The rhythm-oriented grooves of funk
plus the Epic Riffs
of rock. Due to this simple combination, it was the first fusion genre to appear, way back in The Seventies
Appeared in the late 1970s in the UK, can frequently overlap with Post Punk
. Much less funk-oriented than either funk-rock or -metal, more experimental/dissonant/noisy. Arguably mutated into what we now know as dance-punk.