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Birth Place: Ladbroke Grove, England
Years Active: 1969–present
Genres: Hard Rock, Protopunk, Progressive Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Space Rock, Acid Rock

Hawkwind are an English rock band, one of the earliest space rock groups. Their lyrics favour urban and science fiction themes. They are also a noted precursor to punk rock and now are considered a link between the hippie and punk cultures. Formed in November 1969 by singer-songwriter and guitarist Dave Brock, Hawkwind have gone through many incarnations and styles of music. Critic Jim Green describes their trademark sound as characterised by "that gargantuan and impenetrable pre-metal/hardcore drone, those great riffs, that inexorable drive to destinations unknown". Dozens of musicians have worked with the group; fantasy and science fiction writer Michael Moorcock was an occasional collabor... Continue Bio >>


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