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A very broad term which can refer to any heavier type of rock music, often used to describe bands that range from grunge to metalcore, and also to describe hard rock music with alternative influences such as nu metal and alternative metal.

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  • Black Sabbath called themselves Heavy Rock before the term Heavy Metal existed. (2)
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  • Heavy rock is not a genre...it's virtually just hard rock.
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  • In my ears heavy rock bands tend to play hard rock music with progressive and melodic elements.
  • Hard metal.
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  • Jorn.
  • i wonder if there is a hard metal genre [2]
  • I agree. Heavy rock is early metal.

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