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

1 Three Days Grace 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. ...read more.

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.

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

2 Linkin Park 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 ...read more.

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

3 Korn 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 ...read 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 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 ...read more.

Metalcore but not Screamo.

Neither I like Screamo nor this band. - zxm

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

Alternative Metal not Screamo.

6 Drowning Pool 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 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 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 System of a Down formed in 1994 as an Armenian-American Nu Metal group from Glendale, California . The band name is sometimes shortened to System or SOAD. ...read more.
10 Godsmack 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.

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