Blues Rock

The White Stripes Biography

Posted by on February 21, 2008 at 12:00 am
The White Stripes

Band Information Music Style: Garage Rock, Alternative Rock, Punk BluesCountry: United StatesYear: 1997- PresentWebsite: www.whitestripes.comLine-upJack White- Guitars, VocalsMeg White- DrumsBiographyThe White Stripes is an American alternative rock duo that hails from Michigan. The band is composed of Jack and Meg White. They are considered to be one of the pioneers of the new rock music scene. The band was formed in 1997 when Jack left his previous band The Go. The band went on to release two …

Grateful Dead Biography

Posted by on October 19, 2007 at 12:00 am
Grateful Dead

Grateful Dead was an American rock band that hailed in San Francisco, California. The band, formed in 1965, was popular for its unique musical style that fused together rock, bluegrass, blues, country, jazz and folk elements into their song among the many other influences and styles. The band was also popular for their long musical improvisations during their live performances. The band originated from a band known as the Warlocks that played live shows at Kepler’s Books. The band discovered tha…

The Animals Biography

Posted by on August 31, 2007 at 12:00 am
The Animals

The Animals was an English rock band formed in the 60’s that became a big part of the British Invasion, a time when a number of rock and roll bands became popular in the United States as well as other parts of the world. The band was known for their gritty and bluesy sound most notably recognized in their most popular hit song, “House of the Rising Sun”. They eventually became an influence to the emerging psychedelic rock scene during the 60’s before they disbanded. The original lineup of The An…

The Jimi Hendrix Experience

Posted by on August 23, 2007 at 12:00 am
Jimi Hendrix Experience

The Jimi Hendrix Experience was a short lived band that was formed in 1966 composed of American front man Jimi Hendrix and English bassist Noel Redding and drummer Mitch Mitchell. The band was considered highly influential in the development of the rock and roll genre, most notably because of the famous guitar work by their legendary front man, Jimi Hendrix. The band was formed when Jimi Hendrix went to England in 1966 accompanied by his manager Chas Chandler and moved to find musicians to play …

The Doors Biography

Posted by on August 17, 2007 at 12:00 am
The Doors

The Doors was a popular American band during the 60’s that was known for being one of the most controversial bands to come out of that era. They were controversial in way due to their iconic front man, Jim Morrison’s unpredictable stage persona as well as the cryptic lyrics of their songs. The band is composed of Morrison on vocals along with Ray Manzarek on keyboards, John Densmore on drums and Robby Krieger on guitar. The band had its beginnings when Jim Morrison and Ray Manzarek first met whi…

The Rolling Stones Biography

Posted by on December 19, 2006 at 12:00 am
The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones were known as one of the more popular English musical group that helped spearhead the British Invasion of UK based rock and roll bands in the early 1960s. They are probably known as the most enduring rock and roll band in history with a musical career that spanned over four decades and still going strong. During their 1969 American tour, the Rolling Stones were introduced and since then was being referred to as “The Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World.” As one of the long…