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bands and lyrics
Black metal was originally used as a term for extreme metal bands with Satanic and anti-Christian lyrics ; today, the most common lyrical theme is opposition to Christianity and other organized religions.
Charles was involved in the Liverpool music scene, writing and singing lyrics for a number of local rock bands.
His bands have included Watt 4 ( 1980 ), in which he played keyboards and provided voice, Craig Charles and the Beat Burglars ( 1989 ), The Sons of Gordon Gekko ( 1989 ), where he wrote lyrics and also composed tunes for the band, and The Eye ( 2000 – 01 ), with whom he released the rock album " Giving You The Eye, Live at the Edinburgh Festival ".
Unlike other leftist punk bands who use more direct sloganeering, Dead Kennedys ' lyrics were often snide.
Aspects of the history and legends concerning Lindisfarne have occasionally found their way into the lyrics and concepts of bands, musicians and composers.
Punk bands created fast, hard-edged music, typically with short songs, stripped-down instrumentation, and often political, anti-establishment lyrics.
A distinctive style of punk, characterized by superfast, aggressive beats, screaming vocals, and often politically aware lyrics, began to emerge in 1978 among bands scattered around the United States and Canada.
The Wildhearts song ' 29 x The Pain ', which namedrops the bands major influences, opens with the lyrics ' Here, sitting in my room, with the Replacements and Hüsker Dü '.
Because of the abstract nature of the music — and, arguably, the lack of lyrics — they did not attract censorship from the authorities, unlike many other Western bands.
Britpop groups were defined by being focused on bands rather than solo artists ; having drums / bass / guitar / vocals ( and sometimes keyboards ) line-ups ; writing original material and playing instruments themselves ; singing in regional British accents ; references to British places and culture in lyrics and image ; and fashion consciousness.
Stylistically, Britpop bands relied on catchy hooks and wrote lyrics that were meant to be relevant to British young people of their own generation.
Post-Britpop bands like Travis, Stereophonics and Coldplay, influenced by Britpop acts, particularly Oasis, with more introspective lyrics, were some of the most successful rock acts of the late late 1990s and early 2000s.
Morrissey's lyrics, while superficially depressing, were often full of mordant humour ; John Peel remarked that The Smiths were one of the few bands capable of making him laugh out loud.
Many of the bands during this time wrote lyrics about straight edge, politics, civil rights, animal rights and spirituality.
Also, a few black metal musicians hold pagan bands in contempt, and do not recognise them as black metal bands, as their lyrics and ideology do not include Satanism.
It is thought that Courtney Love and Bjelland had collaborated on songs in their previous bands and during Love's brief time in Babes In Toyland, which resulted in the sharing of the lyrics.
One of the bands to take this to the extreme was Crass with their release Yes Sir, I Will, a raging and almost free-form improvised musical backing over which the lyrics are shouted.
Congolese bands started doing Cuban covers and singing the lyrics phonetically.
Christian rock is a form of rock music played by individuals and bands whose members are Christians and who often focus the lyrics on matters concerned with the Christian faith.
The extent to which their lyrics are explicitly Christian varies between bands.
The Orthodox Christian lyrics of these bands often overlap with historical and patriotic songs about ancient Rus.
Christian rock bands that explicitly state their beliefs and use religious imagery in their lyrics, like Servant, Third Day, and Petra, tend to be considered a part of the contemporary Christian music ( CCM ) industry.
Bands such as Flyleaf do not call themselves Christian bands, though they assert that their Christian faith affects their lyrics.

bands and sought
Early in The Who's career, they sought to differentiate themselves apart from other bands of the time.
Following the lead of first-wave British punk bands Cock Sparrer and Sham 69, in the late 1970s second-wave units like Cockney Rejects, Angelic Upstarts, The Exploited, and The 4-Skins sought to realign punk rock with a working class, street-level following.
As American alternative bands like Sonic Youth, which had grown out of the No Wave scene, and Boston's Pixies started to gain larger audiences, major labels sought to capitalize on the underground market that had been sustained by hardcore punk for years.
Keyboardists are often highly sought after in cover bands, to replicate the original keyboard parts and other instrumental parts such as strings or horns where it would be logistically difficult to hire people to play the actual instruments.
Mindful that garnering the attention of the American mainstream music press was difficult for all but the largest indie label, Pavitt and Ponemen took inspiration from alternative bands like Sonic Youth, Butthole Surfers, and Dinosaur Jr. and sought to publicize the label via the British music press.
As many of the bands on the label sought to expand beyond the limitations of the hardcore genre, SST released many key albums that were instrumental in the development of American alternative rock, including releases by the Minutemen, Hüsker Dü, the Meat Puppets, Sonic Youth, and Dinosaur Jr. After a peak release schedule in the late 1980s, SST began venturing into jazz releases.
After playing local gigs through the island, they started gaining the attention of the public and became one of the most sought bands in the island.
Giving technical and economic reasons, governments have sought to harmonise the allocation of RF bands and their standardization.
Several bands have very rare releases that are much sought after and command high prices at auctions.
Iyall was observed by Mother Jones to be among a new group of female fronted rock bands that displayed a " tough, wry, street-wise, cynical " attitude and sought to redefine the role of women in rock music.
Calling his music " progressive jazz ," Kenton sought to lead a concert orchestra as opposed to a dance band at a time when most big bands were starting to break up.
Original drummer Scott McPherson became a sought after session player and also was a member of both Elliott Smith and Neil Finn's touring bands.
Festival began in 1992 as a solution to the dilemma of five East Coast bands that sought to avoid the club circuit in the summertime when other larger bands were playing to sold out amphitheaters.
Because Charisma had many bands who were relative unknowns when they were signed, many original pressings of early UK issues of albums from Charisma bands like Genesis, Audience and Van der Graaf Generator with pink scroll labels have become quite rare and sought after by collectors.
Mr. Butch sought refuge where he could find it, sleeping in friends ' homes, a practice space where friends ' punk bands played, and occasionally in ATM lobbies.
Although Syn was sought by three other bands at the time, he joined Zug Izland as their official singer.
Guns, Paul Black formed Black Cherry, which quickly became one of the most popular and sought after bands in L. A.
Some of the most sought after of Flipside releases are the Flipside Video Fanzine series released in the early 1980s which were collections of performances of punk bands such as Black Flag, Agent Orange, T. S. O. L., Social Distortion, etc.
Pearlman sought an injunction against the release of the bands ' new album and that the recordings be given to him, but it was denied in court.

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