Bands/Musicians The Best Post-Hardcore Bands  

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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.

Vote for the greatest artists by clicking the thumbs up button. When checking out this list and making your votes, think competitively, for example: is The Mars Volta better than At The Drive-In?

All important, significant and iconic names in post-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 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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At the Drive‐In is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Rock music, Emo, New Prog

2
214 134
Dance Gavin Dance is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Mathcore, New Prog, Experimental rock

3
260 179
A Day To Remember is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

4
133 81
Silverstein is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

5
111 65
Thrice is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Emo, Experimental rock, Post-grunge

6
274 198
Pierce the Veil is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
JayVonnBlueLee added Pop punk, Chicano rock, Emo

7
294 217
Bring Me The Horizon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Deathcore, Metalcore, Heavy metal

8
119 76
Underoath is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Deathcore, Christian hardcore, Black metal

9
131 87
We Came as Romans is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Experimental rock, Metalcore, Symphonic metal

10
142 97
The Amity Affliction is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Metalcore, Melodic hardcore, Post-hardcore

11
188 137
Of Mice & Men is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Metalcore, Post-hardcore

12
89 54
Saosin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Emo, Experimental rock, Alternative rock

13
158 115
Crown The Empire is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands

14
222 171
Sleeping with Sirens is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Pop punk, Emo, Pop rock

15
88 55
La Dispute is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Spoken word, Experimental rock, Progressive rock

16
166 123
Asking Alexandria is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Euro-trance, Deathcore, Metalcore

17
90 57
Thursday is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Rock music, Emo, New Prog

18
130 92
Escape The Fate is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Emo, Metalcore, Heavy metal

19
107 74
The Used is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

20
124 90
Memphis May Fire is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Metalcore, Post-hardcore, Southern rock

21
172 133
My Chemical Romance is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
KatelynBell added Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

22
81 52
Brand New is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Pop punk, Gothic rock, Rock music

23
63 36
Circa Survive is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Neo-progressive rock, Rock music, Emo

24
76 48
Senses Fail is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

25
140 106
Blessthefall is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Christian hardcore, Emo, Metalcore

26
93 64
Alexisonfire is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Emo, Metalcore, Melodic hardcore

27
79 52
Ice Nine Kills is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Pop punk, Emo, Metalcore

28
112 82
Falling in Reverse is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Pop punk, Glam metal, Metalcore

29
115 85
Motionless In White is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Industrial metal, Metalcore, Heavy metal

30
78 55
The Devil Wears Prada is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Christian hardcore, Metalcore, Heavy metal

31
86 64
I See Stars is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Pop punk, Dance-punk, Emo

32
87 66
Alesana is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

33
75 55
A Skylit Drive is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Progressive metal, Experimental rock, Metalcore

34
54 35
Glassjaw is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Neo-progressive rock, Mathcore, Emo

35
27 12
Drive Like Jehu is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Noise rock, Emo, Alternative rock

36
55 40
The Fall of Troy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Pop punk, Mathcore, Rock music

37
80 65
Issues is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
DibaMelendez added Nu metal, Rapcore, Metalcore

38
54 40
The Word Alive is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Mathcore, Metalcore, Heavy metal

39
30 16
Refused is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Heavy metal, Melodic hardcore, Screamo

40
27 13
Quicksand is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Alternative rock, Indie rock, Post-hardcore

41
21 7
Beartooth is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
indraaa added

42
61 48
Emarosa is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Experimental rock, Metalcore, Contemporary R&B

43
54 41
Chiodos is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Emo, Experimental rock, Metalcore

44
83 71
Get Scared is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
BraxtonBroussard added Gothic rock, Rock music, Emo

45
39 28
Famous Last Words is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
LillyMunster added

46
52 47
Hawthorne Heights is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

47
22 15
Helmet is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Post-metal, Noise rock, Groove metal

48
28 24
Emery is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Synthpop, Rock music, Emo

49
42 40
Finch is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
jmcjmc added Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

50
105 115
Black Veil Brides is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Post-Hardcore Bands
Glam metal, Rock music, Shock rock