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Height of Roman Fashion is an American rock band whose members originally hail from Joliet, Illinois (a suburb of Chicago, Illinois). The power trio formed in 2004 when long time collaborators bassist/vocalist Brahm Taylor and guitarist Marc Kaducak asked drummer Scott Carneghi (formerly of Greta) to join. Carneghi had previously replaced Brad Wilk in Greta, when Wilk left to form Rage Against the Machine and eventually Audioslave. Rock is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars, and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles, however saxophones have been omitted from newer subgenres of rock music since the 90s. ... In music, a band is a company of musicians, or musical ensemble, usually popular or folk, playing parts of or improvising a musical arrangement on different musical instruments. ... Incorporated City in 1834. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (140,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... The power trio is a rock and roll band format popularized in the 1960s. ... Brad Wilk (born September 5, 1968 in Portland, Oregon) is an American drummer, famous for being the drummer in Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave. ... Rage Against the Machine (also Rage and RATM) is an American rock band, noted for their blend of hip hop, heavy metal, punk and funk as well as their revolutionary politics and lyrics. ... For the bands self-titled album, see Audioslave (album). ...


Height of Roman Fashion takes its name from an obscure quote featured in the 1971 film A Clockwork Orange by Stanley Kubrick. This article is about the film. ... Kubrick redirects here. ...


The group's music is a combination of hard rock and progressive rock but with the underlying sensibility and structure of power pop. Their lyrics cleverly deal with the darker aspects of theology, fantasy and science fiction but additionally feature such topics as Adolf Hitler, Lolita complex, and the non-medical use of prescription medications. Hard Rock redirects here. ... For the Swedish political music movement, see progg. ... Power pop is a long-standing musical genre that draws its inspiration from 1960s British and American pop music. ... Hitler redirects here. ... Lolita Girls Collection by Hikari Hayashibara is a typical lolicon manga (ISBN 4-7567-2463-9) Lolicon, or Rorikon (ロリコン) is the Japanese gairaigo term for Lolita complex (derived from the novel Lolita), the sexual attraction to fictional and real underage girls, or ephebophilia. ...


Height of Roman Fashion recorded the theme song for the television documentary series Inked, broadcast by the A&E Network. Inked is a television documentary series broadcast by the A&E Network in 2005. ... Biography is one of A&Es longest-running and most popular programs. ...


During a brief hiatus, Carneghi joined the Ozzfest tour as drummer for the band Grade 8 (band). When business issues forced Grade 8 off tour, Carneghi again returned to Height of Roman Fashion. Ozzfest is an annual tour of the United States (and in some years, Europe) featuring performances by many Heavy Metal, Metalcore, Death Metal, Hardcore and Nu Metal groups. ... grade 8 are a four-piece nu metal/rapcore music group originiating from Los Angeles, California. ...


The group is currently working with producer Michael Wagener recording their full length debut album, slated for release sometime in 2008.


References

  • "Height to work with industry legend Michael Wagener", Sept. 9, 2006. 

External links

  • Height of Roman Fashion official website
  • Height of Roman Fashion official myspace
  • Inked official website
  • Greta official myspace

 
 

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