Mostly Southern U. Rock and roll (also known as rock 'n' roll) is a form of Music that evolved in the United States in the late 1940s and early 1950s with roots in mostly African Blues-rock is a hybrid musical genre combining Bluesy improvisations over the 12-bar blues and extended Boogie jams with Rock For the geological term see Country rock (geology. Country rock is a Musical Genre formed from the fusion of rock The Blues is a vocal and instrumental form of Music based on the use of the Blue notes It emerged as an accessible form of self-expression S. during the 1960s early 1970s
Guitar/Slide Guitar, Drums, Bass Guitar, Piano. Year 1960 ( MCMLX) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Year 1970 ( MCMLXX) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The guitar is a Musical instrument with ancient roots that is used in a wide variety of musical styles Slide guitar or bottleneck guitar is a particular method or technique for playing the Guitar. A drum kit (also drum set or trap set) is a collection of Drums Cymbals and sometimes other Percussion instruments such as cowbells The electric bass guitar (also called electric bass, or simply bass; ˈbeɪs as in "base" is a Stringed instrument played primarily with the The piano is a Musical instrument played by means of a keyboard that produces sound by striking steel strings with Felt covered hammers
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Southern rock is a subgenre of rock music. Year 1960 ( MCMLX) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Year 1970 ( MCMLXX) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Year 1980 ( MCMLXXX) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar) Jam bands (or jambands) are musical groups whose albums and live performances relate to a fan culture which originated with the 1960s group Grateful Dead and continued Sludge metal (or sludgecore) is a form of Heavy metal music that fuses Doom metal and Hardcore punk. Cowpunk or Country punk is a subgenre of Punk rock that began in Southern California in the 1980s especially Los Angeles. The Southern United States &mdashcommonly referred to as the American South, Dixie, or simply the South &mdashconstitutes a large distinctive Alberta (ælˈbɝtə is one of Canada's prairie provinces. It became a province on September 1 1905 Rock music is a genre of Popular music often though not necessarily employing Electric guitar, Bass guitar, and Drums. It developed in the Southern United States from rock and roll, country music, and blues, and is focused generally on electric guitar and vocals. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Rock and roll (also known as rock 'n' roll) is a form of Music that evolved in the United States in the late 1940s and early 1950s with roots in mostly African Country music is a blend of popular musical forms originally found in the Southern United States and the Appalachian Mountains. The Blues is a vocal and instrumental form of Music based on the use of the Blue notes It emerged as an accessible form of self-expression
Rock music's origins lie mostly in the music of Southerners, and many stars from the first wave of 1950s rock and roll such as Elvis Presley, Little Richard, Bo Diddley and Jerry Lee Lewis hailed from the Deep South. The Southern United States &mdashcommonly referred to as the American South, Dixie, or simply the South &mdashconstitutes a large distinctive Rock and roll (also known as rock 'n' roll) is a form of Music that evolved in the United States in the late 1940s and early 1950s with roots in mostly African Rev Richard Wayne Penniman (born December 5 1932 better known by the Stage name Little Richard, is an American Singer, Songwriter Bo Diddley ( December 30 1928 &ndash June 2 2008, born Ellas Otha Bates) was an original and influential American Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935) is an American Rock and roll and Country music Singer, Songwriter The Deep South is a descriptive category of cultural and geographic subregions in the American South. But the British Invasion, and the rise of folk rock and psychedelic rock in the middle 1960s, shifted the focus of new rock music away from the rural south and to large cities like Liverpool, London, Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco. The British Invasion was the term applied by the news media — and subsequently by consumers — to the influx of Rock and roll, beat and pop performers Folk rock is a musical genre combining elements of Folk music and rock music. Psychedelic rock is a style of Rock music that attempts to replicate the mind-altering experiences of hallucinogenic drugs. Liverpool ( is a City and Metropolitan borough of Merseyside, England along the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous The City and County of San Francisco is the fourth most populous city
In the late 1960s, traditionalists such as Creedence Clearwater Revival (from Northern California), and The Band (Canadian, though drummer Levon Helm is a native Arkansan) revived interest in the roots of rock. Creedence Clearwater Revival (often abbreviated CCR) was an American Rock and roll band who gained popularity in the late 1960s and early 1970s with California ( is a US state on the West Coast of the United States, along the Pacific Ocean. The Band was a rock group active from 1967 to 1976 and again from 1983 to 1999 Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page Mark Lavon Helm (born May 26, 1940) better known as Levon Helm, is an American rock Musician and actor most famous as Arkansas ( is a state located in the southern region of the United States. See Muscle Shoals Music. Muscle Shoals is a city in Colbert County, Alabama, United States.
