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A Night at the Opera is the fourth studio album by the British rock band Queen, released on 21 November 1975 by EMI Records in the United Kingdom and by Elektra Records in the United States.
AC/DC are an Australian rock band, formed in Sydney in 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young.
Acid rock is a loosely defined type of rock music that evolved out of the mid-1960s garage punk movement and helped launch the psychedelic subculture.
Adrenalize is the fifth studio album by English rock band Def Leppard, released on 31 March 1992 through Mercury Records.
Adult contemporary music (AC) is a North American term used to describe a form of radio-played popular music, ranging from 1960s vocal and 1970s soft rock music to predominantly ballad-heavy music of the present day, with varying degrees of easy listening, pop, soul, rhythm and blues, quiet storm, and rock influence.
Aerosmith is an American rock band.
Aerosmith is the debut studio album by American rock band Aerosmith, released on January 5, 1973 by Columbia Records.
Afterburner is the ninth studio album by the American rock band ZZ Top, released in 1985.
Agents of Fortune is the fourth studio album by American hard rock band Blue Öyster Cult, originally released by Columbia Records on May 21, 1976.
Airbourne is an Australian hard rock band formed in Warrnambool in 2003.
Alfred Music is a music publishing company.
Alice Cooper (born Vincent Damon Furnier; February 4, 1948) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor whose career spans over fifty years.
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.
Alive! is the first live album, and fourth overall, by American hard rock band Kiss.
"All Right Now" is a single by the English rock band Free.
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.
"Always" is a power ballad by Bon Jovi.
"Amanda" is a power ballad by rock band Boston written by Tom Scholz.
Andrew Fetterly Wilkes-Krier (born May 9, 1979), better known by his stagename Andrew W.K., is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and music producer.
Animalize is the twelfth studio album by American heavy metal band Kiss.
Anthrax is an American heavy metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by rhythm guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker.
Appetite for Destruction is the debut studio album by American hard rock band Guns N' Roses.
Arena rock (also known as album-oriented rock, anthem rock, corporate rock, dad rock, melodic rock, pomp rock, and stadium rock) is a style of rock music that originated in the mid-1970s.
Argent was an English rock band founded in 1969 by keyboardist Rod Argent, formerly of The Zombies.
Audio feedback (also known as acoustic feedback, simply as feedback, or the Larsen effect) is a special kind of positive loop gain which occurs when a sound loop exists between an audio input (for example, a microphone or guitar pickup) and an audio output (for example, a power amplified loudspeaker).
Audioslave was an American rock supergroup formed in Los Angeles in 2001.
Back in Black is the seventh studio album by Australian rock band AC/DC.
Bad Company are an English hard rock supergroup formed in Westminster, London in 1973 by two former Free band members—singer Paul Rodgers and drummer Simon Kirke— as well as Mott the Hoople guitarist Mick Ralphs and King Crimson bassist Boz Burrell.
Bad Company is the debut studio album by the English hard rock supergroup Bad Company.
Balance is the tenth studio album by American hard rock band Van Halen, released on January 24, 1995 by Warner Bros. Records.
Ballbreaker is the 13th studio album by Australian hard rock band AC/DC.
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.
In music and music theory, the beat is the basic unit of time, the pulse (regularly repeating event), of the mensural level (or beat level).
Beautiful Creatures (sometimes abbreviated as BC) are a hard rock band formed in 1999 by guitarist DJ Ashba.
"Bed of Roses" is a song by American rock band Bon Jovi in late January 1993, from the album Keep the Faith.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.
The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
Billion Dollar Babies is the sixth studio album by American rock band Alice Cooper, released in 1973.
Black and Blue is the 13th British and 15th American studio album by the band the Rolling Stones, released in 1976.
Black Ice is the 15th studio album by Australian hard rock band AC/DC.
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club (often abbreviated as BRMC) is an American rock band from San Francisco, California.
Black Rose: A Rock Legend is the ninth studio album by Irish rock band Thin Lizzy.
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.
Blizzard of Ozz is the debut solo album by British heavy metal vocalist Ozzy Osbourne, released on 20 September 1980 in the UK and on 27 March 1981 in the US.
Blue Öyster Cult (often abbreviated BÖC or BOC) is an American rock band formed on Long Island, New York, in 1967, whose most successful work includes the hard rock songs "(Don't Fear) The Reaper", "Godzilla", "Burnin' for You" and "Shooting Shark".
Blue Cheer was an American rock band that initially performed and recorded in the late 1960s and early 1970s and was sporadically active until 2009.
Blues rock is a fusion genre combining elements of blues and rock.
The term blues scale refers to several different scales with differing numbers of pitches and related characteristics.
"Bohemian Rhapsody" is a song by the British rock band Queen.
Bon Jovi is an American rock band from Sayreville, New Jersey.
Ronald Belford "Bon" Scott (9 July 1946 – 19 February 1980) was an Australian singer and songwriter, best known for being the lead vocalist and lyricist of the Australian hard rock band AC/DC from 1974 until his death in 1980.
Boogie rock is a music genre which came out of the hard heavy blues rock of the late 1960s.
"Born to Be Wild" is a song first performed by the band Steppenwolf, written by Mars Bonfire.
Boston is the debut studio album by American rock band Boston.
Boston is an American rock band from Boston, Massachusetts, who had their most notable successes during the 1970s and 1980s.
Brian Francis Johnson (born 5 October 1947) is an English singer and songwriter.
