Top 10 Post-hardcore / Metalcore Bands

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21 Outline In Color
22 The Word Alive

Tyler Smith the vocalist for the band has a terrific range of pitch when it comes to his unclean's. His clean vocals are also very, very strong. He is arguably the best post-hardcore/metalcore vocalist who does both the clean and the unclean vocals. The instrumental talent in this band is astonishingly high, this includes technicality, speed, formulated rhythm and more. The lyrics are phenomenal, they have depth, meaning, well designed allusions everything you want.

These guys are the best band in post-hardcore/metalcore music right now, their new album "Life Cycles" drops July 3rd.

Their melodic side blows other bands away. Should be in top 10!

#23?! The word alive is far better than #23! what

23 Alesana

Alesana is an amazing innovative band with unique screams that's more than your usual growl. It's something different. The members of Alesana put so much into their lyrics and the story along with the album, hate, love, lust, Malice, remorse, fear. I am a big fan of every other band on this list but Alesana has to be the most unique and chill inducing band I have ever heard.

They have Heavy Instruments and poppy choruses and may have created a new genre. I believe they should be in top 10's because no other band is found to resemble them. Another thing is they have a good bone-chilling stories in their albums

Great band! There melodic choruses give me chills no matter how many times I hear them. "Lullaby of The Crucified" is a great example.

Alesana is definitely must be on the top...

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24 August Burns Red August Burns Red August Burns Red is an American metalcore band from Manheim, Pennsylvania. Formed in 2003, the group began their first performances while a majority of the members were attending their senior year of high school, and soon began playing shows around Lancaster, before being signed to CI Records. Afterwards, ...read more.

Best metalcore band in my opinion. REALLY strong lyrics not about sex/drugs or money or all of these cliches. Unique in their genre, they are one of the only metalcore bands that everybody can relate too (Some of the members aren't tattooed or stretched). Really great band, they should be first!

Nothing much in common with post-hardcore, but one of the best metalcore-bands. if you drop all bands who use commonly clean vocals (like trivium/as I lay dying etc. ) then this band is truly the best! Closely followed by Parkway Drive. - Flav

They should be number one best Metalcore band hands down there better than sucky asking Alexandria

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25 Like Moths to Flames
26 Dance Gavin Dance

Most original band out there right now. Will Swan re-invented the genre with his detailed riffs and Matt Mingus kills it on the drums every time. Jon Mess's screams are very unique, and continue to get better. Plus, Jonny Craig and Kurt Travis are two of the best vocalists out there. If you have not checked this band out, please do. You won't regret it.

They're one of the only post-hardcore bands today that actually steps out of the boundaries, they're also one of the few that even have complex solos and jazzy rhythms, they definitely deserve top 5 if not #1

Of all the bands on this list this one really should be at the top. Three clean vocalists, Jon Mess, and the songs are all unique and high quality. Very complex band that is insanely underappreciated. - NuMetalManiak

Only post-hardcore band comfortable in stepping outside of their genre

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27 Parkway Drive Parkway Drive Parkway Drive is an Australian metalcore band from Byron Bay, New South Wales, formed in 2003. As of 2015, Parkway Drive has released five full-length albums, one EP, two DVDs, a split album and one book, titled Ten Years of Parkway Drive.

This is not really a post hardcore band.

Number one Metalcore band right now along with ABR. Heart pounding drums and breakdowns bad ass lyrics. Not even close to post hardcore

Great post hard core band wild eyes, carrion, romance is dead, sleepwalker are all amazing songs, their atlas album is 👌 could listen to them for hours

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28 Falling in Reverse Falling in Reverse Falling in Reverse is an American post hardcore band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2008, signed to Epitaph Records.

Falling In Reverse is literally the best post hardcore band there is listen to the song Its Over When Its Over, Alone, Fashionably Late, The Drug In Me Is You, Self Destructive Personality, and Raised By Wolves they are literally the best songs ever

Oh my gosh. This is legit an amazing band. Honestly, ETF is for 11 year olds. If you want music that actually has meaning and emotion, check out Falling in Reverse.