Attention once again turned to bands from the American South. The Allman Brothers Band from Macon, Georgia made their national début in 1969 and soon gained a loyal following. The Allman Brothers Band is a Southern rock band based in Macon, Georgia. Macon is a city located in central Georgia, USA It is among the largest metropolitan areas in Georgia and the county seat of Bibb County. Year 1969 ( MCMLXIX) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Their blues-rock sound on one hand incorporated long jams informed by jazz and classical music, and on the other hand incorporated native elements of country and folk. Blues-rock is a hybrid musical genre combining Bluesy improvisations over the 12-bar blues and extended Boogie jams with Rock Jazz is an American Musical art form which originated in the beginning of the 20th century in African American communities in the Southern United States Classical music is a broad term that usually refers to mainstream music produced in or rooted in the traditions of Western liturgical and Secular music Country music is a blend of popular musical forms originally found in the Southern United States and the Appalachian Mountains. Folk music can have a number of different meanings including Traditional music: The original meaning of the term "folk music" was synonymous The death of guitarist and leader Duane Allman in 1971 did not prevent them from gaining widespread popular appeal for the next several years, until internal tensions broke them apart after 1976. Howard Duane Allman (November 20 1946 – October 29 1971 was an American, Lead guitarist of the Southern rock group The Allman Brothers Band Year 1971 ( MCMLXXI) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. Because a certain type of blues music, and essentially, rock and roll, was invented in the South, Gregg Allman has commented that "Southern rock" is a bit redundant; it's like saying "rock rock. "
The Allman Brothers were signed to Capricorn Records, a small Macon outfit headed by Phil Walden (former manager of Otis Redding). Capricorn Records is an independent Record label which was launched by Phil Walden, Alan Walden, and Frank Fenter in 1969 in Phil Walden ( January 11 1940 &ndash April 23, 2006) was co-founder of the Macon Georgia -based Capricorn Records with Otis Ray Redding Jr ( September 9, 1941 December 10, 1967) was an American soul singer A number of somewhat similar acts also recorded on Capricorn, including the Marshall Tucker Band from Spartanburg, South Carolina, Wet Willie from Alabama, Grinderswitch from Georgia (and comprised of Allman Brothers' roadies), and the Elvin Bishop Band from Oklahoma. The Marshall Tucker Band is an American Southern rock band originally from Spartanburg, South Carolina. Spartanburg is the largest city in and the County seat of Spartanburg County, South Carolina, United Wet Willie is an American band from Mobile, Alabama, US. They were best known for their hit "Keep On Smilin'" but had a number of Alabama (formally the State of Alabama;) is a State located in the southern region of the United States of America. Grinderswitch was an American Southern rock band They recorded a number of albums for Capricorn Records in the 1970s but never achieved the same widespread "Roadie" redirects here For the 1980 movie see Roadie (film. Elvin Bishop (born October 21 1942, Glendale, California) is an American Blues and Rock and roll Musician Oklahoma ( is a state located in the South Central region of the United States of America.
Loosely associated with this first wave of Southern rock were acts like Barefoot Jerry from Tennessee and the Charlie Daniels Band from Tennessee. Barefoot Jerry was a Nashville -based Southern rock and progressive Country band active from 1971-1977 Tennessee ( is a state located in the Southern United States. Charlie Daniels (born October 28, 1936 in Wilmington, North Carolina) is an American musician famous for his contributions to Indeed it was Charlie Daniels, a big-bearded fiddler with a knack for novelty songs, who gave Southern rock its self-identifying anthem with his 1975 hit, "The South's Gonna Do It Again", whose lyrics mentioned all of the above bands and then asserted: "Be proud you're a rebel / Cause the South's gonna do it again. A novelty song is a silly or nonsensical Song, performed principally for its comical effect. " A year earlier, Daniels had started the Volunteer Jam, an annual concert held in Tennessee that would bring together many Southern rock artists in a loose setting. The Volunteer Jam was the annual Charlie Daniels Band concert first held on October 4 1974 at the War Memorial Auditorium in Nashville Tennessee with band members The Winters Brothers Band from Franklin, Tenn. was a band Charlie Daniels helped to get started with "Sang Her Love Songs", "Smokey Mountain Log Cabin Jones," and more. They still are performing and have an annual festival in Nolensville, Tennessee every year.
