Ultimate Rock God – Freddie Mercury es el nuevo Dios del Rock (by OnePoll)
La información hace referencia a los resultados de una encuesta realizada en la Gran Bretaña por Onepoll, para encontrar al “Ultimate Rock God”, y una vez realizados los recuentos de las votaciones, ha resultado elegido Freddie Mercury como el nuevo Dios del Rock.
La lista de los 20 Rock Gods es:
1. Freddie Mercury, Queen
2. Elvis Presley
3. Jon Bon Jovi, Bon Jovi
4. David Bowie
5. Jimi Hendrix, The Jimi Hendrix Experience
6. Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath
7. Kurt Cobain, Nirvana
8. Slash, Guns N’ Roses
9. Bono, U2
10. Mick Jagger, Rolling Stones
11. Axl Rose, Guns N’ Roses
12. Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters
13. Jim Morrison, The Doors
14. Paul McCartney
15. Steven Tyler, Aerosmith
16. Robert Plant, Led Zeppelin
17. Brian May, Queen
18. James Hetfield, Metallica
19. Jimmy Page, Led Zeppelin
20. Bruce Dickinson, Iron Maiden
”Everybody loved Freddie Mercury, his theatrical performances on-stage were incredible and set him apart from other rock stars.
”He combined his ear for music with an ability to deliver to stadium audiences across the world, and as such millions of fans were devastated when HIV finally killed him in 1991.”
Elvis – dubbed ‘The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll’ – is one of the biggest selling artists of all time.
Famed for hits such as ‘Jailhouse Rock’ and ‘Suspicious Minds’, he also filmed 31 musical films including Blue Hawaii and Love Me Tender.
The star died in his bathroom in 1977.
Bon Jovi – founding member and front man of hard rock band Bon Jovi – has enjoyed record sales worldwide for over 25 years.
In the 80s the band produced the albums Slippery When Wet (1986) which sold 29 million copies, and New Jersey (1988) which has shipped 18 million.
Fourth place in the poll went to David Bowie, who has been making music for over 40 years. Fifth was Jimi Hendrix, one of the greatest rock guitarists of our time.