Heavy Metal and Myth: let your mind ramble on…

Bilbo and pipe

Bilbo and pipe

it’s common knowledge that tolkien influenced led zeppelin, but did you ever think of exactly what that meant? that means that j.r.r. tolkien radicalized the entire music WORLD of TODAY. stairway to heaven to pretty-much-any-guitar-player-you-can-name (even nada surf!). there’s rock, and there’s progg, and there’s alternative, and there’s classic, and there’s surf, and there’s hard, and there’s rock, and there’s heavy metal, and there’s new age. enya and tolkien and the entire slough of massage-spa melodies. epic soundtracks, the new classical, howard shore and john williams and world-overturning patriot-shooting background drums. verra verra different, but all from the same root. I just explored tolkien’s musical influence in a term paper and learned all about the 21st c music evolution. the road goes ever on and on…

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4 responses to “Heavy Metal and Myth: let your mind ramble on…

  1. violetskye

    chouette, so The Guardian agrees…
    http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/musicblog/2008/oct/08/pink.floyd.not.prog.rock
    pink floyd, I hope you’ll scuse my honest error…

  2. Very Nice website. I just finished mine and i was looking for some ideas and your website gave me some. May i ask you whether you developed the website by youself?

    Thanks

  3. Most of the times blogs are the same but i think that your blog can be an exception. Grats !

  4. violetskye

    No, thank you sasha!
    Dawn, this is just wordpress and yep, just little me. 🙂

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