Bands/Musicians 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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4,828 952
Bring Me The Horizon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Deathcore, Metalcore, Heavy metal
2
4,050 1,022
Asking Alexandria is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Euro-trance, Deathcore, Metalcore
3
3,234 802
Of Mice & Men is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Metalcore, Post-hardcore
4
3,072 767
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
2,765 895
Falling in Reverse is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
leoa added Pop punk, Glam metal, Metalcore
6
3,045 889
Sleeping with Sirens is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Cody added Pop punk, Emo, Pop rock
7
2,865 767
Suicide Silence is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Deathcore, Heavy metal
8
2,041 690
Motionless In White is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Industrial metal, Metalcore, Heavy metal
9
2,886 1,002
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
2,374 766
Escape The Fate is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Emo, Metalcore, Heavy metal
11
1,488 664
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
1,310 340
Pierce the Veil is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Pop punk, Chicano rock, Emo
13
1,190 494
Slipknot is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Nu metal, Groove metal, Rapcore
14
1,119 368
Bullet for My Valentine is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Thrash metal, Emo, Metalcore
15
1,597 483
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
1,758 537
Blessthefall is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
skylarluvsyew added Christian hardcore, Emo, Metalcore
17
1,589 444
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
736 264
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
1,256 530
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
1,638 432
Crown The Empire is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
VanessaHawelu added
21
1,296 699
Panic! at the Disco is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo
22
804 560
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
719 433
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
1,168 477
Alesana is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
AtsutaneKawashimaKenshin added Rock, Screamo, Metalcore
25
940 474
August Burns Red is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Screamo Bands of All Time
Progressive metal, Mathcore, Metalcore