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Gen X Music Genres

When many people think of music in regards to the Generation X era, they might think of the New Wave and Hair Metal scenes of the eighties. While those styles might provide the most common visual reminders of the time, the years from the mid-seventies to the mid-nineties also brought us Rap, Disco, Techno, Industrial, Goth, Thrash, Death Metal, Grunge and don’t forget the Urban Cowboy country boom of the early eighties.

Can you think of any other genres? What was your favorite of the era?

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Judas Priest “British Steel”

39 years ago today, Judas Priest released British Steel, one of the most influential albums in heavy metal history. The album contained classics such as Living After Midnight, Breaking the Law, United, and Metal Gods.





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The #1 Album on this day in 1982

“Beauty and the Beat” by The Go Go’s. One of the true classics of the early MTV era. The single “We Got the Beat” was #2 on the singles chart.