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RockBoar.com Picture     Psychedelic rock is a style of rock music that is inspired or influenced by psychedelic culture and attempts to replicate and enhance the mind-altering experiences of psychedelic drugs.

     Psychedelic music draws its inspiration from the experience of mind-altering drugs such as cannabis, psilocybin, mescaline, ecstasy and especially LSD. Characteristic features of the style include modal melodies, lengthy instrumental solos, esoteric lyrics and "trippy" special effects such as reversed, distorted, delayed and/or phased sounds.

     The first group to advertise themselves as psychedelic rock were the 13th Floor Elevators from Texas, at the end of 1965. The term was first used in print in the Austin Statesman in an article about the band titled "Unique Elevators shine with psychedelic rock", dated 10 February 1966, and theirs was the first album to use the term as part of its title, in "The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators", released in August that year.

     Psychedelic rock bridged the transition from early blues- and folk music-based rock to progressive rock, glam rock, hard rock and as a result influenced the development of sub-genres such as heavy metal.

     In the United States, psychedelic music was particularly characteristic of the West Coast sound, with bands such as the Beach Boys, Grateful Dead, Country Joe and The Fish, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Vanilla Fudge, Tommy James and the Shondells and Jefferson Airplane in the vanguard.


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychedelic_Rock

 

Psychedelic Rock bands starting with 'M': 27 bands in database

A.R. & Machines (Germany)Danny McCulloch (United Kingdom)
Mama Lion (United States)Mamas & Papas (United States)
Man (United Kingdom)Manband (United Kingdom)
Maru Sankaku Shikaku (Japan)Masters Apprentices (Australia)
Matching Mole (United Kingdom)Matchmakers (United Kingdom)
May Blitz (United Kingdom)MC/5 (United States)
MC5 (United States)McDonald and Giles (United Kingdom)
Medicine Head (United Kingdom)Method (United Kingdom)
Mighty Baby (United Kingdom)Mint Tattoo (United States)
Modern Teenage Quartet (Netrherlands)Moles (United Kingdom)
Monks (Germany)Motions (Netrherlands)
Motor City Five (United States)Mott the Hoople (United Kingdom)
Move (United Kingdom)Moving Sidewalks (United States)
Zoot Money (United Kingdom)

Psychedelic Rock artists starting with 'M': 254 artists in database

?"Mooney" Mazzone
A. Michael MartinezAdam Myers
Andrew "Duck" MacDonaldAndrew McCulloch
Andy MackayAndy McCulloch
Andy MitchellAngus McLean
Anna MedleyBarry Mitchell
Barry MitterhoffBenny Miller
Benoit MoerlenBernie Marsden
Bernie McGannBeryl Marsden
Bill MacCormickBill Madge
Bill MasudaBill O'Malley
Billy Boy MiskimminBob Metke
Bob MorrisBob Muller
Braam MalherbeBrenden Mason
Bruno MerzBryn Merrick
Buddy MilesByron Miller
Carole MurielCharles Miller
Charlie McCrackenChas Mills
Chris MeyerChuck Maher
Dan MitchellDardo Martínez
Dave MacRaeDave Maloney
Dave MarkeeDave Mason
Dave McCallDave McDougall
Dave McTavishDave Memott
Dave MeredithDave Michaels
Dave MillenDave Moulaison
David K. MathewsDavid Margen
David MinerDawn Muir
Dek MessecarDennis Moore
Dennis MundyDewey Martin
Diana ManganoDidier Malherbe
Dieter MeierDik Mik
Don MixterDon Murray
Doug McDonaldEduardo Mateo
Eliett MackrellEllen Meier
Ernesto MurilloErnie McElwaine
Floyd MarcusFrancis Monkman
Francis MozeFrank Mannix
Frank MilleFrank Montoya
Frank MuyserFrank Myles
Franklin MadjidFred Monicks
Freddy MacedoFreddy Mangili
Gabriel MagnoGagey Mrozeck
Gareth MortimerGary Marker
Georg MeierGeorge Miller
George MonroeGerd Müller
Goldy McJohnGraham Maitland
Greg MastersGunvar Marken
György MolnárGypie Mayo
Henry McCulloughHerman Meyer
Ian MawsonIan McDonald
Ian McLaganIan McLane
Ian MclaughlinIan Mosley
Jack McCullochJackie McAuley
Jacky MauerJacques Mercure
Jean-Pierre MassieraJerry McGeorge
Jim McCartyJim McGillivray
Jim MessinaJim Mortimore
Jim MullenJim Murray
Jimmy McCullochJoe McCarger
Joey MollandJohn Marshall
John MayhewJohn McInerney
John McKenzieJohn McLaughlin
John MeeksJohn Merrill
John MichalskiJohn Miller
John MillsJohn Mooreshead
John MorsheadJohn Murphy
John Norman MitchellJonah Mitchell
Jordi MoletJose Mala
Kawabata MakotoKeith Millar
Kenny McDowellKephera Moon
Kerry McKennaKevin Mann
Kim MerzKohji "Tohchan" Miura
Larry MarksLothar Meid
Lou MarignanLou Martin
Louis Campbell McKelveyLynn Mittell
Mabron McKinneyMal Capewell
Malcolm MooneyMalcolm Morley
Manolo MartínezManuel Mari
Marcus MaloneMaurice Metayer
Max MiddletonMichał Muzolf
Michael "Xner" MeixnerMichael McEvoy
Michael MonarchMichael Moorcock
Michel MartelMick Meehan
Mikael MillerMike McCormack
Mike McKennaMike Meekham
Mike MoranMitch Mitchell
Mus MulyadiMystery Man
Neil MerryweatherNeil Murray
Nic MartensNigel Macara
Norman MayellPaoli Mejías
Pat McAuleyPatricia Morrison
Patrick McBridePaul van Melzen
Pete McQueenPeter Measroch
Peter MellinPhil Manzanera
Phil McKenziePhil Miller
Phil MoggPierre Martin
Pierre MoerlenRainer Marz
Ralph MuscatelliRamsay Mackay
Ray MajorsRichard McKenner
Rick MartinezRick Morcombe
Rick MorrisonRik Martinez
Rob MooreRobert Martinez
Robert MetayerRobert Miller
Robin MuyserRodger Mayne
Roger McKewRonnie Meyes
Ronnie MillingRosi Müller
Roy MorganRushton Moreve
Sabine MerbachScott Maxey
Shyamal MaïtraShyamal Maitra
Spyros MetaxasSteve "Annapurna" Moorhouse
Steve MarriottSteve Miller
Steve MillinerSteve Morse
Steve MortkowitzSteve Murphy
Stuart "Mac" McDonaldTakashi Matsumoto
Tamás MihályTat Meager
Terry MacNeilTim Mycroft
Ting MarkulinTom Marshall
Tom McEwanTom Moore
Tommy McClendonTommy Mwale
Tony 'Tex' MakinsTony Martin
Tony McPheeUrbano Moraes
Van MorrisonVeit Marvos
Vic MastrianniVinnie Moore
Vivienne McAuliffeWarren Morgan
Wayne MathewsWerner Monka
Wolfgang MüllerZoot Money
 

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