Definitions

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  • interj. The sound of a power chord on an electric guitar.
  • v. To play a power chord on an electric guitar.

Etymologies

Imitative. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The masthead is in a font that is made to look cracked, this links to the idea of onomatopoeia that 'kerrang' sounds like the crashing sound of a symbol, connoting again the style of music the magazine is based on.

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  • NME tv, Scuzz, kerrang, MTV, Q, the box ... like the track, and even the video but are bound by strict broadcasting rules.

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  • The album ranges from the heavy kerrang of the opener (“Nothing Too Much Just Out of Sight”) to the plaintive and lo-fi follow-up (“Two Magpies”), reminiscent of the hushed urgency of his early solo albums, and on through string sections and rousing marching-band fervor and even a bit of hymn singing (“Is This Love?”).

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  • Indeed the crunching kerrang of a nicely distorted axe is, in our humble opinion, the finest sound in the world.

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  • Black Dahlia Murder, White Chapel, and more. (www2. kerrang.com)

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  • The idea represented by kerrang here is, to be a performer you have to be cool.

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  • Politics video of how to get a cool long exposure photo on an escalator: musicians on YouTube think extreme guitar soloists, pounding drummers, violin trios, hard-edged vocalists and even animated kerrang-ing Lego musicians.

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