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Aug 5, 2015

What's The Most Annoying Misconception About Emo Music?

It's not just tight jeans and thick eyeliner.

~Emo music~ encapsulates many styles, like screamo, pop-punk, punk, and even indie.

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And as a fan of the genre, you probably hear a lot of comments and criticisms that get really old, really fast.


For example, perhaps you hate the misconception that fans of emo music are constantly sulking and cry every night.

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Or maybe you’re tired of reminding people that most of the “nostalgic” bands are, in fact, still together.

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Or, maybe you're sick of having to correct people when they call you "goth," which is a totally different ballpark. WTF?

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So, tell us: What's the most annoying misconception about emo music?

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