Not to be confused with experimental rock bands, post-rock also for the most part doesn't use vocals. But what makes it different is that the instruments - most notably guitars - aren't used in a traditional rock riff fashion. Thus, post rock bands are forward thinking with song structure and have been lauded for their incorporation of other genres. The best post-rock are the most creative and their non-traditional ways appeal to fans who are interested in intricate, challenging music that strays from the mainstream.
So, what are the best post-rock bands? Any list of post-rock bands has to include the likes of Explosions in the Sky, God is an Astronaut, Sigur Ros, Mogwai and Godspeed You! Black Emperor. These critically lauded bands are widely considered by many to be the best post-rock bands and with good reason. Their reputations of innovation speak for themselves and if you have a chance to hear their catalog, you too will agree, that among post-rock bands, these are the best. That said, there are a large number of post-rock bands worthy of your vote as well.That said, it's up to you to determine are the best post-rock bands. If you notice someone is missing from this list, feel free to add them. This list answers the questions "who are the best post-rock bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest post-rock 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-rock bands that you might've heard of. (186 items)
The first full-length album «At the Edge» represented the first chapter of the general concept in the work of the band. It tells about the journey in the post-apocalyptic world of the future after a man-made disaster, that was caused by the irresponsible actions of mankind in the present to find the lost ark-city.
The story about a journey of Key Keeper through the snow-covered northern lands continued in the second album «Wild Wind Blows». Now City of the Lost recording the third LP, which will continue the storyline of the previous chapters. In short, you can find concept on official website http://roadtocotl.com/
All tracks are available in loseless on official Bandcamp page http://cityofthelost.bandcamp.com/