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Alice in Chains is an American rock band from Seattle, Washington, formed in 1987 by guitarist/vocalist Jerry Cantrell and drummer Sean Kinney, who then recruited bassist Mike Starr and lead vocalist Layne Staley.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.
Anthrax is an American heavy metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by rhythm guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker.
Art rock is a subgenre of rock music that generally reflects a challenging or avant-garde approach to rock, or which makes use of modernist, experimental, or unconventional elements.
Avant-garde metal (or experimental metal) is a subgenre of heavy metal music loosely defined by use of experimentation and innovative, avant-garde elements, including non-standard and unconventional sounds, instruments, song structures, playing styles, and vocal techniques.
Bad Brains is an American hardcore punk band formed in Washington, D.C., in 1977.
The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
Bipolar disorder, previously known as manic depression, is a mental disorder that causes periods of depression and periods of abnormally elevated mood.
Black Sabbath were an English rock band, formed in Birmingham in 1968, by guitarist and main songwriter Tony Iommi, bassist and main lyricist Geezer Butler, drummer Bill Ward and singer Ozzy Osbourne.
Chevelle is an American alternative metal band, formed in Grayslake, Illinois in 1995.
Clutch is an American rock band from Frederick, Maryland, originating in Germantown, Maryland.
CMJ Holdings, Corp. was a music events and online media company which ran a website, hosted an annual festival in New York City, and published CMJ New Music Monthly.
College rock was the alternative rock music played on student-run university and college campus radio stations located in the United States and Canada in the 1980s.
Corrosion of Conformity (also known as C.O.C.) is an American heavy metal band from Raleigh, North Carolina formed in 1982.
A death growl (or simply a growl) is a vocal style (an extended vocal technique) usually employed by death metal singers but also used in other heavy metal styles, such as metalcore.
Deftones is an American alternative metal band from Sacramento, California.
Dinosaur Jr. is an American rock band formed in Amherst, Massachusetts, in 1984, originally simply called Dinosaur until legal issues forced a change in name.
Dotdash (formerly About.com) is an American Internet-based network of content that publishes articles and videos about various subjects on its "topic sites", of which there are nearly 1,000.
Dream pop (or dreampop) is a subgenre of alternative rock and neo-psychedelia that developed in the 1980s.
A drum kit — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum.
An electric guitar is a guitar that uses one or more pickups to convert the vibration of its strings into electrical signals.
Facelift is the debut studio album by the American rock band Alice in Chains.
Faith No More (sometimes abbreviated as FNM) is an American rock band from San Francisco, California, formed in 1979.
Fishbone is an American band formed in 1979 in Los Angeles, California, which plays a fusion of ska, punk rock, funk, heavy rock, and soul.
Fudge Tunnel was a musical group formed in Nottingham, England, by Alex Newport, David Ryley and Adrian Parkin.
Funk is a music genre that originated in African American communities in the mid-1960s when African American musicians created a rhythmic, danceable new form of music through a mixture of soul music, jazz, and rhythm and blues (R&B).
Funk metal (also known as thrash funk or punk-funk) is a subgenre of funk rock and alternative metal which infuses heavy metal music (often thrash metal) with elements of funk and punk rock.
Funk rock is a fusion genre that mixes elements of funk and rock.
Glam metal (also known as hair metal and often used synonymously with pop metal) is a subgenre of heavy metal, which features pop-influenced hooks and guitar riffs, and borrows from the fashion of 1970s glam rock.
Godflesh are an English industrial metal band from Birmingham, England.
Godsmack is an American rock band from Lawrence, Massachusetts, formed in 1995.
Gothic metal (or goth metal) is a fusion genre combining the heaviness of heavy metal with the dark atmospheres of gothic rock.
Groove metal (also known as post-thrash or neo-thrash) is a subgenre of heavy metal music.
Grunge (sometimes referred to as the Seattle sound) is a subgenre of alternative rock and a subculture that emerged during the in the Pacific Northwest U.S. state of Washington, particularly in Seattle and nearby towns.
Hardcore punk (often abbreviated to hardcore) is a punk rock music genre and subculture that originated in the late 1970s.
Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom.
Helmet is an American alternative metal band from New York City formed in 1989.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
The Houston Press is an online newspaper published in Houston, Texas, United States.
Industrial metal is the fusion of heavy metal music and industrial music, typically employing repeating metal guitar riffs, sampling, synthesizer or sequencer lines, and distorted vocals.
Industrial music is a fusion genre of electronic and experimental music which draws on harsh, transgressive or provocative sounds and themes.
Jane's Addiction is an American rock band from Los Angeles, formed in 1985.
John Stanier (born 2 August 1968 in Baltimore, Maryland) is an American drummer who is currently the drummer of experimental rock band Battles.
Korn (stylized as KoЯn) is an American nu metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993.
Korn (printed and stylized as KoЯn) is the eponymous debut studio album by American nu metal band Korn.
Kyuss was an American rock band, formed in Palm Desert, California, in 1987 by Josh Homme (guitar), John Garcia (vocals), Brant Bjork (drums) and Chris Cockrell (bass).
The Las Vegas Review-Journal is a major daily newspaper published in Las Vegas, Nevada, since 1909.
Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968.
Life of Agony is an alternative metal band from Brooklyn, New York.
Limp Bizkit is an American rap rock band from Jacksonville, Florida.
Linkin Park is an American rock band from Agoura Hills, California.
This is a list of alternative metal artists.
Living Colour is an American rock band from New York City, formed in 1984.
Lollapalooza is an annual music festival featuring popular alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock, hip hop, and electronic music bands and artists, dance and comedy performances, and craft booths.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
"Man in the Box" is a single by the American rock band Alice in Chains.
James Herbert Keenan (born April 17, 1964), known professionally as Maynard James Keenan or MJK, is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, actor, author, and winemaker.
Mötley Crüe was an American heavy metal band formed in Los Angeles, California, on January 17, 1981.
Meantime is the second studio album and major label debut by American alternative metal band Helmet, released on June 23, 1992 through Interscope Records.
The Melvins are an American rock band that formed in 1983 in Montesano, Washington.
Metallica is an American heavy metal band.
Ministry is an American industrial metal band founded in 1981 by Al Jourgensen in Chicago, Illinois.
MTV (originally an initialism of Music Television) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks (a division of Viacom) and headquartered in New York City.
Mudvayne was an American heavy metal band from Peoria, Illinois formed in 1996.
A music genre is a conventional category that identifies some pieces of music as belonging to a shared tradition or set of conventions.
In the United States, California is commonly associated with the film, music, and arts industries; there are numerous world-famous Californian musicians.
The music of Japan includes a wide array of performers in distinct styles both traditional and modern.
As well as being one of the most important cities in the world in the film industry, Los Angeles, California, is also one of the most important places in the world for the recorded music industry.
Music of Russia denotes music produced from Russia and/or by Russians.
Neurosis is an American avant-garde metal band based in Oakland, California.
Nielsen Holdings PLC (formerly known as Nielsen N.V.) is a global information, data and measurement company with headquarters in the U.K..
Nine Inch Nails, commonly abbreviated as NIN (stylized as NIИ), is an American industrial rock band founded in 1988 by Trent Reznor in Cleveland, Ohio.
Nirvana was an American rock band formed by lead singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1987.
Noise rock (sometimes called noise punk) is a diverse style of experimental rock employing noise music elements, which spun off from punk rock in the 1980s.
Nu metal (also known as nü-metal and) is a subgenre of that combines elements of with elements of other music genres such as hip hop, alternative rock, funk, industrial and grunge.
Nu metalcore (sometimes referred to as nu metal revival or new nu metal) is the fusion of and metalcore that began in the 2000s and gained popularity in the 2010s.
In music, an ostinato (derived from Italian: stubborn, compare English, from Latin: 'obstinate') is a motif or phrase that persistently repeats in the same musical voice, frequently at the same pitch.
Perry Farrell (born Peretz Bernstein; March 29, 1959) is an American singer-songwriter and musician, best known as the frontman for the alternative rock band Jane's Addiction.
