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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 'T': 31 bands in database

Τα 4 Επίπεδα Της Ύπαρξης (Greece)T.I.M.E. (United States)
Tabaco (Spain)Tamam Shud (Australia)
Tangerine Dream (Germany)Taste (Ireland)
Tea and Symphony (United Kingdom)Teardrop Explodes (United Kingdom)
Tee Set (Netrherlands)Tee-Set (Netrherlands)
Them (United Kingdom)Think Tank (Netrherlands)
Third Eye (South Africa (RSA))Thirteenth Floor Elevators, The (United States)
Thundermother (United Kingdom)Tiffany System (United States)
Timebox (United Kingdom)Toad (Switzerland)
Tomorrow (United Kingdom)Tomorrow's Gift (Germany)
Tongue & Groove (United States)Trace (Netrherlands)
Traffic (United Kingdom)Trikolon (Germany)
Tritonus (Germany)Truth (United Kingdom)
Tucky Buzzard (United Kingdom)Tuesday's Children (United Kingdom)
Tully (Australia)Turtles (United States)
Twenty Sixty Six and Then (Germany)

Psychedelic Rock artists starting with 'T': 128 artists in database

Ab TamboerAndrew "Frizby" Thursby-Pelham
Andrzej TylecAnthony "Top" Topham
Barbara ThompsonBart Terlaak
Benny ThurmanBeto Tataje
Bill TahanaBill Thorndycraft
Billy TaylorBilly Toon
Bobby TenchButch Trucks
Charlie TerstappenChester C. Thompson
Chester D. ThompsonChester Thompson
Chris 'Shrat' ThieleChris Taylor
Christian TritschChuck Travis
Clive TaylorClive Thacker
Craig TarwaterDanny Taylor
Danny ThomasDanny Thompson Jr
Dave ThomasDave Thompson
Dave ThompsonDavid Teegarden
Dennis TaylorDennis Thompson
Dick TreatDicky Tarrach
Drachen TheakerEllery Temple
Fritz TrippelGareth Llewellyn Thorrington
Gary ThainGary Tibbs
Georg TrolinGeorges Thurston
Gregg ThomasHolger Trülzsch
Huk TreloarIan Towers
Jørgen ThomsenJake Thomas
Jess "Zoot" TaylorJez Turner
Jim TuckerJimmy Thompson
Joe Lynn TurnerJohan Timman
John ToutJohn Truba
John TucakJon Taylor
Kalle TrappKavus Torabi
Kip TrevorLarry Traitor
Lemoyne TaylorLeon Thomas
Mandi TraplettiManfred Thiers
Mark TreuthardtMartin Thurn
Michael "Mick" ThierfelderMichael Tegza
Mick TaylorMick Taylor
Mickey ThomasMike Tatman
Mike TaylorNando Tischer
Nick TaylorNik Turner
Nils TuxenPablo Telez
Pat TaylorPaul Thompson
Paul TillerPeter Tetteroo
Peter TilbrookPhil Talbot
Phil ThayerRave Tesar
Richard TandyRichard Tepp
Richard TreeceRob Tait
Rob TothRob Townsend
Rob TynerRobert Taylor
Ron TaylorRon Thomas
Ron TreeRussell Tubbs
Sean TylaSimon Tourle
Sonata TanjungSteve Peregrin Took
Steve ThompsonSteve Thrall
Steve TownsendTadeusz Trzciński
Taj MahalTerry Taylor
Theo TravisTheodore Thunder
Tim TaylorTito Mascaro
Tom RutleyTommy Talton
Tony TecumsehTony Thompson
Trevor ThomsTroy Tate
TwinkTwink L. Toes
Uli TrepteWayne Thomas
William "Truckaway" SieversWolfgang Trescher
 

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