1970-1980s are rightfully considered the heyday of rock music. It was during this period that the hits of the most famous and popular rock bands were written. Until now, people are wondering which rock bands were the best.
In the 70s and 80s, a large number of groups appeared, mastering and developing a new direction in music - hard rock. This style of music appeared with the arrival of such a popular group as the Beatles - these four British people laid the foundation for rock music, heavy metal and other modern styles of heavy music.
The best bands of the time
When compiling a list of the very best rock bands of the 70s, it is difficult to choose which team to choose. The reason is simple - almost all bands of that time were new in their own way, original, interesting and attractive in terms of performing and writing music. Deep Purple, The Doors, The Rolling Stones, Nazareth, Motley Crue, AC / DC, Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd are at the top of the list of the best rock bands of the 70s and 80s. The features of each group should be discussed separately.
It often happens that a group becomes famous thanks to the great vocalist's voice and his charm. These are the bands that include The Doors and Led Zeppelin. The combination of blues tones and aggressive hard vocals made these two bands unforgettable and recognizable from hundreds of other bands. It is safe to say that after listening to a couple of songs from these groups, you will be able to find out their other compositions.
It is also worth noting that most of the Zeppelin and Jim Morrison songs have become real hits. This popularity was achieved through the use of various effects of electric instruments (mainly, the musicians created them themselves, since at that time there was no good equipment capable of synthesizing sound), as well as "catchy" motifs and guitar riffs. Examples include Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven or The Doors' The End.
Bands that have played and are playing talented guitarists include AC / DC with Angus Young, Led Zeppelin with Jimmy Page and Deep Purple with Ritchie Blackmore. To this day, many aspiring guitarists from around the world try to imitate these famous musicians.
There were also bands that became famous for their spectacular performances. Undoubtedly, the first place among such bands could be given to Pink Floyd and its famous song Another brick in the wall.
In conclusion, I would like to say that it would be wrong and even blasphemous to make a hard list of the best bands from the 70s and 80s, since it is impossible to choose the best of the most popular, talented and recognized teams. It would be much more correct to classify the bands of that time according to such parameters as the complexity and beauty of the vocals, the technique of playing musical instruments and the vitality of the lyrics.