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Unformatted text preview: Heavy Metal Rolling Stone magazine in 1989 said that heavy metal was the most important rock genre of the 1980’s Heavy metal GREW OUT of San Francisco The legacy from San Francisco…- Guitar is main instrument- Freer, rougher sound to singing voice- Drugs attitude- LOUD Heavy metal exaggerates the hard rock mainstream style… Hard rock is loud, Heavy metal is louder Hard rock is simple, heavy metal is more simple Hard rock is countercultural, heavy metal is anti-cultural Heavy Metal (1970’s) – The Initiators • Led Zeppelin – 1 st in Britain • Alice Cooper – 1 st in USA • Iron Butterfly • Kiss • Black Sabbath & Ozzie Osbourne Heavy Metal (1980’s) – The Developers • Guns N’ Roses • Van Halen • Metallica • Motley Crue • ACDC • Iron Maiden • Judas Priest Heavy Metal (1990’s) – The Searchers (they do nothing musically new since 1970’s, but RAP HAS BIG INFLUENCE)- Korn- Rage Against the Machine- Limp Bizkit- Papa Roach o Influence of Rap – Nu Metal Led Zeppelin •...
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2010 for the course MUSI 10073 taught by Professor Garwell during the Fall '08 term at TCU.
- Fall '08