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Nickelback, for the lucky few who don't know, is a Canadian hard rock band that personifies the idea of the lowest common denominator.
Def Leppard put 15 electro-hard rock songs in the Top 40 between 1983 and 1994.
Dave King began as a singer for a heavy metal band called Fastway, then moved to fronting a milder hard rock band called Katmandu.
The idea was to crack the hard rock formations around the well and stimulate the release of oil or gas trapped within.
But hold the hard rock — there's no need to get super intense.
Carlo Valdes, an American who rides with pilot Justin Olsen, listens to hard rock music.
And finally, the work of thousands of Alaskans from the Bristol Bay region led directly to Administrator Scott Pruitt's recent decision to uphold restrictions on hard rock mining in the Bristol Bay watershed.
In January 2015, Caldwell and climbing partner Kevin Jorgeson became the first ever to complete one of the hardest rock climbs in history, a free ascent of the nearly vertical 3,000-foot Dawn Wall on El Capitan in Yosemite.
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Definition of hard rock for English Language Learners
: loud rock music that has a heavy regular beat
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