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? and the Mysterians (also rendered Question Mark and the Mysterians) are an American garage rock band from Bay City and Saginaw in Michigan, who were initially active between 1962 and 1969.
ABBA are a Swedish pop group, formed in Stockholm in 1972 by Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.
Acid rock is a loosely defined type of rock music that evolved out of the mid-1960s garage punk movement and helped launch the psychedelic subculture.
Adam Parfrey (April 12, 1957 – May 10, 2018) was an American journalist, editor, and the publisher of Feral House books, whose work in all three capacities frequently centered on unusual, extreme, or "forbidden" areas of knowledge.
Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia.
The Adolescents are an American punk rock band formed in Fullerton, California in 1980.
Adrenalin O.D. was an American hardcore punk band from New Jersey that existed from 1981 to 1990.
Aerosmith is an American rock band.
Against Me! is an American punk rock band formed in 1997 in Gainesville, Florida, by singer and guitarist Laura Jane Grace.
Agnostic Front is an American hardcore punk band, pioneer of the crossover thrash genre, formed in 1980.
Akron is the fifth-largest city in the U.S. state of Ohio and is the county seat of Summit County.
Alan Bermowitz (June 23, 1938 – July 16, 2016), known professionally as Alan Vega, was an American vocalist and visual artist, primarily known for his work with the electronic protopunk duo Suicide.
Alicia "Alice" Armendariz, (born November 7, 1958) known professionally as Alice Bag, is a punk rock singer, musician, author, educator and feminist archivist.
"All Day and All of the Night" is a song by the English rock band The Kinks from 1964.
All Killer No Filler is the debut studio album by Canadian rock band Sum 41, released on May 7, 2001.
"All the Small Things" is a song by the American rock band Blink-182.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.
Alternative Songs (also called Alternative and formerly known as Modern Rock Tracks and Hot Modern Rock Tracks) is a music chart in the United States that has appeared in ''Billboard'' magazine since September 10, 1988.
Alternative TV (sometimes known as ATV) are an English band formed in London in 1977.
Amebix were an English hardcore punk band.
Written by Steven Blush, American Hardcore: A Tribal History is a journalistic book that relates the history of the hardcore punk movement that took place in Northern America between 1980 and 1986.
Americana is the fifth studio album by the American punk rock band the Offspring, released on November 17, 1998.
Amphetamine (contracted from) is a potent central nervous system (CNS) stimulant that is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), narcolepsy, and obesity.
Anaheim (pronounced) is a city in Orange County, California, part of the Los Angeles metropolitan area.
Anarcho-punk (or anarchist punk) is punk rock that promotes anarchism.
"Anarchy in the U.K." is a song by the English punk rock band the Sex Pistols.
Andy Greenwald (born May 19, 1977) is an author, critic, podcaster, and screenwriter.
Antti Hulkko (born 11 October 1962), better known as Andy McCoy, is a Finnish musician.
Angelic Upstarts are an English punk rock band formed in South Shields in 1977.
Ann Arbor is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the county seat of Washtenaw County.
Anomie is a "condition in which society provides little moral guidance to individuals".
An anti-establishment view or belief is one which stands in opposition to the conventional social, political, and economic principles of a society.
Anti-Establishment was a UK Punk band, formed in 1978.
Anti-Flag is an American punk rock band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.
Anti-folk (sometimes antifolk or unfolk) is a music genre that arose in the 1980s in reaction to the insularity of the remnants of the 1960s folk music scene.
Antisect are a hardcore punk band based in London, UK.
Apartheid started in 1948 in theUnion of South Africa |year_start.
Appeal to Reason is the fifth studio album by American rock band Rise Against.
Ariane Daniela Forster (17 January 1962 – 20 October 2010), known by her stage name Ari Up, was a German vocalist best known as a member of the English punk rock band The Slits.
Arista Records, Inc. was a major American record label.
Art punk is a category of punk bands which are arguably more sophisticated than their peers, and go beyond punk's garage rock foundations.
Art rock is a subgenre of rock music that generally reflects a challenging or avant-garde approach to rock, or which makes use of modernist, experimental, or unconventional elements.
