Du Rock-F.M. plus Hard Rock

Le Hard-F.M. ou Pop Metal ou Metal Pop est un genre musical créé aux USA dans les 80’s. Plus musclé que son cousin, le Rock-F.M., le Hard-F.M. s’impose dans les charts et surtout sur les ondes radios dès 1981 avec des groupes comme SURVIVOR ou BALANCE. Suivront rapidement EUROPE et BON JOVI. C’est un dérivé du Glam Metal pour son côté Metal adouci.

Albums :

. BON JOVI (Slippery when wet)

. EUROPE (The final countdown)

. BALANCE (In for the count)

. SURVIVOR (Eye of the tiger)

. DEF LEPPARD (Hysteria)

. HONEYMOON SUITE (Racing after midnight)

. Y & T (Down for the count)

. NIGHT RANGER (Midnight madness)

. GREAT WHITE (Once bitten)

. TESLA (The great radio controversy)

. SLAUGHTER (Stick it to ya)

Hit Singles :

. BON JOVI – Keep the faith

. BRYAN ADAMS – Thought I’d died and gone to heaven

. CHEAP TRICK – Mighty wings

. CREYE – Spreading fire

. CROSSING RUBICON – Too late

. DAVID FORBES – Girl tell me why

. ERAMNESIA – Alone under neon lights

. EUROPE – The final countdown

. GENERATION RADIO – Why are you calling me now?

. HYDRA – Stop the madness

. MICHAEL BOLTON – Everybody’s crazy

. MICHAEL JACKSON – Beat it

. MICHAEL JACKSON – Dirty Diana

. MICHAEL MORALES – What I like about you

. RESTLESS SPIRITS – I need a lil’ white lie

. REVOLUTION SAINTS – Need each other

. REVOLUTION SAINTS – Talking like strangers

. RONNIE ATKINS – Trinity

. SURVIVOR – Burning heart

. SURVIVOR – Eye of the tiger

. THE RASMUS – Live and never die

. TOTO – Hold the line

. VENUS 5 – Nothing but a heartache