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screamo

(ˈskriːməʊ)
n
a. a form of emo music typically featuring screaming vocals
b. (as modifier): a screamo band.
[C20: blend of scream + emo]
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screamo

A variant of punk and emo music characterized by vocalists who alternate between lyrically sung verses and guttural screamed choruses.
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