easycore, also known as softcore, is a subgenre of punk consisting of pop punk bands inspired by hardcore punk. musical characteristics include shout-backs, sing-a-longs, and positive, uplifting lyrics.

some easycore bands are: Set Your Goals, Four Year Strong, post-MTV era New Found Glory, Daggermouth, The Wonder Years, Fireworks, etc.
New Found Glory's fall 2008 headlining tour was called "The EasyCore Tour" and featured opening acts A Day To Remember, Set Your Goals, Four Year Strong, International Superheroes of Hardcore, and Crime In Stereo.
by aprilfools October 19, 2008
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Literally.. a mixture of hardcore, pop punk, and metal core.. but played in a MAJOR key.
If it’s in a minor key.. it’s not easycore.
by Crewcabanger May 8, 2018
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