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acid rock

n.
A style of rock music of the late 1960s having a prominent repetitive beat and lyrics that suggest psychedelic experiences.

acid rock

n
(Pop Music) a type of rock music characterized by electronically amplified bizarre instrumental effects
[C20: from acid (sense 3), alluding to its supposed inspiration by drug-induced states of consciousness]

ac′id rock′


n.
rock music notable for electronic distortion, psychotropic allusion, and stridency of sound and lyrics.
[1965–70]
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Noun1.acid rock - a musical style that emerged in the 1960sacid rock - a musical style that emerged in the 1960s; rock music inspired by or related to drug-induced experience
rock and roll, rock music, rock 'n' roll, rock-and-roll, rock'n'roll, rock - a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of black rhythm-and-blues with white country-and-western; "rock is a generic term for the range of styles that evolved out of rock'n'roll."
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With an approved rehabilitation plan and an ISO 14001, this prospective open pit mine fully addresses potential acid rock draining issues.
The band's sound infuses the Greek Rebetiko sound with Afrobeat, Cumbia, Acid Rock, Psychedelia and Jazz.
Pebble would no longer require the use of waste rock piles, significantly reducing risk associated with acid rock drainage and potential related environmental impacts.
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Old friend and Twin Town director Kevin Allen said: "Deke was a true gentlemen of acid rock and he had a fantastic presence on stage.
The rock geochemical characterization program, also handled by PT Lorax, has continued with static tests for acid rock drainage and metal leaching evaluations progressing as planned.
One of the most formidable and revolutionary lineups in Latin-tinged, acid rock history reunites for the first time in 45 years.
to strengthen the Environmental Management Bureau monitoring process with respect to such issues as mining tailings, waste rocks and acid rock drainage.
Listeners will hear tastes of 1960s blues-fused acid rock, boogie, bluegrass, soul, groove, garage punk and doo-wop.
Geochemical--including karst and acid rock drainage
Diamond's dismissal from KHJ was serendipitous, however, as he signed on to do the 9-midnight show at KBLA in Burbank, where he invented and started the legendary "Diamond Mine" radio show -- three hours of acid rock and psychedelic poetry every night.
Warner's fundamental idea is that the original Beat writers, first prominent in the 1950s, and the musicians of the British invasion and acid rock, most prominent in the 1960s, were connected in ways that both symbolized and facilitated the breakdown of constraining boundaries between "high" and "low" culture, which had needlessly divided audiences, critics, and academics into divergent camps of mutually uncomprehending partisans.