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Rock music/Catalogs/Rock bands

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This is an incomplete list of articles on bands that perform rock music, in chronological order of their founding year. To view the list in alphabetical order, see #Alphabetical listing.

1950s

1957

Origin: Liverpool, England
Status: defunct

1960s

1961

Origin: Hawthorne, California, United States
Status: active

1962

Origin: Widnes, England
Status: defunct
Origin: London, England
Status: active

1963

Origin: London, England
Status: active
Origin: London, England
Status: active

1964

Origin: London, England
Status: active

1965

Origin: London, England
Status: defunct
Origin: San Francisco, California, United States
Status: renamed to Jefferson Starship, occasionally active
Origin: Cambridge, England
Status: defunct
Origin: Los Angeles, California
Status: defunct

1966

Origin: Birmingham, England
Status: defunct
Origin: London, England
Status: defunct

1967

Origin: Birmingham, England
Status: defunct, reformed briefly 1977-1978

1968

Origin: London, England
Status: defunct, with occasional reunions in recent years
Origin: Walsall, England
Status: defunct
Origin: London, England
Status: on hiatus

1970s

1970

Origin: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Status: active
Origin: London, England
Status: on hiatus

1973

Origin: Israel
Status: defunct

1975

Origin: London, England
Status: defunct, with occasional reunions in recent years
Origin: London, England
Status: active

1976

Origin: Salford, England
Status: defunct, remnants renamed to New Order
Origin: Republic of Ireland
Status: active

1980s

1980

Origin: San Antonio, Texas
Status: on hiatus
Origin: London, England

1981

Origin: London, England
Status: defunct

1981

Origin: London, England
Status: defunct

1983

Origin: New Jersey
Status: defunct
Origin: Hollywood, California
Status: active

1984

Origin: London, England
Status: defunct

1985

Origin: New York
Status: defunct

1986

Origin: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

1988

Origin: Brighton, England
Origin: Liverpool, England
Origin: Oxford, England

1989

Origin: Colchester, England
Status: active
Origin: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Status: active
Origin: Oakland, California, United States
Status: active

1990s

1990

Origin: London, England
Status: defunct
Origin: Albany, California

1991

Origin: London, England
Status: defunct
Origin: Burnage, England
Status: defunct
Origin: Los Angeles, California, United States
Status: on hiatus

1992

Origin: San Diego, California
Origin: London, England

1994

Origin: Jacksonville, Florida
Origin: Hounslow, England
Status: defunct

1996

Origin: London, England
Status: defunct
Origin: Bethnal Green, London, England
Status: defunct

1998

Origin: San Francisco, California
Origin: Southern California
Origin: Canton, Ohio, United States
Status: active


2000s

2001

Origin: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Status: defunct

2010s

2013

Origin: Los Angeles, California, United States
Status: active

Alphabetical listing

Use the appropriate alpha-link template here...I forget what it's called.

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B

C

D

E

F

G

  • Stub Genesis (band): A British progressive rock band founded in 1967. [e]
  • Stub The Guess Who: A Canadian Rock band formed in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1965. [e]

H

I

J

  • Developing Article Jefferson Airplane: An American rock band founded in 1965, in San Francisco. [e]
  • Developing Article Joy Division: Rock band formed in 1976 in Salford, England, and viewed as one of the forerunners of gothic. [e]

K

  • Developing Article Kaveret: Israeli rock band that existed in the years 1973-1976, and was known mainly in Israel. [e]

L

M

  • Stub Metallica: Thrash metal and heavy rock band founded in 1981. [e]

N

O

P

Q

R

S

  • Stub Supertramp: A progressive rock band founded in 1969 originally based around lead singers, and principal songwriters, Rick Davies and Roger Hodgson. [e]

T

U

  • Developing Article U2: One of the world's most popular rock groups, formed in Dublin in 1976. [e]

V

W

  • Stub The Who: An English rock band formed in 1964. [e]

X

  • Developing Article XYZ (band): A projected 1980s supergroup, derived from eX-Yes-&-Zeppelin, comprising of ex-Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page, along with ex-Yes members Chris Squire and Alan White. [e]

Y

  • Developing Article The Yardbirds: Influential English R&B group formed in 1963, widely known for launching the careers of three guitarists: Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, and Jimmy Page. [e]
  • Developing Article Yes (band): An English progressive rock band that formed in London in 1968. [e]

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