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assault the ear

To be loud and painful to listen to. I don't know how kids enjoy playing their music so loud—it just assaults the ear!
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assault the ear

Fig. [for sound or speech] to be very loud or persistent. That loud music assaults the ears! I can't hear you with all that traffic noise assaulting my ears.
See also: assault, ear
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Worse, with Nemesis comes a high decibel original electronic score by Robin Rimbaud (professional name: Scanner), who, as he twiddles knobs in the balcony, proves a master of assaulting the ear.
And the band, which has been going since the mid 1990s, says of themselves: "Everyone is hell-bent on assaulting the ears of the unsuspecting with intense and preposterous rock and roll music.
TON-UP Terry Butcher hailed his Highland derby heroes as he said sorry for assaulting the ears of Caley Thistle fans.
But the restaurant, called Glaze, seemed to be having a bit of an identity crisis with its super slinky neon interiors clashing with a heavy rock soundtrack assaulting the ears through dinner.
Now, Evile have just begun a massive European tour with metal legends Megadeth, who have been assaulting the ears of audiences with their hardcore sound for more than 25 years.