffield, the band currently consists of Alex Turner (lead vocals, lead guitar), Jamie Cook (rhythm guitar, backing vocals), Nick O’Malley (bass guitar, backing vocals), Matt Helders (drums, percussion, backing vocals) and Hugo Sarmiento as a member of the tour (keyboards, guitar, backing vocals). Former members include Andy Nicholson (bass guitar, backing vocals) and Glyn Jones (lead vocals, rhythm guitar).

Their debut Album Whatever People Say I Am, that’s What I’m Not, released in early 2006, became the fastest debut album sold in the United Kingdom music history, surpassing Kula Shaker’s K and remains the fastest-selling debut album for a band in the United Kingdom
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Iron Maiden

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Iron Maiden are heavy metal band United Kingdom from Leyton in East London, formed in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. Since their inception, the band’s discography has grown to include a total of thirty-six collective album: fifteen studio albums; Eleven live albums, four EPS, and six compilation.

Pioneers of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Iron Maiden achieved success in the early 1980s After a few line-up changes the band then released a string of platinum and gold albums. This includes US platinum-selling album “number of the beast in 1982, Piece of Mind, Powerslave in 1983 in 1984, the live album Live After Death in 1985, Somewhere in Time in 1986, and the seventh child of a Seventh Child in 1988.
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Van Hallen

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Van Halen is an American rock band formed in Pasadena, California in 1974. They have enjoyed success since the release of the debut album Van Halen (1978). In 2007, Van Halen has sold 80 million albums worldwide and has had the most number one hits on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart. During the 1980s they also had more Billboard Hot 100 hits from the band’s hard rock or heavy metal.

According to the recording industry association of America, Van Halen is the 19th best selling band/artist of all time with sales of over 56 million albums in the United States alone, and it is one of five rock bands that have had two albums sell more than 10 million copies in the United States in 1999, the RIAA diamond certified debut album for ten million in U.S. sales.
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Dream Theater

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Dream Theater is an American progressive metal band formed in 1985 under the name Majesty by John Petrucci, John Myung, and Mike Portnoy while they attended Berklee College of Music in Massachusetts, which they consequently broke up to concentrate more on the band that would eventually become Dream Theater. Though a number of lineup changes followed, the three original members remained together along with James LaBrie and Jordan Rudess until September 8, 2010 when Portnoy left the band. In October 2010, the Group held trial Portnoy replacement drummer.

The Band is well known for his technical ability was instrumental, which has won many awards from music instruction magazines. Guitarist John Petrucci was named as the third player in tour G3 six times, more than any player invited. In 2009 he was appointed as the No. 2 best metal guitarist by Joel McIver in his book The 100 Greatest Metal Guitarists.
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