Best Screamo/Death Metal/Metalcore Bands


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21 Five Finger Death Punch Five Finger Death Punch Five Finger Death Punch is an American heavy metal band from Las Vegas, Nevada. Formed in 2005, the band's name is derived from a fictional martial arts maneuver in the 2003 film Kill Bill.

This band is nuts why wouldn't they be at the top they're not really screamo but they are still amazing

This band shouldn't be in this list. This band is not screamo/metalcore or even death metal. This is groove metal band with their own sound. These guys used to be my favourite, but I've found other bands. This band, however, is a really good band to check out though

This band is amazing! IT NEEDS TO BE PUSHED UP MORE!

Pretty good

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22 Atreyu

Worth listening 2. Love sum other bands 2 but this one every screamo fans dream. Try the song your private war, when two are one. THE BEST. Guarantee satisfaction. Totally rad

Not some much core, but it's still metal, check first albums for screamo, last for melodic metal, and some awesome chorus.. All in all, after Bullet For My Valentine and ATR, this band is on my list

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23 Pierce the Veil Pierce the Veil Pierce the Veil is an American post-hardcore band from San Diego, California. Formed in 2006, the band was founded by brothers Vic and Mike Fuentes after the disbandment of the group Before Today, which was formed out of the San Diego punk rock scene.

Lots of clean vocals, but listen to the album selfish machines and it'll get you hooked

Great instrumentals. That guitarist can really play!

Their lyrics are awesome. And NO doubt for their music!

What 23 how... ptv is gold

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24 Lamb of God Lamb of God Lamb of God is an American heavy metal band from Richmond, Virginia. Formed in 1994, the group consists of vocalist Randy Blythe, guitarists Mark Morton and Willie Adler, bassist John Campbell, and drummer Chris Adler.

What?! Lamb of God deserves 1st position! Vote for the band please!

All I'm gonna say is... How the fuq?

Everyone here is super generic and has no taste in music.

Doesn't belong on this list. It's not "screamo" it's not metalcore and it isn't death metal. It's groove metal. I love metalcore and I love death metal but the top ten is pretty much metalcore or post hardcore. Screamo would be Blood On The Dance Floor or BrokenCYDE

What a disgrace. Log should be 1st

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25 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..

Music genius, melodic masterpieces, lyrics inventive, awesome breakdowns, and hardcore-to-the-bones screaming.

They ought to be in the top ten.

I love a day to remember, saw them live last year, their not as heavy but I still think their songs are brilliant, and a good band to listen to when being introduced into the world of metal.

This is the one and only time I will talk crap about a ranking 25th? What the hell? A Day To Remember has inspired so many people and other BANDS! 11th minimum!

The best melodies, the best lyrics, the best guitar riffs, just an all around kick ass band, perfect mix of pop punk and metal.

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26 Opeth Opeth Opeth is a Swedish progressive death metal band from Stockholm, formed in 1990 by David Isberg, who invited Mikael Akerfeldt into the band as a bassist. Isberg ended up leaving the band, which lead to Mikael becoming the band's vocalist, guitarist, principal songwriter, and driving force. Along with more.

Opeth is progressive death metal, and its pure gold. Opeth is so brutal but yet so beautiful! And there's this creepy mysterious vibe to their songs, that I love! Their acoustic guitar work is fantastic as well!

27 Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold is an American alternative metal/metalcore (early) band, that was formed 1999 in California. Their longest lineup of members was M. Shadows (Vocals), Synyster Gates (Lead Guitar), Zacky Vengeance (Rhythm Guitar), Johnny Christ (Bass Guitar), and The Rev (Drums). more.

Avenged Sevenfold are the most musically talented band. Their old stuff is just insane! Listen to Unholy Confessions and you'll be hooked, for sure.

They should be in the top 5!
Not stupid bring me the horizon or asking alexandria whoever made this list is stupid!

"this band is EPIC M. Shadows sings a lot Exemple: after the solo of Synyster Gates in A7x live in LBC Shadows scream for 10 seconds INSANE!


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28 I, The Breather

Amazing lyrics that have much meaning to the Christian religion. Drops are insane! Head bang approved!

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29 Nile Nile Nile is an American technical death metal band from Greenville, South Carolina, United States, formed in 1993. Their music and lyrics are inspired by Ancient Egyptian/Near Eastern mysticism, history, religion, and ancient art, as well as the works of H.P. Lovecraft.
30 Silverstein

They absolutely rock off the billboard charts... From the roots of my heroine, to the melody of burning hearts and a punk driven and one of my favorite song the artist... God job guys! 1 I can't wait for short songs

What on earth is this band doing in 26th? This is one of the best post harcore bands around! And their lyrics are deep... Put this up further!

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31 Morbid Angel Morbid Angel Morbid Angel is an American death metal band based in Tampa, Florida. UK music magazine Terrorizer ranked Morbid Angel's 1989 debut Altars of Madness first in its list "Top 40 greatest death metal albums".

Needs to be higher

32 Slipknot Slipknot Slipknot is a Heavy Metal band formed in 1995 from Iowa. The band released their first album in 1999 and was well received by critics and fans. The group gained success after the release of their second studio album, "Iowa". more.

Best songs in my opinion of this legendary band: psychosocial, people = s***, and the negative one. there are plenty other amazing ones, but these are the best

How is this so low on the list, 30 for slipknot, jeez

... Really? This band has more Grammys than any of the bands on this list..

They are actually pretty amzing and if you listen to the lyrics propperly it is a better sont

33 Alexisonfire Alexisonfire

- Absolutly Amazing band, very talented and every album is excellent, needs to be in at least top 10!

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35 Dark Tranquility
36 Cattle Decapitation Cattle Decapitation Cattle Decapitation is an American Deathgrind band from San Diego, California formed in 1996. Cattle Decapitation's songs protest the mistreatment and consumption of animals, the abuse of the environment and touch subjects such as misanthropy and genocide of the human race. Much of their music is based more. V 1 Comment
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38 Necrophagist Necrophagist Necrophagist is a German technical death metal band, founded and fronted by guitarist and vocalist Muhammed SuiƧmez.
39 Upon a Burning Body

I couldn't vote them over slipknot, but I can at least highly recommend the song red razor wrists.

They're a pretty new band... Ish. But they rock!

40 Chelsea Grin

... These guys need to be at the WAY top... They are better than most of the bands on here! My Damnation? Yeah, it was sick! Not only that, but they happen to have instrumental skill too. They need more votes!

Best band ever. Their screaming is amazing, they deserve to be higher than all of these posers.

Actually prove they can do more than scream in the song don't ask don't tell

Alex Koehler is much harder than the bands at the top. They should be #1

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