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hard rock

n.
A style of rock music characterized by a harsh, amplified sound and loud, distorted electric guitars.

hard rock

n
(Music, other) music a rhythmically simple and usually highly amplified style of rock and roll

hard′ rock′


n.
rock music dependent on a driving beat and amplified sound.
[1965–70]
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Suddenly a heavy rock tumbled down on them from upper side of the hill, burying them underneath.
Mixing post-punk, gothic and heavy rock, The Cult have always been a band that are hard to put in a box.
It's going to cover all types of music, from steel drums to heavy rock."
At these shows, Sin Dogs will present powerful new material of progressive and heavy rock elements with selected Alex Harvey tracks.
Their music is a blend of heavy rock riffs, psychedelic and atmospheric elements, incorporating influences from a diverse background of music genres, including desert, progressive rock and trip-hop.
It's sort of synth heavy rock and roll, as you'd maybe expect from a Killers side project, but it's not all big hooks and catchy choruses and all the better for the subtle moments.
Townshend has sketched out 15 songs including "dark ballads, heavy rock and cliched Who-ish tunes".
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Don't miss this night of heavy rock. The event will take pace on Friday, October 12, at 7.30pm.
The young animal, believed to have been a spaniel or a beagle, was discovered by fishermen on theLoughorEstuary in a supermarket bag which also contained a heavy rock.
Summary: Part detective, part sleuth, Alan Mathie is a man on a mission, He's a master molecatcher by day, and transforms into heavy rock bass player at night
A Mancunian five-piece proving how heavy rock and hip-hop music can make for wonderful bedfellows.