British blues is a form of music derived from American blues that originated in the late 1950s and which reached its height of mainstream popularity in the 1960s, when it developed a distinctive and influential style dominated by electric guitar and made international stars of several proponents of the genre including The Rolling Stones, The Animals, Eric Clapton, Fleetwood Mac and Led Zeppelin.
The British Invasion was a cultural phenomenon of the mid-1960s when rock and pop music acts from the United Kingdom and other aspects of British culture, became popular in the United States and significant to rising "counterculture" on both sides of the Atlantic.
Britpop is a UK based music and culture movement in the mid 1990s which emphasised "Britishness", and produced brighter, catchier alternative rock, partly in reaction to the popularity of the darker lyrical themes of the US-led grunge music, an alternative rock genre, and to the UK's own shoegazing music scene.
Buckcherry is an American rock band from Anaheim, California, formed in 1995.
Bush are an English rock band formed in London, England in 1992.
Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.
"Can't Fight This Feeling" is a power ballad performed by the American rock band REO Speedwagon.
Candlebox is an American rock band from Seattle, Washington.
Caress of Steel is the third studio album by Canadian rock band Rush, released in 1975.
The Chicago blues is a form of blues music indigenous to Chicago, Illinois.
Chinese Democracy is the sixth studio album by American hard rock band Guns N' Roses.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Cinderella was an American rock band formed in 1982 from the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Cock rock is a genre of rock music that emphasises a form of male sexuality.
Collective Soul is an American rock band originally from Stockbridge, Georgia.
Country music, also known as country and western or simply country, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s.
Crashdïet (often stylised as CRASHDÏET) are a Swedish sleaze metal band from Stockholm.
"Crazy Horses" was a 1972 hit single by The Osmonds reaching number 14 on the US ''Billboard'' Hot 100 and number 2 in the UK Singles Chart.
Crazy Nights is the fourteenth studio album by American hard rock band Kiss, recorded from March to June 1987 and released on September 18, 1987 by Mercury and Vertigo in Europe.
Cream were a 1960s British rock power trio consisting of drummer Ginger Baker, guitarist/singer Eric Clapton and lead singer/bassist Jack Bruce.
Creed was an American rock band formed in 1993 in Tallahassee, Florida.
Crush is the seventh studio album by American rock band Bon Jovi.
David Russell Gordon Davies (born 3 February 1947) is an English singer, songwriter and guitarist.
David Coverdale (born 22 September 1951) is an English rock singer best known for his work with Whitesnake, a hard rock band he founded in 1978.
David Lee Roth (born October 10, 1954) is an American rock vocalist, songwriter, actor, author, and former radio personality.
Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968.
Deep Purple in Rock, also known as In Rock, is the fourth studio album by English rock band Deep Purple, released on 3 June 1970.
Def Leppard are an English rock band formed in 1977 in Sheffield as part of the new wave of British heavy metal movement.
Richard Anthony Monsour (born May 4, 1937), better known by his stage name Dick Dale, is an American rock guitarist, known as The King of the Surf Guitar.
Disco is a musical style that emerged in the mid 1960s and early 1970s from America's urban nightlife scene, where it originated in house parties and makeshift discothèques, reaching its peak popularity between the mid-1970s and early 1980s.
Distortion is the alteration of the original shape (or other characteristic) of something.
Distortion and overdrive are forms of audio signal processing used to alter the sound of amplified electric musical instruments, usually by increasing their gain, producing a "fuzzy", "growling", or "gritty" tone.
Diver Down is the fifth studio album by American hard rock band Van Halen, released on April 14, 1982.
"Don't Stop Believin' is a song by American rock band Journey, originally released as the second single from their seventh album Escape (1981).
Double Live Gonzo! is a live album by the American hard rock guitarist Ted Nugent, released in 1978.
Dreamboat Annie is the debut album by American rock band Heart.
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.
Michael Andrew "Duff" McKagan (born February 5, 1964), often credited as Duff "Rose" McKagan, is an American bass guitarist, singer, songwriter and author.
Easy Rider is a 1969 American independent road drama film written by Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, and Terry Southern, produced by Fonda, and directed by Hopper.
Edward Raymond Cochran (October 3, 1938 – April 17, 1960) was an American musician.
Edward Lodewijk Van Halen (born January 26, 1955) is a Dutch-American musician, songwriter, and producer.
Electric blues refers to any type of blues music distinguished by the use of electric amplification for musical instruments.
An electric guitar is a guitar that uses one or more pickups to convert the vibration of its strings into electrical signals.
Eliminator is the eighth studio album by the American rock band ZZ Top.
Elmore James (January 27, 1918 – May 24, 1963) was an American blues guitarist, singer, songwriter and bandleader.
Eric Patrick Clapton, (born 1945), is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter.
"Eruption" is an instrumental rock guitar solo performed by Eddie Van Halen.
Europe is a Swedish rock band formed in Upplands Väsby in 1979,http://www.dn.se/arkiv/teater/hardrock-tog-priset-enkopingsband-vann-rock-sm/ by vocalist Joey Tempest, guitarist John Norum, bass guitarist Peter Olsson, and drummer Tony Reno.
Exile on Main St. is a double album by English rock band the Rolling Stones, released on 12 May 1972 on LP by Rolling Stones Records.
Extreme is an American rock band, currently headed by frontman Gary Cherone and guitarist Nuno Bettencourt.
