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Hawkwind

Hawkwind
Formed: 1969 in England
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Ginger Baker, Danny Thompson, Tim Blake, Dave Brock, Robert Calvert, Steve Swindells, Andy Anderson, Dave Anderson, Harvey Bainbridge, ...See All
Biography: Any sci-fi fan with long memories probably remembers those 1970s' DAW paperback editions of Michael Moorcock's sword-and-sorcery novels, with their images of heavily armored, very muscular warriors, carrying large swords and standing against eerie land- and starscapes. Take that imagery, throw in some ...Read full biography
Space Ritual
Released: 1973
Label: EMI Music Distribution
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Recorded live in December 1972 and released the following year, Space Ritual is an excellent document of Hawkwind's classic lineup, underscoring the group's status as space rock pioneers. As the quintessential ...Read full review
Hall of the Mountain Grill
Released: 1974
Label: One Way Records
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The band's best studio album, coming off of the success of Space Ritual. The group's rock roots are juxtaposed effectively with the swelling synthesizer flourishes and pretentious song ideas, creating ...Read full review
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