Top Ten Post-Hardcore Bands of All TimeJamNamZamHam These are the best post-hardcore bands out there. If you disagree, you're missing out.
The Top Ten
A Day to Remember are a bunch of awesome bunch of normal people and played music an did what they loved. Their music is amazing, the lyrics so powerful, and their videos are so funny!
They became my most listened band in my playlist since I discover them.
This is not post hardcore! Where do u people get that idea? The band wants to be but they're guitar is too double harmony metalcore/emocore and lyrics pop and no time changes. Drummer isn't outstanding either. And saddest thing is singer can't sing live without effects vocalizer. This band is the equivalent to my era Blink 182. They are pop punk. Just with a metal element. Most songs are punk though.
Best post-hardcore band. No doubt.V 7 Comments
Honestly pierce the veil has saved my life and I'm not joking it kills me to know that music has to save my life not my family or friends. When I'm close to doing it I think I gotta listen to them one more time before I go and so as I let blood drip off my chest and think about going for my wrists I feel like Vic warns me not to do it through his songs and I stop it's almost as if destiny sets the songs to stop me. The bring me into and out of depression and I love it now.
Pierce The Veil are a very underrated band. They deserve to be in the top spot. Each member of the band is EXTREMELY talented, and their music is unique. Their songs have very deep and meaningful lyrics and Vic Fuentes' voice is just... Wow. Words can't explain how amazing his voice is.
Pierce the Veil is my favourite post-hardcore band of all time because, not only are they extremely talented lyrically and musically, but they're just a bunch of awesome guys with big hearts. They've helped me through tough times because their songs express what I have in my head perfectly. I honestly don't know what I would've done without them.
It's NU-Metal Not HARDCORE people.V 44 Comments
If you listen to their first album don't expect anything like it in their later works. I love this band though. Ollie's lyrics touch home and the songs are tightly written. I guess you could call them post hardcore because of breaks downs and Vox vocals, otherwise they're pretty melodic in their later works, first albums straight metalcore
Bring Me The Horizon is NOT post-hardcore. They are METAL overall. Yes, the That's The Spirit album is post-hardcore, but if you think they're the best post-hardcore band, OOOH BOY, are you wrong. They are the best METAL band because of "There's A Hell, Believe Me I've Seen It" and "Suicide Season" and "Sempiternal" album. Though they are one of my favorite bands, they should not be a top post-hardcore band.
Forget about the looks! This is about the music! I mean, their lyrics are deep and have a great meaning and the melodies are catchy and strong.
They cool I guessV 15 Comments
Best band EVER Danny worsnop ( vocalist ).
Can do it all sing he can do mid range screams
High, low deathcore screams.
This band became famous because bands like them are RARE because danny has a pure an clear singing voice and low screams
I love asking alexandria even ma girlfriend
To put them simply, INCREDIBLEV 6 Comments
Now this is post-hardcore, this list is ridiculous, the fact that sleeping with sirens is higher than them is beyond me, these guys have been around for almost 20 years now and never released any bad songs or albums
Silverstein is the best post-hardcore band there ever was and will be. All of their albums are solid and you just can't compare them to anyone lol they are on a whole other level than all these other bands.
Sleeping with sirens started off as metalcore first, then when full blown post-hardcore, I love silverstein
The greatest post hardcore band of all time, also this list is a joke, I wonder where saosin on this listV 7 Comments
They're an amazing band with great lyrics. Kellin's voice is very rare. Their music helps you go through everything. They've changed my life and made me, me. If it wasn't for them I wouldn't be the way I am now.
I love Sleeping With Sirens they have a good mix of screaming and singing and I like that
I love every single album, the variety, originality, and Kellin's unique voice. The acoustic versions and heavier songs are equally as good, with brilliant lyricism that sticks in my head all day. Without a doubt my favourite band.
