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Which Artists Died By Choking On Their Own Vomit?
Asphyxiation on vomit is a tragic end that has befallen several famous musicians
Behind the scenes, it's not uncommon to see celebrities living somewhat troubled lives, often plagued by addiction and mental health issues. Unfortunately, this often leads to a tragic end, as was the case for several famous musicians who choked(...)
Nirvana Smells Like Teen Spirit Lyrics Meaning
Let's see... "A Mulatto, an Albino, a Mosquito, my libido." Yeah, that about sums up the early-'90s for me.
But what do those lyrics mean? Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" became the anthem for a generation of teens who were fed up with the overproduced pop music of the 1980s. The song quickly captured the frustration and alienation felt by most yo(...)
Songs About Slavery, From Blues And Jazz To Rap And Modern Music
One thing that music does really well is tell stories, and some of the most powerful stories are those that deal with difficult, dark topics like slavery.
Interestingly, there are a wide variety of songs about slavery, spanning multiple genres and historical periods. This is a topic that is still relevant today, as many people continue to experience slavery and human trafficking around the world. (...)
The Success Of Garth Brooks Songs And Their Meanings
If you are a fan of country music, then there is no way that you have not heard of Garth Brooks.
Garth Brooks is one of the most successful country artists of all time, and has released some of the genre's most iconic songs. Garth Brooks began playing guitar and writing songs when he was a teenager, and was influenced by a number of artists(...)
The Worst Massacres in Live Concerts Ever: How to Stay Safe During a Live Concert
Unfortunately, concerts have been the target of some of the worst massacres in history. Here are the most horrific cases of mass tragedy in music history.
While most concert-goers have had the unfortunate experience of waiting in line for hours only to have the show they paid for be cancelled, or dealing with rowdy crowds and terrible weather, some have faced much worse. Unfortunately, concerts ha(...)