In Defense of the Genre is a new column on BrooklynVegan about punk, pop punk, emo, post-hardcore, and more, including and often especially the bands and albums and subgenres that weren't always taken so seriously.
Screamo never really went away, but the screamo scene feels stronger and more unified right now than it has in a while, and 2019 birthed a slew of new great releases within the genre. Here are 12 of them.
Rancid have long bridged the gaps between underground and mainstream, between punk and ska, and they've brought fans and musicians from all musical walks of life together. Their albums vary from good to all-time classic, and here they all are ranked from worst to best...
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