What is another word for hard rock?

Pronunciation: [hˈɑːd ɹˈɒk] (IPA)

The term "hard rock" refers to a genre of music that is characterized by heavy and aggressive guitar riffs, pounding drums, and powerful vocals. However, there are several synonyms that can be used to describe this type of music. One popular synonym is "heavy metal," which shares many of the same characteristics of hard rock, but is often associated with louder and more intense sound. Other synonyms for hard rock include "grunge," which is often used to describe the rough and gritty sound of bands like Nirvana and Soundgarden, and "alternative rock," which encompasses a broader range of rock music that's typically less conventional than mainstream rock.

What are the hypernyms for Hard rock?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
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Famous quotes with Hard rock

  • I'm very moved by Renaissance music, but I still love to play hard rock - though only if it's sophisticated and has some thought behind it.
    Ritchie Blackmore
  • Ian Gillan, Roger Glover and I wanted to be a hard rock band - we wanted to play rock and roll only.
    Ritchie Blackmore
  • The marketing department is really an important part of getting an animated film to work. If the people running it are used to selling live action films and the hard rock music and the sex and all those things... Anything outside that, they just don't know what to do with it.
    Don Bluth
  • I have had success throughout the years. Some of the hard rock bands today don't have the history that I have.
    Gary Cherone
  • Socialism also brings us up against the hard rock of eugenic fact which, if we neglect it, will dash our most beautiful social construction to fragments.
    Havelock Ellis

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