Tag Archive for rock

Indie

Indie means Independent

Music is constantly evolving with new genres being introduced every few years. Something which was once classified as Pop can now be classed as Dance or categorised into a sub genre such as “Dub-Step”. Generally at least every decade, the interpretation of a musical style has a paradigm shift and is classified as a new style or placed into a different category. Indie music is no exception to this and has changed remarkably since introduction to the masses in the 1980’s. » Read more..

Grunge

Grunge – protest against mainstream

Although most of the world was unaware of Grunge before 1991, it had actually begun 10 years earlier. Green River vocalist, Mark Arm, is the first person credited with using the term, which went on to become the label of a genre. » Read more..

Heavy Metal

Heavy Metal Achieves Total World Domination

Heavy metal has been pounding eardrums around the world since the back end of the sixties and the beginning of the seventies. Pioneering UK heavy metal bands included Black Sabbath, Deep Purple and Led Zepplin while the USA produced Alice Cooper and the metal godfather himself, Jimi Hendrix. Since then, heavy metal has gone for total world domination and everywhere from Japan to Chile harbours metal fans. » Read more..