Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the late 1940s and early 1950s, developing into a range of different styles in the mid-1960s and later, particularly in the United States and the United Kingdom.
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll, rock 'n' roll, or rock 'n roll) is a genre of popular music that evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950s.   It originated from musical styles such as gospel , jump blues , jazz , boogie woogie , rhythm and blues ,  and country music . 
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Rock music is a genre of popular music. It developed during and after the 1960s in the United States. It originally started in the 1940s and 1950s with the start of rock and roll. Rock and roll grew out of rhythm and blues and country music.
Below are a list of higher profile rock music releases outlined by reliable sources. Bring Me the Horizon announces they are forgoing the recording of full-length albums in lieu of more frequent, smaller EP style releases, the first of which, Post Human: Survival Horror is scheduled for October 30, 2020.
This article summarizes the events related to rock music for the year of 2021. Notable future releases. Foo Fighters is scheduled to release their tenth studio album, Medicine at Midnight, on February 5, 2021. Frontman Dave Grohl has worked on demos throughout 2019, with his only description of the material being that it is musically "weird".
" Rock and Roll Music " is a song written and recorded by rock and roll pioneer Chuck Berry. It has been widely covered and is recognized as one of Berry's most popular and enduring compositions. "Rock and Roll Music" was a record chart hit for Berry, reaching the top 10 in the United States.
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Pop rock (also typeset as pop/rock) is rock music with a greater emphasis on professional songwriting and recording craft, and less emphasis on attitude. Originating in the late 1950s as an alternative to normal rock and roll, early pop rock was influenced by the beat, arrangements, and original style of rock and roll (and sometimes doo-wop).
The smallest ensemble commonly used in rock music is the trio format. In a hard-rock or blues-rock band, or heavy-metal rock group, a "power trio" format is often used, which consists of an electric guitar player, an electric bass guitar player, and a drummer, and typically one or more of these musicians also sing (sometimes all three members sing, e.g. Bee Gees or Alkaline Trio).
Rock music became known in the Soviet Union in the 1960s and quickly broke free from its western roots. According to many music critics, its "golden age" years were the 1980s (especially the era of perestroika), when the Soviet underground rock bands became able to release their records officially.