All about Contemporary RockThe term ‘contemporary’ refers to anything that is happening right now or recently happened, in other words, things that aren’t historical or long ago. Rock music is a form of music constructed from a wide range of subcultures such as blues, jazz and country. There are many subgenres within this broad category including punk rock, heavy metal, alternative rock and indie rock among others. In these articles, we explore some of these subgenres further with the biggest contemporary rock bands from both sides of the pond.
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…4
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 gone…23
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 type of…25