acid rock

acid rock

noun
rock-'n'-roll music characterized by loud electronic distortions and strident lyrics that refer to drug-induced experiences.

Origin:
1965–70

acid rocker, noun
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acid rock
 
n
a type of rock music characterized by electronically amplified bizarre instrumental effects
 
[C20: from acid (sense 3), alluding to its supposed inspiration by drug-induced states of consciousness]

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