While icons of Australian cock rock
are certainly present (cue: AC/DC, The Angels and Skyhooks), the inclusion of artists like all-girl pop group Peaches and solo entertainer Peter Allen show the diversity in Australian audiences' music taste.
The cock rock
image is the rampant, destructive male traveller, smashing hotels and groupies alike.
They were often shrugged off as being this bombastic, heavy metal, cock rock
band, which is completely and utterly not true.
CHARLY'S ROCK EN ESPANOL runs the gambit from Beatles-style pop to psychedelia to cock rock
to prog-like doodlings to what sounds suspiciously like Adult Contemporary.
There are some not very convincing attempts to persuade us that metal is a descendent of Richard Wagner's classical music, plus a look at how the early work of Led Zeppelin spawned death metal, power metal, black metal, new black metal, thrash, grindcore and the cock rock
that fills stadiums - and trousers - around the world.
The medium is cock rock
, but the message is blue balls.
From Sheila Whitely's discussion of Queen and cock rock
to Henry Spiller's analysis of Indonesian pop, this commitment to a broad spectrum of genres not only ensures the book's wide appeal--it also invites comparison between the essays.