Metalcore is a subgenre of hardcore punk combining various elements of extreme metal and hardcore punk. The name is a portmanteau of the two genres. Metalcore is distinguished from other punk metal fusions by its emphasis on breakdowns: slower, intense passages conducive to moshing.
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Post-rock: an umbrella term to describe the mostly instrumental music genre that uses rock instrumentation but disregards typical “rock” song structure. (read more...)
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Melodic Hardcore is a subgenre of Hardcore Punk with a strong emphasis on melody in its guitar work. It is defined by the fast drum patterns and shouting vocals typical of hardcore, along with chiming melodic riffs.