Atonality in its broadest sense is music that lacks a tonal center, or key.
Attentat was a Swedish punk band originating from Askim, Gothenburg, Sweden and established in 1978.
Austin is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) founded in 1929 is Australia's national broadcaster, funded by the Australian Federal Government but specifically independent of Government and politics in the Commonwealth.
Authenticity is a concept in psychology (in particular existential psychiatry) as well as existentialist philosophy and aesthetics (in regard to various arts and musical genres).
Avant-punk is a punk music style characterized by "screeching experimentation," and a term by which critics used to describe the wave of American punk bands from the 1970s.
The Avengers is an American punk rock band formed in 1977 in San Francisco, California.
A B movie or B film is a low-budget commercial movie, but not an arthouse film.
The Backstreet Boys (often abbreviated as BSB) are an American vocal group, formed in Orlando, Florida in 1993.
Bad Brains is an American hardcore punk band formed in Washington, D.C., in 1977.
Bad Religion is an American punk rock band that formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1980.
The Bags were an American punk rock band formed in 1977.
Baretta is an American detective television series which ran on ABC from 1975–78.
Barney Hoskyns (born 5 May 1959) is a British music critic and editorial director of the online music journalism archive Rock's Backpages.
In music, a barre chord (also known as bar chord or rarely barr chord) is a type of chord on a guitar or other stringed instrument, that the musician plays by using one or more fingers to press down multiple strings across a single fret of the fingerboard (like a bar pressing down the strings).
Barricada (from Spanish: Barricade) were a Navarrese hard rock band created in 1982 near the area of Pamplona/Iruñea.
Basque Radical Rock, (Rock radikal vasco, Euskal Herriko rock erradikala) was a musical genre born in the Southern Basque Country at the beginning of the 1980s and, although there was no specific event, it is considered to have ended in the last years of the decade.
The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.
Battered Wives was a Canadian punk rock band from Toronto, Ontario, Canada active during the late 1970s.
Bauhaus were an English post-punk band, formed in Northampton, England in 1978.
The Bay City Rollers are a Scottish pop band whose popularity peaked in the mid 1970s.
BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.
The Beastie Boys were an American rap rock band from New York City, formed in 1979.
Belfast (is the capital city of Northern Ireland, located on the banks of the River Lagan on the east coast of Ireland.
Benjamin Myers (born 1976, Durham) is an English writer and journalist (as Ben Myers).
Bernard Rhodes is a fashion designer, record producer, songwriter, manager and impresario who was integral to the development of the punk rock scene in the United Kingdom during the middle 1970s.
Big Balls and the Great White Idiot was one of the first and best known German punk rock bands.
Big Black was an American punk rock band from Evanston, Illinois, active from 1981 to 1987.
The Big Boys were a pioneering punk rock band who are credited with helping introduce the new style of hardcore punk that became popular in the 1980s.
Big in Japan was a punk band that emerged from Liverpool, England in the late 1970s.
Bikini Kill was an American punk rock band formed in Olympia, Washington, in October 1990.
William Grundy (18 May 1923 – 9 February 1993) was an English television presenter and host of Today, a regional news programme broadcast on Thames Television.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.
The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
William Martin Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, composer and pianist.
Black Flag was an American punk rock band formed in 1976 in Hermosa Beach, California.
Black Randy and the Metrosquad was a punk rock and joke band from the late 1970s and early 1980s in the Los Angeles punk scene.
Blank Generation is the debut studio album by American punk rock band Richard Hell and the Voidoids.
"Blank Generation" is the title track of Richard Hell and the Voidoids' 1977 debut album Blank Generation.
Bleach is the debut studio album by the American rock band Nirvana, released on June 15, 1989 by Sub Pop.
Blink-182 (often stylized as blink-182; pronounced "blink one eighty two") is an American rock band formed in Poway, California in 1992.
Blink-182 is the fifth studio album by American rock band Blink-182.
"Blitzkrieg Bop" is a song by the American punk rock band Ramones.
Blondie is an American rock band founded by singer Debbie Harry and guitarist Chris Stein.
Body piercing, a form of body modification, is the practice of puncturing or cutting a part of the human body, creating an opening in which jewelry may be worn.