Listen to "With Ears to See and Eyes to Hear" and you will realize that this band should be number one with Pierce the Veil right behind. This band is legendary. So unique.V 28 Comments
The soul and metaphor poured into everything written by the band is so extraordinary I don't think any band has saved lives the way Of Mice And Men has. What Austin Carlile has been through and the strong unchanging outlook on life he has just puts such a firm grounding on the band. This band has given me personally such a firm structure on how to live life I don't think anyone could impact me the way this band has.
This band is absolutely amazing! Even without Austin Carlile they are still great! They have meaningful lyrics, always had awesome vocals and enough melody and aggression to make them one of my favorite current heavy bands. - Elijah_Cook
Austin Charlie is an amazing singer! His vocals are just great! At first I didn't like their stuff but after listening to O.G. loko, I immediately fell in love with the catchi-ness of the "Meet my Dedication, Inspiration" part. Even the band members are great people!
BEST BAND EVER!V 3 Comments
Definitely deserve to be higher on this list
WCAR are excellent. I saw them at Rockville and they were spot on.V 1 Comment
Alright, so I used to hate this band. But the only song I had heard by them until recently was "One for the money", which for the record is, in my opinion, their worst song. Then I heard "This War is Ours" and my opinion of them completely changed. They're definitely deserving of a place on this list. - Elijah_Cook
Awesome band. Just listen to The Guillotine.
Escape the fate has done an amazing job of creating a beautiful album... 4 times! They are so underrated and they deserve to be bigger that falling in reverse... no offense ronnie
Too much love songV 10 Comments
This is one of the best post hardcore bands to have existed. They are the reason these crap bands on top the list exist. They fused old post harcore and the new sound together to pave way for the horrible crap that is made today. There music was so powerful its sad they only played a handful of sold out shows before they broke up. And back together for the summer of 2015 tour they are only playing a handful again but hopefully to test the waters. We may have a true post hardcore band writing music again.
On of the few good Post Hardcore bands on the list. Also half of these bands are Metalcore
Woah, somethings wrong if these guys aren't in the top 10! Its a shame to see some of the bands ahead of AOF on this list. RIP!
Nothing compares.V 1 Comment
Underoath was one of my first hardcore bands and will forever be one of my favorites, the reason why they should be first is because of their raw emotion and beautiful rhythms and melodies. They were was before their time and had one of the most talented drummers I have ever had the pleasure of hearing. By the way why isn't Dance Gavin Dance on this list?
Should be number one, they were ahead of their time. Without Underoath we wouldn't be able to enjoy most of the bands we listen to now. They stayed true to their real hardcore roots while they were breaking down boundaries too step by step! Still, they were never really considered as a "sell out" band
Without this inspirational band I bet half these bands on this list wouldn't be here today. Underoath has made some of the the best Post-hardcore/Metalcore songs to date. They never sold out, they just kept getting heavier and heavier throughout their amazing career.
These guys deserve to be number one simply because they have been around the longest, without them who would've inspired other bands on this list and may I remind everyone how amazing there fourth album they're only chasing safety isV 3 Comments
What the hell? Ice nine kills are amazing they should be in the top 5! I'm telling you TOP 5! They are an amazing band with amazing choruses and lyrics. Listen to what I never learned in study hall or jonathan. Both are great and I'd slap you if you think they're bad
These guys aren't that bad, but I don't like them as much as most of the others on this list. One of their songs that I've heard is good.
They should be number two
Metalcore and post hardcore and amazing why are they not number one?V 3 Comments
OK so I get the low ranking cause they only made one album but I mean come on it was good.
Yup.. the only album that they made was incredible.. probably the best album I heard in 2011
All these new fake post hardcore bands have nothing on bands like glassjaw. A true post hardcore band has ambient sounds, a great drummer that does off beats, experiments with sound, time changes, and meaningful lyrics not just about heartbreak. That's what glassjaw encompasses to this day. Glad they are back together.
None of those bands in the top 10 would be relevant without Glassjaw and At The Drive In. Tainting the Post-Hardcore legacy Glassjaw and At The Drive In created in the early 00's by not trying to be different to anyone else. Content with being generic
Amazing band that helped build the genre. I can't even believe they're not in the top 10. Daryl's clean and unclean vocals help create this genre.
