Originally Posted by AVRevForum.com
Do you mean Parliament? I think they would be classified as "funk" which is kind of like rock and R&B combined. By the same accord, would Earth,Wind and Fire be rock? I think that "thriller" is part rock record (Beat it, Thriller) and part R&B.
Tell Eddie Van Halen and Steve Lukather that Thriller isn't rock. They are two of the BEST rock guitarists of all time and they both are on Thriller.