Music critics generally rejected harsh, hard-driving metal, but bands like Kiss and Queen achieved huge popularity. No longer was it a matter merely of social stigma or cultural chauvinism on the part of the dominant culture. Their songs, written by professional songwriting teams, either addressed a love interest directly or instructed their mostly female audience on how to handle various romantic situations.
Some rock bands turned up the power on their electric instruments and created the sound known as heavy metal, a name that seems to have been derived from a line in the Where did the saying sex drugs and rock and roll come from in Cincinnati song, "Born to Be Wild.
The dystopic, mechanical aesthetic of New Wave influenced a generation worried about AIDS and technological advances, and the severe, androgynous sensibility of New Wave culture appeared in synth-pop and other dance music.
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Ian Dury. Like punk, this genre did not sell a lot of records, but the musicians heavily influenced those who were coming of age in the s. A, Notorious B.
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