· CHARLOTTE, — The popular Armenian rock band Lav Eli this week announced a concert tour of select East Coast cities this spring. The tour will kick off in Richmond, VA on April 27, followed by performances in Washington, DC on April 28, New York, NY on April 29, Boston, MA on April 30, and conclude in Portland, ME on May 1. Lav Eli band
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· ROCK ART: Studies of the Armenian rock art present in the territory of modern Armenia (historic Armenia was ten times larger, having 300,000* square km area) show that the Armenians were interested in heavenly bodies and phenomena. The Earth, the Sun, the Moon, the Planets, Comets, Milky Way, Stars and Constellations are reflected in these pictures .
Asparez was the only Armenian rock act to release an LP on the iconic Soviet label Melodiya. The bands Tarerk, Tessilk, and Maximum had strong followings at home. Read more about Armenian Rock: Audience in Armenia, Music Awards, Rock Festivals, Concerts By Outside Groups, Other Activity. Famous quotes containing the words armenian and/or rock: " The .
The authors reveal part of this cognition, expressed in visual form (petroglyphs and rock art), in a number of clusters of Armenian Rock Art (10th 5th millennium BC) remarkable for their form and content, as well as implemented in the motif of birth of the first human in the ancient Armenian song "Birth of Vahagn". Reconstruction of ideas on Natural Philosophy, Metaphysics, .
· Unzipped comments on a new "Rock Association" established by Armenia's blogging prime minister, Tigran Sargsyan. Although not doubting the genuine intentions of the senior official known for his love of the musical genre, the blog still concludes that the less than casual meeting didn't fit in with the spirit it...
· Under the "Rock Aid Armenia", 75,000 has already been collected, 45,000 by the rock stars and 30,000 from the Government of Armenia. In all, the restoration of the school would cost 250,000. By the way the design of a new school building is also on charitable basis prepared by the Armenian Diaspora architect Rafik Aschyan.
History  Soviet Era . Rock was greatly restricted for most of the period Armenia was under Soviet rule, being viewed by the CPSU as a Western antisocialist influence. Yet, by the early 1970s, there were a range of popular bands in the capital city of Yerevan strong enough to compete with their Soviet counterparts Arthur Meschian's "Arakyalner", "1+2", .
Rock and roll is a musical genre, originated from United States. It was greatly restricted for most of the period Armenia was under Soviet rule as american anticommunist influence, but following the loosening of control in the early 1980s, a number of Armenian rock bands became prominent. The first was Thessilk, who formed in 1983.