Post-hardcore artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. This list of the top post-hardcore bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Post-hardcore groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all post-hardcore bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest post-hardcore bands of all time, since the most famous post-hardcore artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best post-hardcore music. You can click on the post-hardcore band names to see more information about that particular notable post-hardcore group.
The 10 best post-hardcore bands, as chosen by Mosaic
As punk and its many offshoot genres were thriving in both the mainstream and the underground in the late '90s and early s, a new version of a previously-existing subgenre started to take shape, and that genre was post-hardcore. The genre dates all the way back to the '80s -- depending on who you talk to, Big Black is post-hardcore, Zen Arcade is post-hardcore, and Dag Nasty is post-hardcore, though none of those things sound like any of the others. The genre thrived in the '90s, thanks to Fugazi, Quicksand, The Jesus Lizard, Unsane, Drive Like Jehu, and a slew of other bands who don't necessarily sound like the '80s bands or each other , and it hit the mainstream in the early s thanks to bands like At the Drive In, Glassjaw, and Thursday.
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