Definitions

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  • n. A genre of aggressive lo-fi guitar driven music with predominantly screaming vocals, while preserving structural aspects of the emocore/hardcore emo genres of the early 1990's.
  • n. A genre of guitar driven music sometimes referred to as post-hardcore, combining late 1990's emo indie rock with interludes of screaming vocals, often accompanied by hardcore or metalcore guitar riffs.
  • n. Any punk rock inspired music that involves screaming vocals, typically referring to the genres described above as well as certain subgenres of hardcore punk.

Etymologies

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Blend of scream and emo

Examples

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  • emo music but you scream instead of cry like a pathetic little baby.

    December 4, 2009