Rock genre research task

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Published on November 10, 2014

Author: bethhupchurchh




1.  Often wear black or dark clothing with a messy hairstyle  Tattoos and piercings are commonly found on rock artists  Many rock artists can be found wearing makeup (dark eyeliner etc.)  Artists will often be in bands who play instruments (electric guitar, drums etc.)  The hand symbol is commonly used to represent rock (find image and add to PowerPoint)

2.  Photo-shoots are often done in hierarchal order. The main singer always at the front and drummer at the back which often resembles how they perform on stage.  Lighting – strobe and led lighting are often used in concerts. For videos the lighting is often dark to resemble the genre or song they are singing.  Videos – Music videos often have a meaning/story to them. There is also often a scene where the band are playing all together on stage for example.  Dancing/jumping around stage

3. Rolling Stone Decibel Q Mojo

4. • Garage Rock • Blues Rock • Folk Rock • Alternative Rock • Heavy Metal Rock • Punk Rock • Progressive Rock • Death Metal Rock

5.  84% men 16% female  Mainly male target audience as displayed above by the statistics as rock is generally viewed as more 'manly'. MOJO Circulation – 70,667 Readership – 210, 000 Gender Ratio – Male – 73.1% Female – 26.9% ABC profile – 59.5% KERRANG Circulation – 33,024 Readership – 293,000 Gender Ratio – Male – 54.7% Female – 45.3 % ABC profile – 51% Q Circulation – 48,353 Readership – 339,000 Gender Ratio – Male – 68.3% Female – 31.7% ABC profile – 70%

6. Rock music is a genre of popular music which emerged in general in the mid-50s. Its roots came from rhythm and blues, country music from the 40 and 50s as well as various other influences. Furthermore, also took the style of rock music from a variety of other music, including folk music (folk music), jazz and classical music. The exact time period that the history or rock music started in is not known. There were rock and roll elements showing up in blues songs and old country western songs as far back as the 20’s and 30’s. By the 1950’s the history or rock music had begun.

7.  Adolph Rickenbacker (1886-1976) was a German-American guitar manufacturer who in 1931 founded the Electro String Instrument Corporation. His company was the first in the United States to produce solid-bodied electric guitars.  Jerry Lee Lewis (1935- ) is an American rock and roll singer and musician best known for his unpredictable on-stage antics and hits such as "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" and "Great Balls of Fire.“  Fats Domino (1928- ) is an African-American singer songwriter who was one of the best-selling rhythm & blues and rock and roll music artists of the 1950s. He is best known not only for his rotund figure, but also for his charisma on stage and in front of his piano.

8. Nickelback  Foo Fighters  Fall out boy  Linkin Park (biggest profile - In 2014, the band was declared as theBiggest Rock Band in the World Right Now by Kerrang) Paramore  Guns ‘N’ Roses

9. Hollywood Roses Limb Music Artists Massacre record artists

10. EVENTS Camden Rocks festival Download festival Cambridge Rock festival FILMS • Rock and Roll high school • Grooms • Woodstock • The last waltz WEBSITES • • RADIO STATIONS • Kerrang! • Real XS • Absolute classic rock

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