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  • v. Present participle of piledrive.


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  • But even sludgy Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi couldn't have conceived of the single-mindedness of Sleep, who in 1995 distanced themselves from their stoner-rock contemporaries by reducing a handful of riffs into tar and piledriving a single, 60-minute song into their fans' skulls on the epochal album "Dopesmoker."

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  • Yet for many artists – Jai Paul, Jamie xx, Mount Kimbie – there seems to be a shift of emphasis away from rearranging your kidneys with piledriving bass and more towards toying with your emotions instead not for nothing did the term "blubstep" spring up.

    Tim Jonze's On shuffle: dubstep

  • I have since condoned piledriving annoying people.

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  • Four years later, when widely unfancied, they upset favourites Brazil en route to a final they would surely have won on a shoot-out against penalty-phobic Italy had Zinedine Zidane not chosen to mark the end of his wondrous career by piledriving his hairless head into Marco Materazzi's thorax. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Their first album, Little Feat (1971), bristled with beefy rock epics such as Hamburger Midnight, driven from the back by Hayward's piledriving beat, alongside gutbucket blues and George's classic truck-driving song, Willin '.

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  • They got off on Carey for a minute and Lawler mentioned piledriving Andy Kaufman many years sgo, with JR noting that eight people saw the movie about it.

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  • Using amplification, electronic effects, bowing, and techniques like tremoloing-a staccato repetition of a particular chord that approximates a sustained tone-he coaxes a sublime range of sounds from the instrument, and the piledriving support from drummer Jared Seabrook (his brother) and bassist Tom Blancarte makes this one of the most striking records I've heard in years.

    Chicago Reader

  • It alternates between a Kelly/Wienrich twin-guitar line and a massive dirty piledriving riff.

    The Line Of Best Fit

  • Just living in the city through years of pre-Olympic jackhammering, piledriving and gridlock gave Miller the idea for his composition

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  • In his welterweight victory, Johny Hendricks, a two-time national champion wrestler at Oklahoma State, teed off on Ricardo Funch, piledriving him three times and using his face as a piñata before winning via unanimous decision.

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