Top 10 Post Metal Bands

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1NeurosisNeurosis is a post-metal band, based in Oakland, California. They formed in 1985 as a hardcore punk band, and their sound progressed towards a doom metal style that also included influences from dark ambient and industrial music as well as incorporating elements of folk music.

The best band on this list. They have the original progressive sound of Pink Floyd and the heaviness of meshuggah. They also are dark like Black Sabbath. - ryanrimmel

2Isis

Definitely the best post-metal band, cult of luna a close second though

3Cult of LunaCult of Luna is a Swedish metal band from UmeƄ founded in 1998. They often perform post-metal music similar to the contemporary bands Neurosis and Isis.
4The Ocean
5PelicanPelican is a post-metal quartet from Des Plaines, Illinois. Established in 2000, the band stems from their native post-metal scene and is known for their atmospheric and almost entirely instrumental style.
6Rosetta
7Russian CirclesRussian Circles is an American three piece instrumental rock/metal band from Chicago. Mostly headlining now, in their earlier days they toured with Boris, Isis, Red Sparowes, Minus the Bear, Daughters, Coheed & Cambria, Mono, and Pelican as well as appearances at the 2006 SXSW, and 2009's Bonnaroo.
8Jesu
9Burst
10Mouth of the Architect

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11Red Sparowes
12Tides
13BlindeadBlindead is a Polish extreme metal band from Gdynia, formed in 1999 under the name Incorrect Personality.
14Callisto
15Godspeed You! Black Emperor!Godspeed You! Black Emperor is a Montreal-based post-rock collective formed in 1994, currently consisting on David Bryant, Efrim Menuck, Mike Moya, Sophie Trudeau, Thierry Amar, Mauro Pezzente, Aidan Girt and Tim Herzog. They're most known for being one of the most popular post-rock groups currently, ...read more.
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