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Falling Awake

Tarja is a Symphonic Metal singer. Clear, ringing soprano vocals backed by screaming guitars and thundering drums. What’s not to love? Since being “invited to leave” her original band, Nightwish, (and dropping her last name) she has had a successful solo career. 26 more words

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October 1978. I’ve just started a humanities course at Trent Polytechnic in Nottingham. As an ice breaker I am invited to a cheese and wine party to meet the tutors. 838 more words

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What I Am

Heard this on WXRT’s (“Chicago’s Finest Rock”) Saturday Morning Flashback a while back. I had almost forgotten about Edie Brickell & The New Bohemians. This is probably their best known song. 24 more words

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Going Under

Evanescence is a hard-rock band fronted by Amy Lee. Most people know the single “Bring Me To Life” from their 2004 album Fallen… 128 more words

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Nemo (not the fish)

Nightwish is a Finnish Symphonic Metal Band, (don’t worry, the song is in English) known originally for the soaring vocals of their lead female singer, Tarja Turunen. 74 more words

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99.9 F°

Suzanne Vega was one of my favorite artists in the early 1990s. This was in the days before The Lilith Festival, and women in rock (and music generally) were struggling. 24 more words

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More Swedish Heavy Metal? Sure. (We started that before the holidays.) The first song is “Maximize” by Amaranthe. The 2nd by the same group is “True.” 48 more words

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