Top Rock SubgenresNord666 The father genre of every genre that sounds good, the REAL music, ROCK ON!!! and vote for your favorite subgenre which was born from Rock Music!
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So great. - Fullwalking2
The best of the best of the best of the BEST! If you hate this then you're waste of human flesh and blood! - Nord666
It is still a rock subgenre in my opinion
Yeah um it is not exactly rock it has became a different genre - PanagosBoi
It's still rock, just a different flavor of rock born out of different interests. As much as I hate to say it, Heavy Metal is the same amount of Rock as Pop Rock. One is just for people who can't handle good music... Metal came from rock and just so happened to spawn its own infinite number of subgenres. So, sub... subgenres, I guess? - Aweso
That's...not rock...that's metal...:/ - Idiot244V 2 Comments
Music for smart people.
No other rock subgenres can match it in terms of complexity and over all musicianship as well being adventurous. Yes, Genesis, King Crimson, Jethro Tull and others might seem like dinosaurs to some but they influenced many of todays newer prog bands. Aside from that most people know about Pink Floyd and Rush but it's time to exlore not just the first bands I mentioned here but the genre as a whole. Unless you view music as aural wallpaper you won't be disappointed.
Don't be turned off to this amazing genre that say "it's for smart people only" or "you wouldn't understand it" This genre of music changed my life. Simply put: It is music without limits.
Genesis is my favorite example of this, but yes, rush, and king crimson, also leave long lasting impacts on a person.V 6 Comments
I like punk rock so much
Come on,punk rock should be on #1,is the best genre of rock!
A very wide and popular sub-genre, it is everywhere, if you don't listen to alternative rock, you're either living in an indigenous tribe or, god forbid, a psychopath.
I would've voted for heavy metal, but seeing this at only 6 is disappointing.
It gives such a wide range of creativity without being tied to one specific genre
Great music genre. - Userguy44
The best of the best, the stones, the doors
Just listen Joe Bonamassa ''Just Got Paid''...
Grunge is not only Nirvana, by far. And I consider that Nirvana is not the best grunge band. Grunge means two different things :
The Grunge genre, a dirty and punk sound. Like The Melvins, Green river, Mudhonney, the early Soundgarden and... Nirvana.
The Grunge scene or the Seattle Seattle, with the success of Nirvana, other Seattle bands have become most popular. The most popular bands of this scene are (with Nirvana) Soundgarden, Alice in Chains and Pearl Jam. Their style are very different, but they take a lot of alternative, Hard Rock, punk or heavy metal sound.
This IS the rock genre of the early 90's! And it's a great history!
(I'm not english sorry for my mistakes.)
This is honestly my Favorite Musical Genre of All time (prog would be a close second), and I feel for good reason too. I mean what is there not to like about Psychedelic Rock. It is I feel the most creative music genre of all time. The Fuzz Guitars make the music sound awesome as well. With some of the most talented band ever being Psychedelic rock such as The Beatles (Later on in their Career), Pink Floyd (Early), Jimi Hendrix, Cream, Jefferson Airplane, The Doors, and even the more obscure bands like Blue Cheer, Love, and Iron Butterfly, I also like or may even love a lot of the modern Psychedelic bands like Tame Impala, The Black Angles, The Flaming Lips, etc. And without it we would not have Prog, Kraut, Acid, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, and much more! - RogerWatersfan1999
It makes me feel great and out of touch with this world, I love it
Why do I have to explain my pick when it's based exclusively on personal taste? It feels completely unnescesary :S
just no. - sweetbeef
Religion + metal= doesn't mix - sweetbeef
Combination of Jazz and Rock make this an awesome genre. - Nord666
Just put everything above Christian metal, for the love of Zeus.
The start of it all and the best!
Should be number one
So sweet Euphoric...
Oh come on! Post punk is better than Krautrock! Id put it in my top 5
Grindcore is a genre of metal. Not rock.
Should be higher up the list what
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