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4 most significant keyboard rock bands.
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4 most significant keyboard rock bands.
That is, rock bands that featured keyboards/synth etc.

Off the top of my head, bands like Boston, Floyd, Kansas & Deep Purple come to mind.

But there are other bands that have made thier mark with em in their own unique way. Yes, Styx & even Devo. The Doors & Uriah Heep also had an impact.
01-18-2009 10:37 AM
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RE: 4 most significant keyboard rock bands.
Emerson, Lake & Palmer.
01-18-2009 10:43 AM
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RE: 4 most significant keyboard rock bands.
Could also add Kraftwerk, Ultravox and Depeche Mode.
01-18-2009 10:51 AM
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RE: 4 most significant keyboard rock bands.
Not so much Rock but OMD is a firm favourite of mine, well the albums anyway, didn't really like the 'chart' music, too poppy, I guess the same for Gary Numan.
01-18-2009 12:16 PM
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RE: 4 most significant keyboard rock bands.
Early Roxy Music.
01-18-2009 12:27 PM
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RE: 4 most significant keyboard rock bands.
Horse the Band and Arsonists Get All the Girls have some pretty sweet, intense keyboard action. But that's "grindcore" music.
01-18-2009 02:02 PM
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Dyolf Offline
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RE: 4 most significant keyboard rock bands.
Pink Floyd aren't really a "keyboard rock band".... There's not that much keyboard work on Floyd albums that stands out or is particularly significant.

Some better examples:

Yes
The Nice
ELP
Asia
01-18-2009 02:45 PM
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RE: 4 most significant keyboard rock bands.
I would say Can, but they weren't really a extremely keyboard heavy band. Anyway, other bands that come to mind:

-The Doors (Manzarek played a key part in the Doors sound)
-Genesis
-The Who (would synths count as keyboards?)
-Procol Harum

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RE: 4 most significant keyboard rock bands.
Pink Flow Wrote:Could also add Kraftwerk, Ultravox and Depeche Mode.
I dunno about the others, but Kraftwerk is by no means a rock band.
01-18-2009 04:38 PM
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RE: 4 most significant keyboard rock bands.
1.) Pink Floyd
2.) The Doors
3.) Deep Purple
4.) Emerson, Lake & Palmer
01-18-2009 05:03 PM
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