The Ten Greatest Emo Bands
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I Love Alesana.! They Are Really Awesome They Should Be One Of The Top 5 Best Emo Bands.! - ravicupcake
Real Emo band... Not that "wanna be" emo --'
And One thing... TOKIO HOTEL ISNT EMO!
Love the way they make their albums into stories, and that each song is linked. You can't just go but one song off of The Emptiness because it's a story, and it'd just be like ripping a page out of a book and reading it. Alesana is amazing and I hope that everyone else will give them a chance.
Just the band of my life😍V 27 Comments
1 of my favorite band... I like all their songs.. So fascinating! I love listening to their songs especially: BROKEN, I HATE THIS SONG, ITS NOT OVER, STAY ClOSE don't GO.. And their album HEAR ME NOW ad A TWIST IN MY STORY..
Come on people! None of those bands hold a candle to secondhand serenade
Haha you must in position 2 or 1 ok, or you will be broken, you must awake, you and I together forever I love serenades very much, because to day you will be the winner I need you in position 1, you is amazing amazing and amazing band in America
EMOEST BAND ON THE LISTV 24 Comments
Texas is the reason is one of the best bands on this list. Some of the others really shouldn't even be considered emo. I consider The band itself to be more post-hardcore, but regardless... Should be higher up.
Sadly, I agree with "Texas is the reason is one of the best bands on this list. Some of the others really shouldn't even be considered emo. I consider The band itself to be more post-hardcore, but regardless... Should be higher up."
Not considered emo by many "emo-experts" but still more emo that most of anything on this garbage list.
Wow. The rare ACTUAL emo band. List is utter garbage
Second favorite emo band, right behind Sunny Day Real Estate, just ahead of Owen. This should be way higher than that overly edgey pop-punk and screamo that has infested the list.
You wouldn't guess the impact Tokio Hotel had in their home country back in the '00s... they sang what millions of adolescents felt at that time. Their style was new to German mainstream, youth culture was devided into rap or pop, while their emo style was androgynous and fresh. People who didn't fit the stereotypes had something they could relate to. Their success didn't last that long but it was huge. Unfortunately, being teenagers didn't help them being taken seriously by German critics...
Love this band their songs are so amazing! Love each and everyone of them with respect. Bill kaulitz voice cannot be describe its like a angel!
tokio hotel is the best band I've ever seen. their style, songs lyrics... woo! everything is so awesome... bill kaulitz is fabulous...
I LOVE THEM! ek! YEAH!V 16 Comments
One of the best yet underrated emo bands out there. Some bands I grew up with slowly turned into pop punk/punk rock, but Dashboard stayed and embraced the scene. Chris Carrabba's vocals tug on my emotions every time I hear them. Especially on Remember to Breathe, Turpentine Chaser, Hands Down and Vindicated. His vocals are accompanied by an acoustic guitar or an entire band. He sings with lots of emotions since stated in an interview the songs he makes are "outlets" for his sadness. This gives the songs the emotional power they have whenever anyone plays their/his songs. In my opinion, Chris' acoustic versions of his songs feel more raw and are filled to the brim with emotion. Dashboard is one of those bands where not a lot of people listen to, but have great music.
dashboard confessional is the #1 band on my iPod along with AFI(a fire inside)
their songs are so touching, make me cry sometimes.
Their songs have meaningful lyrics, but are soft enough for parents to listen toV 8 Comments
Welp, here goes.
Their songs, yes, are explicit at times. But if you have a problem with it, don't listen. God. They have other songs as well that DO NOT cuss. Just so you know. It takes talent to do as well as they do, and their lives shows are AMAZING for those of you who say all they are is autotuned.
Get your ass on here and vote.
Favorite band EVER! I don't care if you like them or not there are amazing and I love them! They have songs about sex yes but they are amazing. They have songs that give people confidence and help them. So... Yeah AMAZING
Love you Jayy Von Monroe and Dahvie Vanity3
BOTDF is absolutely amazing. I don't care what anyone has to say about them. Some of their songs talk about drugs and sex but others don't. They have been a big inspiration on me since I started listening to them. They are the ones that make me feel there is an importance to life. They're the ones who show me not to care what others think of you. It matters what you think of yourself not what others think of you. You are the one that makes your decisions not everyone else. LET THE HATERS HATE! Or as Dahvie Vanity and Jayy Von Monroe say "haters are my motivators. " Be yourself, be who you want to be. Go with what your heart tells you, not with what people say you should do.
Thank you Dahvie Vanity and Jayy Von Monroe for showing to me that life is what YOU make it, not what other people judge you on.
I LOVE BKOOD ON THE DANCE FLOOR!
They are hot and I LOVE their musicV 76 Comments
There are my favourite band ever! They ' kick ass.
I listen to them when I'm sad and when I'm happy.
Their saddest song is 'don't go', its very touching
You are crazy this band is amazing ; they should be number 4 for me, Oli has an amazing voice. The best song is shadow moses or suicide season, vote for them AND GO CHECK THEM OUT THEY ARE BRILLIANT. VOTE VOTE VOTE!... BEST BAND!
OLI SYKES HAS AN AMAZING VOICE
Really? Did I have to turn one page to find the only band which fits fully in the definition of "emo", both visually and musically, that's artistically relevant?V 83 Comments
I love the sound of Funeral For A Friend so much! The guitars, the drums, everything. The first couple albums are totally ripping!
