Some articles on bands, band:
... Many sludge bands compose slow and heavy songs that contain brief hardcore passages ... However, some bands emphasize fast tempos throughout their music ... The style was pioneered in the early 1990s by bands such as Eyehategod, Crowbar, Buzzov*en and Acid Bath ...
... Hundreds of songs have been covered by punk/pop punk bands, including the bands Rancid, Sex Pistols and Burning Heads ... Me First and the Gimme Gimmes is a punk band that only does cover songs ... BYO Records has also BYO Split Series with bands such as NOFX, Anti-Flag, Rancid, Alkaline Trio, and The Bouncing Souls in which two bands on each disc cover each other's songs ...
... Diamond Head have cited their early inspirations as classic British rock bands such as Free, Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin, UFO, Black Sabbath and Judas Priest ... Blackmore and Michael Schenker it was punk rock that showed him that anyone could form a band ... Head got their complex sound from listening to bands like Black Sabbath and Rush and realising that a song with a single riff throughout was not interesting enough ...
... also known as hair metal) is the visual style of certain heavy metal bands that arose in the late 1970s and early 1980s in the United States, particularly on the Los Angeles Sunset Strip ... The term Hair bands was popularized by MTV in the 1990s and derives from the tendency among glam metal acts to style their long hair in a teased-up fashion ... Many of the bands donned make-up to achieve an androgynous look, similar to that of some 1970s glam rock acts ...
... are sealed off and reserved for the marshaling of the dozens of floats, bands, equestrian units, and other elements ... this route is 5+1⁄2 miles (8.9 km) long the assembled bands, horse units, and floats take approximately 2 hours to pass by ... The 2012 Rose Parade had 43 floats, 21 bands, and 18 equestrian units (with approximately 400 horses) ...
Famous quotes related to bands:
“Nearly all the bands are mustered out of service; ours therefore is a novelty. We marched a few miles yesterday on a road where troops have not before marched. It was funny to see the children. I saw our boys running after the music in many a group of clean, bright-looking, excited little fellows.”
—Rutherford Birchard Hayes (18221893)
“Do not be afraid; for see -I am bringing you good news of great joy for all the people: to you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is the Messiah, the Lord. This will be a sign for you: you will find a child wrapped in bands of cloth and lying in a manger.”
—Bible: New Testament, Luke 2:10 -12.
Angels to the Shepherds.
“The thing that struck me forcefully was the feeling of great age about the place. Standing on that old parade ground, which is now a cricket field, I could feel the dead generations crowding me. Here was the oldest settlement of freedmen in the Western world, no doubt. Men who had thrown off the bands of slavery by their own courage and ingenuity. The courage and daring of the Maroons strike like a purple beam across the history of Jamaica.”
—Zora Neale Hurston (18911960)
“With girls, everything looks great on the surface. But beware of drawers that wont open. They contain a three-month supply of dirty underwear, unwashed hose, and rubber bands with blobs of hair in them.”
—Erma Bombeck (20th century)
“According to the historian, they escaped as by a miracle all roving bands of Indians, and reached their homes in safety, with their trophies, for which the General Court paid them fifty pounds. The family of Hannah Dustan all assembled alive once more, except the infant whose brains were dashed out against the apple tree, and there have been many who in later time have lived to say that they have eaten of the fruit of that apple tree.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)