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The year of 2009 is almost over, people have finished with their Christmas shopping and they are getting ready for the New Year's celebration. During this time, It's hard not to look back at the events that made this year memorable. New presidency, tragic deaths and vampires, not leaving behind the hottest Tours and album releases, making it an intense ride. Those that made headlines, like Miley Cirus who was criticized for wearing Iron Maiden t-shirts, her response as a true fan was unexpected as well as the performance of the so called "Glam Rock" of Adam Lambert that was unforeseen. Below are some of the events that must be remembered before the 2010 countdown begins.
On January 20, 2009 Barack Obama sworn in as the 44th President of the United States of America, making him the first African-American to take over the White House. Such historic event not only inspired hope and change after the atrocious administration of George W. Bush, but the creation of songs like " Ba-Rock Obama".
The Beatles Rock Band
The Beatles invasion: Four guys, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison got together on the 1960's and formed a band named, The Beatles. 49 years later they are still being idolized due to their controversy and musical arrangements. This year The Beatles Rock Band was released, they were featured on a documentary by the History Channel, and also took part of the inpiration in the Miami Art Basel. The Beatles have been keeping Steve very busy, as they continue to make history, what will be next?
Hottest Tour concerts: The fathers of Rock, the newborns and those that are rising, traveled around the US, spreading their addictive songs to thousands of fans. Just to named a few: U2, Metallica, Buzz Bake Concert, Def Lepard, The killers,Depeche Mode, Slayer, Megadeth, Linkin Park. Also, Iron Maiden's concert was an amazing experience acquiring new members to the Iron Family. The Kiss concert was a trip back in time with an introduction of fire and fog, choreographed moves including an incredible lighting and big screens, KISS closed with their latest single “modern day Delilah” . Make up was optional but tongue was required.
We miss you Michael
Michael Jackson Lives forever: The king of Pop dies at the age of 50 on June 25, 2009. It was a very sad moment in history as this legendary artist still is, the inspiration of many. Michael was rehearsing for his Tour - This is it. Everyone seemed anxious about the recordings during the rehearsals for what it was going to be one of the most awaited tours of the decade.. Read more
Vampires and Wolves running wild: The Twilight series are four books written by Stephanie Meyer that created an epidemic of crazy teens and moms who dream with a cold vampire, a hot wolf and a depressed human. Everyone has become obsessed with the actors behind these book characters, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner and Kristen Stewart, but what is Bella Swan and Edward Cullen into? Looking inside the writer's inspiration, it was no surprise that the sounds that touched these characters are great Hits in the Rock division. Read More
Hottest Albums of the year: A dramatic Classical sound would be an appropriate entrance to introduce few of the hottest albums released during 2009. Read More
Sick Puppies- Tri-Polar: This Band was part of the Buzz Bake Concert
Modest Mouse - No one's First and You are Next: Featuring "the Whale Song"
Third Eye Blind- Ursa Major: The comeback after six years.
Collective Soul- Rabbit: Includes a gentle Bonus Track.
Chevelle - Sci-Fi Crimes: They are hitting the road starting February 2010.
Megadeth- Endgame: Fort Lauderdale concert was Hot, Hot, Hot!.
Alice In Chains- Black Gives Way to Blue: The Comeback after 14 years.