Metal The Best Screamo Bands of All Time  

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List Rules Only screamo punk bands. Not to be confused with emo bands

Who are the best screamo bands of all time? Everyone has an opinion about which musicians are the greatest when it comes to the screamo genre. If you're into good, hardcore punk and emo, you probably love screamo too. There are also a ton of great Christian screamo bands and girl screamo bands that have been standouts in the genre in recent years. What exactly is screamo? In short, it's very aggressive music that involves, well, screaming. Sometimes screamo bands shift tempo in a song quickly, but the forceful lyrics are almost always emphasized. Vote for the bands you like the most, vote down any that you don't and by all means, feel free to add your favorites if they aren't already listed.

The best screamo music includes songs from bands like Of Mice & Men, Slip Knot and Bullet for my Valentine. Defining these bands as just screamo probably wouldn't be accurate, though: Some bands listed here are definitely heavy metal, emo and/or "metalcore." They are also often punk, because punk is a heavy influence on any screamo music. Just check out this list of the best punk bands of all time for proof.

The screamo sound is also strongly influenced by thrash metal. Whatever you choose to call it, screamo is a hugely popular music genre, and the famous screamo bands/artists listed here are at the top of their game with their unique sounds.
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Bring Me The Horizon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Deathcore, Metalcore, Heavy metal

2
3,894 929
Asking Alexandria is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Euro-trance, Deathcore, Metalcore

3
3,112 725
Of Mice & Men is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Metalcore, Post-hardcore

4
2,930 692
A Day To Remember is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

5
2,940 799
Sleeping with Sirens is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Cody added Pop punk, Emo, Pop rock

6
2,654 809
Falling in Reverse is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
leoa added Pop punk, Glam metal, Metalcore

7
2,786 703
Suicide Silence is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Deathcore, Heavy metal

8
1,939 632
Motionless In White is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Industrial metal, Metalcore, Heavy metal

9
2,792 918
Black Veil Brides is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
ChristineStevens added Glam metal, Rock music, Shock rock

10
2,292 710
Escape The Fate is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Emo, Metalcore, Heavy metal

11
1,419 605
The Devil Wears Prada is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Christian hardcore, Metalcore, Heavy metal

12
1,196 289
Pierce the Veil is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Pop punk, Chicano rock, Emo

13
1,047 425
Slipknot is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Nu metal, Groove metal, Rapcore

14
1,015 327
Bullet for My Valentine is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Thrash metal, Emo, Metalcore

15
1,539 433
Memphis May Fire is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
nG_Chaz added Metalcore, Post-hardcore, Southern rock

16
1,688 500
Blessthefall is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
skylarluvsyew added Christian hardcore, Emo, Metalcore

17
1,512 411
We Came as Romans is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Experimental rock, Metalcore, Symphonic metal

18
618 204
My Chemical Romance is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
KennedyCox added Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

19
1,202 494
Miss May I is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Thrash metal, Melodic death metal, Metalcore

20
1,209 604
Panic! at the Disco is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

21
1,569 405
Crown The Empire is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
VanessaHawelu added

22
779 517
Eyes Set to Kill is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
leoa added Emo, Metalcore, Melodic hardcore

23
656 380
Five Finger Death Punch is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Nu metal, Thrash metal, Groove metal

24
1,116 441
Alesana is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
AtsutaneKawashimaKenshin added Rock, Screamo, Metalcore

25
894 441
August Burns Red is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Progressive metal, Mathcore, Metalcore

26
423 235
All Time Low is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

27
422 186
System of a Down is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Nu metal, Progressive metal, Rock music

28
279 140
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wickedclown3388 added Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

29
433 253
Fall Out Boy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

30
809 397
A Skylit Drive is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Progressive metal, Experimental rock, Metalcore

31
746 379
Silverstein is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

32
423 186
Nirvana is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Rock music, Grunge, Alternative rock

33
356 204
Killswitch Engage is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Progressive metal, Metalcore, Heavy metal

34
378 267
All That Remains is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Groove metal, Melodic death metal, Metalcore

35
363 213
Paramore is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

36
321 232
Atreyu is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Emo, Metalcore, Screamo

37
478 368
Chiodos is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Emo, Experimental rock, Metalcore

38
284 257
Whitechapel is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
CodyNichols added Deathcore, Heavy metal, Death metal

39
190 70
Underoath is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
JacobHuneycutt added Deathcore, Christian hardcore, Black metal

40
430 252
Famous Last Words is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time

41
306 155
Attack Attack! is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
killakane94 added Groove metal, Rock music, Emo

42
412 310
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wickedclown3388 added Emo, Metalcore, Melodic hardcore

43
254 143
Get Scared is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Gothic rock, Rock music, Emo

44
141 92
Marilyn Manson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
_1442003272667 added Glam metal, Nu metal, Industrial metal

45
424 324
Senses Fail is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

46
322 335
Funeral for a Friend is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
VanessaHawelu added Rock music, Emo, Metalcore

47
425 345
Hawthorne Heights is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

48
537 321
Scary Kids Scaring Kids is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Pop punk, New Wave, Rock music

49
162 114
You Me At Six is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

50
321 177
Evanescence is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Rock music, Gothic metal, Alternative rock