Bodyjar are an Australian pop punk band which formed in 1990.
Bohemianism is the practice of an unconventional lifestyle, often in the company of like-minded people and with few permanent ties.
Bratmobile was an American punk band.
Brendan Mullen (October 9, 1949 – October 9, 2009) was a British-American nightclub owner, music promoter and writer, best known for founding the Los Angeles punk rock club The Masque.
Brett W. Gurewitz (born May 12, 1962), nicknamed Mr.
Brisbane is the capital of and most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.
The Brisbane central business district (CBD), officially gazetted as the suburb of Brisbane City and colloquially referred to as 'the city', is the heart of the state capital of Queensland, Australia.
Brisbane punk rock had its main impact between 1975 and 1984 as part of the overall punk rock scene in Australia.
The British Invasion was a cultural phenomenon of the mid-1960s when rock and pop music acts from the United Kingdom and other aspects of British culture, became popular in the United States and significant to rising "counterculture" on both sides of the Atlantic.
Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American singer, dancer, and actress.
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter and musician, known for his work with the E Street Band.
Bubblegum pop (also known as bubblegum music or simply bubblegum) is a genre of pop music with an upbeat sound contrived and marketed to appeal to pre-teens and teenagers, which may be produced in an assembly-line process, driven by producers and often using unknown singers.
Burn My Eye was the debut EP recorded by Sydney punk rock band Radio Birdman, in October 1976.
Buzzcocks are an English punk rock band, formed in Bolton, England, in 1976 by singer-songwriter-guitarist Pete Shelley and singer-songwriter Howard Devoto.
Cabaret Voltaire are an English music group formed in Sheffield in 1973 and initially composed of Stephen Mallinder, Richard H. Kirk, and Chris Watson.
Can was a German experimental rock band formed in Cologne, West Germany, in 1968 by the core quartet of Holger Czukay (bass), Irmin Schmidt (keyboards), Michael Karoli (guitar), and Jaki Liebezeit (drums).
The first punk rock bands in Canada emerged during the late 1970s, in the wake of the US band Ramones and the UK bands Sex Pistols and the Clash.
Don Van Vliet (born Don Glen Vliet; January 15, 1941 – December 17, 2010) was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and visual artist best known by the stage name Captain Beefheart.
Carcass are an English death metal band from Liverpool, which was formed in 1985.
"Career Opportunities" is a song by The Clash, recorded for their debut studio album, The Clash in 1977.
Carlsbad is an affluent seaside resort city occupying a stretch of Pacific coastline in northern San Diego County, California.
Carrie Rachel Brownstein (born September 27, 1974) is an American musician, model, writer, actress, director, and comedian.
CBGB was a New York City music club opened in 1973 by Hilly Kristal in Manhattan's East Village.
Celtic punk is punk rock mixed with traditional Celtic music. The genre was popularized in the 1980s by The Pogues, a band of London Irish punk musicians in London who celebrated their Irish heritage. Celtic punk bands often play covers of traditional Irish, Welsh or Scottish folk and political songs, as well as original compositions.P. Buckley, The Rough Guide to Rock (London: Rough Guides, 2003), p. 798. Common themes in Celtic punk music include politics, culture, religion, drinking and working class pride.
Charged GBH, commonly known as GBH, are an English street punk band which was formed in 1978 by vocalist Colin Abrahall, guitarist Colin "Jock" Blyth, bassist Sean McCarthy (replaced by Ross Lomas after two shows) and Drummer Andy "Wilf" Williams.
Chelsea are an English punk rock band which formed in 1976.
The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.
Chicano rock is rock music performed by Mexican American (Chicano) groups or music with themes derived from Chicano culture.
Chickasha is a city in and the county seat of Grady County, Oklahoma, United States.
"Chinese Rocks" or "Chinese Rock" is a song written in 1975 by New York City punk rock musicians Richard Hell and Dee Dee Ramone, mostly composed by the latter.
A chord progression or harmonic progression is a succession of musical chords, which are two or more notes, typically sounded simultaneously.
Chris Bailey is the co-founder and singer of rock band The Saints.
