Rock music is a genre of music that is very popular and originated as rock and roll in the United States in the 1950s. In the 1960s and the following years later rock music developed itself into all sorts of types of different music styles especially in the United States and United Kingdom. It had its roots from rock and roll and has changed its way ever since. Rock influenced a lot of other genres like blues and folk, but also jazz and classical were influenced by rock and these genres influenced rock music the other way round. In the 1960s it was called the golden age and a lot of classic rock was played. A lot of new genres within rock developed itself and since then there are a lot of different types of rock music. Rock music has brought a lot of new things into this world and even people have certain ‘rock’ lifestyles and sub cultures within the community of a country. Rockers, hippies and a lot of different other sub cultures started to evolve during the time of rock. There are a lot of famous bands within the rock genre who made rock music the way we know it now. Rock has a few different types of genres within the rock genre and that’s why there’s so many different rock bands all over the world. The Rolling Stones are still a very popular band and have made rock music even more popular than it already was. Almost everyone in the world knows the Rolling Stones and they have very famous rock songs and made the genre how it is today. Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, The Beatles and Queen have also made a lot of rock music and considered to be in the top 5 of most important rock bands in the world.
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