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The Best Post-industrial Bands  

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List Rules Upvote your favorite post-industrial bands and artists

Post-industrial artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List includes any good post-industrial band label, album and biographical information when available if you click on the names. This list of the top post-industrial bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Post-industrial 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-industrial bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest post-industrial bands of all time, since the most famous post-industrial artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best post-industrial music.

You can click on the post-industrial band names to see more information about that particular notable post-industrial group. If they're near the top of the best post-industrial artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top post-industrial bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the post-industrial band names themselves.

Swans and Front Line Assembly are included on this list along with many more. Upvote your favorite artists and downvote the worst to see the best at the top. The most fun part of this is deciding to vote on artists like Psychic TV and Coil.

All important, significant and iconic names in post-industrial music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new post-industrial bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of post-industrial, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into post-industrial music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good post-industrial bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent post-industrial bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best post-industrial bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest post-industrial musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular post-industrial bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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Coil is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Post-industrial Bands
Dark ambient, Electronic music, Noise music
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Front Line Assembly is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Post-industrial Bands
Electro-industrial, Electronic body music, Industrial metal
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Swans is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Post-industrial Bands
Noise rock, Rock music, No wave
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The Synthetic Dream Foundation is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Post-industrial Bands
vistacorran added Neoclassical Dark Wave, Trip hop, Steampunk
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Psychic TV is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Post-industrial Bands
Acid house, Electronic music, Post-industrial music
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Death In June is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Post-industrial Bands
Dark ambient, Folk music, Post-industrial music
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SPK is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Post-industrial Bands
KennethOblivion added Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music
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Current 93 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Post-industrial Bands
Dark ambient, Post-industrial music, Neofolk
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Kontour is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Post-industrial Bands
Electronic music, Post-industrial music, Industrial music
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Life Toward Twilight is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Post-industrial Bands
Neoclassical Dark Wave, Dark ambient, Post-industrial music
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:Of the Wand & the Moon: is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Post-industrial Bands
Dark ambient, Folk music, Post-industrial music
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Rome is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Post-industrial Bands
Dark ambient, Gothic rock, Folk music
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Matmos is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Post-industrial Bands
Electronic music, Post-industrial music, Glitch
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Dead man's hill is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Post-industrial Bands
Post-industrial music, Neofolk, Industrial music
15
Sol Invictus is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Post-industrial Bands
Folk music, Post-industrial music, Neofolk
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Blood Axis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Post-industrial Bands
Spoken word, Folk music, Post-industrial music
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Orplid is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Post-industrial Bands
Post-industrial music, Neofolk, Experimental music
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Retard-o-bot is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Post-industrial Bands
Synthpunk, Electronic music, Post-industrial music
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Von Thronstahl is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Post-industrial Bands
Electronic music, Post-industrial music, Industrial rock
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Luftwaffe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Post-industrial Bands
Folk music, Post-industrial music, Neofolk
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The Moon Lay Hidden Beneath a ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Post-industrial Bands
Dark ambient, Gothic rock, Folk music
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Pimentola is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Post-industrial Bands
Post-industrial music, Industrial music, Experimental music