It’s true that “country rock,” “acid rock,” and “hard rock” were all geologic terms before they became popular music genres.
And there was also “boss rock” in geology long before Bruce Springsteen came on the scene.
“Heavy metal” came from chemistry, but it was a one-hit wonder.
If you’re looking for a description for your band’s music, geology is your best hope.
Try out one of these geologic terms:
- arenaceous rock rudaceous rock
- igneous rock
- gangue rock
- conglomerate rock grit rock
- dyke rock
- ultrabasic rock intermediate rock pyroclastic rock sedimentary rock boudinage rock
For more geology research and information try http://geology.usgs.gov