13 Emo Music Icons: Then vs. Now
If your angsty mid-2000s playlist was riddled with the likes of Panic! At the Disco, Fall Out Boy and My Chemical Romance, Hot Topic was your go-to for band tees and skinny jeans, and you couldn't complete the look without some choppy side swept bangs and a pair of Converse, congratulations: you were an emo kid! And once you’re emo, you’re emo forever.
If you spent your teenage summers moshing at the Vans Warped Tour and still know the lyrics to “I’m Not Okay (I Promise)” by heart, chances are you’re more than familiar with the emo music icons of yesteryear—but where are they today?
From Brendon Urie to Gerard Way, we’ve rounded up some of emo’s biggest names to see what they’re up to today. Check ‘em out, below!