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Post-hardcore artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good post-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 post-hardcore bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Post-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 post-hardcore bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest post-hardcore bands of all time, since the most famous post-hardcore artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best post-hardcore music.

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

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The list includes all new post-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 post-hardcore, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into post-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 post-hardcore bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent post-hardcore bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best post-hardcore bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest post-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 post-hardcore bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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Dance Gavin Dance is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Dance Gavin Dance Mathcore, New Prog, Experimental rock

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212 148
A Day To Remember is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
A Day To Remember Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

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262 189
Bring Me The Horizon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Bring Me The Horizon Deathcore, Metalcore, Heavy metal

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125 80
At the Drive‐In is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
At the Drive‐In Rock music, Emo, New Prog

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61 30
Fugazi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Fugazi Noise rock, Experimental rock, Alternative rock

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141 97
Crown The Empire is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands

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233 173
Pierce the Veil is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
JayVonnBlueLee added Pierce the Veil Pop punk, Chicano rock, Emo

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167 120
Of Mice & Men is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Of Mice & Men Metalcore, Post-hardcore

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109 72
We Came as Romans is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
We Came as Romans Experimental rock, Metalcore, Symphonic metal

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96 62
Silverstein is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Silverstein Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

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200 152
Sleeping with Sirens is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Sleeping with Sirens Pop punk, Emo, Pop rock

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121 85
The Amity Affliction is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
The Amity Affliction Metalcore, Melodic hardcore, Post-hardcore

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145 107
Asking Alexandria is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Asking Alexandria Euro-trance, Deathcore, Metalcore

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68 41
Saosin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Saosin Emo, Experimental rock, Alternative rock

The Best Songs on Post Malone's Album Beerbongs & Bentleys

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108 76
Escape The Fate is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Escape The Fate Emo, Metalcore, Heavy metal

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109 77
Memphis May Fire is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Memphis May Fire Metalcore, Post-hardcore, Southern rock

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102 71
Motionless In White is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Motionless In White Industrial metal, Metalcore, Heavy metal

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81 53
Thrice is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Thrice Emo, Experimental rock, Post-grunge

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89 60
Underoath is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Underoath Deathcore, Christian hardcore, Black metal

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88 60
The Used is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
The Used Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

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66 41
La Dispute is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
La Dispute Spoken word, Experimental rock, Progressive rock

The Best Rock Vocalists

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61 37
Senses Fail is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Senses Fail Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

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125 94
Blessthefall is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Blessthefall Christian hardcore, Emo, Metalcore

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45 27
Circa Survive is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Circa Survive Neo-progressive rock, Rock music, Emo

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64 45
Thursday is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Thursday Rock music, Emo, New Prog

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66 47
A Skylit Drive is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
A Skylit Drive Progressive metal, Experimental rock, Metalcore

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141 117
My Chemical Romance is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
KatelynBell added My Chemical Romance Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

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68 50
The Devil Wears Prada is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
The Devil Wears Prada Christian hardcore, Metalcore, Heavy metal

The Best Taylor Swift Songs

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75 57
Alexisonfire is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Alexisonfire Emo, Metalcore, Melodic hardcore

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75 59
Alesana is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Alesana Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

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72 57
I See Stars is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
I See Stars Pop punk, Dance-punk, Emo

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76 61
Get Scared is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
BraxtonBroussard added Get Scared Gothic rock, Rock music, Emo

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59 45
Brand New is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Brand New Pop punk, Gothic rock, Rock music

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89 74
Falling in Reverse is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Falling in Reverse Pop punk, Glam metal, Metalcore

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58 45
Ice Nine Kills is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Ice Nine Kills Pop punk, Emo, Metalcore

15 Songs That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

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72 59
Issues is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
DibaMelendez added Issues Nu metal, Rapcore, Metalcore

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52 42
Emarosa is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Emarosa Experimental rock, Metalcore, Contemporary R&B

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29 19
Famous Last Words is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
LillyMunster added Famous Last Words

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46 37
The Word Alive is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
The Word Alive Mathcore, Metalcore, Heavy metal

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43 34
The Fall of Troy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
The Fall of Troy Pop punk, Mathcore, Rock music

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41 32
Glassjaw is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Glassjaw Neo-progressive rock, Mathcore, Emo

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21 12
Refused is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Refused Heavy metal, Melodic hardcore, Screamo

21 Musicians Who Are (Supposedly) in the Illuminati

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10 2
Beartooth is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
indraaa added Beartooth

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45 39
Hawthorne Heights is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Hawthorne Heights Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

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16 9
Drive Like Jehu is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Drive Like Jehu Noise rock, Emo, Alternative rock

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16 10
Quicksand is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Quicksand Alternative rock, Indie rock, Post-hardcore

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39 36
Chiodos is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Chiodos Emo, Experimental rock, Metalcore

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14 10
Helmet is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Helmet Post-metal, Noise rock, Groove metal

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39 38
Woe, Is Me is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Woe, Is Me Industrial metal, Metalcore, Post-hardcore

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89 97
Black Veil Brides is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Black Veil Brides Glam metal, Rock music, Shock rock