Valley View Music
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Richard Hell & The Voidoids – Blank Generation

It’s nearly unimaginable someone would think they could do better than Television. The very fact that band leader Richard Meyers left the band he formed, an incredible band at that, is testament to his belief in his vision. Of course nothing is ever so simple. There was tension in the band, and he figured he could do things his own way, so he did.

Fear – The Record

Fear were the promise for a genre that never fully reached its potential: Fear can play their instruments; Lee Ving can actually sing; the lyrics are offensive. Even (or especially) by today’s standards; there’s a lot of variety; the recording sounds good. Fear proved you can make interesting music built around a framework of hardcore punk.

7 Old School U.K. Bands More People Should Be Listening To

Everyone knows Black Sabbath, The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, and of course, The Beatles.

However, some spectacular bands have flown largely under the radar, influencing countless other bands, but never quite reaching the stratospheric mainstream popularity of these aforementioned groups.