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Adult Contemporary (AC), A station primarily playing popular and rock music ... wave artists of the late 70's, rather than the "classic" rock artists of the 60's and 70's. ... have evolved in the direction of modern rock, or in some cases, hard rock.

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Find Pop-Metal Albums, Artists and Songs, and Hand-Picked Top Pop-Metal Music on AllMusic.

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Listen to the best 80s Hard Rock, Hair Metal & Hair Bands online radio station. We play ... We go deep in the genre and bring you the perfect mix of hits and deep cuts, like no other station does. ... Artist Biography by Stephen Thomas Erlewine

www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/19401159.2013.846655

Nov 12, 2013 ... Tracking down the actual origin, through research in the rock press and correspondence with ... The “text” of heavy metal bands—their output of songs variously ... Beyond heavy play on the radio, the song was so well known due to its .... Like Bob Dylan, like William Burroughs, like most artists trying to deal ...

www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Hard_rock

Aug 1, 2017 ... Hard rock is a variation of rock and roll music, which has its earliest roots in ... order to distinguish them from, the more radio-friendly, pop rock genre. ... garage rock, psychedelic rock, punk, and grunge music in the art form of ...

spinditty.com/genres/rock-music-comeback

Nov 15, 2018 ... Pop radio radically changed again in 2013 and pop rock made a comeback. ... Black, Latino and Asian youth may be less attracted to a genre with artists ... inauthentic because they mix rock and metal with rap and hip hop.

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As well as the above said album reached No.6 on the Hard Rock Album Sales ... I say it is to bring worth, heart and respect back into the music and to the album ... talent that Darkyra demonstrates and melodies that she bends to her own style. ... The cover art was created by Sami Saramäki, who was responsible for the ...

observer.com/2016/01/the-slow-death-of-heavy-metal

Jan 15, 2016 ... Several hard rock and metal luminaries—Ronnie James Dio, A.J. Pero ... charts, radio airplay and music award broadcasts have been dominated by .... action, and streaming services are still not a huge boon to indie artists.

www.billboard.com/articles/events/year-in-music-2016/7616418/rock-relevant-2016

Dec 12, 2016 ... By contrast, consider how few new rock artists of comparable staying ... and in festival formats, clusters of younger indie-rock and metal bands also do well. Classic-rock radio stations thrive parasitically on nostalgia, slowly ...