How Rock Music Influenced Today’s Artists

Originated as “rock and roll” in the United States in early 1950s, rock music has influenced a generation of artists. Be it Elvis Presley, The Beach Boys, The Beatles, Bob Dylan in 1950s-60s or the Oasis, Coldplay and U2 in the modern era. It has its underlying foundations in 1950s rock and roll, a style…


Bands to Look Out for in 2018

Year 2018 is indeed a year for music aficionados. It is lined up with several music festivals, like Essence Festival in New Orleans, Vans Warped Tour, Lollapalooza in Chicago, Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festivals among others. There are so many great bands out that there that are up and coming, and you should be listening…


All about Led Zeppelin

This band is famous in Britain for their song Stairway to Heaven and their co-creation of the heavy metal genre of music. They have been one of most famous groups of all time since their nine music albums got recorded between the periods, 1968 – 79. Over this period, Led Zeppelin has had ticket sales…


All about the Band, Foo Fighters

In the summer of 1995, the very first album of Foo Fighters was singlehandedly written as well as recorded by Dave Grohl, who is the band leader.Then, he was an influential drummer for Nirvana, an American rock band. Foo Fighters was formed in 1994 in Seattle, Washington D.C. and has survived for more than two…


All about Fleetwood Mac

Unlike the majority of music bands that experience a few changes over time, Fleetwood Mac is among the few that witnessed stylistic (radical) changes.  From the beginning in the late 1960s, the band was put together as a British blues combo. Over a ten-year period, it underwent an evolution into a proper rock or pop…


All About The Doors

This is among the most controversial and influential bands in the 60s. It was formed in 1965 in LA by four films students at UCLA —Jim Morrison (vocals), Ray Manzarek (keyboards), Robby Krieger (guitarist) and John Densmore (drummer).  The band’s sound was dominated by the sonorous and deep voice of Morrison as well as the…


All About Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan is a popular singer and songwriter from America who has been popular for several years. Many of his songs had lyrics that reflected the social and political events of the time. For instance, his music and songs of the 1960s became popular especially during the time of the civil rights movement and anti-war…


Pink Floyd: all About the Band

This British rock band formed in London back in the year 1965 and they created a strong path for the progressive and psychedelic rock genre that quickly followed their success. The band was first brought together by Syd Barret, Nick Mason, Roger Waters and Richard Wright. They named themselves after two jazz musician greats that…


All About the New York Punk Rock Scene

New York in the 1970s was a city of rebirth. A new scene was emerging that would later be recognised as the dawn of New York punk, a specific strain of the genre that was the grimy, tightly-wound cousin of its British counterpart. Names like Iggy Pop and the Stooges, the Ramones, Patti Smith, Johnny…


The Great David Bowie

Born David Robert Jones, David Bowie was one of the greatest singers and songwriters, even actor, to come out of Great Britain. For over five decades he was a leader in the music industry and continually shocked and inspired those around him and the masses who followed him. His work was innovative and unique and…