Extreme metal is a loosely defined umbrella term for a number of related heavy metal music subgenres that have developed since the early 1980s.
Fair Warning is the fourth studio album by American rock band Van Halen.
Falsetto (Italian diminutive of falso, "false") is the vocal register occupying the frequency range just above the modal voice register and overlapping with it by approximately one octave.
Feeder are a Welsh rock band formed in Newport, Wales.
FireHouse is an American rock band formed in Richmond, Virginia before moving to Charlotte, North Carolina where they were signed to Epic Records in 1989.
Fly by Night is the second studio album by Canadian rock band Rush, released in February 1975.
Folk rock is a hybrid music genre combining elements of folk music and rock music, which arose in the United States and the United Kingdom in the mid-1960s.
Foo Fighters is an American rock band, formed in Seattle, Washington in 1994.
"Foolin" is a 1983 single by British Hard rock band Def Leppard from their multi-platinum album Pyromania.
For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge (also known as F.U.C.K.) is the ninth studio album by American hard rock band Van Halen, released in 1991 on Warner Bros. Records.
Foreigner is an English-American rock band, originally formed in New York City in 1976 by veteran English musician Mick Jones ex-Spooky Tooth and fellow Briton and ex-King Crimson member Ian McDonald along with American vocalist Lou Gramm.
Free were an English rock band formed in London in 1968, best known for their 1970 signature song "All Right Now".
Garage rock (sometimes called 60s punk or garage punk) is a raw and energetic style of rock and roll that flourished in the mid-1960s, most notably in the United States and Canada, and has experienced various revivals in the last several decades.
Gary Francis Caine Cherone (born July 26, 1961) is an American rock singer and songwriter.
Get a Grip is the eleventh studio album by American rock band Aerosmith, released on April 20, 1993 by Geffen Records.
"Gimme All Your Lovin'" is a song by ZZ Top from their 1983 album Eliminator.
Girls, Girls, Girls is the fourth studio album by American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, released on May 15, 1987.
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.
Glam rock is a style of rock that developed in the United Kingdom in the early 1970s performed by musicians who wore outrageous costumes, makeup, and hairstyles, particularly platform shoes and glitter.
Gothic rock (alternately called goth-rock or goth) is a style of rock music that emerged from post-punk in the late 1970s.
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.
A guitar solo is a melodic passage, instrumental section, or entire piece of music written for a classical guitar, electric guitar or an acoustic guitar.
A guitarist (or a guitar player) is a person who plays the guitar.
Guns N' Roses, often abbreviated as GNR, is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1985.
Hair of the Dog is the sixth studio album by the Scottish hard rock band Nazareth, released in 1975.
Hardcore punk (often abbreviated to hardcore) is a punk rock music genre and subculture that originated in the late 1970s.
Hardcore Superstar is a hard rock band from Gothenburg, Sweden.
Heart is an American rock band that first found success in Canada and later in the United States and worldwide.
Heaven and Hell is the ninth studio album by English rock band Black Sabbath, released on 25 April 1980.
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.
"Helter Skelter" is a song by the English rock band the Beatles that was released in 1968 on their self-titled double album, often known as "the White Album".
"Here I Go Again" is a song by British rock band Whitesnake.
High 'n' Dry is the second studio album by the English rock band Def Leppard, released on July 11, 1981.
High on Fire is an American heavy metal band from Oakland, California, that was formed in 1998.
"Highway Star" is a song by the English rock band Deep Purple.
Highway to Hell is the sixth studio album by Australian hard rock band AC/DC, released on 27 July 1979.
Honkin' on Bobo is the 14th studio album by American rock band Aerosmith, released on March 30, 2004 by Columbia Records.
Chester Arthur Burnett (June 10, 1910 – January 10, 1976), known as Howlin' Wolf, was a Chicago blues singer, guitarist, and harmonica player, originally from Mississippi.
Hysteria is the fourth studio album by English hard rock band Def Leppard, released on 3 August 1987 through Mercury Records and reissued on 1 January 2000.
"I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" is a power ballad performed by American hard rock band Aerosmith for the 1998 film Armageddon which Steven Tyler's daughter Liv Tyler starred in.
"I Feel Free" is a song first recorded by the British rock band Cream.
"I Want to Know What Love Is" is a power ballad by the British-American rock band Foreigner.
Ian MacCormick (known by the pseudonym Ian MacDonald; 3 October 1948 – 20 August 2003) was a British music critic and author, best known for both Revolution in the Head, his critical history of the Beatles which borrowed techniques from art historians, and The New Shostakovich, a study of Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich.
In Your Honor is the fifth studio album by American rock band Foo Fighters, released on June 14, 2005 by RCA Records.
"In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" (mistransliteration: "In the Garden of Eden") is a song recorded by Iron Butterfly and written by bandmember Doug Ingle, released on their 1968 album In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida.
In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida is the second studio album by the American rock band Iron Butterfly, released in 1968.
"Inside-Looking Out", often written "Inside Looking Out", is a 1966 single by the Animals.
Interpol is an American rock band from New York City.
Iron Butterfly is an American rock band best known for the 1968 hit "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida", providing a dramatic sound that led the way towards the development of hard rock and heavy metal music.
Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris.
"It's My Life" is song by American rock band Bon Jovi.
It's Only Rock 'n Roll is the 12th British and 14th American studio album by The Rolling Stones, released in 1974.
iTunes is a media player, media library, Internet radio broadcaster, and mobile device management application developed by Apple Inc. It was announced on January 9, 2001.
