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The Definitive Metalcore List

Yeah so I don't have class until 2 P.M. tomorrow and I feel like making a productive list for once. Personal rankings; dissenting opinions will be thoroughly looked down upon.
1Song
2The Ghost Inside
Between the Lines

Because WHAT DO YOU STAND FOR?!
3Shai Hulud
Willing Oneself To Forget About What Cannot Otherwise Be Forgiven

THIS WON'T BE THE DEATH OF ME. This song ought to be considered iconic.
4Band
Song
5Counterparts
(You Think You're) John Fucking Locke

The Tides Will Carry Us isn't out yet, and this easily one of the best modern metalcore songs outright.
6
Song
7Band
Song
8Misery Signals
Ebb and Flow

It's fucking Misery Signals. And there are fucking cleans.
9Band
Song
10Stray From The Path
Damien

Easy choice. If you only ever listen to one song by Stray From The Path, listen to this one.
11American Me
Attribute of the Strong

All of Heat hits as hard as this song, but everything they have to give stylistically is very nicely demonstrated here.
12Band
Song
13Architects
Early Grave

Hollow Crown is again, a fantastic album, but Early Grave is still the best on it.
14Band
Song
15Song
16August Burns Red
White Washed

A very tough choice given the general quality of their work, but if you enjoy White Washed, you'd probably enjoy the rest of their songs.
17Hundredth
Desolate

I just have a blatant soft spot for this band. Not even a little bit bothered by that.
18Volumes
Intake

Volumes hit a very very sweet spot with this one, and it's still yet to be determined whether they'll ever top it.
19
Song
20Band
Song
21Song
22Haste The Day
Sons of the Fallen Nation

Kind of a big deal in the metalcore world. If for nothing other than the sheer volume of quality (and questionable) work they've put out. This is just my favorite.
23Stick To Your Guns
3/60

STYG is STYG and does STYG things. This is one of those things. A good one, at that.
24Advent
Set Apart

Remove the Earth is just a VERY solid and VERY underrated album.
25After the Burial
Rareform

In Dreams is arguably better, but this is far and away their most striking song. The heavy djent is present, but so is the melody, and powerfully so. Gets cheesy towards the end, but oh well.
26Band
Song
27Maylene and the Sons of Disaster
Is That A Threat Or A Promise

Southern motherfucking rock. And there's a goddamned cowbell. If you don't like it, America doesn't like you.
28Band
Song
29Song
30Life In Your Way
Salty Grave

Just listen to it. It'll all make sense.
31Band
Song
32The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza
Yippie Kay-Yay Motherfucker

Danza does it dirty, heavy, and really fucking well.
33
Song
34Born of Osiris
Recreate

The Discovery is Born of Osiris' peak, and this is just one of their most interesting songs.
35Memphis May Fire
Quantity is their Quality

Kind of wished they had kept going in this kind of a direction. The Hollow wasn't nearly as awesome.
36Means
Down To The Spark

Sending You Strength is just a lovable little mix of metalcore elements.
37Your Demise
Miles Away

ALONE ALONE ALONE, SO ALONE! ON AND ON AND ON AND ON AND ON! Song is catchy.
38
Song
39Straight Reads The Line
Pilgore

Top-notch musicianship can't quite carry this band any further.
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41Band
Song
42Song
43Song
44Song
45Song
46Vanna
Eyes Like The Tides

Not quite sure what Vanna became after Chris left, but apparently it sounds like this.
47
Song
48For The Fallen Dreams
Perceptions

Holy fucking shit this band has an overpoweringly good drummer.
49Oh, Sleeper
Son of the Morning

Anything with even a little southern is great. Song happens to be decent as well.
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51Song
52Band
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53Song
54Song
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56Song
57Song
58Song
59Song
60Song
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65Song
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67Song
68Song
69Inhale Exhale
A Call to the Faithful

This song is kinda southern, so it gets 69 I guess.
70Band
Song
71Structures
Divided By

Really awesome at points, but kind of like Emmure at some other points.
72
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73Band
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75Band
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76Song
77Song
78Song
79Song
80Song
81Song
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83Band
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84Song
85Song
86Within The Ruins
Invade

Chuggy and proggy get really drunk and have sex. This is what it sounds like.
87
Song
88Kingdoms
Split the Sky

This is kind of good, but rough around the edges.
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90Band
Song
91Song
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93Band
Song
94Veil of Maya
It's Not Safe To Swim Today

Entry level, but an immensely gratifying listen.
95
Song
96A Different Breed of Killer
The Accidentist

It's kind of like As Blood Runs Black, but kind of better.
97
Song
98I The Breather
Forgiven

Guilty Pleasure. Typical Sumerian band is typical.
99Broadcast The Nightmare
Unsung Hero

Mostly a guilty pleasure. Jonathan Vigil of The Ghost Inside is featured. I can't help it.
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