In the early 1970s, a different wave of hard rock Southern groups emerged that emphasized boogie rhythms and fast guitar leads more aligned with hard rock and heavy metal, and lyrics concerning the values, aspirations - and excesses - of Southern working-class youth, not unlike the outlaw country movement. Hard rock (also referred to as heavy rock) is a variation of Rock music which has its earliest roots in mid-1960s garage and Psychedelic rock Outlaw country was a significant trend in Country music during the late 1960s and the 1970s (and even into the 1980s in some cases commonly referred to as The Outlaw Also mentioned in "The South's Gonna Do It", Lynyrd Skynyrd out of Jacksonville, Florida dominated this genre until the deaths of lead singer Ronnie Van Zant and other members of the group in a 1977 airplane crash. Lynyrd Skynyrd (ˌlɛnɚdˈskɪnɝd is an American Southern rock band Ronald Wayne "Ronnie" Van Zant (January 15 1948 – October 20 1977 was the lead vocalist primary lyricist and a founding member of the Southern rock band Also 1977 (album by Ash. Year 1977 ( MCMLXXVII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays After this tragic plane crash members Allen Collins and Gary Rossington started another band called The Rossington-Collins Band. The Rossington-Collins Band was an off-shoot of legendary southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, founded in 1979 by guitarists Allen Collins and Gary Rossington Groups such as .38 Special, The Outlaws, Molly Hatchet, Blackfoot, Point Blank and Black Oak Arkansas also thrived in this genre for a time. The Outlaws are a Southern rock band formed in Tampa, Florida in 1972 by guitarists/vocalists Hughie Thomasson and Henry Paul Molly Hatchet is an American Southern rock band formed in Jacksonville, Florida in 1971 Blackfoot is a Southern rock band from Jacksonville Florida. They were formed in 1972 and were contemporaries of Lynyrd Skynyrd, and tried for years to Point Blank is an American Rock and roll band hailing from Texas. This is about the band For the town see Black Oak Arkansas. Black Oak Arkansas is an American
The Allmans Brother's Southern feel came more from the temperament of its music ("Hot 'Lanta", "Little Martha", interpolations of "Will the Circle Be Unbroken") than any explicit cultural identification. " Hot 'Lanta " is an instrumental song performed by the Allman Brothers Band. "Little Martha" was the first and only Allman Brothers Band track written solely by group leader and partial namesake Duane Allman. Will the Circle Be Unbroken is a 1972 Album officially by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, but with collaboration from many famous Bluegrass and Phil Walden, the Allman Brothers, and other Capricorn artists had also played a part in Jimmy Carter's successful, unity-based run for the presidency; Carter himself was an avowed Allman Brothers' fan. James Earl "Jimmy" Carter Jr (born October 1 1924 was the thirty-ninth President of the United States, serving from 1977 to 1981 and the recipient of the 2002 The President of the United States is the Head of state and Head of government of the United States and is the highest political official in United States by Even within the Skynyrd branch of Southern rock, the appearance of Molly Hatchet on the dance-oriented show Solid Gold showed that the Southern rock/metal combination had some universal appeal. Solid Gold is an American syndicated Television series which aired from 1980 to 1988 usually on Saturday in the early evening time slot
Not all Southern rock artists fit into the above molds. The Atlanta Rhythm Section and the Amazing Rhythm Aces were more focused on vocal harmonies, Louisiana's Le Roux ranged from Cajun-flavored Southern boogie early on to a more arena rock sound later on, while the Dixie Dregs and Allman Brothers' offshoot Sea Level explored jazz fusion. Atlanta Rhythm Section, sometimes abbreviated ARS, is an American Southern rock band. The Amazing Rhythm Aces are an American music group. The band has characterized their music as "American Music" &mdash rock country blues folk reggae Louisiana's LeRoux (a/k/a LeRoux is a pop band founded in Baton Rouge Louisiana that saw its heyday from 1978-1983 The Dixie Dregs are a Jazz fusion band formed in the 1970s Their mostly instrumental music fuses Jazz, Southern rock, bluegrass and classical Sea Level is the name of a group that mixed jazz blues and rock that existed between 1976 and 1981. Fusion or more specifically jazz fusion or jazz rock, is a Musical genre that merges Jazz with elements of other styles of music particularly
Southern rock gained popularity far beyond the American south, and influenced groups as far flung as Australia's AC/DC, whose original vocalist, Bon Scott was known to wear rebel flag belt buckles at concerts. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. AC/DC are an Australian Hard rock band formed in Sydney, Australia in 1973 by brothers Angus and Malcolm Young.
