List of screamo bands

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This is a list of screamo bands including artists who have played genres such as crunkcore at some point in their careers.

Screamo is a music genre which predominantly evolved from emo, 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 usually short songs that grafted "spastic intensity to willfully experimental dissonance and dynamics."[1] Screamo is a particularly dissonant style of emo influenced by hardcore punk[2] and uses typical rock instrumentation, but is noted for its brief compositions, chaotic execution, and screaming vocals. The genre is "generally based in the aggressive side of the overarching punk-revival scene,[3] although the term can be vague.[2] The genre was pioneered by bands like Heroin and Antioch Arrow.[4]

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  14. ^ Pettersson, Eric (Sep 2008). "Dizmas" (album review). Indie Vision Music. Retrieved August 15, 2011. Their sound [on their debut] was half enjoyable screamo... 
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