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How Winger’s Career Tumbled in Less Than a Year

How Winger’s Career Tumbled in Less Than a Year

Winger was a hair metal band founded in 1986 in New York City by Kip Winger, former bassist for Alice Cooper. The other group members were guitarist Reb Beach, bassist Paul Taylor, and drummer Rob Morgenstein. The group’s first album sold over million copies and produced two of Winger’s most well-known singles, Headed for a…

The Interesting Story Behind Metallica’s “Nothing Else Matters”

The Interesting Story Behind Metallica’s “Nothing Else Matters”

Lars Ulrich started one of the influential metal bands with a few phone calls. He found James Hetfield, Dave Mustaine, and Ron McGovney. Initially, Metallica’s sound favored punk. However, as they became more influenced by groups like Discharge, their music style changed to thrash metal. After a few demos with original bassist Ron McGovney, he…