Sometimes you can hear better when your eyesight is impressed.
How it sounds
The correct phrase is how it looks!
Terribly impressive and impressively scary.
It is essentially a genre that aims to scare and shock the listener and viewer.
A mixture of rock and metal, based on elements of horror and extreme impression.
Why listen to it
Because it is impressive and scary
Because we get scared easily!
Where we meet it
The USA and the United Kingdom
When did it start
Between the 50s and 70s.
Then the horror entered the screens and finally life, without impressing anyone anymore.
Who are the pioneers
Undoubtedly Screamin ‘Jay Hawkins is considered the father of the genre with his song, “I Put a Spell on You”.
But The Who are also considered pioneers of the genre by breaking their instruments, as well as hotel rooms.
Arthur Brown, who came out on stage with a flaming helmet and scary makeup.
Even the huge Jimi Hendrix we can include in this category as well as Iggy Pop.
You have to listen
Alice Cooper, Ghost, Rob Zombie, KISS, Gwar, King Diamond, The Plasmatics, GG Allin.
Days of glory
Definitely, the 70’s, where many things were allowed on stage, but in a few countries.
The imitators of the genre look more like imitations of the original pioneers of the genre.
And of course today, they look like the accomplices of some old B Movies.
What is it confused with
It is not confusing, especially if you see the bands on stage … You know!
Music with proto-punk, classical rock, and classical metal.
How do you describe it to an irrelevant
Some strange guys with bones in their noses and scared painted break their instruments on stage.
Among them is the one who looks like an old woman and the guys who play the musical theme of the CSI Miami series.