Surf Music and the California Sound

rock and roll, hard rock, heavy metal, grunge

Water with swirls reminisent of California wavesSurf music is a combination of rock and roll and rockabilly music combined with the surfer lifestyle and ethic of the Southern California Coast and fused into a new genre of music. It is a style charged by a hard rock influenced instrumental sounds, particularly the guitar, and rockabilly grooves.


Dick Dale and The Surfaris were one of the early proponents of the style and their particular brand of surf rock featured fast tempos combined with highly charged electric guitars and unusual percussion which would be very influential upon the future of rock musicians particularly the hard rock and heavy metal genres.


Dangers of the surf as seen as by California rockersOther bands like the Beach Boys and Jan and Dean would further inflame the surf revolution by slowing the tempos and adding harmony vocals to create the definitive California Sound which would sweep the world of pop music and influence a large group of future musicians including unlikely genres like grunge.

Silver Dragon Records Presents the History of Rock

Thank you for your interest in Houston Rock Record Label Silver Dragon Records. Below is some information on our record label and website catering to rock fans and musicians.

Houston Rock Record Label Silver Dragon Records presentsAbstract illustration of Silver Dragon Records rock band Lazarus X and the their latest independent CD release Weapon of Love. Lazarus X's combines determined hard hitting rock with haunting and soulful melodies which struck a chord with many underground rock music fans. Some fans received a preview of the publicity photos and underground rock CD WOL at a rooftop listening party a day before it was released and the response was amazing. Check out Rock Band Lazarus X merchandise like The Weapon of Love Tour T-Shirt and the Weapon of Love CD or preview one of their songs by downloading a free rock mp3.


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