Top 10 Musical Genres Which Evolved Off of Psychedelic MusicRogerWatersfan1999
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The Earliest Prog bands were a combination of Psychedelia, and early Prog. - RogerWatersfan1999
Yes, I agree with this. - Metal_Treasure
Yes, I am sure about it. - Metal_Treasure
Not really. But I don't blame the author of this list because this is one of the biggest misconceptions in metal that is still very popular.
I agree about doom. But it isn't true for the major metal subgenres - they sound nothing like doom (thrash, prog, power, death, heavy metal,...)
In fact, the goal of the first bands that experimented with metal in the 70s was to get rid of blues and psychedelic influences, in order to get a metal sound. This was a difficult process but even in the 70s there were metal songs without any traces of blues and psychedelia:
Example: Rainbow - A Light In the Black (1976) - Metal_Treasure
Thanks for telling me that, I would not know that sense I'm not a Metal Head. - RogerWatersfan1999
Well, what MT said is absolutely true. And he knows a lot more than me. But I just want to say that heavy metal didn't get rid of blues or psych rock music. It was combined with blues and classical. Because blues is very limited where classical music was very disciplined. Both were not perfect for create metal. What cause to create metal is the combination of both of them. The classical music scales were more deep/low. While the blues sounded more happy. But the classical music had few restricting of his own. Like classical music mostly used nylon-string guitar, finger-picked style, acoustic tone which wasn't enough for making metal. Where blues had plectrum uses, distorted sound, power chords which helped to work with classical music. Thus metal was created.
Classical was important for scales and blues was important for playing the guitar.
For example, the Highway Star solo is a mix of both classical and blues. Ritchie Blackmore used classical descending pattern with help ...more - zxm
Incorrect; Disco evolved from the Soul and R&B side.
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