Why They’re Not Higher: With only two albums to their name, Hop Along have only just begun to hit their stride as a band. on Vimeo Why They’re Not Higher: The Shakes have only put out two records, the first of which serves more as a Brittany Howard delivery system than a showcase of the band’s obvious collaborative talent. Between Rock & A Hard Place: I. — C.J. Finest Moment: After the opening lines of Before’s title track (“7:45 IN THE MORRR-NING!“), you’re guaranteed to get the duo stuck in your head at least once a day. Why They’re Here: Few bands cover as much emotional ground as the quartet of Texans formerly known as Pure Ecstasy have over the course of their three full-length records. — ANNIE ZALESKI. Want more Rolling Stone? Why They’re Here: The Philly-based quartet of Mark and Frances Quinlan, Tyler Long, and Joe Reinhart push accessibility’s boundaries on sophomore LP Painted Shut, which seamlessly skirts the middle ground between fuzzy guitar-pop and vertigo-inducing rhythms. Finest Moment: The work-out punk-funk of “Take It Outside,” from this year’s Why Choose. Their corroded take on post-punk structures mutated last year into horn-laden goth-country as unsettling as it is endearingly rootsy. This page was last edited on 25 December 2020, at 21:20 (UTC). — but there’s no one designation that isn’t violated by at least one act on here. 23.04.2015 - The tourbus arrived at the first stop - we look forward to the Nürnberg crowd tonight! — ANDREW UNTERBERGER, Why They’re Here: Amidst a sadly dwindling number of legitimate heartthrobs in rock, British quartet the 1975 prove that boys with guitars can still get the teens screaming. Sign up for our newsletter. Their revived ’79 to ’82 isn’t a place of dour industrial landscapes and overcast, desolate seasides, but instead the coolest basement dance club in the U.K., where those fed up with the powers that be can assemble to shake that fascist groove thang. Some might see it as a Tragical History Tour of lost Cleveland landmarks. The Best Indie Rock Albums of 2015. This year saw some fantastic releases from Rock & Roll Hall of Famers (Keith Richards, Don Henley, Darlene Love), along with a few strong returns from the alt-rock heroes of the Nineties (Blur, Sleater-Kinney, Wilco). Chumped’s lyrics, which touch on romantic angst, existential crises, and uncertainty about life choices, hit the rawest of nerves for their painful universality. Last modified on Thu 22 Feb 2018 05.59 EST. Fronted by powerhouse/badass Brittany Howard (whose bombastic voice and achingly personal songwriting elevates the group to the next level), the Shakes have become one of the most popular non-legacy rock bands in the country with this year’s Billboard 200-topping Sound & Color. — RACHEL BRODSKY. this list. — C.J. Pages dans la catégorie « Groupe de rock américain ... Dernière modification le 25 octobre 2015, à 11:21. Fewer buzz bands just means less clutter and white noise around those we genuinely do care about, of which there are still enough that we spent weeks arguing while whittling this list down to 50. And, really, it’s hard to tell if the genre’s all that much worse off for its relative marginalization. Selon moi LE meilleur groupe de l'histoire du rock. Contact us. Perhaps there’s an off-chance that one of them will be the one that saves rock, but collectively, they make a hell of an argument that rock doesn’t need any kind of saving anyway. Finest Moment: Try the funk-metal “Caffienated Consciousness” or the tender “Will Do” for recent stuff every bit as good as their 2000s output. — A.Z. Why They’re Here: Beach Slang are eternal optimists who skip lyrical platitudes and instead insist — with clear-eyed determination tinged with wisdom and experience — that hard times, broken hearts, and hopeless situations are manageable, temporary stumbles. They earn those shrieks, too: The band’s self-titled 2013 debut LP was chock full of candy-coated potential crossover smashes, as nervy and energetic as Arctic Monkeys and as smooth and delectable as Hall and Oates — like a Maroon 5 album where every song was as undeniable as “This Love.”. even a year ago they were hinting at the end of their band, Blawan’s “Why They Hide Their Bodies Under My Garage,”. But since 2007’s The Red Album, the band has steadily drifted out of the metal gutter towards a more all-inclusive hybrid bridging heavy music, classic rock, and indie rock, yielding a series of albums that have improved significantly with each release. Year in Review: So, How Was Your 2020, Billy Strings? Finest Moment: Every single live set. To be eligible for this list, bands had to have a mostly consistent lineup from studio recording to live performance, and not just be one recording mastermind and their touring support. Radiohead groupe de musique Créateur d'une musique tourmente et lyrique. We don’t see why not. To claim that there’s nothing inspiring, satisfying, and even genuinely new going on within one of music’s biggest, longest-surviving umbrella genres, is just to reveal that you’re not really paying attention. Finest Moment: “Button Up” is one of the year’s finest anthems, and it sounds like it was recorded for $10. Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Gang team up with the one and only rock band KISS in this all-new, out-of-this-world adventure. Dot-A-Rock, born Darryl Mason, of the pioneering hip-hop group the Fantastic Five has passed away, reports HipHopGods.com. Led Zeppelin groupe de musique Le groupe fondateur du hard rock. Why They’re Not Higher: Until the high drama of 2014’s Plowing Into the Fields of Love, they’d yet to fully distinguish themselves from their acid-burned influences. Why They’re Not Higher: But those last two albums didn’t exactly set the world on fire either. Finest Moment: The entirety of Tough Love. Finest Moment: But both sides are at least evident in the wonderfully disorienting bildungsroman Crawling Up the Stairs. As the curtain falls on 2015, it might be hard to remember any albums released this year besides Adele's record-breaking, generation-uniting, triple-platinum-and … (en) Chuck Eddy, Rock and Roll Always Forgets: A Quarter Century of Music Criticism, Duke University Press, 2011 (ISBN 978-0-8223-5010-1, lire en ligne) (fr) Christian Eudeline , Du hard rock au metal : Les 100 albums cultes , Paris, Gründ , 2014 , 100 p. As for the “band” part, well, there we were a little stricter. Finest Movement: Sound & Color is one of the most wonderfully unique rock records of the past five years; the Electric Lady to Boys and Girls’ Muscle Shoals. The Attempted Coup at the Capitol Proves This Is the United States of QAnon, Twitter Takes Bold Action Against President Who Can’t Hurt It Anymore, Watch Mitch McConnell Warn of Democratic ‘Death Spiral’ Minutes Before Pro-Trump Mob Storms Capitol, John Fogerty Debuts New Gospel-Flavored Protest Song to See Trump Off, Gov. The original members were Tom Scholz (b. 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011. List of hard rock musicians (N–Z) References Bibliography. Now run, run away from the boys in blue / Oh, my car smells like chocolate”) less enjoyable the closer you listen to them. Cuomo Announces Proposal to Legalize Marijuana in New York, 500 Greatest Albums Podcast: Ms. Lauryn Hill Looks Back on ‘Miseducation’. Découvrez des références, des avis, des chansons, des crédits et bien plus encore à propos de The Rock Album sur Discogs. Finest Moment: The seven-and-a-half-minute Ugly centerpiece “Doom 84” is beastly, featuring a towering performance by Paternoster, as she hammers out blues-rock riffs that few of her male indie rock peers have the guts and chops to pull off. Why They’re Not Higher: Even with one of the year’s best rock albums inside of its 78 minutes, Predatory Highlights is definitely the work of a band we expect to grow into better editors. R&B innovators like the Weeknd and Miguel walked a reverb-saturated lane into the future and past, while rappers like Drake, Future and Rae Sremmrurd brought cohesive, immediate statements for the Internet's insatiable now. Taken from News Of The World, 1977 and Greattest Video Hits 1. — DAN WEISS. — D.W. Why They’re Here: Few live acts are as capable of recreating the feeling of watching the napalm invasion from Apocalypse Now as this Irish quartet, whose megaphoned shrieks, guitar squalls, bass bombs, and drums of death combine for a uniquely visceral and violent experience. Here are the 50 records that defined our year. To contact us about advertising please email contact (at) spin.com. Why They’re Here: Initially gaining buzz — and, eventually, a Grammy nod for Best Rock Performance — with “Hold On,” the Athens, Alabama quartet Alabama Shakes started huge with 2012’s Boys and Girls. Achetez des Vinyles & CDs et complétez votre collection. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. Our list has no shortage of rawk, but it also encompasses synth-poppers and noise mavens, one trio who takes cues from Massive Attack, and one who looks up to the Bangles and ’80s Fleetwood Mac. Why They’re Not Higher: For all their blunted disaffection, they’ve still yet to put out a record that clearly depicts and integrates both impulses. Kendrick fought the power, Adele soared higher, D’Angelo shocked the world and more. You might not agree with us about the eligibility of all 50 of ‘em — frankly, we’re pretty sure you won’t — but at a time when one of rock’s best attributes is its willingness to acknowledge the existence of a wider musical world, we saw no need to be overly stringent with the genre parameters. Why They’re Here: In an era of heavy-metal history where outside-the-box ideas are met with scorn and thinly veiled fear, Liturgy have subverted and inverted extreme metal by taking it into strange new realms, from spectral music to