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Few bands have achieved the success and status afforded the heavy metal pioneers known simply as Metallica. Metallica's sound, a raw fury few can match, has stood the test of time and placed members James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Dave Mustaine, Cliff Burton, and Kirk Hammett in an exclusive club of artists. Read about the formation of the band in this special issue of Orbit. Cover by famed artist David A. Frizell.
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So much has been left unsaid about the passing of legendary music innovator Prince Rogers Nelson. Prince, a prolific musician from Minneapolis, started a musical revolution with the hits "1999," "Little Red Corvette," "When Doves Cry," "Purple Rain," "Batdance," and more, challenging even the "King of Pop," Michael Jackson, for chart supremacy during the 1980's. "Tribute: Prince Rogers Nelson" features a special cover by rock artist David Frizell.
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Alice Cooper is a man, a band, and an idea that took on a life of its own, a voice for shock and glitter rockers whose influence created stars like Marilyn Manson and KISS. Behind the paint, the boa constrictors, and the staged executions is a man whose creative energies gave rise to a legend. Half truth, half fiction, Alice Cooper defines fame.
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A brilliant artist taken from us too soon, counterculture and non-conformist icon Jerome John “Jerry” Garcia was a musician best known for his distinctive guitar playing and his thirty-three year history with the Grateful Dead. Bluewater explores the life of the man who would hate the idea that he’d somehow become the “face” for a movement that changed the social climate of the United States.
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David Bowie was a huge inspiration for the music industry. Is passing has left a void in the music world. Before Lady Gaga, Adam Lambert, and The Killers, there was the enigmatic, undefinable David Bowie. The chameleon of the music industry, Bowie was one of the most influential artists of any generation, constantly reinventing himself while defying convention. "Tribute: David Bowie" features new pages chronicling Bowie's final days.
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Amy Winehouse, the newest member of the “27 club,” musicians at the height of their career who have lost their life at 27 years old, lived a hard and fast life. Her story, illustrated on her body in the form of tattoos, tells the tell of a talent flaming out long before her time.
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As the Godfather of Heavy Metal, Ozzy Osbourne pioneered his dark sound as the front man for Black Sabbath. As a solo artist, he has forged a legacy, influencing modern rock, reality television, and more. Jump on board the crazy train and read about the artist who occupies a special place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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From Disney darling to shock pop princess, Miley Cyrus has enjoyed a bombastic career that crosses genres. A musician, singer, writer, and actress, Miley Cyrus has become an icon to tweens searching for their identity and to teens who have grown up with their idol, the effervescent Hannah Montana.
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As the lead singer of U2, Bono excites audiences with his dynamic stage presence, while his electrifying persona draws people to causes that concern all of us. His story is born from a divided Ireland and the dueling nature of the rock star life versus a devout faith.
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The band known as much for their talent onstage as their antics offstage, Mötley Crüe epitomized the drug-fueled, sex-riddled excess of 1980’s metal acts. In the process, they forged a rock dynasty few other bands have been able to achieve. Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee, Mick Mars, and Vince Neil became household names, the scourge of the Christian right, and the darlings of the Billboard charts. Read about their meteoric rise and fall in this issue of Orbit!
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