The History of New Wave

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It’s incredible to think that music comes in many styles and forms that appeal either to the broader audience or to a particular type of audience. Rock and pop music have branched out to different styles, including new wave. New wave emerged onto the music scene during the late 1970s and early … Read more

Artist Profile: Motley Crue

Formed in Los Angeles, California in 1981, Motley Crue is a rock band that is composed of Tommy Lee on drums, Mick Mars on lead guitars, Nikki six on bass, and Vince Neil on lead vocals. The band has sold over 100 million albums worldwide throughout their career that’s why they are … Read more

The Best Alternative Bands in the 1980s

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During the 1980s, alternative music meant anything that mainstream radio would not play, which was mostly anything back then. If you want to listen to alternative music, you need to have an “alternative” station or a college radio station to hear them.  1. The Smiths     The Smiths were an English rock … 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

Eurythmics

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This British duo consists of Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart was formed  in the New South Wales city of Wagga Wagga in 1980, the same year when Lennox’s and Stewart’s band The Tourists broke up. They found their global success when they released their album “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)” … Read more

History of Blondie

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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

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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