Christopher John Spedding (born Peter Robinson, 17 June 1944) is an English musician, singer, guitarist, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and record producer.
Christopher P. Thomas (born 13 January 1947 in Brentford, Middlesex) is an English record producer who has worked extensively with the Beatles, Pink Floyd, Procol Harum, Roxy Music, Badfinger, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Pete Townshend, Pulp and the Pretenders.
Christian punk is a form of Christian music and a subgenre of punk rock with some degree of Christian lyrical content.
Charles Edward Anderson Berry (October 18, 1926 – March 18, 2017) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music.
Circle Jerks (stylized as Ciʀcle JƎʀᴋs) were an American hardcore punk band, formed in 1979 in Los Angeles, California.
Claude Bessy (20 June 1945 – 2 October 1999), also known as Kickboy Face, was a French writer, magazine editor, singer, video producer, and painter.
Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and the county seat of Cuyahoga County.
Clinton Heylin (born 8 April 1960) is an English author who has written extensively about popular music and the work of Bob Dylan.
Clinton Walker (born 1957) is an Australian writer, best known for his works on popular music but with a broader interest in social and cultural history and theory.
Cock Sparrer is a punk rock band formed in 1972 in the East End of London, England.
Cockney Rejects are an English punk rock band that formed in the East End of London in 1978.
Coil were an English experimental music group, founded in 1982 by John Balance in London.
College rock was the alternative rock music played on student-run university and college campus radio stations located in the United States and Canada in the 1980s.
Columbia Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.
"Come Out and Play" (Sometimes stylized with an added 'Keep 'em Separated') is a song by the Californian punk rock group The Offspring.
"Complete Control" is a song by The Clash, released as a 7" single and featured on the U.S. release of their debut album.
Conflict is an English anarcho-punk band originally based in Eltham in South London.
Corin Lisa Tucker (born November 9, 1972 in Eugene, Oregon) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist, best known for her work with rock band Sleater-Kinney.
Cowpunk (or country punk) is a subgenre of punk rock that began in the United Kingdom in the late 1970s and California in the early 1980s.
Crass were an English art collective and punk rock band formed in 1977 who promoted anarchism as a political ideology, a way of life and a resistance movement.
Crass Records was an independent record label which was set up by the anarchist punk band Crass.
Creem (which is always capitalized in print as CREEM despite the magazine's nameplate appearing in mostly lower case letters), "America's Only Rock 'n' Roll Magazine", was a monthly rock 'n' roll publication first published in March 1969 by Barry Kramer and founding editor Tony Reay.
Crime was an early American punk band from San Francisco.
A critic is a professional who communicates an assessment and an opinion of various forms of creative works such as art, literature, music, cinema, theater, fashion, architecture, and food.
The Cro-Mags are an American hardcore punk / crossover thrash band from New York City.
A cross-genre (or hybrid genre) is a genre in fiction that blends themes and elements from two or more different genres.
Crossover thrash (often abbreviated to crossover) is sub genre of thrash metal.
D-beat, also known as "discore", "disrock", "kängpunk" (Swedish for "boot-punk"), and "discrust" is a style of hardcore punk, developed in the early 1980s by imitators of Discharge, after whom the genre is named, as well as a drum beat characteristic of this subgenre.
D.O.A. is a Canadian punk rock band from Vancouver, British Columbia.
D.R.I. (abbreviation for Dirty Rotten Imbeciles) is an American crossover thrash band that formed in Houston, Texas in 1982.
Damned Damned Damned is the debut studio album by English punk rock band the Damned.
Dance-punk (also known as disco-punk or funk-punk) is a music genre that emerged in the late 1970s, and is closely associated with the post-punk and new wave movements.
Daniel Stephen "Danny" Sugerman (October 11, 1954 – January 5, 2005) was the second manager of the Los Angeles-based rock band The Doors, and wrote several books about Jim Morrison and The Doors, including No One Here Gets Out Alive (co-authored with Jerry Hopkins), and the autobiography Wonderland Avenue.
Dark cabaret may be a simple description of the theme and mood of a cabaret performance, but more recently has come to define a particular musical genre which draws on the aesthetics of the decadent, risqué German Weimar-era cabarets, burlesque and vaudeville shows with the stylings of post-1970s goth and punk music.
