While some early 1980's punk bands stuck to the original hardcore formula, these Midwest punk bands went beyond the boundaries of hardcore to create something unique. Midwestern hardcore was one of the most important, yet underrated subgenres of American punk rock during the 1980s. Many of the best known bands of this era hailed from either coast on the punk map: Black … [Read More...] about 5 Midwest Punk Bands Who Pushed the Boundaries of Hardcore
Punk Rock FAQs
Buzzcocks are a first-wave English punk rock band formed in Bolton, England in 1976 by the late singer-songwriter-guitarist Pete Shelley and singer-songwriter Howard … [Read More...] about Buzzcocks – History, Members, Songs & Fun Facts
Were They Punk?
Are spiky hair and guitars necessary or sufficient conditions to qualify as "punk rock"? While it may be hard to imagine that a group that has over 1 billion … [Read More...] about Were The Police a Punk Band?