screamo

Premieres

Elle's 'She' Is an Emotionally Exhausting Burst of Post-Hardcore

Featuring members of Loma Prieta and Beau Navire, the West Coast screamo band gets introspective on their second album. Listen early here.
Dan Ozzi
9.13.18
summer of screamo

Screamo Is Taking Over the World

From South America to Southeast Asia, dozens of bands are spreading the genre across the globe.
Dan Ozzi
8.15.18
Premieres

Brace Yourself for This Screamo Split Between Frail Hands and Ghost Spirit

The LA and Nova Scotia-based hardcore bands team up for 12 crushing songs.
Dan Ozzi
8.14.18
summer of screamo

The Spirit of Screamo Is Alive and Well

The emotional sub-mutation of hardcore is more prolific now than it was in the days of Orchid and Jeromes Dream.
Dan Ozzi
8.1.18
Premieres

Infant Island Carries the Torch for Virginia’s Proud Screamo Legacy

Listen to the band's debut LP that keeps the state's hardcore flame burning.
Dan Ozzi
7.27.18
Premieres

Hear a Dark, Brooding Song from Portrayal of Guilt's Five-Inch Picture Disc

The Austin band made one of the most impressive hardcore records this year (produced by Majority Rule's Matt Michel). Get a small taste with this ominous track.
Dan Ozzi
7.17.18
Listen

Come For the Animorphs Discussion, Stay for the Laptop Story

We made a bonus podcast out of our new Hot Mic Morning show.
Danielle Riendeau
7.6.18
the shape of punk

20 Years Ago, Saetia Defined Screamo in Just Nine Songs

With their sole LP, the New York band pushed against hardcore norms to accidentally define a subgenre.
David Anthony
5.23.18
Premieres

Cassus' 'Separation Anxiety' Is Inventive Screamo That Hammers at Capitalism

We premiere the English emoviolence crew's endlessly vital new album and talk to them about surviving in a future that seems designed to bring you to the depths.
Daniel G. Wilson
5.18.18
Premieres

Respire's "Bound" Is the Emotional Post-Rock and Screamo Epic We Deserve

We talk to the Toronto "post-everything" orchestral skramz-shoegaze band about their supremely cathartic new song, as well as how they're defending the inclusivity of DIY spaces.
Daniel G. Wilson
4.16.18
Remembering Things

Ambient Apocalypse: How City of Caterpillar Encompassed an Era

A look back at how the shortlived band brought enormous, sprawling sound into the screamo scene.
Jason Heller
5.20.16
Stuff

I'm Not OK: Remembering What It Meant to Be Emo

Straightened hair, snakebite piercings, straight guys kissing—what a time to be alive.
Joe Bish
3.11.16
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