Jeffrey Dean Isbell (born April 8, 1962), best known as Izzy Stradlin, is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter.
"Jaded" is a song by American hard rock band Aerosmith.
Jailbreak is the sixth studio album by Irish hard rock band Thin Lizzy, released in 1976.
James Henry Cotton (July 1, 1935 – March 16, 2017) was an American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter, who performed and recorded with many of the great blues artists of his time and with his own band.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Geoffrey Arnold Beck (born 24 June 1944) is an English rock guitarist.
Jet is an Australian rock band formed in 2001.
Joe Hill Louis (September 23, 1921 – August 5, 1957), born Lester Hill, was an American singer, guitarist, harmonica player and one-man band.
John Henry Bonham (May 31, 1948 – September 25, 1980) was an English musician and songwriter, best known as the drummer for the British rock band Led Zeppelin.
John Alec Entwistle (9 October 1944 – 27 June 2002) was an English bass guitarist, singer, songwriter, and film and music producer.
John Richard Baldwin (born 3 January 1946), better known by his stage name John Paul Jones, is an English multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, composer, arranger and record producer.
Journey is an American rock band that formed in San Francisco in 1973, composed of former members of Santana and Frumious Bandersnatch.
Journey is the self-titled debut album by the band of the same name.
Judas Priest are an English heavy metal band formed in West Bromwich in 1969.
"Jump" is a song by American hard rock band Van Halen.
Just Push Play is the 13th studio album by American rock band Aerosmith.
Kansas is an American rock band that became popular in the 1970s initially on album-oriented rock charts and later with hit singles such as "Carry On Wayward Son" and "Dust in the Wind".
"Keep On Loving You" is a soft rock power ballad written by Kevin Cronin and performed by American rock band REO Speedwagon.
"Keep the Faith" is a song by American rock band Bon Jovi.
Keith John Moon (23 August 1946 – 7 September 1978) was an English drummer for the rock band the Who.
Keith Richards (born 18 December 1943) is an English musician and songwriter, best known as a guitarist and founder member of the Rolling Stones.
A keyboard instrument is a musical instrument played using a keyboard, a row of levers which are pressed by the fingers.
Kings of Leon is an American rock band that formed in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1999.
Kiss (often stylized as KISS) is an American rock band formed in New York City in January 1973 by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Peter Criss, and Ace Frehley.
Lead guitar is a musical part for a guitar in which the guitarist plays melody lines, instrumental fill passages, guitar solos, and occasionally, some riffs within a song structure.
Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968.
Led Zeppelin is the eponymous debut studio album by English rock band Led Zeppelin.
Led Zeppelin II is the eponymous second studio album by the English rock band Led Zeppelin, released on 22 October 1969 in the United States and on 31 October 1969 in the United Kingdom by Atlantic Records.
Led Zeppelin III is the eponymous third studio album by the English rock band Led Zeppelin, released on 5 October 1970 by Atlantic Records in the United States and on 23 October 1970 in the United Kingdom.
English rock band Led Zeppelin's untitled fourth album, commonly known as Led Zeppelin IV, was released on 8 November 1971 by Atlantic Records.
Let There Be Rock is the fourth studio album by Australian hard rock band AC/DC.
"Let's Go Trippin'" is an instrumental by Dick Dale and The Del-Tones.
Lick It Up is the eleventh studio album by American heavy metal band Kiss.
Fred Lincoln "Link" Wray, Jr. (May 2, 1929 – November 5, 2005) was a Native American Shawnee rock and roll guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist who became popular in the late 1950s.
The Cambridge Companions to Music form a book series published by Cambridge University Press.
This is a list of notable hard rock musicians.
This is a list of notable hard rock musicians.
Live (often typeset as LĪVE or +LĪVE+) is an American rock band from York, Pennsylvania, consisting of Ed Kowalczyk (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Chad Taylor (lead guitar, backing vocals), Patrick Dahlheimer (bass), and Chad Gracey (drums).
Live at Leeds is the first live album by the English rock band The Who.
Load is the sixth studio album by the American heavy metal band Metallica, released on June 4, 1996 by Elektra Records in the United States and by Vertigo Records internationally.
Long Cold Winter is the second studio album by American glam metal band Cinderella.
Lost Highway is the tenth studio album by American rock band Bon Jovi, released on June 19, 2007 through Island Records.
"Louie Louie" is an American rhythm and blues song written by Richard Berry in 1955 and best known for the 1963 hit version by The Kingsmen.
"Love Hurts" is a song written and composed by the American songwriter Boudleaux Bryant.
Lynyrd Skynyrd, or informally shortened to Skynyrd, is an American rock band best known for having popularized the Southern rock genre during the 1970s.
Machine Head is the sixth studio album released by the English rock band Deep Purple.
Mötley Crüe was an American heavy metal band formed in Los Angeles, California, on January 17, 1981.
MC5 was an American rock band from Lincoln Park, Michigan, formed in 1964.
Megadeth is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California.
The Memphis blues is a style of blues music created from the 1910s to the 1930s by musicians in the Memphis area, like Frank Stokes, Sleepy John Estes, Furry Lewis and Memphis Minnie.
Metal Health is the third studio album by American heavy metal band Quiet Riot.
Metallica is an American heavy metal band.
The Midwestern United States, also referred to as the American Midwest, Middle West, or simply the Midwest, is one of four census regions of the United States Census Bureau (also known as "Region 2").
