First things first: screamo is literally worse than the Holocaust in my book. With a few notable exceptions, I absolutely cannot stand this shit. I might not like it, but Kids These Days certainly do. My biggest question: Where the fuck did this shit come from??
The History of Metalcore/Screamo
The History of Metalcore/Screamo | MetalSucks
Response to screamo It's gay. If I took audio recordings of me taking a shit and made an album of the recordings, I'd sell more copies than those asshole's do. I neither like nor hate, I just avoid it. So i guess you could say I don't like it but I have nothing against it.
Metal Sucks, Screamo is Better: Luri's Top Ten Screamo Albums
I take him seriously, probably more than many of his readers do. As a student of music, as well as in my professional capacity lol as senior editor of MetalSucks sister-site, Gear Gods , I thought it was an incisive critique. Then things changed. I timestamped the following interview with Zappa, but I do recommend the whole thing if you have time:.
The word 'screamo' brings disgust to the minds and hearts of metal fans. So why the hell I'm making a blog about it? Is there even a good screamo album to begin with? To answer that question, yes, I can tell you there's a lot of great screamo albums out there, but it's not what you think.