Post-hardcore

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Post-hardcore
Stylistic origins Hardcore punk
Post-punk
Experimental rock
Cultural origins Late 80's, USA's East Coast
Typical instruments Vocals
Electric guitar
Bass guitar
Drums
Synth (occasionally)
Mainstream popularity Large in the UK, Canada and parts of the US
Derivative forms Emo
Screamo
Math rock

Post-hardcore is a musical genre that evolved from hardcore punk, itself a part of the broader punk rock movement. One of the main influences on this genre is the band Fugazi.

Post-hardcore uses elements of hardcore, along with emo, metal, alternative rock or whatever, to create a more experimental sound. It can be more melodic than normal hardcore, but sometimes is heavier.

Post-hardcore contributors[change | change source]

  1. Fugazi
  2. Thrice
  3. Enter Shikari
  4. Underoath
  5. Silverstein
  6. The Used
  7. Les Savy Fav
  8. Letter Kills
  9. Rites of Spring
  10. Hawthorne Heights
  11. Pierce the Veil
  12. Escape The Fate
  13. Sleeping with Sirens