hip-hop. — A.U. Finest Moment: “Chlorine & Wine,” from 2015’s upcoming Purple, is the most fully-realized example of what Baroness is all about, displaying a level of texture that Metallica only hinted at on the Black Album and building to a glorious climax reminiscent of mid-‘70s Queen. Send an email. Christina Halladay’s barnstorming stage presence and surprisingly conscious lyrics (“Fan the Flames” trashes a yuppie landlord) makes the Thin Lizzy guitar-isms and Cheap Trick stadium choruses of these Philadelphians more than a great gimmick. Why They’re Here: Led by tiny dynamo Marissa Paternoster, the New Jersey trio play boisterous yet melodic indie rock in the great tradition of Hüsker Dü and Dinosaur Jr. We join the Gang at Kiss World - the all-things-Kiss theme park, as they investigate a series of strange hauntings. 1968 - 2015 | Rock ; The Mohocks . November 19, 2015 12:20 PM ET. 26. Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known as The Their recent records for Sacred Bones have been their best yet, brickwalled documents of addled noiseniks pushing themselves to the very limit. Over on the pop charts, Halsey celebrated the "New Americana" (rhymes with "Biggie and Nirvana"), and some of 2015's best albums upended the old one: Upstart Chris Stapleton sang country songs like Sam Cooke, Jason Isbell made roots-rock that shouts out Sylvia Plath, and both Rhiannon Giddens and Bob Dylan took turns running the American songbook through their unique prisms. A few members of the band also have their attention split with another project called Westkust, whose dusky riffage makes its own case for inclusion on a list like this one. — A.B. Why They’re Here: Among the post-punk revivalists cluttering the underground rock landscape of 2015, few are as fun — or seem to be having as much fun — as British trio Shopping. 25. Le contenu est disponible sous licence CC BY-SA 3.0 sauf mention contraire. — D.W. Why They’re Here: Frontman Elias Bender Ronnenfelt is a brooding punk poet overflowing with the wonderfully self-destructive impulses of a young Nick Cave, and the rest of his band are no slackers either. Finest Moment: You know you want to find out what White Men Are Black Men Too is all about. Why They’re Not Higher: Even bands of Herculean hookcraft will need more than two crud-fi EPs — all that Sheer Mag currently has to their discography — to ascend to Valhalla. Why They’re Here: The darkly mid-war Return to Cookie Mountain and funkily post-war Dear Science are rightly celebrated — SPIN named them both Album of the Year in 2006 and 2008, respectively — but 2011’s lovelorn Nine Types of Light and 2014’s sweetly cruising Seeds deserved more attention than they got. As with other rock camps, IMA has educated a handful of girls who've grown up … But there was so much more to hear. Hard Light - … Why They’re Not Higher: They’ve created one sublime LP of noise-rock cacophony (Holding Hands With Jamie) and one collected EP of nihilist-disco superjams (The Early Years), but the album that fully integrates their strengths into one nation-leveling masterwork will be what puts them over the top. Wed 13 May 2015 10.49 EDT. Why They’re Not Higher: Although Beach Slang consist of music-scene vets, they’re still early in their career: The band merely has two EPs to their name, and their debut album, The Things We Do To Find People Who Feel Like Us, isn’t even out until October 30. La dernière modification de cette page a été faite le 25 octobre 2015 à 11:21. Why They’re Here: Managing a singular sound within the world of 2015 indie rock is a near-impossibility, but Girlpool achieved it simply by stripping down to just plaintive guitar, supportive bass, and the piercing intertwined vocals of Harmony Tividad and Clea Tucker. Finest Moment: The eight-minute cover of Blawan’s “Why They Hide Their Bodies Under My Garage,” making a brilliantly inscrutable post-garage banger even more perplexing and enthralling. Why They’re Here: Vocalist Maja Milner’s skyscraping vocals are the real centerpiece of this Swedish quintet’s thunderous take on post-punk’s overcast structures. — C.J. Why They’re Not Higher: As fuzzed-out and blood-stained as their records are, they’ve still not been able to quite match the continuous thunder of their live show. Why They’re Here: This group of Montclair, New Jersey kids (all of whom were teens when they released their placid debut full-length Tough Love at the tail end of last year) have a knack for nailing the misty-eyed mysticism of Built to Spill’s early LPs. Let’s take the “rock” part first, since that’s obviously the tough one. — A.U. La carte de vœux 2015 [version courte] du Groupe Armonia, acteur majeur du multiservices en entreprise et leader français de l'accueil en entreprise. Finest Moment: Probably the “Girls” video, which cements the band’s place in the pop/rock landscape: halfway between One Direction and the Strokes.