New & Loud: Yearbooks revives screamo, plays Gilman Sunday

No one ever said that sad music had to be quiet, or that hardcore had to be tough and aggressive, and, actually, there's music that exists that challenges both assumptions: Oakland's Yearbooks. Screamo is more than a term ruined by prolonged misuse; it's a strain of post-hardcore known for being particularly melodic, yet chaotic and expressive. The sub-genre was realized in the early '90s, and was pretty much on its way out by the time I knew about it. Some would argue that the movement was heavily conceived here in the Bay Area by bands like Indian Summer, Funeral Diner, [...]

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