Best known in the United States for its connection in the Rock and Metal scene, it can be called by a variety of terms: devil sign, devil horns, goat horns, metal horns, metal sign, throwing the goat, evil fingers, Pommesgabel (Pommes = fries, Gabel = fork), mano cornuto, peka evil, the horns, also "Rock Fist" or more simply the "Rock On" sign. This guide is to teach you the right way to "Rock On" without looking like a

Step 1: Not to Be Confused With...

This is a gesture with a vulgar meaning in Mediterranean countries and a variety of meanings and uses in other cultures. Noteworthy for those traveling outside of the Americas.

The "Rock On"sign is not to be confused with the sign for "I love you" in American Sign Language, which is made by also extending the thumb, or the shaka sign used in Hawaii, which is made by extending just the thumb and little finger.

Note the picture of the female who is attempting to show how much she "loves something" with not one, but two hands. Obviously all of her love could not contain her tongue. I suppose that heart on her chest is most appropriate.
<p>Call it want you like but it's the symbol of the horns </p>
<p>Not cool!!!!!</p>
I just watched a metallica concert last night and I <em>had</em> to toss this up a few times. lol<br/>
dude they put on a killer concert dont they, i seen 'em Nov 18, '08
freak ya they do! one of the sickest bands to see live by far!
definitely, dude what was awesome was that it just happened to be Kirk Hammetts birthday, and at the end they were playin Seek and Destroy, and they were like silly stringin him and throwin pies at him, they actually had to bring him a rag to clean his strings out to continue to solo lol
hahaha dude that is SICK I wish something like that woulda happened at the concert i went to.
yea man i couldnt believe we were lucky enough to go to that. There were these people who had a sign that said &quot;Happy B-day Kirk&quot;, and i was thinkin they were just screwin around. then it as it turned out it really was his birthday lol
R.I.P. Ronnie James Dio
&nbsp;You split an infinitive! Tisk Tisk!
his best song has to be:<br/><strong>RAINBOW IN THE DARK</strong><br/>
One issue I must point out is that Jenna's "rock on" is more likely a UT Hook Em' horns, especially since she went to school their. Additionally Bush's may be the same, since he was the Governor of Texas, but that's not certain.
do you know this started from people saying that was the devil stare when you point you big and pinky finger at people like 70 years ago then a singer used it for the sign rock on watch Metal: a Head bangers journey and you will see it
that would be Dio...
Gosh. All this time I thought this was "Hook 'em Horns" as in the slogan and hand signal of The University of Texas.
Ahh, this is good. There is nothing more disheartening than being at an Ozzy concert and seeing a bajillion so-called rock fans make the "I love you" sign.
i agree and people never believe it means i love u.
I have to quibble that it is absolutely impossible to properly rock on while wearing cufflinks and tie.
whats next an instructable on 'How To Head Bang"
ya gotta swing ur head so tht hair flaps (:3=<br/>
Dio & Simmons didn't invent it, Spiderman definitely did *gg* The double-corna roxx!!! \mm/
It would be nice if you would write about where it came from. I believe it was how a certain guitarist held his pick. I forget who though.
you mean Ronnie James Dio....read on....read on
lol sorry.
im inspired to write an instructable on dane cooks super finger
The one by Bush is close, but not exactly as Dio does it, cuz, u know, adapted it to metal.the thumb is off a little
i think your kinda of missing the point with that thumb out...maybe
no, i dont mean out, i mean the thumb goes up to the top of the bend in your ring finger
The Bush's form flawless. Don't be hatin'
haha, i just realized your the guy who replied to my comment on the rock on pic by that other lozer..lol, peace \m/
We be 1337in', yo.
Hey it's the Floppie the Banjo Clown hand puppet!<br/><br/><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.howtobeamegastar.com/floppie/">http://www.howtobeamegastar.com/floppie/</a><br/><br/>:)<br/>
Thanks for that. I wasn't sure whether to put out your thumb or not. Unless of course, you mean it as a double sign, as in \m/ (rock sign) + \m/_ (I love you sign) = \m/_ (I love you rock) xD<br/><br/>\m/ LONG LIVE THE D! \m/<br/>
uh oh the doubel rock sign...you've inspired another step.

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