Some things to consider while you?re trying to figure out why someone would bring a coffee table book to the desert?
Later repealed by the more emo-friendly Magnuson act of 1943
Music-wise, Cherokee is epic, but can someone please tell us why a Swedish hair-metal band decided to sing about the forced relocation of Native Americans in the 1830s? This would be like Panic! At the Disco writing a song about the shameful evils of the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882.
Unfortunately, the Keytar had been dipped in smallpox
This video combines several of our favorite things: archeologists, completely inaccurate historical re-enactments, lone figures rocking out on a desolate bluff, and a Keytar.
If you listen closely, you can hear your seventh-grade history teacher crying
The heavy footprints, the clashing swords, the firing muskets ? many bands would have insisted that the music do the talking, but Europe was more concerned with telling a good story. Frankly, we wish more bands were as brave with sound design, if only to highlight the extreme dangers of soloing in the middle of a firefight.