UNITEDThe STATES:70’S Doors was ablues-rockgroup, formed in Los Angeles in July 1965, but it heydey was in the 70’s.
UNITED STATES:70’S• their concerts were characterized by being original, the people could see Jim Morrison, dancing like crazy and resite poetry.
• The 1980 will be linked to the history of rock for two events beyond music. The first, the murder of John Lennon, at the hands of an unbalanced fan, the December 8, 1980. But above all, by birth, August 1, 1981, on MTV, the first music TV channel with a schedule of 24 hours. The station, based on the issuance of video.
Characteristics of 80’s• The 80’s was characterized by the wide diversity of music styles, like rock, new wave, post-punk, thechno, pop, dark, electronic, rap, breakdance, etc. Which were incorporated into the scene throughout the decade, some massive features in terms of their exposure, others more underground or alternative.
The musicians in the 80s were: Aerosmith: (hard rock) 1970- present
The Early 90s were the era of grunge and alternative rock.• The most popular grunge band of the 90s was Nirvana. Grunge music originated in Seattle, Washington and can be described as dirty guitar, strong guitar riffs with distortion and feedback• They had dark lyrics and expressed teenage angst• The lyrics were typically apathetic and angst-filled, and often concerned themes such as social alienation and entrapment, although it was also known for its dark humor and parodies of commercial rock.
The grunge group Nirvana in 1992. They popularized grunge worldwide• Grunge remained largely a local phenomenon until 1991, when Nirvana‘s Nevermind became a huge success thanks to the lead single "Smells Like Teen Spirit"
The death of Kurt Cobain Nirvana´s singer• With the death of Kurt Cobain and the subsequent break-up of Nirvana in 1994, touring problems for Pearl Jam and the departure of Alice in Chains lead singer Layne Staley in 1996, the genre began to decline.
Post-grunge• Post-grunge bands emulated their attitudes and music, but with a more radio-friendly commercially oriented sound.• The genre was coined for the generation of bands that followed the emergence into the mainstream of the grunge bands
The Foo Fighters• From 1994, former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohls new band, the Foo Fighters, helped popularize the genre and define its parameters.• Bands like Los Angeles Audioslave, and Georgias Collective Soul cemented post- grunge as one of the most commercially viable sub-genres of the late 1990s
Pop punk• Pop-punk tends to use power-pop melodies and chord changes with speedy punk tempos and loud guitars• Punk music provided the inspiration for some California-based bands on independent labels in the early 1990s, including Green Day
Green Day• In 1994 Green Day moved to a major label and produced the album Dookie, which found a new, largely teenage, audience and proved a surprise diamond-selling success, leading to a series of hit singles.
• Indie rock was used as element of the movement that began to attract mainstream interest, particularly grunge and then Britpop, post-grunge and pop-punk, the term alternative began to lose its meaning.• Those bands following the less commercial contours of the scene were increasingly referred to by the label indie
The end of the decade• The 90´s was a period of time full of different kinds of music. The genres were followed one after another. Each genre had a band to remark. Also, some of these bands are still with us and we can enjoy their music