"Misirlou" (Μισιρλού < Mısırlı 'Egyptian' < مصر Miṣr 'Egypt') is a traditional song from the Eastern Mediterranean region.
Montrose is the debut album by the American hard rock band Montrose released in 1973 on the Warner Bros. label.
Montrose was an American, California-based hard rock band.
Motörhead were an English rock band formed in June 1975 by bassist, singer, and songwriter Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, who was the sole constant member, guitarist Larry Wallis and drummer Lucas Fox.
Mother Love Bone was an American rock band that formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1987.
Moving Pictures is the eighth studio album by the Canadian rock band Rush, released on February 12, 1981 on Anthem Records.
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.
McKinley Morganfield (April 4, 1913April 30, 1983), known professionally as Muddy Waters, was an American blues musician who is often cited as the "father of modern Chicago blues".
"My Generation" is a song by the English rock band The Who, which became a hit and one of their most recognisable songs.
Nazareth is the debut album by the Scottish hard rock band Nazareth, released in 1971.
Nazareth are a Scottish hard rock band formed in 1968, that had several hits in the United Kingdom, as well as in several other West European countries in the early 1970s, and established an international audience with their 1975 album Hair of the Dog, which featured their hits "Hair of the Dog" and a cover of the ballad "Love Hurts".
Nevermind is the second studio album by American rock band Nirvana, released on September 24, 1991.
New Jersey is the fourth studio album by American rock band Bon Jovi, released on September 19, 1988 through Mercury Records.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
New wave is a genre of rock music popular in the late 1970s and the 1980s with ties to mid-1970s punk rock.
The new wave of British heavy metal (commonly abbreviated as NWOBHM) was a nationwide musical movement that started in the United Kingdom in the late 1970s and achieved international attention by the early 1980s.
The New York Dolls were an American hard rock band formed in New York City in 1971.
Nickelback is a Canadian rock band formed in 1995 in Hanna, Alberta, Canada.
Nine Lives is the twelfth studio album by American rock band Aerosmith, released March 18, 1997.
Nirvana was an American rock band formed by lead singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1987.
No More Tears is the sixth studio album by British heavy metal vocalist and songwriter Ozzy Osbourne.
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Oasis were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1991.
Occult rock (also known as doom rock or witch rock) is a genre of rock music that originated in the late 1960s to early 1970s, pioneered by bands such as Coven and Black Widow.
On Your Feet or on Your Knees is the first live album by American rock band Blue Öyster Cult, released February 27, 1975 by Columbia Records.
One Way Ticket to Hell...and Back is the second studio album by the British rock band The Darkness.
"Open Arms" is a song by American rock band Journey.
Open Up and Say...
Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is a form of theatre in which music has a leading role and the parts are taken by singers.
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.
OU812 (pronounced "Oh You Ate One Too") is the eighth studio album by American hard rock band Van Halen, released in 1988, and the second to feature vocalist Sammy Hagar.
John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne (also known as The Prince of Darkness) (born 3 December 1948) is an English singer, songwriter and actor.
Paranoid is the second studio album by the English rock band Black Sabbath.
Patricia Mae Benatar (née Andrzejewski; January 10, 1953) is a U.S. singer, songwriter, actress, and four-time Grammy Award winner.
Auburn "Pat" Hare (December 20, 1930 – September 26, 1980) was an American Memphis electric blues guitarist and singer.
Paul Bernard Rodgers (born 17 December 1949) is an English singer, songwriter and musician, best known for his success in the 1960s and 1970s as vocalist of Free and Bad Company.
Pearl Jam is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1990.
Perfect Strangers is the eleventh studio album by the British rock band Deep Purple, released in October 1984.
Permanent Vacation is the ninth studio album by American rock band Aerosmith, released on August 25, 1987 by Geffen Records.
Permission to Land is the debut studio album released by British glam rock band The Darkness.
Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend (born 19 May 1945) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the lead guitarist, backing vocalist, and principal songwriter for the rock band the Who.
A phaser is an electronic sound processor used to filter a signal by creating a series of peaks and troughs in the frequency spectrum.
"Photograph" is a song performed by English hard rock band Def Leppard and produced by Robert John "Mutt" Lange.
Poison is an American rock band that achieved great commercial success in the mid-1980s through the mid-1990s.
Pop rock (also typeset as pop/rock) is rock music with a greater emphasis on professional songwriting and recording craft, and less emphasis on attitude.
Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry.
Post-Britpop is an alternative rock subgenre and is the period following Britpop in the late 1990s and early 2000s, when the media were identifying a "new generation" or "second wave" of guitar bands influenced by acts like Pulp, Oasis and Blur, but with less overtly British concerns in their lyrics and making more use of American rock and indie influences, as well as experimental music.
Post-grunge is a derivative of grunge and a style of alternative rock and hard rock that began in the 1990s.
Post-punk revival (also known as "new wave revival", "garage rock revival"J. Stuessy and S. D. Lipscomb, Rock and roll: its History and Stylistic Development (London: Pearson Prentice Hall, 5th edn., 2006),, p. 451. or "new rock revolution") is a genre of alternative rock and indie rock that developed in the late 1990s and early 2000s, inspired by the original sounds and aesthetics of garage rock of the 1960s and new wave and post-punk of the 1980s.
In guitar music, especially electric guitar, a power chord (also fifth chord) is a colloquial name for a chord that consists of the root note and the fifth.
