Hard Rock

  • Earliest roots of hard rock

    Earliest roots of hard rock
    Earliest roots of hard rock were mid 1960s.
  • Hard rock vocals

    Hard rock vocals
    It is typified by a heavy use of aggressive vocals
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    Hard Rock

  • Pink floyd

    Pink floyd
    Pink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London.
    Pink Floyd was founded in 1965 by students Syd Barrett, Nick Mason, Roger Waters, and Richard Wright. They gained popularity performing in London's underground music scene during the late 1960s, and under Barrett's leadership released two charting singles and a successful debut album, The Piper at the Gates of Dawn (1967)
    the band had sold more than 250 million records worldwide, including 74.5 million certified units in the United States.
  • Hard rock became popular

    Hard rock became popular
    Hard rock developed into a major form of popular music in the 1970s, with bands such as Led Zeppelin, The Who, Deep Purple, Aerosmith and AC/DC.
  • AC/DC

    AC/DC
    AC/DC are an Australian hard rock band, formed in November 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young.
    AC/DC underwent several line-up changes before releasing their first album, High Voltage, on 17 February 1975.
    AC/DC had sold more than 200 million records worldwide, including 71.5 million albums in the United States alone, making them the tenth-best-selling band in the United States and one of the world's best-selling bands of all time
  • Def Leppard

    Def Leppard
    Def Leppard are an English rock band formed in 1977 in Sheffield.The band's strongest commercial success came between the early 1980s and the early 1990s. Their 1981 album High 'n' Dry was produced by Robert John.Def Leppard's fourth album Hysteria, released in 1987, topped the U.S. and UK album charts. As of 2009 it has 12x platinum sales in the U.S. and has gone on to sell over 20 million copies worldwide
  • Guns N Roses

    Guns N Roses
    Guns N' Roses is an American hard rock band formed in Los Angeles, in 1985.
    A year after its release, Guns N' Roses' debut album Appetite for Destruction (1987) reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200, on the strength of the hit "Sweet Child o' Mine", their only single to reach No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
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  • Whitesnake

    Whitesnake
    Whitesnake's self-titled album (1987) selling over 17 million copies
  • 1990's Dominant

    1990's Dominant
    Hard rock entered the 1990s as one of the dominant forms of commercial music.
  • Ozzy Osbourne

    Ozzy Osbourne
    Ozzy Osbourne's No More Tears (1991),John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne (born 3 December 1948) is an English heavy metal vocalist, songwriter, and television personality. He rose to prominence in the early 1970s as the lead vocalist of the pioneering band Black Sabbath, whose dark and heavy sound has often been cited as key to the development of the heavy.Osbourne's total album sales from his years in Black Sabbath, combined with his solo work, is over 100 million. metal genre.
  • Nirvana

    Nirvana
    While these few hard rock bands managed to maintain success and popularity in the early part of the decade, alternative forms of hard rock achieved mainstream success in the form of grunge in the US and Britpop in the UK. This was particularly evident after the success of Nirvana's Nevermind (1991)
  • Oasis

    Oasis
    In Britain, Oasis were unusual among the Britpop bands of the mid-1990s in incorporating a hard rock sound.
  • Aerosmith

    Aerosmith
    In 1998, Aerosmith released the number one hit "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing", which remains the only single by a hard rock band to debut at number one.
  • Foo Fighters

    Foo Fighters
    Among the most successful acts were the Foo Fighters, who cemented post-grunge as one of the most commercially viable sub-genres by the late 1990s
  • Bon Jovi

    Bon Jovi
    A few hard rock bands from the 1970s and 1980s managed to sustain highly successful recording careers. Bon Jovi were still able to achieve a commercial hit with "It's My Life" from their double platinum-certified album Crush (2000)
  • Nickelback

    Nickelback
    Nickelback took the genre into the 21st century with considerable commercial success, abandoning most of the angst and anger of the original movement for more conventional anthems, narratives and romantic songs.
  • Evanescence

    Evanescence
    Started out in 2003 with the album fallen.Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.After recording independent albums, the band released their first full-length album, Fallen, on Wind-up Records in 2003. Fallen sold more than 17 million copies worldwide
  • Kings Of Leon

    Kings Of Leon
    Kings of Leon is an American rock band that formed in Nashville, Tennessee, in 2000.The band's early music was blend of Southern rock and blues influences, but it has gradually expanded throughout the years to include a variety of genres and a more alternative, arena rock sound.