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Post-metal is a mixture between the genres of post-rock and heavy metal, with roots in progressive rock, progressive metal, shoegazing, and industrial music. It is broadly characterized by distorted guitar, heavy atmospherics, gradual evolution of song structure, and a minimal emphasis on vocals.

Hydra Head Records owner and Isis frontman Aaron Turner originally termed the genre “thinking man’s metal”, demonstrating…

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  • @dokazama Nooooooooooooope! Post-rock to post-metal is like... rock to metal.
  • What is the difference with post rock? Same shit.
  • Thinking Man's Metal

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