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Hard rock music on the radio

Hard rock is a genre of rock music that is characterized by its heavy use of distorted electric guitars, bass guitar, and drums. The roots of hard rock can be traced back to the mid-1960s, with bands like The Who, The Kinks, and The Rolling Stones incorporating hard-driving blues-based guitar riffs into their music. However, it was the emergence of bands like Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, and Deep Purple in the late 1960s and early 1970s that solidified the sound of hard rock.

Some of the most popular artists in the hard rock genre include AC/DC, Guns N' Roses, Aerosmith, Metallica, and Van Halen. These bands all have a distinct sound that is characterized by heavy riffs, powerful vocals, and aggressive drumming. Other notable bands in the genre include Queen, Kiss, and Iron Maiden.

There are a number of radio stations that specialize in playing hard rock music. Some of the most popular ones include Hard Rock Heaven, HardRadio, and KNAC.COM. These stations play a mix of classic and contemporary hard rock, and often feature interviews with musicians, news updates, and other related content. Hard rock music also features prominently on many mainstream rock stations around the world, and is often included in festival lineups alongside other heavy genres like metal and punk.