However, by the beginning of the 1980s, with the Allman Brothers and Lynyrd Skynyrd both broken, with Capricorn Records in bankruptcy, and with Jimmy Carter out of office, much of Southern rock had become thoroughly enmeshed into corporate arena rock. A Southern rock group which began to also gain popularity during this time was Doc Holliday. John Henry "Doc" Holliday ( August 14, 1852 &ndash November 8, 1887) was an American dentist With the rise of MTV, New Wave, and glam metal, most surviving Southern rock groups were relegated to secondary or regional venues. MTV ( Music Television) is an American Cable television network based in New York City. New Wave is a Rock music genre that existed during the late 1970s and the 1980s Glam metal (also known as pop metal) is a sub-genre of Heavy metal music that arose in the late 1970s and early 1980s in the United States. Bands such as Better Than Ezra, Drivin N Cryin, Cowboy Mouth, Dash Rip Rock and Third Day emerged as popular Southern bands across the Southeastern United States during the 80's and 90's. Better Than Ezra is an American Alternative rock trio based in New Orleans Louisiana. Drivin' n' Cryin' is a American Hard rock / Southern rock band from Atlanta GA. Cowboy Mouth is a rock band based in New Orleans Louisiana. Their name was taken from the title of a Sam Shepard play although the phrase was used Dash Rip Rock is a New Orleans based rock group which was formed as a three-piece rockabilly band in Baton Rouge Louisiana during the summer of 1984 Third Day is a CCM band formed in Marietta Georgia during the 1990s One notable exception was the The Georgia Satellites who had some popularity in the mid to late 1980s. The Georgia Satellites is a Southern rock band from Atlanta Georgia.
During the 1990s, the Allman Brothers reunified and became a strong touring and recording presence again, and the jam band scene revived interest in extended improvised music (although the scene also owed much to the Grateful Dead, a group that relied heavily on Southern music traditions). Jam bands (or jambands) are musical groups whose albums and live performances relate to a fan culture which originated with the 1960s group Grateful Dead and continued The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in the San Francisco Bay Area. Incarnations of Lynyrd Skynyrd also made themselves heard. Hard rock groups with Southern rock touches such as Jackyl renewed some interest in Southern rock. Jackyl is an American rock band formed in 1990. Their sound has been described as a combination of Hard rock, heavy metal, and Southern Classic rock radio stations played some of the more familiar 1970s works, and Charlie Daniels's Volunteer Jam concerts were still going. Classic rock was originally conceived as a Radio station programming format which evolved from the Album oriented rock (AOR format in the early-1980s Phil Walden resurrected Capricorn Records only to fall back into bankruptcy. One of the final Capricorn issues was a solo effort by former Wet Willie front man *Jimmy Hall entitled Rendezvous With The Blues. With the demise of Capricorn this much sought after album fell off the shelves until a fortunate 2006 re-release with bonus tracks.
But some rock groups from the South, such as Georgia's R.E.M., B-52's, Widespread Panic, and Black Crowes, Florida's Sister Hazel, and Mississippi's Blind Melon, incorporated Southern musical and lyrical themes without explicitly allying with any Southern rock movement. The State of Georgia ( is a state in the United States and was one of the original Thirteen Colonies that revolted against British rule REM is an American rock band formed in Athens, Georgia, in 1980 by Michael Stipe ( lead vocals) Peter Buck ( Guitar The B-52's originated as a New Wave Rock band formed in Athens Georgia, United States, in 1976 Widespread Panic is a rock 'n' roll band from Athens Georgia. The Black Crowes are an American, blues -oriented Hard rock Jam band that has sold over 20 million albums Florida ( is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States, bordering Alabama to the northwest and Georgia to the Sister Hazel is a musical group from Gainesville Florida, whose style blends elements of Alternative rock, folk, and Southern rock. Mississippi ( is a state located in the Deep South of the United States Blind Melon is an American rock band that originally existed from 1991 to 1995 and ceased with the death of lead vocalist Shannon Hoon shortly after the release of the
In 2001 Kid Rock went from a hard metal rapper to a southern rocker/ country singer using 2001's album "Cocky" as the transformation album. His next two studio releases 2003's "Kid Rock" and 2007's "Rock N Roll Jesus" were straight southern rock albums (minus "Intro" from the self titled album). Lynyrd Skynyrd has been one of his main influences (Bob Seger and Hank Williams Jr being the other two) the admiration looks like it goes both ways. Leon Wilkeson (on the song "American Beauty"-left off Cocky after his death) and Billy Powell (on the song "All Summer Long" which is a mash up of Sweet Home Alabama and Werewolves In London) have joined him on his albums,while they allowed him to cover Free Bird on his 2006 "Live" Trucker album. In 2003 he also joined them on a remake of Gimmie Back My Bullets. He inducted them into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005.
