Rock and roll is a style of popular broad-ranging music, known throughout the world. Chile's rock music comes from many decades of evolving musical styles, many of the later conceived artists in the 80's and 90's are highly influenced by artists such as Victor Jara and Violeta Parra. The biggest act to become famous outside of their home country Chile, undoubtedly are La Ley, which has had this commercial success.
The roots of Chilean rock go back to La Nueva Ola Chilena(or Chilean New Wave), which refers to the stars of the 1950s and 1960s. These included Alan y sus Bates, Los Rockets, Buddy Richard, Jose Alfredo Fuentes and Los Ramblers. After this period, Chilean rock declined until the 1980s, when the scene became more closely associated with politics, especially opposition to Augusto Pinochet and it's regime. The most well-known and influential band from this period was Los Prisioneros. Others groups of the decade, heavily influenced by electronic music and [[Argentine_rock19841990: Argentine Rock goes International|argentine rock escene]], includes Aparato Raro, Upa! and Electrodomesticos. In the Late 1980s and Early 1990s. An underground Punk Rock scene began showing up with bands like Fiskales Ad-Hok, Los Miserables and BBs Paranoicos.
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