Power pop is a rock music subgenre that draws its inspiration from 1960s British and American rock music.
Pride was the second studio album by the American/Danish hard rock band White Lion, released on June 21, 1987, by Atlantic Records.
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.
Proto-punk (or protopunk) is the rock music played by garage bands from the 1960s and early 1970s that presaged the punk rock movement.
Psychedelic rock is a diverse style of rock music inspired, influenced, or representative of psychedelic culture, which is centred around perception-altering hallucinogenic drugs.
Puddle of Mudd is an American rock band formed in 1991.
Pump is the tenth studio album by American rock band Aerosmith, released on September 12, 1989.
Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
Pyromania is the third studio album by English rock band Def Leppard, released on 20 January 1983.
Quadrophenia is the sixth studio album by the English rock band The Who, released as a double album on 26 October 1973 by Track Records.
Queen are a British rock band that formed in London in 1970.
Queens of the Stone Age are an American rock band formed in 1996 in Palm Desert, California.
Quiet Riot is an American heavy metal band.
Rage Against the Machine is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California.
Rainbow (also known as Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow or Blackmore's Rainbow) is a British rock band led by guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, active from 1975 until 1984, 1993 until 1997, and 2015 until present.
The Ramones were an American punk rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974.
Randall William Rhoads (December 6, 1956 – March 19, 1982) was an American heavy metal guitarist who played with Quiet Riot and Ozzy Osbourne.
Ratt is an American heavy metal band that had significant commercial success in the 1980s, with their albums having been certified as gold, platinum, and multi-platinum by the RIAA.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States.
Red Velvet Car is the fourteenth studio album by American hard rock band Heart, released worldwide on August 31, 2010 by Legacy Recordings.
Reload is the seventh studio album by American heavy metal band Metallica, released on November 18, 1997 by Elektra Records.
REO Speedwagon (originally styled as R.E.O. Speedwagon) is an American rock band from Champaign, Illinois.
Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.
Richard Hugh Blackmore (born 14 April 1945) is an English guitarist and songwriter.
Robert Franklin Palmer Jr. (June 19, 1945 – November 20, 1997) was an American writer, musicologist, clarinetist, saxophonist, and blues producer.
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.
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.
"Rock of Ages" is a hit song by Def Leppard from their Diamond-selling 1983 album Pyromania.
Rocks is the fourth studio album by American rock band Aerosmith, released May 3, 1976.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
Ronald James Padavona (July 10, 1942May 16, 2010), known professionally as Ronnie James Dio or simply Dio, was an American singer, songwriter, and musician.
Ronald Douglas Montrose (November 29, 1947 – March 3, 2012) was an American rock guitarist, who led the bands Montrose (1973-77 & 1987) and Gamma (1979-83 & 2000) and also performed and did session work with a variety of musicians, including Van Morrison (1971–72), Herbie Hancock (1971), Beaver & Krause (1971), Boz Scaggs (1971), Edgar Winter (1972 & 1996), Gary Wright (1975), The Beau Brummels (1975), Dan Hartman (1976), Tony Williams (1978), The Neville Brothers (1987), Marc Bonilla (1991 & 1993), Sammy Hagar (1997), and Johnny Winter.
"Rumble" is an instrumental by American group Link Wray & His Ray Men.
Runnin' Wild is the debut album by the Australian hard rock band Airbourne.
Rush was a Canadian rock band comprising Geddy Lee (bass, vocals, keyboards), Alex Lifeson (guitars) and Neil Peart (drums, percussion, lyrics).
Rush is the debut studio album by Canadian rock band Rush, released on March 1, 1974 by the band's own label Moon Records in Canada and by Mercury Records in the United States and internationally.
Sammy Hagar (born October 13, 1947),Monterey County, Records Department at the Mingo County Courthouse, Birth certificate also known as The Red Rocker, is an American rock vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, musician, and entrepreneur.
Saxon are an English heavy metal band formed in 1977, in Barnsley.
School's Out is the fifth studio album by American rock band Alice Cooper, released in 1972.
Scorpions are a German rock band formed in 1965 in Hanover by Rudolf Schenker.
Scott Richard Weiland (né Kline, October 27, 1967 – December 3, 2015) was an American musician, singer and songwriter.
Seether are a South African rock band founded in May 1999 in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.
Sentimental ballads, also known as pop ballads, rock ballads or power ballads, are an emotional style of music that often deal with romantic and intimate relationships, and to a lesser extent, war (protest songs), loneliness, death, drug abuse, politics and religion, usually in a poignant but solemn manner.
Shake Your Money Maker is the debut studio album by American rock band The Black Crowes, released in February 1990 on Def American Recordings.
"Shapes of Things" is a song by the English rock group the Yardbirds.
Sheer Heart Attack is the third studio album by the British rock band Queen, released on 8 November 1974 by EMI Records in the United Kingdom and by Elektra Records in the United States.
Shinedown is an American rock band from Jacksonville, Florida formed by singer Brent Smith in 2001 after the dissolution of his previous band.
Shock rock is an umbrella term for artists who combine rock music or metal with highly theatrical live performances emphasizing shock value.
Shout at the Devil is the second studio album by American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, released on September 26, 1983.
Silverchair were an Australian rock band, which formed in 1992 as Innocent Criminals in Merewether, Newcastle with the line-up of Ben Gillies on drums, Daniel Johns on vocals and guitars, and Chris Joannou on bass guitar.