Darlinghurst is an inner-city, eastern suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Dave Marsh (born March 1, 1950) is an American music critic, author, editor and radio talk show host.
David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer-songwriter and actor.
The Dayglo Abortions (DGA) are a Canadian punk band from Victoria, British Columbia.
Düsseldorf (Low Franconian, Ripuarian: Düsseldörp), often Dusseldorf in English sources, is the capital city of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the seventh most populous city in Germany. Düsseldorf is an international business and financial centre, renowned for its fashion and trade fairs.
Dead Boys are an American punk rock band from Cleveland, Ohio.
Dead Kennedys are an American punk rock band that formed in San Francisco, California, in 1978.
Death is a Detroit rock band formed in Detroit, Michigan in 1971 by brothers Bobby (bass, vocals), David (guitar), and Dannis (drums) Hackney.
Death metal is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music.
Deathrock is a rock music subgenre incorporating horror elements and gothic theatrics.
Douglas Glenn Colvin (September 18, 1951 – June 5, 2002), known professionally as Dee Dee Ramone, was a German-American musician, singer and songwriter best known as founding member, songwriter, bassist and occasional lead vocalist for the punk rock band the Ramones.
Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.
Derry, officially Londonderry, is the second-largest city in Northern Ireland and the fourth-largest city on the island of Ireland.
The Descendents are a punk rock band formed in 1977 in Manhattan Beach, California by guitarist Frank Navetta, bassist Tony Lombardo and drummer Bill Stevenson.
Devo (originally) is an American rock band from Akron, Ohio formed in 1973.
Dial House is a farm cottage situated in south-west Essex, England.
Dick Hebdige (born 1951) is an expatriate British media theorist and sociologist, and a Professor of Art and Media Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
The Dicks were an American punk rock band from Austin, Texas, originally formed in 1980.
Dillinger Four is an influential American punk rock band formed in 1994 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Dingwalls is a live music and comedy venue adjacent to Camden Lock, Camden, London, England.
Discharge are a British musical group formed in 1977 by Terence "Tezz" Roberts and Royston "Rainy" Wainwright.
Distortion and overdrive are forms of audio signal processing used to alter the sound of amplified electric musical instruments, usually by increasing their gain, producing a "fuzzy", "growling", or "gritty" tone.
DIY ethic refers to the ethic of self-sufficiency through completing tasks without the aid of a paid expert.
DMZ was a first-wave American punk rock band from Boston, Massachusetts, strongly influenced by 1960s garage rock.
"Do it yourself" ("DIY") is the method of building, modifying, or repairing things without the direct aid of experts or professionals.
Doctors of Madness were a British protopunk art rock band active as a recording and touring band from 1975 until late 1978.
Dookie is the third studio album by American punk rock band Green Day, released on February 1, 1994, through Reprise Records.
Dream pop (or dreampop) is a subgenre of alternative rock and neo-psychedelia that developed in the 1980s.
A drum kit — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum.
Dunfermline (Dunfaurlin, Dùn Phàrlain) is a town and former Royal Burgh, and parish, in Fife, Scotland, on high ground from the northern shore of the Firth of Forth.
Durban (eThekwini, from itheku meaning "bay/lagoon") is the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal and the third most populous in South Africa after Johannesburg and Cape Town.
Durham (locally) is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England.
The Dwarves are an American punk rock band formed in Chicago, Illinois, as The Suburban Nightmare, in the mid-1980s.
Eater were an early British punk rock band from North London who took their name from a Marc Bolan lyric.
Ebba Grön was a Swedish punk band formed in Stockholm in 1977.
Edmund "Ed" Kuepper (born 20 December 1955, Bremen, West Germany) is an Australian guitarist, vocalist and songwriter.
Edward Sanders (born August 17, 1939) is an American poet, singer, social activist, environmentalist, author, publisher and longtime member of the band the Fugs.
Eddie and the Hot Rods are a pub rock band from Essex founded in 1975.
The electric eels (written with lower case e's in honor of E. E. Cummings) were an American protopunk band active between 1972 and 1975, formed by John D Morton in Cleveland, Ohio.