No one here actually knows what post hardcore is, this is sad. All of the top ten bands are screamo at best...V 1 Comment
I Love you the lyrics
Alesana should seriously be no. 1! They are the reason I love post-hardcore. They can put heavy and ballad in one song.. And they are kickass live..
ALESANA great awesome all of the time
Great band! One of my favourites and definitely my favourite post hardcore one.V 5 Comments
God, Radke sucks. I can't listen to his voice for 5 seconds without wanting to shoot myself. Sad part is, he gets all of the attention and overshadows the rest of the actually talented band. Same for most bands like this one.
Ronnie Radke used to be singer for Escape The Fate but when he got kicked out it he made Falling In Reverse. FIR has catchy songs, awesome beats, beautiful melodies.
It's not their music I don't like. It's their vocals and lyrics. Radke's voice is so whiny and the lyrics are so generic. Their music is just okay overall. - Elijah_Cook
They deserve to be farther up. FIR is one of the bestV 7 Comments
Matty Mullins sounds awesome no matter what! One of my favorite bands.
Matty mullins is great overall
Of mice and men have amazing vocals and great screams with amazing breakdowns.
They're on here twice love them though
Of Mice & Men are on here twice lol
Here twice...and I'm not even mad! - Elijah_Cook
Sorry you're not a winner the best post hardcore song
Technically Electro Post-harcore but post harcore all the same. This band has been using electro and post harcore in their music since they started back in 2006. They are so popular overseas in Europe that they sold out tours for past 2 albums. They express political messages like most p-hdcore bands do and not about emo heartbreak. True post hardcore bands songs are usually so different its hard to classify into one genre, they also use time changes, sing/scream, experiment with ambient/techno/ or effects pedal sounds, and have amazing drummers that do off beats majority of the time. This band does all of that. The only band doing something truly out of the box before anyone else was.
Ever since Tyler Carter left, they'll be different. But Hance Alligood is by far better and will make a great replacement. - JamNamZamHam
They've been broken up for 4 years. Only good song I heard from them was "Our number[s]" because of Jonny Craig. - Elijah_Cook
Sure they had one good album. But it was a really good album and they're one of the only ones here to have a top 40 hit. Possibly the only one at all
Uh this is pop and definitely not post hardcore. Someone put this up as a joke right.
Probably one of the only post hardcore bands on here, you people make me laugh
A hard decision it was, between IFAF and We Came As Romans, but I for the moment, these are the best.
Fugazi essentially made post-hardcore a genre. The fact that they are this low on the list shows me that there is a significant rift between the original post-hardcore, and what is big right now. It is essentially like there are two or three different genres with the same name.
The only post-hardcore band that matters
Wow, people here have no idea of what post-hardcore is.V 2 Comments
They deserve to be way higher! This band is the most amazing band on the planet. They have saved thousands of lives including my own. The lyrics to their songs are very sinister yet meaningful. They have such a good sound to them and an amazing vibe.
They're not always post hardcore but when they are, they're pretty awesome at it..
My Chemical Romance is one of my favourite bands I think they deserve to be on here at least somewhere
This band definitely deserves to be in the Top 10. They are an awesome mix of post hardcore, emo, and pop punk. Definitely deserve to be in the Top 10
My Chemical Romance's not my favorite band but they are Gods of post hardcore.How can they be so low on this list?.V 7 Comments
Best of it original post hardcore tone for "those bands"
One of the best bands of all time in my opinion. James "Buddy" Nielson's lyrics are so powerful and people can really connect with them. So amazing.
This is not post hardcore. I love them but they are emocore if anything. 90 percent these bands aren't post hardcore. The drummers suck in half these bands that's how you can tell.V 1 Comment
If I could kill for one voice, it'd be for the singer of this band. His voice is beautiful. And the screams are just amazing. - JamNamZamHam
Amazing mix of powerful (yet beautiful) vocals, Brian Whiite and the drummer's deep growls put together so pefectly... Nothing can beat it.V 1 Comment
One of the best post hardcore bands I've listened to plus they do some of the best covers I've ever heard
Imma have to remix this list. - Elijah_Cook
A truly amazing band!
