Vladimir John Ondrasik III  born January 7, , known by his stage name Five for Fighting , is an American singer-songwriter, pianist, record producer, and philanthropist. He is best known for his piano-based rock, such as the top 40 hits " Superman It's Not Easy " , " Years " and " The Riddle " He also had a string of moderate hits on the adult contemporary charts in the late s and into the s, including " World " , " Chances " , "What If" and "Christmas Where You Are" Ondrasik has recorded six full-length studio albums, one EP, and several live albums as Five for Fighting.
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It's all going to be beautiful. Are you and your crew slowly rolling up to coordinated back-alley scrap? Especially appropriate if your fight is at the trap, the mall, the club I like to think that Phil Collins puts this on a dive bar jukebox at least once a week before fighting the hell out of someone. Chest-shaking bass? Suspenseful strings? When I was little I knew I would blow up and sell a mill.
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According to journalist Greg Kot , "rock and roll" refers to a style of popular music originating in the U. In the earliest rock and roll styles, either the piano or saxophone was typically the lead instrument, but these instruments were generally replaced or supplemented by guitar in the middle to late s. Beyond just a musical style, rock and roll, as depicted in movies, in fan magazines, and on television, influenced lifestyles, fashion, attitudes, and language. Rock and roll may have contributed to the civil rights movement because both African American and White American teenagers enjoyed the music. The phrase "rocking and rolling" originally described the movement of a ship on the ocean,  but by the early 20th century was used both to describe the spiritual fervor of black church rituals  and as a sexual analogy.
Here's how I've decided to deal with it. Metallica had been a successful rock band before, but the Black Album launched them into international stardom. They toured the world multiple times over, sold out stadiums, and dominated the charts. Then they took a hiatus. They were overworked. Then in , they announced their first new album in five years. My teenage self nearly crapped his pants. Metallica was my favorite band. I lived and breathed their first six albums. I learned to play guitar just so I could learn their songs.