An electric guitar is a guitar that uses one or more pickups to convert the vibration of its strings into electrical signals.
Electronic rock is a broad music genre that involves a combination of rock music and electronic music, featuring instruments typically found within both genres.
Ellen Jane Willis (December 14, 1941 – November 9, 2006) was an American left-wing political essayist, journalist, activist, feminist, and pop music critic.
Declan Patrick MacManus (born 25 August 1954), better known by his stage name Elvis Costello, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, composer, record producer, author, television presenter, and occasional actor.
Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor.
Embrace was a short-lived hardcore punk band from Washington, D.C., which lasted from the summer of 1985 to the spring of 1986.
EMI Group Limited (originally an initialism for Electric and Musical Industries and also referred to as EMI Records Ltd.) was a British multinational conglomerate founded in March 1931 in London.
Emo is a rock music genre characterized by an emphasis on emotional expression, sometimes through confessional lyrics.
Emo pop (abbreviated from emo pop punk) is a fusion genre of both emo and pop punk.
The emo revival (also known as the post-emo revival, the Midwestern emo revival, and fourth wave emo) is an underground emo movement which came about in the early 2010s.
Endgame is the sixth studio album by American rock band Rise Against, released on March 15, 2011 through DGC Records and Interscope Records.
Enema of the State is the third studio album by American rock band Blink-182, released on June 1, 1999 by MCA Records.
Approximately 330 to 360 million people speak English as their first language.
Epitaph Records is a Los Angeles-based independent record label owned by Bad Religion guitarist Brett Gurewitz.
Eppu Normaali is one of the most popular rock bands in Finland.
Eskorbuto are a punk band from Santurtzi (Greater Bilbao, Basque Autonomous Community, Spain) that formed in 1980.
Essential Logic is an English post-punk band formed in 1978 by saxophonist Lora Logic after leaving X-Ray Spex.
Essex is a county in the East of England.
Excuse 17 was a punk rock band from Olympia, Washington, USA, that performed and recorded from 1993 to 1995.
Exile on Main St. is a double album by English rock band the Rolling Stones, released on 12 May 1972 on LP by Rolling Stones Records.
Exploding White Mice were an Australian punk-pop band from Adelaide which formed in 1983 with Paul Gilchrist on vocals, Andy MacQueen on bass guitar, Gerry Barrett on guitar, Craig Rodda on drums and Giles Barrow on rhythm guitar.
An extended play record, often referred to as an EP, is a musical recording that contains more tracks than a single, but is usually unqualified as an album or LP.
Extreme Noise Terror (often abbreviated to ENT) are a British extreme metal band originally formed in Ipswich in 1985.
Factory Records was a Manchester-based British independent record label, started in 1978 by Tony Wilson and Alan Erasmus, which featured several prominent musical acts on its roster such as Joy Division, New Order, A Certain Ratio, The Durutti Column, Happy Mondays, Northside, and (briefly) Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark and James.
Fall Out Boy is an American rock band formed in Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, in 2001.
A fanzine (blend of fan and magazine or -zine) is a non-professional and non-official publication produced by enthusiasts of a particular cultural phenomenon (such as a literary or musical genre) for the pleasure of others who share their interest.
Far-right politics are politics further on the right of the left-right spectrum than the standard political right, particularly in terms of more extreme nationalist, and nativist ideologies, as well as authoritarian tendencies.
"Fat Lip" is a song by Canadian rock band Sum 41.
Fear is a hardcore punk band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1977.
Feral House is a book publisher owned and operated by Adam Parfrey.
"Fever" is a song written by Eddie Cooley and Otis Blackwell, who used the pseudonym John Davenport.
Fingerstyle guitar is the technique of playing the guitar by plucking the strings directly with the fingertips, fingernails, or picks attached to fingers, as opposed to flatpicking (plucking individual notes with a single plectrum, commonly called a "pick").
Firehose (stylized as fIREHOSE) was an American alternative rock band consisting of Mike Watt (bass, vocals), Ed Crawford (guitar, vocals), and George Hurley (drums).
Flamin' Groovies is an American rock music band whose peak was in the 1960s and 1970s.
