1) Neurosis is an experimental metal band based in Oakland, CA, United States. Their unique sound draws influences from sludge, doom metal, hardcore punk, progressive rock, tribal and even ambient and industrial music. They are often considered as pioneers of the genre commonly referred to as atmospheric sludge metal and/or post-metal.
In late 1985, Scott Kelly, Dave Edwardson and Jason Roeder (formerly members of Violent Coercion) founded the band as a hardcore outfit, borrowing from British crust punk. Read more on Last.fm