Rock type

Rock type - EMO
Rock type

1. Genre of music that originated in late 1980s
2. Often characterized by emotional lyrics and expressive vocals
3. Associated with fashion style featuring slim fit pants, band tees, and studded belts
4. Popular bands include My Chemical Romance and Panic! At the Disco
5. Sometimes criticized for promoting negative emotions and self-harm
6. Frequently identified with subculture or fanbase known as “emo kids”
7. Pioneered by underground bands in Washington, D.C. area
8. Often features dark, confessional lyrics and themes of heartbreak and alienation
9. Frequently associated with punk rock and indie rock scenes
10. Has inspired numerous spin-off subgenres and fusion genres, such as emo rap and screamo.