hard rock

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hard rock

[′härd ¦räk]
(geology)
Rock which needs drilling and blasting for removal.

hard rock

Rock, which is found during excavation, that can be removed only by pneumatic tools or explosives.
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Summary: The heavy metal music community gathered to celebrate itself at the Revolver Golden God Awards in Los Angeles.
Black Sabbath and the Rise of Heavy Metal Music, Andrew L.
Cultivation of Personality and Social Reality Through Music: Individual Differences Among Fans of Punk and Heavy Metal Music.
We used the design of the Klinesmith et al study to weigh in on the controversy surrounding the role played by violent lyrics in heavy metal music in causing aggressive behavior, and whether such lyrics operate in the same fashion as the guns in the aforementioned study.
Cope begins his book Black Sabbath and the Rise of Heavy Metal Music by stating: "This book is about music" (p.
You might have never heard of the band "Parmalee" based out of Greenville, North Carolina, or even be a fan of their type of heavy metal music, but a September 21 incident involving their drummer illustrates why the right to self-defense should never be taken away.
Today, the popularity of heavy metal music is both mainstream and global; however the origins of heavy metal can be traced directly to the industrial, working-class neighbourhoods of Birmingham, England in the late 1960's.
Alexander, who loves playing rock and heavy metal music -and also plays guitar like his dad Daniel -had to play three pieces to pass the exam, as well as answering general music questions.
When you switch on the radio in Finland, you hear heavy metal music.
The study of Year 10 students showed significant associations between heavy metal music and suicide ideation, depression, delinquen cy and drug-taking, prompting a call for doctors to include musical tastes as a diagnostic indicator in mental health assessments.
To investigate the effects of heavy metal music, we compared the responses of 18 female undergraduate college students to a baseline silence condition (A) and a heavy metal music condition (B).
The UK leg of the tour is part of Gigantour UK 2008, an annual six-week travelling heavy metal music festival organised by Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine.