Screamo is a genre of music, which had attained great popularity in the nineties. It involves usage of screaming vocals by the artists, along with such lyrics which reflect strong emotions related to love, pain, passion, feminism and human rights. Many screamo bands have come up since then, which have become the true voice of the youth, bringing out their feelings and passions with strong vocals and lyrics.
Here is a list of top 10 best screamo bands in 2015:
10. Of Mice & Men
One of the most popular screamo bands in 2015 is the California based “Of Mice & Men”, which originated in 2009. Austin Carlile, Alan Ashby, Aaron Pauley, Phil Manansala and Valentino Arteaga are its members. The band has extensive fan following all over the globe.
9. Escape The Fate
“Escape the Fate” is a renowned American screamo band from Las Vegas, which was formed in 2005. At present, Robert Ortiz, TJ Bell, Kevin Gruft and Craig Mabbit are the members of this band. It has sold millions of copies of its albums worldwide.
8. The Devil Wears Prada
Another name on the list of best screamo bands in 2015 is that of “The Devil Wears Prada”, which was formed in 2005 and is based in Dayton, Ohio. Mike Hranica, Chris Rubey, Andy Trick, Jeremy DePoyster and Daniel Williams are its members. Its leading albums are “Plague”, “Dead Throne” and “8:18”.
“Alesana” is a well known American screamo band from Raleigh, Nrth Carolina. The band was started in 2004 and has Shawn Mike, Alex Torres, Shane Crump, Patrick Thompson, Dennis Lee and Jeremy Bryan as its members. “The Emptiness”, “A Place Where the Sun is Silent” and “Where Myth Fades to Legend” are its hit albums.
6. A Day to Remember
Next among the leading screamo bands is “A Day to Remember” from Ocala, Florida. It was formed in 2003 and has Jeremy McKinnon, Kevin Skaff, Joshua Woodard, Neil Westfall and Alex Shelnutt as its members. The most popular albums of the band are “Common Courtesy” and “What Separates me from You”.
5. Pierce the Veil
“Pierce the Veil” is an acclaimed screamo band from San Diego, which was formed in 2006. Vic Fuentes, Mike Fuentes, Jaime Preciado and Tony Perry are the members of this band, which made its debut in 2007 with the hit album “A Flair for the Dramatic”.
4. Falling in Reverse
The next name on the list of top 10 screamo bands in 2015 is that of the Las Vegas based band called “Falling in Reverse”. The American band, which constitutes of Ronnie Radke, Derek Jones, Jacky Vincent and Ryan Seaman, was formed in 2008. The band made it big in 2011, with its debut album called “The Drug in me is You”.
3. Asking Alexandria
“Asking Alexandria” is another popular English screamo band, which was formed in 2008 and is based in York, North Yorkshire. It comprises of Ben Bruce, Cameron Liddell, Sam Bettley and James Cassells, while Ryan Binns, Danny Worsnop and Je Lancaster have been its past members. Its best albums are “Reckless & Relentless” and “From Death to Destiny”.
2. Bullet for My Valentine
Featuring next on the list is the Welsh screamo band called “Bullet for my Valentine”, which dates back to 1998. The band members are Michael Paget, Jason James, Matthew Tuck and Michael Thomas. Its acclaimed albums are “The Poison”, “Fever”, “Temper Temper” and “Scream Aim Fire”.
1.Black Veil Brides
One of the best screamo bands in 2015 is the Hollywood based American band called “Black Veil Brides”, which was formed in 2006 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Ashley Pudy, Andy Biersack, Jake Pitts, Jinxx and Christian CC Coma are the members of this celebrated band, who are seen dressed in tight black clothing, black make up and body paint.
All these screamo bands have reached heights of popularity in the last few years. They have given some bestselling albums and have a huge fan following worldwide.