People claiming that any of the top ten bands are post-hardcore should die. My Chemical Romance saved your life? Please. They didn't. If 'Na Na Na' seriously stopped you from committing suicide you should go see a psychiatrist.
Them and Fugazi are the only good ones
Great music, great attitude, the core of post hardcore
If only because of Relationship Of Command
Dillinger Escape Plan is one of the first post hardcore bands and easily the standard of what the genre sound encompasses. Time changes, ambient sounds, and powerful lyrics sung/screamed by a talented singer. These bands have the best drummers in the scene. I first heard them when Mike Patton was the singer in 2000 at a show where he finished by taking a dump on the pa speaker. Needless to say I can see why they replaced him pretty soon after with the similarly looking new singer who is good if not better in my opinion but a lot like the old better.
This band is so underrated, should be higher, definitely...
Wow! There a great band. Should be more higher then 31!
Best band on this list
Black veil brides are not post hardcore they are hair metal
One of my favorite bands!
Are you serious 34 have y'all heard andy's voice and scream and the guitar solos and the meaningful lyrics?
They're so amazing and they're lyrics are meaningful too ^^;V 1 Comment
So underrated! Check them out.
Insanely awesome band...
Best band ever
Great band but not exactly post hardcore
An amazing band. Check out their stuff
This should be your favorite band.
If you have never listened to 'The Blackest Beautiful' then you are sorely missing out. Do it because you absolutely won't regret it.
Jason butler front man of letlive is one of the if not the most extroadinary human being I've ever seen in my life he's not only very unique as a person but also as a musician you'll notice that letlive isn't like a lot of bands if any band
So amazing, they deserve to be higher!
Best band out right now, just listenV 1 Comment
Such an amazing, inspiring bands. I love these guys.
I wish they would stick with the same members for good but I love them all the same - JamNamZamHam
They sing better, they're quite similar to Asking Alexandria, but way better!V 1 Comment
Honestly this lists suck so bad and are completely inaccurate and chiodos should be in the top ten. like, ring ring hello CHIODOS IS 10/10 WOULD RECOMMEND TO ANYONE WHO LIKES POST HARDCORE!
Best post hardcore band of all time. Just listen to there's no penguins in Alaska and is it a progression if a cannibal uses a fork. Number 1
I can't believe chiodos is not in the top tens... Damn. Craig Owens is amazing and so is the rest of the band.V 1 Comment
The Tide is one of the most well put together rock albums of the 2000's.
Dance Gavin Dance is easily the best post-hardcore band on this list. All of the vocalists (particularly Tilian) are incredible. Will Swan is amazing. All of their songs are catchy and so intricate I don't understand how you people can think My Chemical Romance is better.
So much catchy, it's like find order in chaos.
Should be Number 1
Great, all of the emos invaded this list and put asking alexandria and My Chemical Romance so high up. this band deserves more creditV 1 Comment
This is my favorite band. All their songs are very poetic. It had meaning that many people can relate to. His voice take a while to get used to, but you'll eventually love it.
La Dispute is the only post hardcore band I listen to and they deserve to be in the top 10. Their lyrics are poetic, deep and intelligent. The singer has a raw yet distinctive voice which makes this band so unique. Underrated band, for sure.
Such an amazing band with beautiful music and lyrics! La Dispute is and always will be my favorite band, I bet if half of the people in Michigan knew about this list it would at least be in the top 15
Unknown but amazing all the same. - JamNamZamHam
They metal or death metal. W/e u want to call it. But either is number 1 on this list a big joke this list is. Ad2r is pop and nowhere near hardcore that is what the band thinks they are but its not.
Come on... how is suicide silence not number 1, let alone not even in the top 10, this is unrelated to suicide silence, but how is peirce the veil, sleping with sirens and a day to remember even in the catagory of psot hardcore, I think the twelev yearolds spelt alternative rock wrong...
Great band should be higher
Newer band I have become surprisingly impressed with.
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