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Heavy Rock

Heavy Rock

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Published by: Matt Gooch on Jan 16, 2013
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Heavy Rock

By Dom Chandler (Bing)

This is not a heavy rock artist. He is some guy from some rubbish band. Will Jay?

Instrumentation
Use two guitarists, drums, bass, vocals (usually male), keyboards.

Performance and Arrangement
High Powered vocals, in high register delivered at screaming levels such as Robert Plant. But can also have some low rough pitched sound. Riff Power chord based guitar (Root and Dominant chords) Soloing-fast and technically difficult Blues Based-pentatonic scales and blues notes used regularly. Also use modal scales and chromaticism in riffs or solos. Driving insistent rhythms called Chugging is used in guitar, drums and bass. Keyboards not used in a prominent role ever Drum parts feature lots of symbals and toms and can be very technical.

Technology and Production
Distortion and Valve amp sound create the massive guitar sound. Fuzz, Wah-Wah and Phaser are the main effects used Feedback and Finger Tapping techniques used Large Reverb is typical along with thick heavy drum and bass

Main Artists
Jimi Hendrix
One of the most influencial and pioneering guitarists in shaping the heavy rock sound.

Fire-Hendrix

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vqf9FxaMI sI

Led Zeppelin
Rock and Roll-Zed Leppelin

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GonQSHxz b1k

Deep Purple
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUwEIt9ez7M

Iron Maiden
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTaD9cd8h vw

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