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Legends Of The 1970s - Slade
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29 April 2010

Legends Of The 1970s - SladeOriginally starting in 1966 and parting in 1991, the rock band Slade was one of the best bands in the world, and they were the UK’s number-one rock band during the 1970s. During a time in rock and roll where the band was competing with gargantuan bands like the Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin, Slade still managed to leave their mark on the genre.

Slade was started by Don Powell and Dave Hill after they left their group in the early sixties, the ‘N Betweens. Jim Lea would apply for the bass player gig and land it through a stellar audition, and Noddy Holder eventually became the band’s first lead vocalist after Don and Dave had met him earlier while Noddy was still with the Mavericks.

Originally starting in 1966 and parting in 1991, the rock band Slade was one of the best bands in the world, and they were the UK’s number-one rock band during the 1970s. During a time in rock and roll where the band was competing with gargantuan bands like the Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin, Slade still managed to leave their mark on the genre.

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Bite at the Stratosphere Vegas - The Rock Musical Vampire Love Story
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21 March 2010

Bite at the Stratosphere Vegas - The Rock Musical Vampire Love StoryIn the past couple of years, the centuries-old vampire has started to make a vicious comeback. With hit TV shows, movies and novels, one might think that the fanged beasts were something brand new to audiences all over. These vampires are everywhere today, and Las Vegas didn’t miss their chance to jump aboard the bus of the undead.

Playing at the Stratosphere in Vegas since 2004, Bite is an edgy show that really sinks its teeth into some of the biggest vampire - and Vegas - clichés out there. Not only is this adults-only show delivering up some in-your-face gratuitous nudity, but it’s also dredging up the bygone era of 70s and 80s rock and roll.

Some critics of Bite state that some things are better left dead, like the aforementioned rock music. Most others, however, find originality and even genius in a show so far removed from anything else going on in Vegas. Bite is certainly fighting tooth-and-nail to stay afloat now due to imitators, but its loyal following is always there.

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The Royal Albert Hall, London has played host to nearly 200,000 shows
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03 December 2009

The Royal Albert Hall, London has played host to nearly 200,000 showsEngland has been offering up some of the world’s best entertainment for centuries, and in the City of Westminster in London, the Royal Albert Hall is perhaps the area’s most well known arts venue and a recognizable venue all across the globe.

Although the Hall has only been open since 1871 and has only been playing Summer Proms concerts since 1941 when they were bombed out of the Queen’s Hall, its legacy is as detailed as London itself.

To date, Royal Albert Hall has played host to nearly 200,000 shows, including opera, ballet, awards shows, rock and classical concerts, school events, and even tennis matches among other events. Supposedly, the Hall was to be the Central Hall of Arts and Sciences, but Queen Victoria decided to change the name to honor her dead husband, Prince Albert.

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