Top Ten Post-Hardcore Bands of All Time


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21 The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

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

22 In Fear and Faith

A hard decision it was, between IFAF and We Came As Romans, but I for the moment, these are the best.

23 A Skylit Drive

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.

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24 Fugazi

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.

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25 Senses Fail

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.

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26 My Chemical Romance My Chemical Romance My Chemical Romance was an American rock band from Jersey City, New Jersey, active from 2001 to 2013. For much of their career, the band consisted of lead vocalist Gerard Way, guitarists Ray Toro and Frank Iero, bassist Mikey Way, and drummer Bob Bryar.

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

Best band I have ever heard

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27 Our Last Night

One of the best post hardcore bands I've listened to plus they do some of the best covers I've ever heard

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28 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. V 1 Comment
29 Dillinger Escape Plan

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.

30 Bullet for My Valentine Bullet for My Valentine Bullet for My Valentine are a Welsh metalcore 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 James; more.

Wow! There a great band. Should be more higher then 31!

31 Defeater

Best band on this list

32 Black Veil Brides Black Veil Brides Black Veil Brides is an American rock band currently consisting of Andy Biersack (vocals), Jinxx (guitar), Jake Pitts (guitar), Christian Coma (drums) and Ashley Purdy (bass), that formed in 2006 in Ohio. more.

Black veil brides are not post hardcore they are hair metal

Are you serious 34 have y'all heard andy's voice and scream and the guitar solos and the meaningful lyrics?

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33 At the Drive-In

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

If only because of Relationship Of Command

34 From Autumn to Ashes

Great band but not exactly post hardcore

35 Blessthefall

So underrated! Check them out.

Best band ever

36 Dream On, Dreamer

Such an amazing, inspiring bands. I love these guys.

37 Balance and Composure

An amazing band. Check out their stuff

This should be your favorite band.

38 Attack Attack!

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!

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39 Letlive Letlive Letlive, stylized letlive., is an American post-hardcore band from Los Angeles, California. The band consists of lead vocalist Jason Aalon Alexander Butler, guitarist Jeff Sahyoun, bassist Ryan Jay Johnson and drummer Loniel Robinson.

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 listen

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40 Chiodos

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.

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