Math Rock facts for kids

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Math rock
Stylistic origins Rock music
Avant-garde music
Post-hardcore
Heavy metal
Progressive rock
Cultural origins Late 1980s
United States, Japan
Typical instruments GuitarBassDrums
Mainstream popularity In underground circles in the late 1980s and early to mid 1990s
Derivative forms Screamo
Regional scenes
ChicagoSan Diego – South Atlantic States – PittsburghBostonSt. LouisJapan

Math rock is a guitar-based style of indie rock which has complex rhythms. This genre started in the late 1980s. A closely-related genre is post-rock, into which some of the same bands are classified. Post-rock is usually characterized by a stronger jazz influence.

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