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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': 129 artists in database

Ab TamboerAndrew "Frizby" Thursby-Pelham
Andrzej TylecAnthony "Top" Topham
Barbara ThompsonBart Terlaak
Benny ThurmanBeto Tataje
Bill TahanaBill Thorndycraft
Billy TalbotBilly Taylor
Billy ToonBobby Tench
Butch TrucksCharlie Terstappen
Chester C. ThompsonChester D. Thompson
Chester ThompsonChris 'Shrat' Thiele
Chris TaylorChristian Tritsch
Chuck TravisClive Taylor
Clive ThackerCraig Tarwater
Danny TaylorDanny Thomas
Danny Thompson JrDave Thomas
Dave ThompsonDave Thompson
David TeegardenDennis Taylor
Dennis ThompsonDick Treat
Dicky TarrachDrachen Theaker
Ellery TempleFritz Trippel
Gareth Llewellyn ThorringtonGary Thain
Gary TibbsGeorg Trolin
Georges ThurstonGregg Thomas
Holger TrülzschHuk Treloar
Ian TowersJørgen Thomsen
Jake ThomasJess "Zoot" Taylor
Jez TurnerJim Tucker
Jimmy ThompsonJoe Lynn Turner
Johan TimmanJohn Tout
John TrubaJohn Tucak
Jon TaylorKalle Trapp
Kavus TorabiKip Trevor
Larry TraitorLemoyne Taylor
Leon ThomasMandi Trapletti
Manfred ThiersMark Treuthardt
Martin ThurnMichael "Mick" Thierfelder
Michael TegzaMick Taylor
Mick TaylorMickey Thomas
Mike TatmanMike Taylor
Nando TischerNick Taylor
Nik TurnerNils Tuxen
Pablo TelezPat Taylor
Paul ThompsonPaul Tiller
Peter TetterooPeter Tilbrook
Phil TalbotPhil Thayer
Rave TesarRichard Tandy
Richard TeppRichard Treece
Rob TaitRob Toth
Rob TownsendRob Tyner
Robert TaylorRon Taylor
Ron ThomasRon Tree
Russell TubbsSean Tyla
Simon TourleSonata Tanjung
Steve Peregrin TookSteve Thompson
Steve ThrallSteve Townsend
Tadeusz TrzcińskiTaj Mahal
Terry TaylorTheo Travis
Theodore ThunderTim Taylor
Tito MascaroTom Rutley
Tommy TaltonTony Tecumseh
Tony ThompsonTrevor Thoms
Troy TateTwink
Twink L. ToesUli Trepte
Wayne ThomasWilliam "Truckaway" Sievers
Wolfgang Trescher

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