Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a style of heavy-metal rock music that emphasizes fast tempos, jolting rhythms, limited harmonic development, anguished and rebellious lyrics, etc.
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Heavy metal music that is exceptionally harsh and fast. Also called thrash.