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Where were George Harrison’s ashes being scattered?
In India. Harrison embraced the Hare Krishna tradition and became a lifelong devotee. His ashes were scattered in the Ganges River with his close family in a private ceremony according to Hindu tradition.
Who is that?
Louis Armstrong. Armstrong experienced growing problems with his lips and fingers, which were aggravated by his unorthodox playing style. As a result, he branched out trumpeting, developing his vocal style and making movie and radio appearances.
What is Brian May, the guitarist and songwriter of Queen, good at?
Astrophysics. Brian May studied Mathematics and Physics at Imperial College London, graduating with B.Sc. degree with honours. He earned a PhD in astrophysics from Imperial College in 2007 and is the 4th and current Chancellor of Liverpool John Moores University.
Which known band played a concert in Antarctica?
Metallica is the first band to play on all seven continents . . . and they did it all in one calendar year. In 2013 they played in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and a special concert for some scientists in Antarctica.
Who directed the music video for Michael Jackson's song "Bad"?
Martin Scorsese. The full version of the music video for "Bad" was released in August 1987. It was directed by Martin Scorsese and co-starred Wesley Snipes in one of his first appearances. The video, inspired in part by the film West Side Story, shows Jackson and a group of dancers portraying a street gang dancing in a subway station.
What band is that graphic associated with?
Nirvana. As it turns out, and most Nirvana aficionados nearly unanimously agree, the Nirvana smiley face image was drawn by Kurt Cobain. The drawing made its first public appearance on September 13, 1991, on a flyer for the release party for Nirvana’s “Nevermind” album.
Who is the leader of Iron Maiden?
Steve Harris is the songwriter and founder of the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden. He has been the band's only constant member since their inception in 1975 and, along with guitarist Dave Murray, to have appeared on all of their albums.
Where does Justin Bieber come from?
Kanada. Justin Bieber is a Canadian singer and songwriter. Born in 1994 in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, to a single mother, Bieber took second place in a local talent competition at a young age. After his mother posted YouTube clips of her boy performing, Bieber went from an unknown, untrained singer to a budding superstar with a big-time record deal with Usher within two years.