Rock usually refers to:
- Rock (geology), naturally occurring solid aggregate of minerals and/or mineraloid
- Rock music, form of popular music, that normally includes guitar riffs.
It can also refer to:
Other articles related to "rock":
... Psychedelic rock is a style of rock music that is inspired or influenced by psychedelic culture and attempts to replicate and enhance the mind-alterin ... The Byrds, and The Yardbirds, emerging as a genre during the mid 1960s among folk rock and blues rock bands in the United Kingdom and United States, such as Grateful Dead, Jefferson ... It reached a peak in between 1967 and 1969 with the Summer of Love and Woodstock Rock Festival, becoming an international musical movement and associated with a widespread counter-culture, before beginning a ...
... Zero (Belgium), was one of the five original Rock in Opposition (RIO) bands that performed at the inaugural RIO festival in London on 12 March 1978 ... between 1976 and 1985, and their music has been described as "Art rock with a twisted A" ... Their compositions are "fractured" elements of jazz, rock and pop with unusual structures that sometimes sound like "demented and absurdist small-orchestra hymns" ...
... Minnesotan musicians of many genres include rock star Prince, harmony singers The Andrews Sisters, rockabilly star Eddie Cochran, folk musician Bob Dylan, surf ...
91X followed in the footsteps of KROQ-FM and switched formats to "rock of the 80s" (modern rock) ... Former 91X on-air personality Jim LaMarca recounts the transition "The day 91X (XETRA-FM) went Rock of the 80s, almost no one knew it was coming so there was no speculation ... He said, 'This is 91X Rock of the 80s and this is "Sex" from Berlin.' Everyone at the station (remember he is now in Mexico 30 minutes away) thought this song was too weird ...
... ROCK1, human gene Rock or islet, small island Rock, or distaff, a tool used in spinning Rock, slang term for crack cocaine Enlarged Jewellery, such as the gemstones on an engagement ring ... military officers' organization The Rock (Radio station), a New Zealand rock music radio station Mangrove red snapper, sometimes called rock salmon ...
Famous quotes containing the word rock:
“Amongst the learned the lawyers claim first place, the most self-satisfied class of people, as they roll their rock of Sisyphus and string together six hundred laws in the same breath, no matter whether relevant or not, piling up opinion on opinion and gloss on gloss to make their profession seem the most difficult of all. Anything which causes trouble has special merit in their eyes.”
—Desiderius Erasmus (c. 14661536)
“What a long strange trip its been.”
—Robert Hunter, U.S. rock lyricist. Truckin, on the Grateful Dead album American Beauty (1971)
“Most rock journalism is people who cant write, interviewing people who cant talk, for people who cant read.”
—Frank Zappa (19401994)