Formed by guitarist/singer Dave Brock, guitarist Mick Slattery and saxophonist Nik Turner in the later 1960's,Hawkwindwereprobably themost
famousunderground rock band in the world. Their history, which spans over three decades, hasbeenmarkedby a series of different line-ups
(through aroundforty changes in members), which of course produced ametamorphiceffect onthe band's sound, which continually
evolved,beginning with a almostjazzy feel in their earliest release("Hawkwind"),progressingto a more experimental and accoustic sound in other
earlyreleases and a more "metal"sound in theseventies, withsome of theirmore recent albums reminiscent of a more electronic feel. At least
100Hawkwind albums exist,includingstudioreleases, bootlegsof live performances, compilations, and EP's.