Pfft, no. Genard way the singer, has expressed how he dislikes emo. The band MCR before they broke up, took more of a rock and roll vibe, like the band queen basically. So no, they were not an emo band.
Music itself in general a haven for emotional refuge. People are in need of daily dosage. Some bands lift them and some down them. At the end of the day everything is emotional roller coaster ride. Some lyrics are well pronounced and some merely touch the fringe.
Oh,I love listening to rock and guitar. Recently I decided to try to learn some classical guitar songs and downloaded sheet music guitar pdf. To be honest, I have long dreamed of playing guitar and lay me idle. Now I'm making some progress and it's like music). To all beginners I recommend.