The best rock bands
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The Police was one of the most important rock bands of the 80s; whose musical style was marked by influences of rock, reggae and jazz. It was formed in 1977 and they played officially until March 1984 (they never issued a statement on its dissolution). It was formed by Sting, voice and bass; Andy Summers, guitar and choirs and Stewart Copeland, drums and choirs.
Iron Maiden is a British heavy metal band founded in 1975 by bassist and sole original member Steve Harris. After several auditions and several changes in his training, he settled with vocalist Paul Di'Anno, guitarists Dave Murray and Dennis Stratton and drummer Clive Burr. They released their self-titled debut album in 1980, quickly becoming one of the most representative groups of the new wave of British heavy metal. Later that year, Stratton was replaced by guitarist Adrian Smith, with whom they published the successful and consistent Killers (1981), 1 singer Bruce Dickinson replaced Di'Anno, marking the beginning of a series of impact releases, entering at the top (the Top 10) of the bestseller lists.
Kiss is an American rock band formed in New York in January 1973. Known for their facial makeup and extravagant costumes, the group became known to the public in the mid-1970s thanks to their live performances, in which they included pyrotechnics, flares, cannons, lifting batteries and guitars with smoke. Counting the solo albums of 1978, Kiss has won 28 RIAA gold records to date and is considered the US band with the highest number of these certifications. The group has sold more than one hundred million albums worldwide and forty million in the United States alone.
Metallica is a Heavy Metal band. originally from the United States. It was founded in 1981 in Los Angeles by the Danish Lars Ulrich and James Hetfield, who would be joined by Lloyd Grant and Ron McGovney. These two musicians were later replaced by guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassist Cliff Burton, respectively. Mustaine was fired a year after joining the band due to his excessive addiction to alcohol and his violent attitude, and founded the band Megadeth, being replaced by Kirk Hammett. On the other hand, in 1986, the death of Cliff Burton in a bus accident in Sweden caused Jason Newsted to enter the group, which, fifteen years later, would be replaced after his defection by the current bassist, Robert Trujillo.
AC / DC is an Australian hard rock group formed in the city of Sydney in 1973 by the Scottish-born brothers Malcolm and Angus Young. His first concert was held on the end of the night of 1973, coinciding with the release of his single Can I Sit Next to You Girl, whose singer was Dave Evans. From the beginning their live performances became famous, thanks in part to the extravagant style of their lead guitarist, Angus Young, usually dressed in schoolboy uniform at concerts. In 1976, coinciding with the release of the album Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap and with the new singer Bon Scott, they moved to the United Kingdom, where the Young brothers came from, specifically of Scottish descent, and immediately occupied the first sales positions with records like Let There Be Rock (1977) and Powerage (1978), followed by If You Want Blood You've Got It (1978) and the album Highway to Hell (1979), of which millions of copies were sold.2 February 19, 1980, vocalist Bon Scott died of alcohol poisoning in the back seat of his friend Alistair Kinnear's car and was replaced by Brian Johnson, who belonged to the Geordie group.
Pink Floyd was a British rock group that gained great popularity thanks to its psychedelic music that evolved into progressive rock and symphonic rock over time. He is known for his philosophical content songs, sonic experimentation, the innovative covers of his albums and his elaborate live shows. It is considered one of the most important and influential bands in the history of rock music with more than 300 million albums sold worldwide, 74.5 of them in the United States alone.
THE ROLLING STONES
The Rolling Stones is a British rock band originally from London. Since their tour of the United States in 1969 they named themselves, "The biggest rock and roll band in the world." It was formed in April 1962 by Brian Jones, Mid Jagger, Keith Richards, Ian Stewart, Geoff Bradford and Dick Taylor. Tony Chapman supported them on drums during his first presentations. After Bradford's departure, Taylor and Chapman, bassist Bill Wyman and drummer Charlie Watts entered in his place.
GUNS N ROSES
Guns N 'Roses is an American hard rock band that formed in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California in 1985. The group, led by the leader and co-founder of the band Axel Rose has gone through a line of numerous changes and controversies since its creation. Current training features vocalist Axel Rose with guitarists Ron, DJ Ashba and Richard Fortus, bassist Tommy Stinson, drummer Frank Ferrer and keyboardists Dizzy Reed and Chris Pitman. The band has officially published six studio albums, three EPs, a live album and a compilation.
Queen was a British rock band formed in 1971 in London by guitarist Brian May, singer Freddie Mercury, drummer Roger Taylor and bassist John Deacon. Although they present the casualties of two of its members (Mercury, who died in 1991 and Deacon, currently retired from the music industry), the truth is that the artistic society never dissolved. The group enjoyed great success in Britain in the mid-1970s with albums such as Sheer Heart Attack in 1974 and A Night at the Opera the following year. This last album drew attention internationally, placing Queen in the foreground of the music scene. They had a significant impact on the United States only in the mid-1980s, with a large repertoire of successes.
The Beatles was an active English rock band during the 1960s, and recognized as the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed in the history of popular music. Formed in Liverpool, it was constituted since 1962 by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. Rooted in the skiffle and rock and roll of the fifties, the band later worked with different musical genres, ranging from pop ballad to psychedelic rock, often incorporating classic elements, among others, innovatively in their songs