Post-hardcore is a punk rock music genre that maintains the aggression and intensity of hardcore punk but emphasizes a greater degree of creative expression initially inspired by post-punk and noise rock. Like post-punk, the term has been applied to a broad constellation of groups. The genre expanded in the s and s with releases by bands from cities that had established hardcore scenes, such as Fugazi from Washington, D. In the s, post-hardcore bands like Sleeping with Sirens and Pierce the Veil achieved success and bands like Title Fight and La Dispute experienced underground popularity.
List of post-hardcore bands
Post-Hardcore Music Genre Overview | AllMusic
Shellac Steve Albini in concert. Post-hardcore is a genre of music that is derivative of the hardcore punk music genre, itself an offshoot of the broader punk rock movement. Like post-punk , post-hardcore is a term for a broad constellation of groups. Many emerged from the hardcore punk scene, or took inspiration from hardcore, while emphasizing a greater degree of expression. The genre took shape in the mid-to-lates with releases from bands from cities that had established hardcore punk scenes, in particular from the scenes in Washington, D. Hardcore punk typically features very fast tempos, loud volume, and heavy bass levels,  as well as a "do-it-yourself" ethic.
Top definition. Originally, a generation of art punk bands emanating from the infrastructure of what had been the American hardcore punk scene. Closely related or perhaps even derivative styles of post-hardcore included math rock and emo. The Washington, DC scene surrounding Dischord records circa is often considered ground zero for post-hardcore, thanks largely to Revolution Summer, a campaign by Dischord to revitalize the then-creatively stagnant Washington, DC hardcore punk scene. Initially, groups like Embrace, Rites of Spring and Ignition integrated melody, a sense of groove, an introspective lyrical focus, and a stronger command of rock songwriting into hardcore sensibilities, though subsequent groups formed circa such as Moss Icon and Soulside moved post-hardcore into a more art rock direction by introducing elements such dynamic shifts, progressive songwriting styles, and angular guitar work influenced by the original post-punk movement, in many ways the sonic and spiritual antecedent of post-hardcore.
This is a list of notable musical artists who have been referred to or have had their music described as post-hardcore. Post-hardcore is a punk rock music genre that maintains the aggression and intensity of hardcore punk but emphasizes a greater degree of creative expression initially inspired by post-punk and noise rock. The genre took shape in the mid- to late s with releases by bands from cities that had established hardcore scenes, such as Fugazi from Washington, D. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness.