The Top 20 Bands of the 90s

Red Hot Chili Peppers band in live performance

Like any decade, the ‘90s had its share of musical greats – the popularity of hip-hop as a cultural force to be reckoned with, the abundance of catchy dance hits, and the influx of poppy girl and boybands (Backstreet Boys, Spice Girls, NSYNC, TLC, etc.). But what dominated the ‘90s music scene … Read more

History of Punk

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Punk or punk rock is a music genre that became popular in the mid-‘70s in Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Punk got its roots from garage rock and proto-punk music. This genre typically produced fast-paced songs that had hard-edged singing styles and melodies and they often featured stripped-down instrumentation … Read more

History of Blondie

Blondie

The band’s career at a glance Blondie is an American punk/new wave band, formed in New York City in 1974. The band achieved hits such as “Heart Of Glass”, “One Way Or Another”, “Dreaming”, “Call Me”, “The Tide Is High” and “Rapture”. The band split in 1982 and reunited in 1997; two … Read more

History of The Clash

The Clash

The Clash had undergone a lot of personnel changes, but the classic lineup consisted of leader Joe Strummer (vocals, guitar; born John Graham Mellor in 1952 – died 2002), Mick Jones (vocals, lead guitar; b. 1955), Paul Simonon (bass, backing vocals; b. 1956) and Nicky “Topper” Headon (drums; b. 1955). The band … Read more