In 2005, Southern rock received new exposure from an unlikely source: singer Bo Bice took an explicitly Southern rock sensibility and appearance to a runner-up finish on the massively watched but normally pop-oriented American Idol television program. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Harold Elwin "Bo" Bice Jr (born November 1 1975 in Huntsville Alabama) is an American singer and musician who became a runner-up in the fourth season American Idol, with the full title American Idol The Search for a Superstar for the first season only is an American reality-competition Fueled by a key early performance of the Allmans' "Whipping Post" and later performing Skynyrd's "Free Bird" and, with Skynyrd on stage with him, "Sweet Home Alabama," Bice demonstrated that Southern rock still had a place in the American music pantheon. " Whipping Post " is a song by The Allman Brothers Band. is a song by the American rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. It was first featured on the band's debut album (pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd in 1973 and In late 2007, Bo Bice joined veteran Southern rock legends Jimmy Hall - Vocals/ Sax / Harmonica (Wet Willie Band), Henry Paul- Vocals / guitar / Mandolin (The Outlaws, BlackHawks), Steve Gorman- Drums (The Black Crowes, Jimmy Page), "Dangerous" Dan Toler- Guitar (The Gregg Allman Band, The Allman Brothers, Dickey Betts & Great Southern), Reese Wynans- Keyboards (Stevie Ray Vaughn), Mike Brignardello- Bass (Giant, renowned session player), Jay Boy Adams- Guitar (Texas Blues Solo Artist) to record Brothers of the Southland celebrating Southern rock with a renewed spirit and maturity.
Post-grunge bands such as Shinedown, Saliva, 3 Doors Down, Nickelback, Default, and Theory of a Deadman, have included a Southern rock feel to their songs and have gone as far as to cover Southern rock classics like "Simple Man" and "Tuesday's Gone". Post-grunge is a subgenre of Alternative rock that emerged in the early 1990s as a derivative of Grunge music. Shinedown is an American Hard rock band from Jacksonville Florida formed in 2001 by Brad Stewart, Jasin Todd, and Barry Saliva is an American Alternative rock band formed in Memphis Tennessee in September 1996 and currently under Island/Def Jam Records 3 Doors Down is an American rock band formed in 1994 in by Brad Arnold ( Vocals and drums) Matt Roberts ( Guitar Nickelback is a Canadian rock band formed in Hanna Alberta by Chad Kroeger, Mike Kroeger, Ryan Peake and then-drummer Default is a Canadian Post-grunge / Alternative rock band from Vancouver, British Columbia. For the Florida band see Dead Men's Theory. Theory of a Deadman (also known as TOAD or simply as Theory is a rock band from Delta British Columbia Canada " Tuesday's Gone " is the second track on Lynyrd Skynyrd 's first album " (pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd " Metallica has also covered "Tuesday's Gone" on their Garage Inc. album. Metallica is an American heavy metal band that formed in 1981 in. Garage Inc is a compilation / cover album by American heavy metal band Metallica, released in 1998.
Additionally, Alternative Rock groups such as Drive-By Truckers, Kings of Leon, Band of Horses, My Morning Jacket, Ocha la Rocha, Soulhat and The Steepwater Band combine Southern rock with rawer genres, such as garage rock, alt-country, and blues-rock. Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative; known primarily in the UK as indie) is a genre of Drive-By Truckers are a Rock band based in Athens Georgia, though three out of five members (Mike Cooley Patterson Hood and Shonna Tucker originally hail Kings of Leon is a rock band made up of three brothers and their first cousin from Tennessee, USA. Band of Horses, previously known as Horses, is an American Indie rock band formed in 2004 in Seattle by Ben Bridwell My Morning Jacket is an American rock band known for their reverb -heavy sound their eclectic mix of Country rock, Indie rock, The Steepwater Band is an American rock band formed in Chicago in 1998 by the trio of Jeff Massey (guitars and vocals Joe Winters (drums and Tod Bowers (bass Alternative country is a term used to describe a number of Country music subgenres that tend to differ from mainstream or pop country music Blues-rock is a hybrid musical genre combining Bluesy improvisations over the 12-bar blues and extended Boogie jams with Rock
Much of the old style Southern rock (as well as other classic rock) has made its transition into the country music genre, establishing itself along the lines of outlaw country in recent years. Classic rock was originally conceived as a Radio station programming format which evolved from the Album oriented rock (AOR format in the early-1980s Country music is a blend of popular musical forms originally found in the Southern United States and the Appalachian Mountains. Outlaw country was a significant trend in Country music during the late 1960s and the 1970s (and even into the 1980s in some cases commonly referred to as The Outlaw Bands such as Skynyrd and Daniels frequently play country music venues, and the influence of Southern rock can be heard in many of today's country artists, particularly male vocalists. Examples include Toby Keith and Jimmy Aldridge.
