acid rock


Definition of acid rock

: rock music with lyrics and sound relating to or suggestive of drug-induced experiences

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One of the most exciting voices in the new jazz movement that incorporates everything from funk to electronic music and acid rock, British saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings and his trio blaze new Afro-futurist inroads on their second album. Greg Kot,, "Greg Kot picks his top 10 albums of the year so far," 26 June 2019

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First Known Use of acid rock

1966, in the meaning defined above

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