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Definition of the noun Hard rock

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  1. A rock music genre, typically with heavy use of electric guitars, bass guitar and drums


Hard Rock is a 2013 Shorty Awards-nominated brand owned by Hard Rock International.


Hard rock is a loosely defined subgenre of rock music which has its earliest roots in mid-1960s garage rock, blues rock and psychedelic rock. It is typified by a heavy use of aggressive vocals, distorted electric guitars, bass guitar, drums, and often accompanied with pianos and keyboards.


"Hard Rock" is a book by James D. Macdonald.

  • genre: Speculative fiction
  • copyright: 1991-05

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Google previewSoil survey (1923)

by United States. Bureau of Soils, United States. Bureau of Plant Industry, United States. Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering, United States. Soil Conservation Service, United States. Natural Resources Conservation Service

Hard rock is a limitation in areas where it is encountered during excavation because it increases the difficulty of excavation. lt is a limitation in map units where rock outcrop is a named component and in map units where the dominant soils ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Contemporary Christian Music: Pop, Rock, and Worship (2009)

Pop, Rock, and Worship by Don Cusic

Agape was one of the pioneers in Jesus Rock; formed in 1968 after the conversion of lead singer Fred Caban at a coffeehouse in Huntington Beach, California, the group, whose hard rock sound was reminiscent of Grand Funk Railroad, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)

latest edition. A dictionary of arts, sciences and general literature by Day Otis Kellogg, William Robertson Smith

For blasting hard rock its general superiority in effect to powder was recognized ; and the absence of smoke, where the resistance opposed to the gun- cotton was sufficient to develop its full explosive force, was specially remarked upon.

Google previewUltimate Visual Dictionary (2017)

by DK

FEATURES PRODUCED BY WIND ACTION Mushroom- Wind-blown Canyon sand shaped rock Neck Zeugen Rock base eroded by Joint wind-blown sand Hard rock ROCK PEDESTAL Soft rock Wind-blown Widened Soft Wind-blown sand ...

Google previewSupplement to Encyclopaedia Britannica (1887)

(ninth Edition) A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

/ Hard rock.

Google previewThe Water Encyclopedia, Third Edition (2007)

Hydrologic Data and Internet Resources by Pedro Fierro, Jr., Evan K. Nyer

Specific yield zero Granite Hard boulders Hard granite Hard rock Graphite and rocks Rock (if in area of known crystalline rocks) Clay and Related Materials Specific yield 3 percent Adobe Brittle clay Caving clay ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2013)

by Andrew Smith

The Hard Rock Café is a global chain of restaurants serving classic American fare in a rock-and-roll en- vironment. It is an early example of, and one of the most successful, themed restaurants, where entertainment, marketing, and especially ...

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What is harder than rock, or softer than water Yet soft water hollows out hard rock. Persevere. (Ovid)
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