Aerosmith, AC/DC, Def Leppeard.
"Walk This Way," "Highway to Hell," "Pour Some Sugar On Me."
Hard Rock established itself in the 1970's when bands like Led Zeppelin for example got away from the more acid rock bands like Jimi Hendrix, Cream, Iron Butterfly who were more psychedelic and less blues. It was Led Zeppelin who set the prototypical hard rock sound that would be imitated from the 1970's to the present. Hard Rock is also much more commerical friendly than Heavy Metal.
Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, Queen, AC/DC, Thin Lizzy, Blue Oyster Cult, Alice Cooper, Pink Floyd, Heart, Deep Purple, Mountain, Pearl Jam, Stone Temple Pilots.
Hard Rock is just classic rock that's often a little too hard and rocking for the ladies who prefer more mellow stuff which is cool.Classic rock includes any rock from the 60's and 70's such as psychedelic rock,acid rock,hard rock,progressive rock,progressive hard rock and maybe some metal before it became such a trendy fad and before Mtv fagged it up beyond repair and the underground dicks didn't help either with the possible exception of "some" thrash metal.Classic rock was more blues influenced and soulful than today's metal which is too stiff and stupid and dark and goth and evil to be enjoyable.more...
Let's do this right with no faggy hair metal or grunge tards...
Rush (started out as hard rock and hard progressive rock)
BTO (listen to songs like "Not Fragile" and "Welcome Home")
Scorpions (old stuff before the dark times,before metal)
Queen (if you don't think so it's because you haven't listened closely enough)
Ozzy with Randy
Van Halen (the original Van Halen only)
Hard Rock is very closely associated with rock,classic rock,progressive roc...
a stone or pebble which is particularly solid.
Granite is a hard rock.
When your boner is so intense, that your ball become as hard as your boner.
Her ass made me so hard that I recieved a hard rock along with a boner.
Anything particularly LOUD, edgy, heavy, rowdy, or mildly controversial from the 60's or 70's is HARD ROCK. Other characteristics include wild guitar solos or particularly long guitar solos or super long jam songs that chicks didn't usually dig on too much. This is just a simple distinction from all of the other awesome regular rock and pop rock from that time period. Any rock band from the 60's or 70's might have some regular or even mellow rock, or some songs that are definately HARD ROCK songs. Pop rock back then didn't have to be mellow per se. It could also be HARD ROCK. Nothing in the 80's counts as HARD ROCK unless it's by bands leftover from the 60's and 70's or by bands who atleast first became popular in atleast the late 70's and played with the same spirit as the awesome 60's and 70's bands. Van Halen (with Roth) is the epitome of a band that first became popular in the late 70's but then went on to be the premier HARD ROCK band of the 80's that still new what they were doing and played in the true spirit of HARD ROCK. Shit that came later wasn't done properly and at best is just some hair metal or glam metal bands trying to do their impression of hard rock and failing miserably due to their failing metal sensibilities and lack of vocal talent.more...
HARD ROCK could also be thoughtful or intelligent and not just stuck in rowdy or controversial mode all of the time like how many of today's shoddy imitators like to think of it as being. --- hard rock --> Heartbreaker (...
hard rock is the music inbetween beatles and bands like metallica and Nirvana but not pop. usally has great gutiar rifts. is above light and classic rock but not metal and alternative most say it starts with led zepplin
examples of hard rock are led zepplin van halen guns n roses ac/dc rush quiet riot aerosmith styx egales and maybe motley crue