Falling In Reverse should definitely be on the top of this list. ! Their songs have so much meaning and emotion behind them, and songs like "I'm Not A Vampire" and "Fashionably Late" are GREAT songs to dance to. Plus, their singing is amazing. !

Listen the Coming Home btly FIR - Marvel_1William

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29 Suicide Silence Suicide Silence Suicide Silence is an American deathcore band from Riverside, California. Formed in 2002, the band has released four full-length studio albums, one EP and eleven music videos.

This band isn't even post-hardcore or metalcore there deathcore and this should be number one because there lyrics are very good and clever and there musical style is amazing amd Mitch's screams are phenomenal. This band to me is the best. They lead all the other deathcore bands anyway

This band is most definitely NOT post-hardcore. No clean vocals, who rates this stuff?

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30 Attack Attack!

Come on, They should be in top 10's
Though they disbanded their music is still fresh as new
Their self-title was most amazing and best way to enter the world of post-hardcore music

31 The Color Morale

New album "Know Hope" is a fantastic listen. Great breaks between vocals and screams. Lyrics have great meaning. Instrumentals are on point. An incredibly strong band.

These guys shouldn't be this low. They're one of the greatest bands of this era. Also great live performances.

32 Secrets

This band has helped through so much they are so inspiring, awesome music.

Such an amazing band. "Forever and Never" is an awesome song. Come on, they need to be higher.

Secrets is the most amazing band ever, richard'S voice is so uncommon and beauthiful and aaron's scream are so good. Good instrumental as much.! All their songs are good

33 Motionless In White Motionless In White Motionless in White, often abbreviated MIW, is an American metalcore band from Scranton, Pennsylvania.

How is this band 232? It's a lot better than most of the ones above it and the band is inspired by Marilyn Manson, what more could you ask for?

How is Motionless In White so low that's just stupid they should be higher

How is motionless in Wichita not on the list there badass

This band is the best how is it so low?

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34 Killswitch Engage Killswitch Engage Killswitch Engage is an American metalcore band from Westfield, Massachusetts, formed in 1999 after the disbanding of Overcast and Aftershock.

Thirty rout you people have got to be kidding me they are one of the best Metalcore bands in history.

Yet another band that is not post - hardcore. I hate the term "metalcore" but it doesn't apply here anyway

The father of modern metalcore.

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35 Silverstein

The best post hardcore band ever, with the vocals of shane told, how could they go wrong? All it takes is a minute to listen to their songs, just choose one, any one, after all, you got nothing to lose.

Silverstein have been around for quite long already, longer than SWS or other bands with similar sound. And they've never changed the genre of their music, but their new releases have always been unique. They improve with every new release and I loved every single one so far! Therefore, I don't understand why they're not higher on the list. (36th spot right now)

Favorite band ever. Their sound is like a perfect melting pot of all the best qualities of metal, punk, and alternative. Definitely check them out if you haven't

Father of modern post-hardcore, and definitely the best.

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36 Bury Tomorrow

Too far down, obiously the best ever, the albums are incredible and all vocals are amazing... Boss live too.. Also a badass livin the Vida loca cover, just saying

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37 Issues

They should be in the top 5 with memphis may fire, a day to remember, the amity affliction, pierce the veil, and dead by april

I saw Issues yesterday and they were just amazing! I fell in love with them in just a minute! They are so great! - musicfanatic

Best band ever! I love Tyler's voice so much. And Michael screaming is just amazing

Issues is one of the best bandas of today, they should be in the top 5.

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38 Woe, is Me

Great screams and great clean vocals. What else can you ask for? They're a great band and they make amazing lyrics.

They should be number one, great vocals awesome growls, screams etc they deserve to be up there with the best like asking Alexandria and A day to remember.

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39 Ice Nine Kills

Lyrically alone this band should be number 1. Add the arrangement of music and the style...the fact they actually use THREE screamers...and one of them (Spencer) can actually sing...by far number 1.

Has not one but TWO really talented Screamers and AMAZING CLEANS. Very Catchy songs. Very much recommend

They should be higher There just amazing and great with everything they do

Absolutely amazing band

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40 All That Remains All That Remains
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