Oakland, California, United States
a sludge metal band, based in Oakland, California
Neurosis is an American avant-garde metal band based in Oakland, California. They formed in 1985 as a hardcore punk band, but beginning with their third studio album Souls at Zero (1992) developed a unique style highly influential to the development of the post-metal and sludge metal genres. In total, Neurosis have released 12 studio albums, including a 2003 collaboration with Jarboe.