LGBT The Best Queercore Bands/Artists  

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

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

Beth Ditto and The Gossip are only the beginning of the artists on this list. Downvote the worst ones and upvote the best ones to see only the greatest artists at the top of this list. Thumbs down the artists you don't think should be on this list. Not a fan of Kent James or Dicks? Them thumbs them down.

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

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

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

After you've voted for all your favorites it's fun to share the list with your friends to see how they vote. (34 items)
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Team Dresch is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Riot grrrl, Queercore, Punk rock

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55 8
Pansy Division is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

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47 7
Limp Wrist is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Straight edge, Queercore, Punk rock

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18 1
Tribe 8 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Queercore, Punk rock

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14 1
Dicks is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Blues-rock, Punk blues, Queercore

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28 6
The Gossip is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Punk blues, Dance-punk, Garage rock

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28 7
Le Tigre is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Synthpunk, New Wave, Dance-punk

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16 3
The Butchies is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Pop punk, Queercore, Alternative rock

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13 4
Beth Ditto is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Synthpop, Punk blues, Dance-punk

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10 3
Ste McCabe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Indie, Queercore, Punk rock

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7 1
Vaginal Davis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Queercore, Experimental music, Punk rock

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9 3
Lesbians on Ecstasy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Synthpunk, Queercore, Electronic music

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9 3
The Need is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Queercore, Experimental rock, Punk rock

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7 2
Nervous Gender is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Queercore, Punk rock

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5 1
The Shondes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Riot grrrl, Rock music, Queercore

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10 7
Gay for Johnny Depp is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Noise rock, Queercore, Heavy metal

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5 2
Excuse 17 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Queercore, Punk rock, Indie rock

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5 2
Gravy Train!!!! is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Synthpop, Queercore, Indie rock

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3 0
Shitting Glitter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
New Wave, Rock music, Queercore

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10 8
Kent James is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Rock music, Folk music, Queercore

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4 2
Swan Island is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
New Wave, Rock music, Queercore

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3 1
Chris Freeman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Queercore

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3 1
Sapphic Sluts is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
VeronicaArteaga added The Sapphic Sluts were a London based band in the 90's including lesbian vocalist Veronica, Miles on guitar, Dave on bass and keyboards and Ergi on drums.
 

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4 3
Jon Ginoli is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Queercore

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4 3
Avenue D is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Synthpop, Pop music, Queercore

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3 2
Longstocking is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Queercore, Punk rock

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2 1
The Little Deaths is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Queercore, Alternative rock, Punk rock

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2 1
Mouthfull is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Pop music, Queercore, Grunge

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7 7
pwr bttm is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
CaulinSmith added Queercore, Punk Rock

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2 2
Best Revenge is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Queercore, Punk rock

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2 2
ASSACRE is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Queercore

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1 1
Radio Sloan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Queercore

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1 1
Aaron Detroit is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Queercore, Alternative rock, Deathrock

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1 2
Ben Morris is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Queercore Bands/Artists
Rock music, Queercore, Heavy metal