What is AFI's genre?

Would you say AFI is a ‘post-goth’ band? I think this label is suitable, but I haven’t heard it used before. ‘Post-punk’ has been used to describe bands like the Cure, Siouxie and the Banshees, and Sisters of Mercy. I’ve also heard of the term ‘emo’ and ‘goth-punk’ to refer to AFI but I don’t think these terms really fit AFI. Or would you just refer to them as ‘hardcore’ and leave it at that?

I think they’re listed as post-hardcore on their Wikipedia page but I don’t know if they really fit into any one genre, they’ve evolved so much over the years

I agree with @darlingiwantto there music is so wide ranging. I haven’t heard another band whether hardcore punk, skate punk, emo, post-hardcore, etc… that sounds like afi. I think it’s okay for them to not have a genre label, at least between us.

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