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acid rock


Definitions from WordNet

Noun acid rock has 1 sense
  1. psychedelic rock, acid rock - a musical style that emerged in the mid-1960s; rock music inspired by or related to drug-induced experience
    --1 is a kind of rock 'n' roll, rock'n'roll, rock-and-roll, rock and roll, rock, rock music

Definitions from the Web

Term: Acid Rock


Acid rock refers to a genre of music that originated in the 1960s, characterized by its heavy, distorted electric guitar sound, lyrics that often dealt with psychedelic experiences, and a generally experimental and improvisatory approach.

Part of Speech:



  1. The genre of music described above.
  2. A type of rock music influenced by psychedelic and countercultural movements.
  3. Musical works that incorporate elements of psychedelia and experimentation.
  4. A style of rock music that uses extensive guitar distortion and feedback.


Popular Usage:

"Acid rock became very popular among counterculture youth in the 1960s and influenced several prominent bands."

Local Usage:

"In our local music scene, acid rock bands are gaining popularity, and many local artists are experimenting with psychedelic sounds."

Sample Sentences:

1. "The acid rock movement greatly influenced the development of music genres like heavy metal and progressive rock."

2. "Their concert was a mind-bending experience, with the band performing an extended acid rock jam."

3. "The guitarist's blistering acid rock solo stole the show."

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