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.
Skid Row is the debut studio album by American heavy metal band Skid Row, released on January 24, 1989 by Atlantic Records.
Skid Row is an American heavy metal band, formed in 1986 in Toms River, New Jersey.
Saul Hudson (born July 23, 1965), better known by his stage name Slash, is an English-American musician and songwriter.
Slaughter is an American rock band formed in Las Vegas, Nevada by lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist Mark Slaughter and bassist Dana Strum.
Slayer is an American thrash metal band from Huntington Park, California.
Slip of the Tongue is the eighth studio album by the British hard rock band Whitesnake, released in 1989.
Slippery When Wet is the third studio album by American rock band Bon Jovi.
"Smoke on the Water" is a song by the English rock band Deep Purple.
Soft rock (or lite rock) is a subgenre of pop rock that largely features acoustic guitars and slow-to-mid tempos.
"Sorry" is a ballad by American hard rock band Buckcherry.
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.
Southern rock is a subgenre of rock music and a genre of Americana.
Staind is an American rock band formed in 1995.
"Stairway to Heaven" is a song by the English rock band Led Zeppelin, released in late 1971.
Steel Panther is an American comedic glam metal band from Los Angeles, California, mostly known for their profane and humorous lyrics, as well as their exaggerated on-stage personae that reenact the stereotypical 1980s "glam metal" lifestyle.
Stephen Thomas Erlewine (born June 18, 1973) is an American music critic and senior editor for AllMusic.
Steppenwolf is a Canadian-American rock band, prominent from 1968 to 1972.
Steppenwolf is the first album by Canadian rock band Steppenwolf, released in January 1968 on ABC Dunhill Records.
Stereophonics are a Welsh rock band that formed in 1992 in the village of Cwmaman in the Cynon Valley.
Steven Adler (born Michael Coletti; January 22, 1965) is an American musician.
Stiff Upper Lip is the 14th studio album by Australian hard rock band AC/DC.
"Still Loving You" is a heavy metal ballad by the German rock band Scorpions.
Stone Temple Pilots (often abbreviated as STP) are an American rock band from San Diego, California, that originally consisted of Scott Weiland (lead vocals), brothers Robert DeLeo (bass, backing vocals) and Dean DeLeo (guitars), and Eric Kretz (drums).
String bending is a guitar technique where fretted strings are displaced by application of a force by the fretting fingers in a direction perpendicular to their vibrating length.
Styx is an American rock band from Chicago that formed in 1972 and became famous for its albums released in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
"Summertime Blues" is a song co-written and recorded by American rockabilly artist Eddie Cochran.
A supergroup is a music group whose members have successful solo careers or are part of other groups or well known in other musical professions.
Surf music is a subgenre of rock music associated with surf culture, particularly as found in Southern California.
"Sweet Child o' Mine" is a song by American rock band Guns N' Roses, appearing on their debut album, Appetite for Destruction.
Swing music, or simply swing, is a form of popular music developed in the United States that dominated in the 1930s and 1940s.
Tapping is a guitar playing technique where a string is fretted and set into vibration as part of a single motion of being pushed onto the fretboard, as opposed to the standard technique being fretted with one hand and picked with the other.
Theodore Anthony Nugent (born December 13, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and activist.
Ted Nugent is the first solo studio album released in 1975 by Ted Nugent, after the disbanding of his former group, The Amboy Dukes.
In music, texture is how the tempo, melodic, and harmonic materials are combined in a composition, thus determining the overall quality of the sound in a piece.
The Amboy Dukes were an American rock band formed in 1964 in Chicago, Illinois, and later based in Detroit, Michigan.
The Animals are an English rhythm and blues and rock band, formed in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1960s.
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
The Beatles, also known as "The White Album", is the ninth studio album by the English rock band the Beatles, released on 22 November 1968.
The Black Crowes were an American rock band formed in 1989.
The Black Keys are an American rock band formed in Akron, Ohio, in 2001.
"The Boys Are Back in Town" is a single from Irish hard rock band Thin Lizzy.
The Circle is the eleventh studio album by American rock band Bon Jovi.
The Darkness are a British rock band from Lowestoft, Suffolk, formed in 2000.
The Datsuns are a hard rock band from Cambridge, New Zealand, formed in 2000.
The Final Countdown is the third studio album by the Swedish rock band Europe.
The Jeff Beck Group was an English rock band formed in London in January 1967 by former Yardbirds guitarist Jeff Beck.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience was an American-English rock band that formed in Westminster, London, in September 1966.
The Kingsmen are a 1960s beat/garage rock band from Portland, Oregon, United States.
The Kinks are an English rock band formed in Muswell Hill, North London, in 1964 by brothers Ray and Dave Davies.
The Osmonds are an American family music group with a long and varied career.
The Razors Edge is the twelfth studio album by Australian hard rock band AC/DC.
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.
The Runaways were an all-female teenage American rock band that recorded and performed in the second half of the 1970s.
The Runaways is the debut album by the American all-female rock band the Runaways, released in 1976.
The Strokes are an American rock band from New York City.
The Sword is an American heavy metal band from Austin, Texas.
The White Stripes were an American rock band formed in 1997 in Detroit, Michigan.
The Who are an English rock band formed in 1964.
The Yardbirds are an English rock band, formed in London in 1963.
