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The result of people thinking that emo could not get any worse. Screamo bands are emo bands who cant sing, so they decide to scream instead. While there are maybe four or five indie emo bands who are really musically talented (though they're lyrics still suck), screamo is a stigmatic title that pisses off even regular emos and makes screamo bands sadder, thus they continue to scream..o (sorry).
Man, Hawthorne Hights should have their screamo asses taken to the town square, where they should be burned at the stake for all to see.
by Alex Remnick November 25, 2005
 
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A style of music that has emo influence but instead of whiny pussy singing has mostly screamo. The Used, Thursday and Thrice are not screamo and if you think so, your wrong bitch!
Saetia, Joshua Fit for Battle, Orchid, Neil Perry...and The Assistant..you have probably never heard of any of these bands
by bobby October 05, 2004
 
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Screamo: Close to 80's real emo but softer. Screamo is currently alive. Note, Bands as in UnderOATH, Atreyu, etc. ARE NOT SCREAMO. Screamo consists of bands like, View Of a Burning City (broke up), Circle Takes the Square, Bravo Fucking Bravo, Comadre. Screamo Followed the Path of 80's real emo.
Music With Screamo sound.
Whole song is screamed.
by Brandon::Fake June 27, 2006
 
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sloppily played, raw, emotional hardcore.has a fast off beat sound, with whiny/talky screaming. its good though. it has a really dark mood to it.
joshua fit for battle, hot cross, the now, neil perry, song of zarathustra, knives and greenwater, suicide note, pg.99, the assistant, forstella ford
by mike December 24, 2003
 
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leik lol screamo is hawthorne higehts and finch and taking abck sunday and atreyu- NO YOU ARE FUCKING WRONG. Wow, I looked at the first 10 definitions and saw Circle Takes the Square,hot cross, and some other good screamo bands. and I was like, wow, people on urban dictionary actually know what there talking about, and are probably all in their mid-20's. AND THEN SOME 14 YEAR OLD ASSHOLE CAME AND FUCKING SCREWED IT ALL UP! YOU HAVE NO FUCKING IDEA WHAT REAL SCREAMO IS, IF YOU EVER BELIEVED MTV FOR EVEN A SECOND.

bullet for my valentine is screamo? wow. you are a fucking stupid ass douchebag. Shut the fuck up. If you cant say something nice about screamo, then go eat a fatass tub of beans until you fucking die, asswipe.
Circle takes the Square, Hot Cross, Orchid, Envy = Screamo

thrice,the used,under0ATH,(new) = SHITTY ASS POP PUNK(not fucking screamo)

underoath(old), job for a cowboy, suicide silence = the best deathcore bands ever to grace the earth(just thought i'd give alittle extra credit to you 15 year old poontangs out there)
by Smoothie King August 06, 2006
 
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Screamo is a genre of music which predominantly evolved from hardcore punk, among other genres, in the early 1990s. The term "screamo" was initially applied to a more aggressive offshoot of emo that developed in San Diego in 1991, which used short, chaotically executed songs which grafted "spastic intensity to willfully experimental dissonance and dynamics,"4 often with a political message. In the early 2000s, the genre name began to describe a different, slower and less dissonant style that borrowed from alternative rock. The term's application to the "second wave" is controversial among fans and practitioners of the earlier style.5 One musician observed that the term "has been kind of tainted in a way, especially in the States".
Screamo Bands : Antioch Arrow, Portraits of Past, Saetia, Hot Cross, Ampere, Funeral Diner, Orchid, etc.
by isthisreallyfuckinghappening? February 28, 2009
 
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A subgenre of emotive hardcore and indie rock that formed in the 90's. Screamo isn't mainstream and you will not hear any screamo bands played on the TV or radio.

Some real screamo bands are Orchid, Pg.99, Circle Takes The Sqaure, City of a Caterpillar, Piano Come The Teeth, Saetia, Anomie, Portraits of Past, I Would Set Myself On Fire For You, Indian Summer and The Saddest Landscape.

Screamo is often a term used for bands like Bring Me The Horizon, Asking Alexandria, Pierce The Veil, Escape The Fate, Falling In Reverse, Sleeping With Sirens or any other band that has used the technique in their songs. Anybody who says these bands are screamo is wrong, they are post-hardcore or metalcore.

They're part of the metal mainstream.
Screamo fan 1: Did you listen to Pg.99's new album?

Screamo fan 2: Yeah, they're amazing. Such meaningful lyrics.
by yourgothicnightmare April 21, 2012
 
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A disgusting and shitty excuse for music. It sounds like a mixture of barking dogs and dying muppets. Most of the screamo songs are about general pointlessness and are almost impossible to understand what the singers are saying. Useful if your trying to give yourself a bad headache.
What is that, a pack of wild dogs? Oh, its just screamo.
by akatsuki79 November 05, 2010