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Acid rock Save Acid rock is a loosely defined type of rock music  that evolved out of the mids garage punk  movement and helped launch the psychedelic subculture. The style is generally defined by heavy, distorted guitars, lyrics with drug references, and long improvised jams.
Its distinctions from other genres can be tenuous, as much of the style overlaps with '60s punkproto-metaland early heavy, blues -based hard rock.
The term, which derives its name from lysergic acid diethylamide LSDis sometimes used interchangeably with " psychedelic rock ", but may refer more specifically to a more musically intense subgenre or sibling to the psychedelic rock style. Acid rock distinguishes itself from other psychedelic styles by having a harder, louder, or heavier sound, and developed mainly from the American West Coast.
Such American groups did not focus on novelty recording effects or whimsy as much as subsequent British psychedelia, and instead emphasized the heavier qualities associated with both the positive and negative extremes of the psychedelic experience.
As the movement progressed into the late s and s, elements of acid rock split into two directions, with hard rock and heavy metal on one side and progressive rock on the other. In the s, the stoner metal genre combined acid rock with other hard rock styles such as grungeupdating the heavy riffs and long jams found in acid rock and psychedelic-influenced metal.
Definitions "Acid rock" is loosely defined. The latter label was applied to a pounding, hard rock variant that evolved out of the mids garage-punk movement. When rock began turning back to softer, roots-oriented sounds in lateacid-rock bands mutated into heavy metal acts.
Szatmary states, "a legion of rock bands, playing what became known as 'acid rock,' stood in the vanguard of the movement for cultural change.
Their stage performance involved the use of strobe lights to reproduce LSD's "surrealistic fragmenting" or "vivid isolating of caught moments". That [song's theremin ] sent so many musicians back to the studio to create this music on acid. The earliest known use of the term "garage punk" appeared in Lenny Kaye 's track-by-track liner notes for the anthology compilation Nuggets: Original Artyfacts from the First Psychedelic Era, , which prominently featured both acid rock and garage rock.
Pepper -influenced, British-style psychedelic rock with the more Hendrix-influenced, electric guitar-centered American acid rock style. At a time when many British psychedelic bands played whimsical or surrealistic psychedelic rock, many s American rock bands, especially those from the West Coastdeveloped a rawer or harder version of psychedelic rock containing garage rock energy.
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