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AC/DC “You Shook Me All Night Long” (1980) Group forms in Australia (1973) • Notorious stage antics Back in Black sells 40 million worldwide Minimalist approach to metal • Melodic Chants / Shouts / Screams • Amplified, Distorted Power Chords • Direct, simple lyrics Angus Young in ‘schoolboy’ costume
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Heavy Metal Genre develops in late 1960s, early 1970s, then explodes in 1980s • Power / Volume / Distortion / Speed • Thick, Heavy Drumming • Instrumental Virtuosity (esp. electric guitar) • Machismo • Dark Themes (Madness, Power, Desolation)
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Judas Priest , “Electric Eye” (1982) Forms in Birmingham, England (1970) Metallic sound of dual guitars • Virtuosic electric guitar solo High, screaming vocals (Rob Halford) Outlaw imagery
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Judas Priest , “Electric Eye” (1982) Forms in Birmingham, England (1970) Metallic sound of dual guitars • Virtuosic electric guitar solo High, screaming vocals (Rob Halford) Outlaw imagery Lyrics: suspicion/distrust of government
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2012 for the course MUSICOLOGY 123 taught by Professor Garret during the Fall '10 term at University of Michigan.

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