What is Rock?
Rock music is any music created by an individual for personal reasons rather than commercial goals, often with an emphasis on instrumental solos. However, rock music also refers to particular musical genres that have emerged from this genre, such as alternative or heavy metal, punk rock, British invasion pop groups, and heavy metal bands from the 70s and 80s to present-day artists.
Top 10 famous musicians in the world in rock music
1. Robert Plant-
Robert Anthony Plant was born on August 20, 1948, in England. He is an English singer and songwriter. He is best known as the lead singer of Led Zeppelin. He has also performed as a solo artist and a member of The Honeydrippers and other bands. The plant is considered one of the greatest singers in rock history. He is also considered one of the greatest singers in rock history. The plant was a lead singer and songwriter for Led Zeppelin, and he produced some of their most popular songs, including the rock anthem “Stairway to Heaven .”He has also performed as a solo artist and as part of other bands.
Robert Plant is best known as the lead singer of Led Zeppelin, one of the greatest bands in Rock music history.
Led Zeppelin was a Heavy Metal, Hard Rock band formed in 1968 by Jimmy Page and Robert Plant. They had an extremely successful career and became one of the most popular bands of all time. The band broke up in 1980 after their drummer John Bonham died on September 25, 1980. Since then, they have reunited once at the Live Aid concert in 1985. They even have fans that call themselves “Plantheads” who are willing to follow him anywhere he goes.
Other notable songs: “Immigrant Song,” “Ten Years Gone,” “Hey Hey, What Can I Do?,” and “In the Morning.”
He is also a solo artist. He has released several singles, which have done well on Billboard. These include “Big Log,” which reached No. 15 on the Mainstream Rock chart in 1997, and the hit single “Stairway to Heaven,” which reached No. 11 on that chart in 1971. The plant also had a No. 5 hit on the Mainstream Rock chart in 1994 with “Dancing in the Dark.”
2. Eddie Vedder-
Eddie Vedder was born on February 21, 1964. He is a singer-songwriter and musician from Seattle, Washington, who was the lead vocalist for the alternative rock band Pearl Jam. Vedder is considered one of the best singers in rock music and one of the best vocalists in modern-day music. He has been described by The Guardian as “the most influential singer-songwriter of his generation.”
Eddie Vedder made his first appearance with Pearl Jam at the age of nineteen and became their lead singer permanently in 1990. He has helped to make the band one of the most popular and successful groups of all time.
Other notable songs are “Nothing As It Seems,” “Daughter,” and “Sirens.”
Vedder was also a solo artist in his own right and produced several albums that were critically acclaimed. In 2003, he released his first solo album, “Into the Wild.” It was critically acclaimed and won two Grammys. Vedder also helped produce albums for other artists, including Tupac Shakur.
Prince Rogers Nelson was born on June 7, 1958, in Minneapolis, MN. He is an American singer, songwriter, and musician best known for being one of the most influential artists of all time. He is a multi-instrumentalist and was often called “The Artist Formerly Known As Prince .”Although he performed much on his own in the early days of his career, Prince became more famous when he formed The Revolution with Wendy & Lisa’s drummer, Bobby Z. The band released two studio albums before disbanding. In 1987 he went solo with many hits such as “Sign O’ The Times,” “Delightful,” and “Little Red Corvette.”
He had many more hits, but his greatest success was with his album, “Purple Rain,” released in 1984. It became one of the most successful albums ever, as it sold over thirty million copies. The album is considered one of the best albums ever released in pop music history and is considered one of the most influential albums of all time. Prince also has won awards for his songwriting skills and collaboration with other artists such as Tom Petty, Lenny Kravitz, and Barry White.
He was the lead singer, songwriter, and guitarist for The Revolution at its inception until he left them to become a solo act in 1986. They have since released an album after they reunited in 2004 called “The Hits/The B-Sides.”
He has since released two studio albums. The first was “The Black Album” in 1996, which was an album of new material, but it had a very experimental sound and was not well received by critics. He has since been recording his fourth studio album, “HITnRUN Phase III” (2012), and a greatest hits compilation, “Ultimate” (2014). He is also recording an album for his new solo project called “Prince.”
He is also considered one of the most influential artists in the history of music overall.
4. Tina Turner-
Tina Turner was November 26, 1939. She is an American singer and actress who is ranked among the “100 greatest artists of all time” by Rolling Stone magazine. She started out singing gospel music in her church choir and later joined The Ike & Tina Turner Revue, formed by her husband, Ike Turner, in 1960. The tour launched her career as a rock ‘n’ roll singer, performer, and actress. In the 1970s, she became a fashion trendsetter with her “Tina Tuner looks.”
