10 Most Influential Drummers of All-time

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Keith influential drummers

Keith Moon is one of the most influential drummers (Photo Credit: Chris Morphet) There is no other instrument that affects the feel and energy of a band in such an efficacious way as the drums. The drummer provides the foundation to all music: the rhythm and structure needed for other instruments to express creativity, as… Read more »

Rock’s Most Experimental Subgenre: A Brief History of Art Rock

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Pink Floyd Mind over Matter Storm Thorgorsen

Art rock icon: Pink Floyd (Photo Credit: Vic Singh) Art rock has continued to be used as a buzz word for rock bands challenging conventional rock since the 1960s. It’s a loose subcategory of rock aspiring to elevate rock from entertainment to art often via unconventional structures, instruments and taking inspiration from genres far and… Read more »

Maniacal and frenzied: Pussycat and the Dirty Johnsons on punk aesthetic and their animal alter egos

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Pussycat and the Dirty Johnsons (Photo Credit: Oliver Harrison) Driven by furious surf-punk riffs and uncontainable enthusiasm, Pussycat and the Dirty Johnsons certainly know how to blaze a trail and instigate a proper sweaty mosh fest. From their raucous live performance to frontwoman Puss Johnson’s cheeky feline persona, this is the kind of punk band… Read more »

Full-blown enraged and liberated: Death Valley Girls are Rock ‘n’ Roll at its purest

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Death Valley Girls

Death Valley Girls (Photo credit: Abby Banks) There is nothing like loud, earth-shattering and ear-bending Rock ‘n’ Roll. Unabashedly unafraid to be themselves on stage, LA rockers Death Valley Girls are all about breathing rock music and living life to the fullest. Bursting with passion and youthful energy, their punk-infused garage rock sound often packs… Read more »

TEDDY GIRLS – an exploration

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Photo by Ken Russell - January 1955 The Last of the Teddy Girls Elsie (15) and Rose Hendon with Mary Toovey and Jean Rayner (14) in front of the Seven Feathers Club in Edenham Street, North Kensington. ©2006 TopFoto/Ken Russell

Photo by Ken Russell – January 1955The Last of the Teddy GirlsElsie (15) and Rose Hendon with Mary Toovey and Jean Rayner (14) in front of the Seven Feathers Club in Edenham Street, North Kensington.©2006 TopFoto/Ken Russell TEDDY GIRLS The Teddy girls aren’t quite as recognised or remembered compared to the Teddy boys back then… Read more »

GIRL BIKER GANGS IN INDIA

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GIRL BIKER GANGS IN INDIA - UNDERGROUND ENGLAND BLOG POST

How to get our attention at Underground? Bikes Girl Bikers putting out a statement that Bikes are for non-gender A discriminated against group fighting prejudice and threat Bikes- that are badged British Enfield We best take a look: We’ve got bike culture in our sub-culture gene somewhere and a bit of throttle will get us… Read more »