Top 10 Bands People Consider Screamo that Aren't

These bands aren't screamo just because Metal has screaming doesn't make these bands screamo bands. Screamo is a punk subgenre not a metal genre.

The Top Ten Bands People Consider Screamo that Aren't

1 Three Days Grace Three Days Grace is a Canadian rock band formed in Norwood, Ontario in 1992 with a line-up consisting of guitarist and lead vocalist Adam Gontier, drummer and backing vocalist Neil Sanderson, and bassist Brad Walst. Their original name was Groundswell until they changed it to their current name in 1997. more.

What the actual hell people consider this band to be screamo. - Soulstealer

If you think this is screamo, then you obviously have no idea what screamo is. - 3DG20

Of course these bands aren't screamo. The author is right - screamo is a version of emo, which is basically a punk-based subgenre. Screamo is nowhere near metal and employing screaming vocal technique by metal bands doesn't mean screamo. But screamed vocals don't mean metal either and whether these bands are metal is debatable. Screamed vocals are currently used in so many different (sub)genres. - Metal_Treasure

Hard Rock, Post- Grunge, Alternative Rock, Alternative Metal but not Screamo.

2 Linkin Park Linkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members currently include Mike Shinoda (vocals, keyboards, rhythm guitar), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture of Alternative more.

Hard Rock, Soft Rock, Experiminatal Rock, Electronic Rock not Screamo.

3 Korn Korn is an American Nu-Metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993. The band's current lineup includes founding members Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch, and Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, with the addition of Ray Luzier, who replaced the band's original member, David more.

Hard Rock, Alternative, Experminative Rock, Electronic Rock why is Korn considered Screamo again?

Are you telling me people consider Korn "screamo"? - NikBrusk

4 Bullet for my Valentine Bullet for My Valentine are a Welsh metalcore/emo band from Bridgend, formed in 1998. The band is composed of Matthew Tuck (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Michael Paget (lead guitar, backing vocals), Michael Thomas (drums) and Jamie Mathias (bass guitar). Former members include Nick Crandle and Jason more.

They still suck. - XxembermasterxX

Metalcore but not Screamo.

Neither I like Screamo nor this band. - zxm

5 Slipknot Slipknot is an American Alternative/ Nu Metal band formed in 1995 from Iowa. The band is best known as one of the pioneers of the New Wave of American Alternative Metal during the late 1990s - 2000s and are distinguishable by the band's clothing choices, consisting of black/red jumpsuits and horror more.

Alternative Metal not Screamo.

6 Drowning Pool Drowning Pool is an American Alternative Metal band formed in Dallas, Texas in 1996. The band was named after the film The Drowning Pool.

Alternative Rock no where near Screamo.

7 Trapt Trapt is an American rock band that formed in Los Gatos, California in 1995, best known for their 2002 single "Headstrong".

Hard Rock, Alternative Rock never is and never was screamo.

8 Seether Seether are a South African hard rock band founded in May 1999 in Pretoria, South Africa. The band originally performed under the name Saron Gas until 2002, when they adopted the Seether name.

Alternative Rock, Post- Grunge not Screamo.

9 System Of A Down System of a Down formed in 1994 as an Armenian-American Alternative Metal group from Glendale, California. The band name is sometimes shortened to System or SOAD. more.
10 Godsmack Godsmack is an American rock band from Lawrence, Massachusetts, formed in 1995. The band is composed of founder, frontman and songwriter Sully Erna, guitarist Tony Rombola, bassist Robbie Merrill, and drummer Shannon Larkin.

Alternative Metal/ Alternative Rock not Screamo.

The Contenders

11 Bring Me the Horizon Bring Me the Horizon is a British rock band from Sheffield, Yorkshire. Formed in 2004, the group currently consists of vocalist Oliver Sykes, guitarist Lee Malia, bassist Matt Kean, drummer Matt Nicholls, and keyboardist Jordan Fish. They are signed to RCA Records globally and Columbia Records exclusively more.
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