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Unformatted text preview: heavy accent on the backbeat; the bass ostinato is also the metric foundation of the songs. Melody: The vocals are generally of limited range, sometimes shouted in a monotone; guitar solos, however, are more sweeping in range, covering the entire fingerboard to demonstrate the facility of the lead guitarist. Other: Most bands are album-oriented, though there are few that had top twenty singles; with some groups (occult rock), the lyrics relate more negative images such as witchcraft, black magic, death, and suicide. Other lyrics deal with sex, drugs, and party attitudes in general. Steppenwolf Black Sabbath Deep Purple Led Zeppelin Metal Bands in the Late 70s-Early 80s AC/DC Van Halen Judas Priest Metallica...
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course MUSI 2060 taught by Professor Valdez during the Spring '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.
- Spring '08