Punk The Best Positive Hardcore Bands  

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Positive hardcore artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good positive hardcore bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top positive hardcore bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Positive hardcore groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all positive hardcore bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest positive hardcore bands of all time, since the most famous positive hardcore artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best positive hardcore music.

You can click on the positive hardcore band names to see more information about that particular notable positive hardcore group. If they're near the top of the best positive hardcore artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top positive hardcore bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the positive hardcore band names themselves.

Examples include Rise Against and Kid Dynamite. Upvote your favorite artists because you love them. And they deserve it. And so do you. What will come out on top in the end? Gorilla Biscuits? Good Clean Fun?

All important, significant and iconic names in positive hardcore music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new positive hardcore bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of positive hardcore, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into positive hardcore music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good positive hardcore bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent positive hardcore bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best positive hardcore bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest positive hardcore musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular positive hardcore bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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Gorilla Biscuits is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Positive Hardcore Bands
Straight edge, Youth crew, Melodic hardcore

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40 9
Bane is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Positive Hardcore Bands
JasonAnthonyFreeman added Melodic hardcore, Alternative rock, Hardcore punk

3
44 15
Sick of It All is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Positive Hardcore Bands
JasonAnthonyFreeman added Crossover thrash, Metalcore, New York hardcore

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29 5
7 Seconds is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Positive Hardcore Bands
aspieNpunk added Straight edge, Youth crew, Melodic hardcore

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31 11
Good Clean Fun is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Positive Hardcore Bands
Straight edge, Positive hardcore, Hardcore punk

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32 12
Comeback Kid is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Positive Hardcore Bands
JasonAnthonyFreeman added Crossover thrash, Metalcore, Melodic hardcore

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25 8
Better Than a Thousand is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Positive Hardcore Bands
Positive hardcore, Hardcore punk

8
33 16
Stick to Your Guns is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Positive Hardcore Bands
JasonAnthonyFreeman added Metalcore, Melodic hardcore, Hardcore punk

9
57 38
Rise Against is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Positive Hardcore Bands
Melodic hardcore, Alternative rock, Positive hardcore

10
21 13
Snapcase is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Positive Hardcore Bands
JasonAnthonyFreeman added Noise rock, Metalcore, Post-hardcore

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15 8
Down to Nothing is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Positive Hardcore Bands
Youth crew, Positive hardcore, Punk rock

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16 10
Stretch Arm Strong is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Positive Hardcore Bands
Melodic hardcore, Positive hardcore, Hardcore punk

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11 8
Kid Dynamite is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Positive Hardcore Bands
Melodic hardcore, Positive hardcore, Punk rock

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5 4
With Honor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Positive Hardcore Bands
JasonAnthonyFreeman added

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3 4
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Brandon Kellum added Political Punk, Hardcore Punk -

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The Ghost Inside is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Positive Hardcore Bands
steven-harrison added Metalcore, Melodic hardcore, Hardcore punk

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7 9
The Color Morale is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Positive Hardcore Bands
steven-harrison added Christian hardcore, Metalcore, Math rock

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5 12
Anti‐Flag is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Positive Hardcore Bands
Seancrawford added Pop punk, Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

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10 25
We Came as Romans is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Positive Hardcore Bands
AshleyDavis added Experimental rock, Metalcore, Symphonic metal