Guitar virtuosos are those who excel at the art of making their guitars produce unique, distinctive, and exciting sounds. In addition; they have the ability to communicate their expressions through th
This tag describes songs or artists that use the guitar as a predominant instrument or influence.
hard rock is a loosely defined genre of rock music which has its earliest roots in mid-1960s garage, blues rock and psychedelic rock. It is typified by a heavy use of distorted electric guitars, bass
Hardcore can be used to describe a number of genres including:
1) The genre of hardcore punk as well as its various offshoots and derivatives. It can also be used as an adjective rather than a g
Hardcore punk, or simply ‘hardcore’, is a subgenre of punk rock that originated primarily in North America and the UK around 1980. Both scenes, though sharing many similarities, evolved in parallel, t
Heavy metal (often referred to simply as metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom and the United States. With roots in blues-rock
Hip hop is a musical genre which developed alongside hip hop culture, defined by key stylistic elements such as rapping, DJing, sampling, scratching and beatboxing. Hip hop began in the Bronx in New Y
Hip hop outside major labels. May or may not be conscious.
See also definitions of revolutionary hip-hopconscious hip-hopanarchist hip-hopanti-authoritarian hip-hop
Hiphop, also spelled hip hop or hip-hop is a rythm focused popular music style, origionating from New York in the 70s. The term rap is sometimes used synonymously with hip hop music, though it origina
Trip hop is a music genre also known as the Bristol sound or Bristol acid rap. The trip hop description was applied to the musical trend in the mid-1990s of downtempo electronic music that grew out of
House music is a style of electronic dance music which originated in Chicago in the 80s. The style was developed by mainly African-American DJs who started experimenting with new editing techniques su
IDM can refer both to intelligent dance music (aka braindance) and industrial death metal. IDM is a popular name for an electronic music genre that emerged in the early 1990s at the end of the British
Indie is a particular sound that has little to do with past associations of independent music. Indie also encapsulates a musical philosophy. Many artists utilize alternative instrumentation, jangling
Indie pop is a genre of alternative rock music that originated in the United Kingdom in the mid 1980s, with its roots in the Scottish post-punk bands on the Postcard Records label in the early ’80s su
Indie rock is a vague term used to identify rock artists that are or were unsigned, or have signed to small record labels, rather than major record labels. It may also describe artists which have a sp
Industrial rock is a musical genre that fuses industrial music and specific rock subgenres. Industrial rock spawned industrial metal, with which it is often confused. The early fusions of industrial m
Industrial metal is a musical genre that draws from industrial music and heavy metal. It is usually centered around repeating metal guitar riffs, sampling, synthesizer or sequencer lines, and distorte
industrial music is a style of experimental music that draws on transgressive and provocative themes. The term was coined in the mid-1970s with the founding of Industrial Records by the band Throbbing
An instrumental is, in contrast to a song, a musical composition or recording without lyrics or any other sort of vocal music; all of the music is produced by musical instruments. Specifically, this t
Irish Music is the generic term for music that has been created in various genres on the entire island of Ireland.
The indigenous music of the island is termed Irish traditional music. It has re