Originally Posted by insidethefall
C'mon I mean even Agalloch themselves have admitted the heavy influence of post-rock on Ashes and their earlier stuff, especially the Mantle, is heavy on the folk aesthetic (i.e. a variety of folk instruments were used), hence the term Folk Metal.
Sure, but just because influences exist doesn't make it so. For instance, Behemoth has a black metal influence yet is not black metal in the least. Same logic applies. I don't think Agalloch really sound like post-rock or folk metal.