|Stylistic origins||Blues-rock, Psychedelic rock, Rock|
|Cultural origins||Mid 1960s, United Kingdom and United States|
Hard rock is a variation of rock music with roots in early 1960s garage rock and psychedelic rock. The term "hard rock" may be used several genres such as punk rock and grunge in order to distinguish them from the more radio-friendly pop rock genre.
Notable Artists[change | change source]
- The Beatles (such as Helter Skelter, I Want You (She’s So Heavy)
- Status Quo
- The Who
- Black Sabbath
- Deep Purple
- Grand Funk Railroad
- Guns N' Roses
- Led Zeppelin
- Thin Lizzy
- Van Halen
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Hard Rock", Allmusic, archived from the original on 12 February 2011.