The Ten Greatest Emo Bands

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81 The Devil Wears Prada The Devil Wears Prada The Devil Wears Prada is an American metalcore band from Dayton, Ohio, formed in 2005. It consists of members Mike Hranica, Jeremy DePoyster, Andy Trick, and Daniel Williams.

What the hell they should be way higher than 52! I love them and listen to them all the time. They should be at least in top 20! I love the song Morte Et Dabo

Wow this band is to amazing the be here I would vote a7x but what In the world there not emo core

I'm mad that this band was top 58, it deserves better this band is awesome!

THIS BAND IS AWESOME why is it all the way down here?! (not really emo but meh.)

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82 Three Days Grace Three Days Grace Three Days Grace is a Canadian rock band formed in Norwood, Ontario in 1997 with a line-up consisting of guitarist and lead vocalist Adam Gontier, drummer and backing vocalist Neil Sanderson, and bassist Brad Walst.

This is Post-Grunge, not emo. It isn't even associated with emo. I'd say it's in my top 3 favorite bands though, I'm glad it's good enough to get on lists of a genre it doesn't belong to!

To the person who said this band is not emo... HAVE YOU EVER HEARD THE SONG "PAIN"?

I'm really not sure if this is an emo band but THIS IS MY FAVORITE BAND EVER!

Is good hand

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83 Bright Eyes

I love how each one of his songs is a story. They never get boring. He's one of my favourite artists I can always listen to him. His voice is perfection... With all of it's flaws. He's a wonderful poet, so very talented... I was so glad when I discovered his music, it was exactly what I was looking for.

Conor Oberst (singer/writer of Bright Eyes) puts so much thought and emotion into his work. When you listen to his music you can clearly feel what he's feeling. The lyrics are deep and the music is far from the usual stuff we hear today. Bright Eyes has literally saved my life so many times.

"Sunsrise, Sunset" = my all time favourite song.

Genuinely talented. Lyrically and sound wise much better than most other artists out there.

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85 Cross My Heart
86 A Day to Remember A Day to Remember A Day to Remember (often abbreviated ADTR) is an American rock band from Ocala, Florida, founded in 2003 by guitarist Tom Denney and drummer Bobby Scruggs. They are known for their unusual amalgamation of metalcore and pop punk. The band currently consists of vocalist Jeremy McKinnon, rhythm guitarist more.

BEST BAND ever! Love ADTR they should be like in the top five!

They are amazing! Jeremy's vocals are really really good and they are amazing live.

This bands deserves to be AT LEAST in the top 10, like, come on... Blood On The Floor is ahead of all my favorite bands, that is bull.

*starts loudly singing "the downfall of us all"*

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87 Simple Plan Simple Plan Simple Plan is a French-Canadian rock band from Montreal, Quebec. The band has released five studio albums.

Noo, I can't believe simple plan is in 48th place! They are so awesome! They are more punk than emo so that might contribute to their place on the list

This band helped through a lot! Their music saved a lot of people. I will be supporting them forever

What an amazing band, they sang songs that kids understood and even had a foundation to help save kids from all the things they go through. I love this band and I wish there was more from them now!

87th? no easily top 10. their music is so perfect. it helped everyone and is extremely inspirational. I would HIGHLY recommend simple plan to anyone.

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88 The Get Up Kids

These guys pretty much invented emo. With all due respect, My Chemical Romance is a good band, but they reshaped emo to become this crap misconception. - MojoSpaederman

Something to write home about... that album is one of the best pieces of art I have ever heard in my life!

Should probably vote for an actual good emo band.

Top 1.

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89 All-American Rejects

These guys have good music, I recommend move along to emos

Dude. Not emo.



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92 Breaking Benjamin Breaking Benjamin Breaking Benjamin is a American post-grunge/alternative metal band formed in 1998. The bands members all changed in the time between 2010 to 2014, with the exception of Ben Burnley (Vocals). The Ex-Members included Chad Szeliga (Drums), Aaron Fink (Guitar) and Mark Klepaspi (Bass). more.

I have a feeling that whoever added this also added three days grace. Again, not all rock is emo. Still good though

Breaking bejamin is one of my favorite bands I'm not sure I would call it emo though but all I want to say is thank you, dad for introducing me in to this kind of music!

Breaking Benjamin is the best rock band ever.

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93 Snow White's Poison Bite

I think it's a band definitely worth checking out... They have a good mix of screaming and singing :) a song I would recommend by them: The end of Prom Night... Check them out!

Their songs perfectly suits on my them al

This band was the very first band in this genre that I've listened to

These guys are good why aren't they higher?

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94 Typecast

A very good band from the Philippines, probably the best emo band in Southeast Asia.

They're just the best... Awesome guitar riffs, good lyrics, etc. They're one of the bes

This band is for people with brokenhearts because' of the person they love and I'm proud to be a filipino

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95 HIM HIM HIM is a rock band from Helsinki, Finland. The band was formed in 1992 by vocalist Ville Valo, and bassist Mikko "Migé" Paananen, under the name His Infernal Majesty.

Their more goth than emo but still their songs are amazing and Ville's voice is beautiful ; check out the song wings of a butterfly

I really don't think they're emo. Ville is amazing.

Well, this is goth. I've been listening to them my whole life and honestly, they aren't emo. At all. Sorry.

I just love HIM and Ville is such an amazing musician but they're not really emo

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96 The Spill Canvas

Newer emo band, though sound of the second wave. Give "All Over You" and "Under The Covers" a listen.

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97 Dr. Acula

I like Dr. Acula! :D I think they make very good music. They shouldn't be in 34th place. Well at least it's higher than all those other bands down there... You know...

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98 Cursive

Cursive is a great group. I might be partial because they had a cellist at one point, but they can play. Cursive also fits into the genre of emo. My Chemical Romance doesn't want to be called emo, so I think that is an acceptable request. Papa Roach shouldn't be on the list.

99 Marianas Trench Marianas Trench Marianas Trench is a Canadian rock band from Vancouver, British Columbia, formed in 2001. The band consists of members Josh Ramsay, Matt Webb, Mike Ayley, and Ian Casselman.

Great band just listen to good to you and cross my heart. Good emo band

My favourite band. Newer albums are not so much emo however their first album Fix Me may be considered 'emo'. Definitely worth the listen.

After mpt they turned more pop... they're not an emo band in the slightest

Most of the bands on this damn list aren't even emo

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100 Our Last Night

They aren't emo, but they are a really good band. Sunrise and Drag Me Down probably their best musics.

Absolutely beautiful band, they deserve more popularity in the us then they currently have.

Same old war and reason to love just speaks to my heart in ways no one will ever understand.

They are not emo!

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