Them Crooked Vultures is a rock supergroup formed in Los Angeles in 2009 by John Paul Jones (former member of Led Zeppelin) on bass and keyboards, Dave Grohl (of Foo Fighters and formerly of Nirvana) on drums and backing vocals, and Josh Homme (of Queens of the Stone Age, Eagles of Death Metal and formerly of Kyuss) on guitar and vocals.
Them Crooked Vultures is the debut and so far only studio album by the rock supergroup Them Crooked Vultures that was released on November 16, 2009.
These Days (stylized as (these Days)) is the sixth studio album by American rock band Bon Jovi, released on June 27, 1995 by Mercury Records.
"These Dreams" is a 1986 song by the American rock band Heart.
Thin Lizzy are a hard rock band formed in Dublin, Ireland in 1969.
Thrash metal (or simply thrash) is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music characterized by its overall aggression and often fast tempo.
Three Days Grace is a Canadian rock band formed in Norwood, Ontario in 1997.
This is a timeline of heavy metal and hard rock, from its beginning in the early 1960s to the present time.
Too Fast for Love is the debut studio album by American heavy metal band Mötley Crüe.
In the music industry, the top 40 is the current, 40 most-popular songs in a particular genre.
Toys in the Attic is the third studio album by American rock band Aerosmith, released on April 8, 1975 by Columbia Records.
Tres Hombres (Spanish for "three men") is the third album by the American rock band ZZ Top.
Twisted Sister was an American heavy metal band originally from Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey, and later based on Long Island, New York.
Uriah Heep are an English rock band formed in London in 1969.
Use Your Illusion I is the third studio album by American rock band Guns N' Roses.
Use Your Illusion II is the fourth studio album by the American hard rock band Guns N' Roses.
Vains of Jenna was a Sleaze Metal band formed in Falkenberg, Sweden, in January 2005.
Van Halen is an American hard rock band formed in Pasadena, California, in 1972.
Van Halen is the debut studio album by American hard rock band Van Halen.
Van Halen III is the eleventh studio album by American rock band Van Halen, released on March 17, 1998 by Warner Bros. Records.
Vanilla Fudge is an American rock band known predominantly for their extended rock arrangements of contemporary hit songs, most notably "You Keep Me Hangin' On".
Velvet Revolver was an American hard rock supergroup consisting of Guns N' Roses members Slash (lead guitar), Duff McKagan (bass, backing vocals), and former member Matt Sorum (drums, backing vocals), alongside Dave Kushner (rhythm guitar) formerly of punk band Wasted Youth and Scott Weiland formerly of Stone Temple Pilots.
Venom are an English extreme metal band formed in 1978 in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Vincebus Eruptum (pseudo-Latin) is the debut album of American rock band Blue Cheer.
Warrant is an American glam metal band formed in 1984 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, that experienced success from 1989 to 1996 with five albums reaching international sales of over 10 million.
Wasted Youth (also known as LA's Wasted Youth) was a hardcore punk band in the early 1980s from Los Angeles, California.
"What About Love" is a song originally recorded by Canadian rock group Toronto but is best known for the 1985 release by the rock group Heart.
White Lion was a Danish/American rock band that was formed in New York City in 1983 by Danish vocalist/guitarist Mike Tramp and American guitarist Vito Bratta.
Whitesnake are an English hard rock band formed in 1978 by David Coverdale, after his departure from his previous band Deep Purple.
Whitesnake is the self-titled seventh studio album by British rock band of the same name, released in 1987.
"Who Are You", composed by Pete Townshend, is the title track on The Who's 1978 album, Who Are You, the last album released before Keith Moon's death in September 1978.
"Who Says You Can't Go Home" is a song written by Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora for the American rock band Bon Jovi's ninth album Have a Nice Day (2005).
Who's Next is the fifth studio album by English rock band the Who.
Willie Johnson (March 4, 1923 – February 26, 1995) was an American electric blues guitarist.
Witchcraft is a Swedish doom metal band founded in 2000.
Wolfmother is an Australian hard rock band from Sydney, New South Wales formed in 2000 by vocalist and guitarist Andrew Stockdale, bassist and keyboardist Chris Ross and drummer Myles Heskett.
Wolfmother is the debut studio album by Australian rock band Wolfmother, originally released on 31 October 2005 in Australia.
World music (also called global music or international music) is a musical category encompassing many different styles of music from around the globe, which includes many genres including some forms of Western music represented by folk music, as well as selected forms of ethnic music, indigenous music, neotraditional music, and music where more than one cultural tradition, such as ethnic music and Western popular music, intermingle.
"You Really Got Me" is a song written by Ray Davies for English rock band the Kinks.
ZZ Top is an American rock band formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas.
"(Don't Fear) The Reaper" is a song by American rock band Blue Öyster Cult from the band's 1976 album Agents of Fortune. The song, written and sung by lead guitarist Donald "Buck Dharma" Roeser, deals with eternal love and the inevitability of death.
"(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" is a song by the English rock band the Rolling Stones, released in 1965.
15 is Buckcherry's third studio album and the first with a new line-up, released on October 17, 2005 in Japan and on April 6, 2006 in North America.
1984 (stylized as MCMLXXXIV) is the sixth studio album by American hard rock band Van Halen, released on January 9, 1984.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
2112 (pronounced "twenty-one twelve") is the fourth studio album by Canadian rock band Rush, released on April 1, 1976 by Anthem Records.
5150 (pronounced "fifty-one-fifty") is the seventh studio album by American hard rock band Van Halen, released in 1986 on Warner Bros. Records.
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