Blue Cheer

Cult Heroes: Blue Cheer - the band who invented heavy metal | LouderBlue Cheer was an American rock band that initially performed and recorded in the late 1960s and early 1970s and was sporadically active until 2009. Based in San Francisco, Blue Cheer played in a psychedelic blues rock or acid rock style, and are also credited as being some of the earliest pioneers of heavy metal, with their cover of “Summertime Blues” sometimes cited as the first in the genre. They have also been noted as influential in the development of genres as disparate as punk rock, stoner rock, doom metal, experimental rock, and grunge. See for more. Blue Cheer were formed in 1966 by Dickie Peterson.  See for more.

Summertime Blues (1968)

Hoochie Coochie Man

Rock me Baby

Gypsy Rider

Second Time Around

Peace Of Mind

The Hunter

Blue Steel Dues

Just A Little Bit

V̰ḭn̰cebus Eruptum- 1968– Full Album

Blue Cheer 1969 (full album)

The Original Human Being 1970 (full album)

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