Tired of seeing the same names in every list of punk bands out there? Here are some overlooked and underrated punk bands from the first wave of American punk rock that deserve more recognition. If you look at lists of classic punk bands from major publications, they just rehash the same 5-10 bands (Ramones, Sex Pistols, The Clash, and so on). Similarly, if you look at … [Read More...] about These Underrated Punk Bands Should Be Way More Popular
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The Damned – History, Members, Songs & Fun Facts
OriginLondon, EnglandGenresPunk rock, gothic rock, post-punkYears active1976-presentLabelsStiff, Chiswick, Bronze,Toshiba, Nitro, English Channel, MCA, … [Read More...] about The Damned – History, Members, Songs & Fun Facts
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Was Billy Idol Really a Punk Rocker?
With his spiky blonde hair and trademark sneer, Billy Idol is one of the most recognizable pop stars of the 1980's. But was his punk rock style authentic, or artful … [Read More...] about Was Billy Idol Really a Punk Rocker?
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Disappointments: Were These Hardcore Punks From Michigan G.G. Allin’s Best Backing Band?
Muskegon, Michigan Hardcore Punks Were G.G. Allin’s Backing Band from 1989-1991 To many people, the Midwest region consists of a smattering of flyover states that are filled with endless stretches of corn fields, smell of livestock manure, and are home to dangerous right-wing militias. While these things are true, the Midwest is also home to […]