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":
... of Minnesota Minnesotan musicians of many genres include rock star Prince, harmony singers The Andrews Sisters, rockabilly star Eddie Cochran, folk musician Bob Dylan, surf band The Trashmen, garage ...
... Psychedelic rock is a style of rock music that is inspired or influenced by psychedelic culture and attempts to replicate and enhance the mind-altering experiences of ... 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 Airplane, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Cream ... 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 ...
... of KROQ-FM and switched formats to "rock of the 80s" (modern rock) ... 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 ...
... 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 The Rock, a headland ... military officers' organization The Rock (Radio station), a New Zealand rock music radio station Mangrove red snapper, sometimes called rock salmon ...
... Samla Mammas Manna (Sweden) and Univers 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 ... and their music has been described as "Art rock with a twisted A" ... are "fractured" elements of jazz, rock and pop with unusual structures that sometimes sound like "demented and absurdist small-orchestra hymns" ...
Famous quotes containing the word rock:
“Safe upon the solid rock the ugly houses stand:
Come and see my shining palaces built upon the sand.”
—Edna St. Vincent Millay (18921950)
“Glorious things of thee are spoken, Zion city of our God!
He, whose word cannot be broken, Formd for thee his own abode:
On the rock of ages founded, What can shake thy sure repose?
With salvations walls surrounded Thou mayst smile at all thy foes.”
—John Newton (17251807)
“Never before since Jamestown and Plymouth Rock has our American civilization been in such danger as now.... [The Nazis] have made it clear that not only do they intend to dominate all life and thought in their own country, but also to enslave the whole of Europe, and then to use the resources of Europe to dominate the rest of the world.”
—Franklin D. Roosevelt (18821945)