Well, I don't really think that FFAF is emo, but they're definitely good! My personal favorites are Roses for the Dead and The Diary. I just think that they have a good meaning, and I lvoe what they write their songs about. Oh, and My Chemical Romance isn't emo... ^. ^ Just thought I'd say that... They hate being called emo. I'm not sure if Panic! Or Green Day should be on here either...V 1 Comment
Obviously, people need to know what emo really is.
I looked at this list and most of the stuff here (Good God, since when did Fall Out Boy become emo, huh, trendies? )
Cap'n Jazz is a true emo band. Their lyrics may be childish, but they make sense. If you're not the hippie who claims to have listened to emo.
Because emo isn't supposed to sound like pop.
Cap'n Jazz is probably the only band that actually deserves to be on this list.
What none of these bands are emo. Cap'n jazz basically invented modern emo and are amazing
Waaay better than american football
also this is pretty much the best emo band, why are they only 37? I mean the bands on the top 10 aren't even emo. there is no hope left in this world
How are they not on this list? They're at the forefront of emo revival, and are definitely one of the best emo bands ever! Just listen to their song "Heartbeat In The Brain" or "Pictures Of A Tree That Doesn't Look Okay" to get an idea of what they're like. - zappyo29
I love scary kids scaring kids, their songs are heartfelt with tons of meaning and the singers voice is immaculate.
Best band out of Arizona, would be ranked higher, if Tyson Stevens were still alive.
Never heard of em. I'm going to start listening though, they sound awesome!
Oh meh lord this band is great and deserves to be higher ranked what m8V 2 Comments
I can't get their music out of my head.. I think they are the best band in town. so much cool!
In my opinion They're best band after Jimmy Eat World and Dashboard Confessional. My favorite song by their is "My Heroine" and "My Disaster".
My favorite one. "Your Sword vs. My Dagger" is the greatest emo song I ever heard. "Defend You" is pretty good, too. - Joekool67
They are really cool and I like their vintage sound. They remind me of Mayday Parade and they are really good.V 6 Comments
Sad, I've counted a total of five emo bands on this list (Sunny day real estate, early Jimmy eat world, Rites of spring, and American foot ball). this is the reason why ignorance is the downfall of democracy, and people need to educate themselves about what they are voting for. I'm guessing most of this sites voting population have never even heard an actual emo band before.
Seriously, I couldn't agree more. how the hell did mineral end up at 76, well below such non-emo bands like escape the fate and black veil brides? Where are bands like rainer maria? Or still life? How about boys life? Maybe christie front drive? Or even elliott? Or the obvious like the promise ring? Not even any love for Jejune?
Listen to mineral you idiots
How is this so low especially next to so many bands that aren't in the genre? this is one of my all time favorites, the only explanation is people haven't heard of them. If you are still reading this and you are interested in learning about the band or just the emo genre in general I can not recommend enough that you listen to their song "parking lot".V 4 Comments
Love Motionless in White. They are pretty amazing. Seriously go check out some of their music.
Their songs have so much meaning behind them
I love Chris and the band I especially love their song Abgail and upon this dawning
Vinny is an amazing drummerV 18 Comments
Best band ever. It should be up a little more. Some of these band are horrible. I love the song You only live once, its one of my all time favorite song, it in my top twenty for sure.
Not an emo band but still basically the only good band in this list. The fact that Blood on The Dancefloor is higher is just shameful
R.I.P. mitch lucker my brother got me Into this band and I fell in love right when he played you only live once
I love this band. I always have wake up in my head at school.V 13 Comments
Sounds like angels played their music, Beau's voice is so sweet it makes me feel warm, not emo just posthardcore but its great nonetheless... This list is fail
Best screamo emo band hialgia best song
These guys are metal not emo
Love the song hollow bodiesV 1 Comment
I don't consider TOP emo, I consider them more as an alternative band ( or Schizoid pop ), but I will still love them no matter how much 2016 made them seem over-rated.
They're far from emo (even though a lot of idiots at my school hate them and say they're goth) but they're still really amazing, I just don't think they should be on this list.
This band first really captured my attention when I heard their song, Semi-Automatic on the radio. It intrigued me and being an Emo myself, I thought that it really captured the theme of depression and made me feel that I'm not the only Emo on the planet. It cool that they put a hidden message in their newest album, Blurryface.
Twenty øne piølts send a message, not stuff like make money, more like stay alive, its worth it! The songs are so relatable and are just WOW!V 27 Comments
I absolutly love this band they are amazing. They are very inspierational and Michael vampire is the sexyest guy in the world beside andy beirsack.
Absolutley love them! Should be at least top 20! Wow this list is shocking!
This is the best band ever it should be higher up
Hella awesome band, more rock than emo though
Coolest band I have ever heard to!
NoV 22 Comments
The first ""emo" bands that "emo" fans don't know about. They are great though.
A hardcore punk band that experimented with their sound, the founders of the genre.
Only emo band on the list... Seriously. Like, none of these are true emo. Where is At the Drive-In? They are like pioneers in the genre and their reuinion is the biggest news
The founders of emo, and hardly any one claiming to be a fan of emo even knows about them. based on some peoples comments people seem to believe emo originated in the early to mid 2000s. this is just pathetic, how a once mighty genre has died.
rest in peace emo.
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