Flipper is an American rock band formed in San Francisco, California in 1979, continuing in often erratic fashion until the mid-1990s, then reuniting in 2005.
Fluff Fest is an independent hardcore punk festival held each July at the Czech town of Rokycany, near Pilsen.
Flux of Pink Indians were an English punk rock band from Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, active between 1980 and 1986.
Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.
Folk punk (known in its early days as rogue folk) is a fusion of folk music and punk rock.
Forest Hills is a mostly residential neighborhood in the borough of Queens in New York City.
The Forgotten Rebels are a punk rock band from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
"Forming" is the debut single by American punk rock band the Germs.
Free jazz is an approach to jazz music that was first developed in the 1950s and 60s as musicians attempted to alter, extend, or break down jazz convention, often by discarding fixed chord changes or tempos.
The Free Trade Hall in Peter Street, Manchester, England, was a public hall constructed in 1853–56 on St Peter's Fields, the site of the Peterloo Massacre and is now a Radisson hotel.
New Wave (La Nouvelle Vague) is often referred to as one of the most influential movements in the history of cinema.
French punk is punk rock from France.
Frenzal Rhomb is an Australian punk rock band that formed in 1992, with Jason Whalley on lead vocals and rhythm guitar during this entire period.
is a Japanese rock band, formed in 1978.
Gang of Four are an English post-punk group, formed in 1977 in Leeds.
Garage punk is a rock music fusion genre combining the influences of garage rock, punk rock, and other forms, that took shape in the indie rock underground between the late 1980s and early 1990s.
Garage rock (sometimes called 60s punk or garage punk) is a raw and energetic style of rock and roll that flourished in the mid-1960s, most notably in the United States and Canada, and has experienced various revivals in the last several decades.
Garry Bushell (born 13 May 1955, Woolwich, South East London) is an English newspaper columnist, rock music journalist, television presenter, author and political activist.
Gary Joseph Lachman (born December 24, 1955, Bayonne, New Jersey, United States), also known as Gary Valentine, is an American writer and musician.
Gaye Advert (born August 29, 1956), also Gaye Black, is an English punk rock musician, who played bass guitar in the band the Adverts in the late 1970s.
Gender identity is one's personal experience of one's own gender.
Generation X (later known as Gen X) were an English punk rock/post punk band from London in the late 1970s, primarily remembered today for being the musical starting point of the career of its frontman/vocalist, Billy Idol.
Genre is any form or type of communication in any mode (written, spoken, digital, artistic, etc.) with socially-agreed upon conventions developed over time.
Geoff Travis (born 2 February 1952) is the founder of both Rough Trade Records and the Rough Trade chain of record shops.
George Douglas Gimarc (born 1957) is an American disc jockey, record and radio program producer and author based in Texas.
George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009.
German punk is punk rock music and punk subculture in Germany since punk music became popular in the 1970s.
The Germs were an American punk rock band from Los Angeles, California, United States, originally active from 1977 to 1980.
A girl group is a music act featuring several female singers who generally harmonize together.
Glam punk (sometimes called mock rock) is a term used retrospectively to describe a short lived trend for bands which produced a form of proto-punk that incorporated elements of glam rock, initially in the early to mid-1970s.
Glam rock is a style of rock that developed in the United Kingdom in the early 1970s performed by musicians who wore outrageous costumes, makeup, and hairstyles, particularly platform shoes and glitter.
Go Girl Crazy! is the debut album by American punk rock band The Dictators.
God Is My Co-Pilot is a queercore band from New York City that's been recording and playing music since 1991.
"God Save the Queen" is a song by the British punk rock band the Sex Pistols.
GoNightclubbing is a collaboration between video artists Pat Ivers and Emily Armstrong, who worked together to document the New York punk rock scene beginning in 1977.
Gonzo journalism is a style of journalism that is written without claims of objectivity, often including the reporter as part of the story via a first-person narrative.
Gothic rock (alternately called goth-rock or goth) is a style of rock music that emerged from post-punk in the late 1970s.
The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California.
Greasers are a youth subculture that was popularized in the late 1940s and 1950s to 1960s by predominately working class and lower class teenagers and young adults in the United States.
