Hard Rock - Metal - Heavy

Hard rock is a genre of rock that appeared in the mid-1960s mainly in the United States and the United Kingdom. In general, hard rock is defined by a mixture of aggressive sounds due to guitars subjected to strong distortions and blues elements, in particular the use of pentatonic scales, all accompanied sometimes by pianos and keyboards.

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Hard rock is a genre of rock that appeared in the mid-1960s mainly in the United States and the United Kingdom. In general, hard rock is defined by a mixture of aggressive sounds due to guitars subjected to strong distortions and blues elements, in particular the use of pentatonic scales, all accompanied sometimes by pianos and keyboards.

Rooted in blues rock, psychedelic rock and garage rock, it became one of the most popular genres of rock in the 1970s and 1980s with bands like AC/DC, Aerosmith, Deep Purple, Guns N' Roses, Led Zeppelin, Scorpions, Kiss and Van Halen.

Hard rock reached a commercial peak in the late 1980s. Glam metal, with bands like Bon Jovi and Def Leppard and the rawer sounds of Guns N'Roses and Mötley Crüe, successfully followed in the latter part of that decade, before losing popularity to the commercial success of grunge and later Britpop in the 1990s.

Despite this, many post-grunge bands embraced a hard rock sound, and in the 2000s there was a resurgence of interest within established bands. New hard rock bands emerged from garage rock and post-punk revival.


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  • AC/DC

    AC/DC is an Australian-Scottish hard rock band formed in Sydney (Australia) in 1973 by brothers Angus and Malcolm Young. Although classified in hard rock and considered a pioneer of heavy metal.

    In 1979, the band enjoyed worldwide success with their album Highway to Hell. Singer and sidekick Bon Scott died on February 19, 1980, drowned in his own vomiting, after a night of heavy drinking. The band then considered disbanding, but former Geordie singer Brian Johnson was chosen as Bon Scott's replacement.

    The same year, the band released the album Back in Black, their biggest worldwide hit to date. Their follow-up album, For Those About to Rock We Salute You, was also very successful and was the first of their albums to reach No. 1 in the United States.

    AC/DC's popularity began to wane in 1983, when Phil Rudd left the group to found his own helicopter transport company in Sydney. The band's drummer was then Simon Wright until 1989, then Chris Slade, until the return of Phil Rudd in 1994.

    It is from 1986 that the popularity of the group goes up. The band's latest album, Black Ice, released on October 20, 2008, was their biggest chart success since For Those About to Rock, reaching number one in many countries. In 2008, AC/DC sold more than 200 million albums worldwide including 71 million in the United States during its 39 years of existence and is considered a pioneer of hard rock for all generations since its existence. of the group. Sales of Back in Black are estimated at 50 million copies worldwide, making it the second best-selling album in the world behind Michael Jackson's Thriller.

  • Black Sabbath

    Black Sabbath is a British hard rock group formed in Birmingham in 1968. It is often considered today, as much by the specialized press as by the contemporary public, as one of the founding groups and precursors of heavy metal, even as the first group of this kind of music.

  • Deep Purple

    Deep Purple are a British rock band from Hertford, England. Formed in 1968, he is considered one of the founders of the hard rock genre with Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath.

    Deep Purple is considered one of the greatest British rock bands and has sold over 130 million albums worldwide since its inception.

    During its fifty years of existence, the group still consists of five musicians (a singer, a guitarist, a bassist, a drummer and an organist).

    The hallmarks of Deep Purple's sound for most of its existence are Ritchie Blackmore's Fender Stratocaster guitar and Jon Lord's Hammond organ.

  • Guns N' Roses

    Guns N' Roses is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles, California. Formed in 1985, it consists of vocalist Axl Rose, guitarists Slash and Izzy Stradlin, bassist Duff McKagan and drummer Steven Adler.

    Today, the band has seven members, plus four new members, guitarist Richard Fortus, keyboardists Dizzy Reed and Melissa Reese, and drummer Frank Ferrer. The group has become in a few years one of the most popular hard rock groups, with more than 100 million albums sold worldwide, including 45 million in the United States.

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  • Kiss

    Kiss is an American hard rock band from New York City formed in January 1973 by guitarist Paul Stanley and bassist Gene Simmons.

    Very popular, especially thanks to their make-up, their extravagant costumes, their many special effects on stage and the famous very great language of Gene Simmons, Kiss has sold more than 150 million records ...

  • Marilyn Manson
    Marilyn Manson is a controversial artist, who uses provocation and blasphemy tinged with philosophy and mystical symbolism in a large part of his albums and during his concerts.
    His music and his attitude have earned him a lot of trouble with religious and political movements, accusing him of pushing youth to violence and perversion, especially after the Columbine massacre. He is also accused of abuse, sequestration and rape by several women who were his companions.
    Her stage name is a reference to actress Marilyn Monroe and guru Charles Manson.
    Marilyn Manson describes her music as "electro glam-metal with a bit of industrial" but her music is often classified as industrial metal or extreme rock. The vocal range it uses is varied, ranging from dull rumble to shrill cries.

  • Metallica

    Metallica is an American heavy metal band from California.

    Formed in Los Angeles in 1981, the group is currently made up of two of its founding members, James Hetfield (vocals, rhythm guitar) and Lars Ulrich (drums), as well as guitarist Kirk Hammett (arrived in 1983) and bassist Robert Trujillo. , who will join the group in 2003

  • Motorhead

    Motörhead is a British heavy metal band from London. The group, formed in 1975 by bassist and singer Lemmy Kilmister and disbanded in 2015 following his death,

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  • Scorpions

    Scorpions are a German hard rock band from Hanover. Their first album was released in 1972. The group enjoyed worldwide prestige, especially from the 1980s onwards, thanks to hard rock titles such as No One Like You in 1982 or Rock You Like a Hurricane in 1984 and ballads in the world. like Still Loving You (1984) or Wind of Change (1990) 10 and Send Me an Angel in 1990, songs with great commercial success.

  • Status Quo

    Status Quo are a British hard rock band from London, England. The group was originally called The Spectres, formed by high school students Francis Rossi and Alan Lancaster in 1962.

    After a number of name changes, the group became The Status Quo in late 1967, before finally adopting the name Status Quo in 1969.

    They have recorded over 60 chart-topping hits in the UK...

  • Tool

    Tool is an American progressive metal band from Los Angeles, California. Formed in 1990 by vocalist Maynard James Keenan, guitarist Adam Jones, drummer Danny Carey and bassist Paul D'Amour. The latter left the group in 1995 to be replaced by Justin Chancellor of the British group Peach shortly before the recording of their second album, Ænima.

    This group borrows psychedelic rock the ability to create a full and bewitching atmosphere. They released their first studio album, Undertow (1993), followed in 1996 by a second album, entitled Ænima, which made the band known in the alternative metal scene.

    They became even more popular with the release of Lateralus (2001) and 10,000 Days (2006). A fifth studio album, titled Fear Inoculum, was released on August 30, 2019, thirteen years after the previous one.

  • Thrash Metal - Death...

    Thrash metal is a style of metal that appeared in the early 1980s.

    Coming from heavy metal and punk, it develops mainly in the United States, Germany and the United Kingdom.

    The groups Megadeth, Metallica, Slayer, and Anthrax are recognized by the general public and the trade press as the leaders of the genre, together constituting what fans and the trade press have commonly called the Big Four of Thrash.

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