The Ten Greatest Emo Bands

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101 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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102 All American Reject

Great Band, there songs are so catchy.

I think they should be little bit more up than that

Each one of their songs spoke to me! Their lyrics are absolutely amazing and I love their sound. This is a true emo band. I've loved them since the beginning and always will.

Such a great band. Keeps me listening

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103 Framing Hanley

They are amazing. I wouldn't particularly brand them as "emo" I feel their lyrics may be taken in such a way people may think that but their lyrics are amazing and they are great live.

What? Why is it so low? Their song, Hear me Now is KILLER! Someone needs to raise them up more

104 Red Red Red is an American rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, formed in 2002. The band's lineup consists of singer Michael Barnes, guitarist Anthony Armstrong, and bassist Randy Armstrong.

Should be top 20. Though they are heavy by their music but their lyrics, guitar riffs and vocals are more than just an emo. They express the struggles of suffering people. They are real talent. Listen to any of their songs. I bet you will definitely vote for them.

Should be a lot closer to at least 30. Check out "Feed the Machine" to see what I mean

TF HAS NO ONE VOTED FOR RED! Just saw them on the list and auto-clicked! Some good bands on here although not all of them fall under the "emo" genre.

Wonderful and if you don't thank so back off

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105 Green Day Green Day Green Day are an American punk rock band formed in East Bay, California in 1987. The members include Billie Joe Armstrong (vocals and guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass), Tré Cool (drums) and Jason White (guitar) . Green Day are associated with punk rock, pop punk and alternative rock . Some of their influences more.

Green Day are not emo, however they should still be number 1 on this list.

Green Day rock. Let's go head and put that ahead of everything else. But there POP PUNK not emo

GREEN DAY is amazing and should be number 1 on this list

Green Day is not emo. - TheAwesomeBrosVotes

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106 From First to Last

PEOPLE! From first to last! One of the best! Emotional to the max with fantastic vocals from sonny moore who has since gone in to form skrillex... Do the amazing music a favour and put them in their rightful place!
"I can feel my mind
Wandering again.
Into where I don't know,
And will I ever get home?
Time starts moving
Faster than I can.
And I'm sick of this scene;
I need to break the routine. "

Unfortunately Sonny Moore went on to become Skrillex and make rubbish music. But while he was in From First to Last, they were brilliant. They attempted to cling to life with Matt Good as the vocalist, but the only real gems were with Sonny on vocals.

Should be in at least the top 20?!?! The individuals split up to form bands that everyone knows? D.R.U.G.S... SKRILLEX! These guys are genuine geniuses.. Each in their own way.. Between the scream of travis and the piercing screach of Sonny moore there is NO BETTER BAND

This is the best band of emo core1!

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107 Blink 182

How are they so low? They easily helped this genre start in the late 90's and early 2000's. Yes, you could easily make the argument that they are more of a "punk" essence, but they deserve some serious credit for what they've done for the genre as a whole. 99th doesn't really make sense to me. - MasonOcker

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108 Brokencyde Brokencyde Brokencyde is an American crunkcore musical group from Albuquerque, New Mexico, founded in 2006. The group's lineup consists of David "Se7en" Gallegos and Michael "Mikl" Shea, and musically are one of the founding groups in the crunkcore genre, which is crunk hip-hop with screamed vocals.

The hottest sev and screamo band

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109 Senses Fail

I LOVE this band! It sounds amazing. Buried a lie is my favorite song. This should be much much higher than 57.

I have to imagine their disrespect in this list is due to lack of mainstream exposure. If you are unfamiliar, but love early to mid 2000s emo, do yourself a favor and by the "let it enfold you" album RIGHT NOW!

Senses Fail is one of my favorite bands, and one of the only bands that is actually emo on this list.

LOVE THEM! Can't be saved or Buried a lie are the best!

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110 Fugazi

Half emo-half punk rock. Their song "Waiting Room" is considered on of the best emo songs ever.

This is a band that everyone should know no matter what classifications yopu enjoy boxing yourself into... "you are not what you own"... "don't let every slip become a fall"

111 Chicosci

Whatever genre, they're just making awesome music

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112 Ghost Town

My Favorite band is Ghost town, and out of all my peeps, we all vote that Ghost Town is the best. Grant you, there is a little bit of screaming (screamo music), but it isn't overbearing. I LOVE THEM! They should at least get a twenty, at the very least...

This underground mix of dubstep grunge is multi talented and fun to dance to!

Ghost town Is one of my favorite bands
You should also listen to "fit for rivals"

This list continues to disappoint me...
Ghost Town is one of my favorite bands.

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113 Envy
114 Faber Drive

I like all the songs! Especially the songs: Tongue Tied, When I'm with you, You And I tonight, By your side and Sleepless night... I hope Some people Appreciate their songs. Just like me. I'm adictted to their somes... I hope Teir will perform in the philipinnes.

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115 Sum 41 Sum 41 Sum 41 is a Canadian rock band from Ajax, Ontario, Canada. Originally called Kaspir, the band was formed in 1996 and, as of 2015, consists of lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist Deryck Whibley, lead guitarist/backing vocalist Dave Baksh, co-lead guitarist/backing vocalist Tom Thacker, bassist/backing vocalist more.

Great songs, great lyrics, not really emo though

One of my favourite bands along side Fall Out Boy and 5Second Of Summer
Not very well kniw but love them
Favourite song is Still Waiting

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116 Weezer Weezer Weezer is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1992, currently consisting of Rivers Cuomo (lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar), Patrick Wilson, Brian Bell, and Scott Shriner.

Pinkerton is one of the Greatest EMO ALBUMS Ever...

My personal favorite since I could comprehend music, will always be apart of me.

No Weezer=No emo. These guys started it all and got it popular worldwide

They are the only emo band to ever get popular (J.E.W. doesn't count because by the time they got popular the stopped making emo)

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117 Tiny Moving Parts

#101 what the hell! None of these bands (except a handful) are even emo

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118 King for a Day
119 You Me at Six

There absolutely amazing! Can't believe they're so far down the list the lyrics are touching and they have great chemistry, the have songs like loverboy which are powerful and strong then songs like the dilemma which are playful and so damn catchy! Love my babies

I think they should be in at LEAST the 20s. Their song stay with me is amazing. Come on guys, how could they not be in the 20s?

Ghost town should be in the top tens why are they #84?! They actually care so much about their fans, they write really good songs with amazing lyrics and as a bonus they are all beautiful.

Such a good band

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120 Limp Bizkit Limp Bizkit Limp Bizkit is an American nu metal band from Jacksonville, Florida, formed in 1994. Their lineup consists of Fred Durst, Sam Rivers, John Otto, and Wes Borland.

Limp Bizkit saved my life. Whenever I'm about to take up the razor blade I listen to "Behind Blue Eyes" and I convince myself not to.

I love there song Behind Blue Eyes

Are you kidding me?! This isn't emo! Plus, they suck!

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