Math Rock FAQs:

Q: Is a Math Rock a style of indie rock that emerged in the late 1980s in the United States?

A: Yes, and influenced by post-hardcore, progressive rock bands such as King Crimson and 20th century minimal music composers such as Steve Reich.

Q: Is a Math Rock characterized by complex?

A: Yes, and atypical rhythmic structures , counterpoint, odd time signatures, angular melodies, and extended, often dissonant, chords.