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List of garage rock bands

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The following is a list of garage rock bands. It is not exclusive to collective bands, but also includes solo acts who have created music in this style (usually backed by accompanying musicians). The list features artists from the US and Canada, but also includes similar acts from other countries.


Later period protopunk and garage-influenced bands (1967 to 1979)

The bands listed were often considered garage rock, but also straddled the line with other genres such as punk, psychedelia, acid rock, blues rock, power pop, hard rock, bubblegum, glam, prog rock, protopunk, art rock or even heavy metal. Many similar British bands of this era (1965-1979) were retrospectively called "Freakbeat" and pub rock.

1980-present garage rock revival bands

Some of these bands overlap with punk, the mod revival, psychobilly, new wave, the Paisley Underground, indie rock, indie pop, neo-psychedelia, power pop, punk blues, noise rock/noisepop, garage punk, Britpop, grunge, hard rock and even riot grrl, queercore or traditional heavy metal.


List of garage rock bands Wikipedia

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