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Los Angeles is commonly associated with the arts industries, especially film and music. It’s here where epic rock bands like Van Halen were discovered and music styles were afforded life.
In the 1960s, youth fell in love with surf rock while hippies grooved to psychedelic rock.
Through the 1970s and 80s, Tinseltown was dominated by glam metal, country rock and those cool blends of rock, jazz, funk and Latin music Grammy-winning guitarist Carlos Santana brought to the table.
By the 1990s, hardcore and indie rock squeezed into frame as featured acts with sequential roles.
As local cover and tribute bands continue to keep alive LA’s rich musical history, a refreshing wave of musical genres is now beginning to wash ashore.
Here is a select list of LA’s top rock bands, including one that’s creating a new 21st century approach to rock music.
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