Atmospheric rock

Atmospheric rock is a genre of music which, as the name implies, incorporates atmospheric elements in a conventional rock setting. It is in many ways comparable to post-rock (many atmospheric rock bands are mislabeled as post-rock), but atmospheric rock bands tend to place less emphasis on minimalism and textural experimentation, instead focusing more on melody and sudden contrasts in dynamics and timbre. Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: Kwoon

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  • StevanBlack

    Hi guys, I'm really not into this kind of practice but i would really like to ask you for checking out first single from my upcoming debut album on my youtube channel. I'm young singer-songwriter and I really want to be able to continue making what makes me most happy - and that is music. So if you have some time, please feel free to rate and comment on that song of mine. It will mean a lot to me : )

    March 2013
  • Gallifrey337

    Post-Doom is a cool idea actually. Because it's sort of the antithesis of doom, as well as being very related to it. It uses the same emotional impact and epic scales as doom, but in a more 'positive' way, with strings and layered vocals as opposed to heavy guitars.

    October 2012
  • KiwiFlash

    The Gathering and Anathema made it a real genre and are the only truly relevant bands on the genre [n] We might as well call it post-doom because it's a direct consequence of doom metal bands evolving into rock territory.

    October 2012
  • mercy_side

    The gathering made it a real genre

    October 2012
  • Argmator - The album of my project - Dreamerion - called "All Gods Are Dumb". Music for fans of such genres as neoclassical/dark ambient/atmospheric rock and metal. Greets from Poland!

    August 2012
  • ChanChan88

    Anathema made it a real genre [3]

    August 2012
  • Gallifrey337

    Anathema made it a real genre [2]

    July 2012
  • Dyomaeth

    Anathema made it a real genre.

    March 2012
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