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21 Newer Bands You Should Definitely Check Out If You're Desperately Missing '90s And '00s Emo

There's so much more out there, but here's a good emo revival starter kit for you!

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1. Hightide Hotel

Where Are They From: Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania

Best Album To Start With: Nothing Was Missing, Except Me

Sounds Like: Minus The Bear, Cap'n Jazz, Braid

2. glocca morra

Where Are They From: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Best Album To Start With: Just Married

Sounds Like: Braid, Cap'n Jazz, American Football

3. Grown Ups

Where Are They From: Chicago, Illinois

Best Album To Start With: More Songs

Sounds Like: Texas Is The Reason, American Football, Bear Vs. Shark

*Broke up in 2011*

4. empire! empire! (i was a lonely estate)

Where Are They From: Fenton, Michigan

Best Album To Start With: What It Takes to Move Forward

Sounds Like: Christie Front Drive, Jimmy Eat World, The Jazz June

5. The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die

Where Are They From: Willimantic, Connecticutt

Best Album To Start With: Whenever, If Ever

Sounds Like: Jimmy Eat World, Death Cab For Cutie, Brand New

6. The Front Bottoms

Where Are They From: Bergen County, New Jersey

Best Album To Start With: The Front Bottoms

Sounds Like: The Dismemberment Plan, The Promise Ring, The Thermals

7. Snowing

Where Are They From: Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania

Best Album To Start With: Fuck Your Emotional Bullshit

Sounds Like: Brand New, Rites Of Spring, Cap'n Jazz

*Broke up in 2011*

8. Dads

Where Are They From: Piscataway, New Jersey

Best Album To Start With: American Radass (this is important)

Sounds Like: Rites Of Spring, The Promise Ring, Cap'n Jazz

9. Dikembe

Where Are They From: Gainesville, Florida

Best Album To Start With: Broad Shoulders

Sounds Like: The Get Up Kids, Jimmy Eat World, Rites Of Spring

10. The Town Needs Guns (TTNG)

Where Are They From: Oxford, United Kingdom

Best Album To Start With: 13​.​0​.​0​.​0​.​0

Sounds Like: Minus The Bear, Sigur Ros, The Appleseed Cast

11. Everyone Everywhere

Where Are They From: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Best Album To Start With: Everyone Everywhere

Sounds Like: Jimmy Eat World, Minus The Bear, American Football

12. Into It. Over It.

Where Are They From: Chicago, Illinois

Best Album To Start With: Intersections

Sounds Like: Death Cab For Cutie, American Football, Piebald

13. Dowsing

Where Are They From: Chicago, Illinois

Best Album To Start With: It's Still Pretty Terrible

Sounds Like: the Jazz June, Jets To Brazil, Braid

14. Owen

Where Are They From: Chicago, Illinois

Best Album To Start With: At Home With Owen

Sounds Like: American Football, Cap'n Jazz, Joan Of Arc (He was in those bands)

15. Title Fight

Where Are They From: Kingston, Pennsylvania

Best Album To Start With: Shed

Sounds Like: Fugazi, Rites Of Spring, Knapsack

16. The Hotel Year

Where Are They From: Worcester, Massachusetts

Best Album To Start With: It Never Goes Out

Sounds Like: Piebald, Motion City Soundtrack, Saves The Day

17. Tigers Jaw

Where Are They From: Scranton, Pennsylvania

Best Album To Start With: Tigers Jaw

Sounds Like: Brand New, The Promise Ring, Death Cab For Cutie

18. Prawn

Where Are They From: Ridgewood, New Jersey

Best Album To Start With: Ships

Sounds Like: The Get Up Kids, Texas Is The Reason, Braid

19. Modern Baseball

Where Are They From: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Best Album To Start With: Sports

Sounds Like: The Promise Ring, The Dismemberment Plan, Motion City Soundtrack

20. By Surprise

Where Are They From: Haddon Heights, New JerseyBest Album To Start With: Mountain SmashersSounds Like: The Dismemberment Plan, Jets To Brazil, Sunny Day Real Estate
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Where Are They From: Haddon Heights, New Jersey

Best Album To Start With: Mountain Smashers

Sounds Like: The Dismemberment Plan, Jets To Brazil, Sunny Day Real Estate

21. Pianos Become The Teeth

Where Are They From: Baltimore, Maryland

Best Album To Start With: The Lack Long After

Sounds Like: The Appleseed Cast, Rites Of Spring, Small Brown Bike