Pitchfork is an American online magazine launched in 1995 by Ryan Schreiber, based in Chicago, Illinois and owned by Condé Nast.
Post-hardcore is a punk rock music genre that maintains the aggression and intensity of hardcore punk but emphasizes a greater degree of creative expression initially inspired by post-punk and noise rock.
Post-metal is a style of music that is rooted in heavy metal but explores approaches beyond the genre's conventions.
Primus is an American rock band based in San Francisco, California, currently composed of bassist/vocalist Les Claypool, guitarist Larry "Ler" LaLonde and drummer Tim "Herb" Alexander.
"Prison Sex" is a song by American Rock band Tool.
Progressive metal (sometimes known as prog metal or technical metal) is a fusion genre melding heavy metal and progressive rock which combines the loud "aggression".
Progressive rock (shortened as prog; sometimes called art rock, classical rock or symphonic rock) is a broad genre of rock music that developed in the United Kingdom and United States throughout the mid to late 1960s.
Quicksand is an American post-hardcore band from New York City, United States, founded in 1990.
Rage Against the Machine is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California.
Rap metal or heavy rap is a subgenre of rap rock and alternative metal music which combines hip hop with heavy metal.
Rap rock is a fusion genre that fuses vocal and instrumental elements of hip hop with various forms of rock.
Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American funk rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983.
Revolver is a metal music and hard-rock magazine, publishing in North America.
Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.
Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
Rollins Band was an American rock band led by singer and songwriter Henry Rollins.
Run-DMC was an American hip hop group from Hollis, Queens, New York, founded in 1981 by Joseph Simmons, Darryl McDaniels, and Jason Mizell.
Screaming is an extended vocal technique that is mostly popular in "aggressive" music genres such as heavy metal, punk rock, and noise music.
Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States.
Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.
Slipknot is an American heavy metal band from Des Moines, Iowa.
Sludge metal (also known as sludgecore or simply sludge) is an extreme style of music that originated through combining elements of doom metal and hardcore punk.
Sound of the Beast: The Complete Headbanging History of Heavy Metal is a 2004 book by Ian Christe, documenting the history of heavy metal music and its origins.
Soundgarden is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1984 by singer and rhythm guitarist Chris Cornell, lead guitarist Kim Thayil, and bassist Hiro Yamamoto.
Spin is an American music magazine founded in 1985 by publisher Bob Guccione, Jr. The magazine stopped running in print in 2012 and currently runs as a webzine.
Staind is an American rock band formed in 1995.
Stereogum is a daily Internet publication that focuses on music news, song premieres, and irreverent commentary.
Stoner rock or stoner metal is a rock music fusion genre that combines elements of heavy metal and/or doom metal with psychedelic rock and acid rock.
System of a Down, sometimes abbreviated as SOAD or colloquially referred to as System, is an heavy metal band from Glendale, California, formed in 1994.
The Jesus Lizard is an American rock band formed in 1987 in Austin, Texas and based in Chicago, Illinois.
The Replacements were an American rock band formed in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1979.
Thrash metal (or simply thrash) is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music characterized by its overall aggression and often fast tempo.
This is a timeline of heavy metal and hard rock, from its beginning in the early 1960s to the present time.
Tool is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California.
Type O Negative was an American gothic metal band formed in Brooklyn, New York in 1989, by Peter Steele (lead vocals, bass), Kenny Hickey (guitar, backing vocals), Josh Silver (keyboards, backing vocals), and Sal Abruscato (drums, percussions), who was later replaced by Johnny Kelly.
Undertow is the debut full-length studio album by American rock band Tool, released in 1993.
Vena Sera is the fourth studio album by the American alternative metal band Chevelle and was released on April 3, 2007, through Epic Records.
Vice is a Canadian-American print magazine focused on arts, culture, and news topics.
"Well Enough Alone" is the first single from the Chevelle album Vena Sera and was released to radio the week of February 13, 2007.
White Zombie was an American heavy metal band that formed in 1985.
Yahoo! Voices, formerly Associated Content (AC), was a division of Yahoo! that focused on online publishing.
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