She has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. She is also a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, the Grammy Hall of Fame, and the Rockabilly Hall of Fame. She is a recipient of numerous awards and accolades, including being ranked as one of Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Artists at No. 53. Turner has sold more concert tickets than any other solo performer in history.
5. Steven Tyler-
Steven Victor Tyler was born on January 14, 1948, in Brooklyn, New York. He is an American musician and the lead singer of Aerosmith. He is best known for his songwriting with fellow band member Joe Perry and for his lead singing and songwriting. Tyler is also known for his control over the way he looks, as he is often seen on stage with a dyed mohawk hairstyle. His strong vocals are often described as being a mixture of Tom Jones’ style with Jimi Hendrix’s style, together with John Lennon’s style of singing.
Tyler is considered one of the most successful rock musicians and has sold over 120 million albums worldwide. They have released seven albums, four live albums, and seventeen singles to date. Tyler established himself as a solo artist as well releasing “Crazy On You” (1985), and has also recorded two studio albums with his band One on One. He has also recorded two solo albums called “Rocks,” “We Walk the Line” (2002), and “Unleashed” (2009).
6. Gene Simmons-
Gene Simmons was born Chaim Witz on August 25, 1949, in Haifa, Israel. He is a rock bass player and frontman. He is best known as the bassist and co-lead singer of Kiss, but he has also released two albums in his solo career.
In addition to his work with Kiss, Simmons achieved success in various side projects, including his own band Wicked Lester. Before becoming famous for musical purposes, he was an aspiring filmmaker who worked with AIP through the American International Pictures label “Film Ventures International .”He has also written a book called “Ace’s Solo,” which is about his early life.
7. Nikki Sixx-
Nico Johan Sixx was born on October 17, 1957, in San Jose, California. He is a musician best known for being a drummer for the band Mötley Crüe and being the founder of the band Sixx: A.M. One of his first bands was the band London, and then he formed Motley Crue in Los Angeles in 1981. Motley Crue had worldwide success with their albums “Shout at the Devil” (1983), “Girls, Girls, Girls” (1983), “Shout at the Devil – Live” (1984), “Motley Crue,” “Dr. Feelgood” (1989), and “Decade of Decadence 81-91” (1991). Motley Crue broke up in 1992, but they reunited in 1997 before splitting up again in 2001.
Sixx has also founded a band called Sixx: A.M., which is composed of him, James Michael, and DJ Ashba only. They have released two albums to date, “The Heroin Diaries Soundtrack” (2007) and “This Is Gonna Hurt” (2011). His autobiography was entitled “The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star.”
8.Mani (Solo Artist/Guitarist of RATM)
Born on June 8, 1966, in Bombay, India, he is a guitarist for the band Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave. He has recruited into Tom Morello’s band Electric Sheep and recorded “Unreleased .”In February 1995, he formed Rage Against the Machine with Morello when Zack de la Rocha left to pursue a solo career. They released their self-titled debut album in November of that same year. The second album they released was “Evil Empire” (1996). He also has one solo record called “Cuckoo Clock” (1999).
9. Joe Strummer (Solo Artist of the Clash)
Joe Strummer was born John Mellor Saunders on February 11, 1952, in Stepney, England. He is best known as the lead singer and guitarist of The Clash. He released three studio albums with them, including “London Calling” (1979), “Lost in the Supermarket” (1981), and “Cut the Crap” (1985). He was also a member of The 101ers with Mick Jones. They released one album called “The Snapper” in 1982 before splitting up.
He had a solo career after he left The Clash and released his first solo album called “Joe Strummer’s Rock ‘N’ Roll Party!” which was released in 1987. The second solo album, “Mondo Bongo,” was released in 1989. He formed a third band called the Mescaleros, which included Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers on bass, longtime collaborator Topper Headon on drums, ex-Fugazi member Joe Lally on bass, and Digital Underground’s Money-B on turntables. They released two albums together, including “Streetcore” (2003) and “Global A Go-Go” (2006).
Paul David Hewson was born on May 10, 1960, in Dublin, Ireland. He is a singer and the lead singer of U2. He is one of the best-known rock singers as he has been featured in The New York Times and Time Magazine as well as being voted as the 9th greatest frontman ever by Rolling Stone magazine.
In June 2002, Bono was awarded an honorary knighthood for services to music for his work with U2 and other causes, such as Amnesty International, which raised awareness about human rights abuses around the world. In 2003 he also received an honorary doctorate from University College Dublin (UCD), which had been awarded to him at just 25 years of age. Bono is also the founder of a charity called “The ONE Campaign,” which aims to fight AIDS and poverty in Africa. In 2007 he was named the 3rd most powerful person on earth by Forbes Magazine. He was moved up to 2nd place in 2009 and continues to remain there today.