This Is The Chord Progression Of Smoke On The Water By Deep Purple On Piano Ukulele Guitar And Keyboard
|Gm Bb C Gm | Bb Db C |Gm Bb C Bb | Gm |
We all came out to MontreuxF GmOn the Lake Geneva shorelineGmTo make records with a mobileF GmWe didnt have much timeGmFrank Zappa and the MothersF GmWere at the best place aroundGmBut some stupid with a flare gunF GmBurned the place to the ground
Smoke on the water, a fire in the skyC Ab
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Mainstream: Late 1970s And 1980s
emerged in the mid-1970s as a reaction against contemporary social conditions as well as what was perceived as the overindulgent, overproduced rock music of the time, including heavy metal. Sales of heavy metal records declined sharply in the late 1970s in the face of punk, and more mainstream rock. With the major labels fixated on punk, many newer British heavy metal bands were inspired by the movement’s aggressive, high-energy sound and “”, ethos. Underground metal bands began putting out cheaply recorded releases independently to small, devoted audiences.
, founded in 1975, was the first important band to straddle the punk/metal divide. With the explosion of punk in 1977, others followed. British music magazines such as the and took notice, with Sounds writer Geoff Barton christening the movement the “New Wave of British Heavy Metal”. NWOBHM bands including , and re-energized the heavy metal genre. Following the lead set by Judas Priest and Motörhead, they toughened up the sound, reduced its blues elements and emphasized increasingly fast tempos.
“This seemed to be the resurgence of heavy metal,” noted , who joined Black Sabbath in 1979. “I’ve never thought there was a desurgence of heavy metal if that’s a word! but it was important to me that, yet again , I could be involved in something that was paving the way for those who are going to come after me.”
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Other Heavy Metal Genres: 1980s 1990s And 2000s
Many developed outside of the commercial mainstream during the 1980s, such as . Several attempts have been made to map the complex world of underground metal, most notably by the editors of , as well as critic . Sharpe-Young’s multivolume metal encyclopedia separates the underground into five major categories: , , , and the related subgenres of and .
In 1990, a review in Rolling Stone suggested retiring the term “heavy metal” as the genre was “ridiculously vague”. The article stated that the term only fueled “misperceptions of rock & roll bigots who still assume that five bands as different as , , , and ” sound the same.
Thrash metal emerged in the early 1980s under the influence of and the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, particularly songs in the revved-up style known as . The movement began in the United States, with being the leading scene. The sound developed by thrash groups was faster and more aggressive than that of the original metal bands and their glam metal successors. Low-register guitar riffs are typically overlaid with leads. Lyrics often express views or deal with using visceral, gory language. Thrash has been described as a form of “urban blight music” and “a palefaced cousin of rap”.
S And Early 2000s Subgenres And Fusions
The era of heavy metal’s mainstream dominance in North America came to an end in the early 1990s with the emergence of and other bands, signaling the popular breakthrough of . Grunge acts were influenced by the heavy metal sound, but rejected the excesses of the more popular metal bands, such as their “flashy and virtuosic solos” and “appearance-driven” orientation.
Glam metal fell out of favor due not only to the success of grunge, but also because of the growing popularity of the more aggressive sound typified by Metallica and the post-thrash of and . In 1991, released their album , also known as The Black Album, which moved the band’s sound out of the genre and into standard heavy metal. The album was certified 16× Platinum by the . A few new, unambiguously metal bands had commercial success during the first half of the decade Pantera’s topped the Billboard chart in 1994 but, “In the dull eyes of the mainstream, metal was dead.” Some bands tried to adapt to the new musical landscape. Metallica revamped its image: the band members cut their hair and, in 1996, headlined the alternative music festival , which was founded by singer . While this prompted a backlash among some longtime fans, Metallica remained one of the most successful bands in the world into the new century.
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Origins: Late 1960s And Early 1970s
Critics disagree over who can be thought of as the first heavy metal band. Most credit either or , with American commentators tending to favour Led Zeppelin and British commentators tending to favour Black Sabbath, though many give equal credit to both. , the third band in what is sometimes considered the “unholy trinity” of heavy metal along with Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath fluctuated between many rock styles until late 1969 when they took a heavy metal direction. A few commentators mainly American argue for other groups, including , , or as the first to play heavy metal.
In this period, , who began as part of the Detroit garage rock scene, developed a raw, distorted style that has been seen as a major influence on the future sound of both heavy metal and later . also began to establish and influence a heavy metal and later punk sound, with songs such as “”, featuring pounding and distorted heavy guitar power chord riffs. released two of their heaviest and loudest songs to date, “” and “”, the latter of which being regarded as “one of the heaviest songs the band recorded.”‘s started with “”, which was considered heavy metal by several critics.
In certain cases, there is little debate. After Black Sabbath, the next major example is Britain’s , which debuted with in 1974. In Christe’s description,
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