Neglected Republic is a Virginia-based alternative rock band founded by Chase Kuehn. The band plays both cover songs and original material. Neglected Republic's original music fuses the genres of emo, pop punk, and melodic hardcore. Its music expresses a desire to explore a diverse range of styles, with a strong emphasis on melody and complex arrangements. The band cites the energy and emotion of Paramore and the musical arrangements of Rise Against and Breaking Benjamin as its primary influences, and that such bands' successes are the pattern for the path in which Neglected Republic would like to take its career.