An Insight into Contemporary Rock
There is no doubt that rock music has been giving its fans something to scream about for decades. From British bands like The Beatles, The Who and Oasis to American acts like Foo Fighters, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Pearl Jam, rock music has evolved from a simple rhythm and blues genre into a full-fledged phenomenon. In our guides, we will talk about the history, evolution and the biggest and best of British and American artist of all time.
American versus British Contemporary Rock
The American and British music scenes are very different. While both cultures have produced successful rock bands in their respective territories, the nature of their music is quite dissimilar. American-style rock music has a heavier and more…158
Radiohead Has Everything in the Right Place for Contemporary Rock
When it comes to the music industry and new artists, almost everyone has heard of them. The thing is, however, that not many people have listened to their music. This seems to be a common misconception with bands such as Radiohead, who are…149
The Red Hot Chili Peppers Old But Contemporary
You can’t stay in the limelight for as long as the Red Hot Chili Peppers have without continuously evolving. Over their 30-year career, this band has transformed from a funk-rock group to an alternative rock band with elements of punk and rap.…158
What Happened to The Stone Roses?
The Stone Roses’ career trajectory is one of the most unusual and fascinating in music history. Despite being contemporaries of bands like Oasis, Blur and New Order, the Stone Roses left all of those bands for dead with their second album.…156
Green Day is Just a Big Band!
Green Day is a band that can’t be ignored. Their music has been around for decades, and they have created some of the most unique rock vibes ever heard. While many other bands fade into obscurity, Green Day just keeps getting more popular. So…161
How Contemporary Rock Has Evolved Since the 80s
When you think of rock music, images of leather-clad rockers from the 80s probably come to mind. After all, this decade had a particularly strong focus on this type of music. It’s no wonder that there are so many people who think that rock has…174
The Biggest Bands in Contemporary Rock
Contemporary rock is a broad genre that brings together many different subgenres. It’s also one of the most popular genres in contemporary music, with some of its bands having millions of fans worldwide. If you’re looking to get into this…193
The Impact of Nirvana in Today's Contemporary Rock Scene
The impact of Nirvana has been felt in virtually every corner of the music industry. The rise of grunge in the early ‘90s gave way to a new generation of rock bands that were much less glossed-up than those that had come before them. These…202
The Bands and British Contemporary Rock
With the rise of American rock bands like Nirvana and Pearl Jam back in the 1990s and the continuing success of bands such as The Foo Fighters and Red Hot Chili Peppers today, many people assume that modern rock music is a distinctly American…159
What Happened to The Happy Mondays?
The Happy Mondays were one of the most successful and influential bands to emerge from the Madchester scene in the late 1980s. They signed to Warner subsidiary Reprise Records and released their debut album in 1990, which reached number three on…176