Genres & Styles
Think big. Larger than life -- the sound, the venues, the performers, the pyrotechnics.
When rock meets blues, the electric guitars come out and the tempo goes up.
There's no denying the influence of country music on rock.
When the music has a message, it's probably folk rock.
Makeup, costumes, and songs about sex, drugs and sci-fi.
Probably the most derided, but one of the most popular forms of rock.
Like a haunting Victorian romantic-horror novel: intelligent, nihilistic and above all else, cool.
A combination of punk and metal, following an established trend in rock of hybrid forms of music breaking boundaries.
Where power chords reign and distortion is a good thing.
Bring on the strings, woodwinds, and esoteric themes.
Tie-dyed homage to the gospel of turn on, tune in, drop out.
Lyrically anti-establishment, musically experimental.
Hillbilly with soul.
It's rock, but with softer lyrics, softer instruments, and minimal controversy.
Hard rock guitar, boogie rhythm, and lyrics with a Deep South flavor.
Hang ten, dude.