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Noise rock is a musical genre that developed in the 1980s as an experimental outgrowth of punk rock. Fusing punk rock's attitude with the atonal noise and unconventional song structures of early industrial and noise music, the noise rock introduced a new kind of avant-garde music to the alternative rock landscape. The style is sometimes referred to as "noisecore", though this term can also refer to a variety of fast, distorted hardcore techno music.

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History

Some influences on the early breed of noise rockers were the stark rock and roll of The Velvet Underground (most notably their "White Light/White Heat" album), the bluster of the Stooges, the no wave movement of the late 1970s, and Lou Reed's Metal Machine Music. Later, Sonic Youth, for instance, propelled the No Wave aesthetic into the new direction of noise rock.

Later, the sound became associated with Japanese artists such as Boredoms and Melt-Banana, who incorporated the influences from Japanese noise music even further, and occasionally adopted completely chaotic structures creating extremely short, fast "songs" which were marked by blasts of rhythm, screaming, and extremely overloaded guitars.

At around the same time, grindcore bands such as Napalm Death and The Locust were developing a similar style which is also often referred to as "noisecore". In many cases, although the backgrounds of the bands are different, the "art" influenced noise rock bands and "heavy metal" grindcore bands both have similarly high levels of technical playing ability and have often collaborated on new music.

Bands

Acres & Acres uv Braincell Graveyard
Acid Mothers Temple
AIDS Wolf
Animal
Athletic Automaton
Arab On Radar
Aatmaa
Bailter Space
Bastro
Big Black
Birthday Party
Black Dice
Bloarzeyd
The Blood Brothers
Boredoms
Bulbul
Butthole Surfers
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Coachwhips
Cochlea
Cosmic Psychos
The Cows
Crab Smasher
Crust
The Curtains
Deerhoof
Destroy All Monsters
Ed Hall
Elephant (band)
Exit
Fat Day
The Flying Luttenbachers
God Is My Co-Pilot
GoWolf!
Green Magnet School
Grey Daturas
Grshn Lifestyle
Guitar Wolf
Happy Flowers
Heroine Sheiks
Hella
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HOLY RODENTvsMusic
The Hospitals
Hot Girls, Cool Guys
Japanther
The Jesus Lizard
Juned
KILLL
Lerdo
Lightning Bolt
The Locust
Made in Mexico
The Mae Shi
Magic Dirt
Magik Markers
Maharajah Commission
Medicine
Melt Banana
Melvins
Mindflayer
Nirvana
No Doctors
NGC 3031
Novaya Zemlya
Nuclear Power Pants
Parts & Labor
Plexi
Pussy Galore
Radiation Nation
Rapeman
Robot vs. Dinosaur
Ruins
Runaway Weiner Dog
Rutatron
Scratch Acid
Shellac
Silverfish
Single Unit
Stretchheads
Gary Smith (Guitarist)
Sonic Youth
Swans
Technology vs. Horse
The Psyke Project
Unwound
Witch Hats
Wolf Eyes
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Labels

Amphetamine Reptile Records
Gold Standard Labs
Homestead Records
In The Red Records
Interstellar Records
Load Records
Narnack
NOprofitJUSTprogress Records
5 Rue Christine Records
Three One G
Touch and Go Records
Troubleman Unlimited
Skin Graft Records
SYR
Ecstatic Peace

See also

Punk rock
Anarcho-punk - Anti-folk - Crust punk - Garage punk - Hardcore - Post-hardcore - Horror punk - New Wave - No Wave - Noise rock - Oi! - Pop punk - Post-punk - Psychobilly - Deathcountry - Riot grrrl - Ska punk - Streetpunk - Two Tone
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