Azerbaijani rock ( Azerbaijani: ) is a wide variety of forms of Azərbaycan roku rock music made in Azerbaijan or by artists of Azerbaijani descent.
History [ edit ]
Soviet Era [ edit ]
Rock was greatly restricted for most of the period Azerbaijan was under
Soviet rule, being viewed by the CPSU as a Western anti-socialist influence. Among the most recognized groups of Soviet era were [1 ] Coldünya, Yuxu, "Eksulap", and "Khurramids". [2 ] [3 ]
Post-Soviet Era [ edit ]
Following collapse of
Soviet Union, the rock audience in Azerbaijan started slowly to grow and groups like Unformal gained popularity among local fans. [4 ] Sumgayit was credited as the main regional driving force behind rock bands of the 1990s including Yuxu, Miraj, Mozalan, and Sirr. [3 ] [5 ] [6 ]
Tuborg GreenFest will be held in Baku, by making it largest rock festival in country's rock history. [7 ]
Notable Performers [ edit ]
Individuals [ edit ]
, which was considered one of the most successful emerging Azerbaijani bands of the early 2000s.
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