- (loosely) of or relating to igneous or metamorphic rocks, as in mining (hard-rock mining) and geology (hard-rock geology).
Origin of hard-rock
- the original form of rock-'n'-roll, basically dependent on a consistently loud and strong beat.
Origin of hard rock
Examples from the Web for hard-rock
Contemporary Examples of hard-rock
“How old is”—Ryan likes to play up his age by talking about his hard-rock music tastes.
Historical Examples of hard-rock
It relates not only to the hard-rock geology but to the gravel and surface geology.The Economic Aspect of Geology
C. K. Leith
And have Breck order half a dozen hard-rock drills from the blacksmith.Smoke Bellew
Most of the hundred or more operating leases of Rawhide were owned by these hard-rock miners.My Adventures with Your Money
George Graham Rice
- music a rhythmically simple and usually highly amplified style of rock and roll