Emo is a subculture
that originated from goth
, which itself originated from punk
Bluntly put, Emos are Goths on estrogen
The subculture revolves around self-deprecation, which is the result of serious depression
. Most emos are 'posers
' that do not actually have any mental
The whole emo subculture has been a commercial
creation since it's inception, with all emo bands
and clothing made by corporations worth millions. This contrasts with the original mentalities behind punk, emos father of sorts. The attitude of emo also greatly contrasts with the gothic mentality, the direct father of emo.
runs true to the emo spirit
, with 'cry-baby
' lyrics. The music is generally similar to the pop-punk
movement of the 90's
emos try to find some credibility
with the subculture, but they all fail miserably. Emo is something of a laughing stock within the alternative music community, alongside other overrated fads
such as sXe
Emo is slowly losing popularity
as the new MySpace
' is creeping in.
WARNING: If you intend to emo it up, slice up, not across. Actually, if you are Emo, SLICE ACROSS! Do us all a favour.