Southern rock influence can also be seen in the metal/metalcore genre. Metalcore is an umbrella term used to describe fusion genres that incorporate elements of the Hardcore punk and heavy metal genres This is showcased by such bands as Pantera, Eyehategod, Down, Clutch, Maylene and the Sons of Disaster, He Is Legend, Every Time I Die, Cancer Bats and Dead and Divine. Pantera was an American heavy metal band from Arlington, Texas, formed by the Abbott brothers Vinnie Paul ( drums) and Eyehategod (also abbreviated and referred to as EHG) is an American Sludge metal band from New Orleans who formed in 1988 Down is an American heavy metal band formed in 1991 in New Orleans, Louisiana. A clutch is a mechanism for transmitting rotation which can be engaged and disengaged Maylene and The Sons Of Disaster is a Christian southern rock band He Is Legend is a Metal / Post-hardcore band formed in Wilmington, North Carolina and signed to Solid State Records. Every Time I Die is a US Metal band from Buffalo New York, founded in the Winter of 1998. Cancer Bats, also known as the Bats are a Hardcore Punk Band with Southern Metal influeces from Toronto, Ontario. Dead and Divine is a five-piece Metalcore band out of Burlington Ontario, Canada.
Several of the original early 1970s hard rock Southern rock groups are still performing in 2008. Hard rock (also referred to as heavy rock) is a variation of Rock music which has its earliest roots in mid-1960s garage and Psychedelic rock 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common This list includes Gregg Allman, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Black Oak Arkansas, Molly Hatchet, Blackfoot, Marshall Tucker, .38 Special, the French band The Electric Church, Freedom and Whiskey, and The Outlaws. Gregory Lenoir Allman (born December 8, 1947 in Nashville Tennessee) known as Gregg Allman (sometimes spelled Greg Allman) is a Lynyrd Skynyrd (ˌlɛnɚdˈskɪnɝd is an American Southern rock band This is about the band For the town see Black Oak Arkansas. Black Oak Arkansas is an American Molly Hatchet is an American Southern rock band formed in Jacksonville, Florida in 1971 Blackfoot is a Southern rock band from Jacksonville Florida. They were formed in 1972 and were contemporaries of Lynyrd Skynyrd, and tried for years to The Marshall Tucker Band is an American Southern rock band originally from Spartanburg, South Carolina. The Outlaws are a Southern rock band formed in Tampa, Florida in 1972 by guitarists/vocalists Hughie Thomasson and Henry Paul New groups such as Wiser Time, Gator Country, Gov't Mule, Southern Rock Allstars, Dickey Betts & Great Southern, and Thunderfoot are continuing the Southern rock art form. Wiser Time is a single by The Black Crowes released in 1995 Track listing CD 1 " Wiser Time " - – 422 "Jealous Gator Country is an American Southern rock band formed in Davie Florida in 2005 by several founding members of the Southern rock group Gov't Mule (pronounced Government Mule is a Southern rock / Jam band formed in 1994 as an Allman Brothers Band Side project. The Southern Rock Allstars are a band that got its name from the history/lineage of its former members but the original members who gave it the allure and true meaning of a Southern
A number of books in the 2000s have chronicled Southern rock's rich history, including Randy Poe's Skydog - The Duane Allman Story, Gene Odum's Lynyrd Skynyrd: Remembering the Free Birds of Southern Rock and Rolling Stone writer Mark Kemp's Dixie Lullaby: A Story of Music, Race & New Beginnings in a New South. Mark Kemp (born April 10 1960 Asheboro North Carolina) is an American Music journalist and Author.