Grebo (or grebo rock) was a short-lived subgenre of alternative rock that incorporated influences from punk rock, electronic dance music, hip hop and psychedelia.
The Greek punk (Ελληνική πάνκ) scene was small but powerful in the Greek capital, Athens, in the 1980s.
Green Day is an American punk rock band formed in 1986 by lead vocalist and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong and bassist Mike Dirnt.
Greenwich Village often referred to by locals as simply "the Village", is a neighborhood on the west side of Lower Manhattan, New York City.
Greg Shaw (January 1949 – October 19, 2004) was an American writer, publisher, magazine editor, music historian and record executive.
Greil Marcus (born June 19, 1945) is an American author, music journalist and cultural critic.
Grindcore is an extreme fusion genre of hardcore punk and heavy metal that originated in the mid-1980s, drawing inspiration from the most abrasive-sounding musical styles: hardcore punk, extreme metal, industrial and noise rock.
Grunge (sometimes referred to as the Seattle sound) is a subgenre of alternative rock and a subculture that emerged during the in the Pacific Northwest U.S. state of Washington, particularly in Seattle and nearby towns.
A guitar solo is a melodic passage, instrumental section, or entire piece of music written for a classical guitar, electric guitar or an acoustic guitar.
Guttermouth is an American punk rock band formed in 1988 in Huntington Beach, California and currently recording for Rude Records/Bird Attack Records.
Gypsy punk is a hybrid musical genre that crosses traditional Romani music with punk rock.
Half Japanese is an art punk band formed by brothers Jad and David Fair around 1975, sometime after the family's relocation to Uniontown, Maryland.
Hard rock is a loosely defined subgenre of rock music that began in the mid-1960s, with the garage, psychedelic and blues rock movements.
Hardcore punk (often abbreviated to hardcore) is a punk rock music genre and subculture that originated in the late 1970s.
Hüsker Dü were an American rock band formed in Saint Paul, Minnesota, in 1979.
Heavens to Betsy was an American indie-punk band formed in Olympia, Washington in 1991.
Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom.
Herman's Hermits are an English beat rock band, formed in Manchester in 1964.
Hersham is a village in Surrey, within the Greater London Urban Area and the M25.
"Hey Joe" is an American popular song from the 1960s that has become a rock standard and has been performed in many musical styles by hundreds of different artists.
Hilly Kristal (born Hillel Kristal; September 23, 1931August 28, 2007) was an American club owner and musician who was the owner of the iconic New York City club, CBGB, which opened in 1973 and closed in 2006 over a rent dispute.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
A hippie (sometimes spelled hippy) is a member of a counterculture, originally a youth movement that began in the United States during the mid-1960s and spread to other countries around the world.
"Holiday in Cambodia" is a song by American punk rock band Dead Kennedys.
"Holidays in the Sun" is a song by the English band the Sex Pistols.
Horror punk (sometimes called horror rock) is a music genre that mixes proto-gothic and punk rock sounds with morbid and violent imagery and lyrics, which are often influenced by horror films or science fiction B-movies.
Horses is the debut studio album by American musician Patti Smith, released on December 13, 1975, on Arista Records.
Hot Topic (stylized as HOT TOPIC) is an American retail chain specializing in counterculture-related clothing and accessories, as well as licensed music.
Human Sexual Response was an American new wave band formed in Boston, MA in 1978.
Human Switchboard was a rock band from Cleveland, Ohio formed in 1977.
"I Got You Babe" is a song written by Sonny Bono.
James Newell Osterberg Jr. (born April 21, 1947), known professionally by his stage name Iggy Pop, and designated the "Godfather of Punk", is an American singer, songwriter, musician, producer and actor.
Izear Luster "Ike" Turner, Jr. (November 5, 1931 – December 12, 2007) was an American musician, bandleader, songwriter, arranger, talent scout, and record producer.
Independent music (often referred to as indie music or indie) is music produced independently from commercial record labels or their subsidiaries, a process that may include an autonomous, do-it-yourself approach to recording and publishing.
An independent record label (or indie label) is a record label that operates without the funding of or outside major record labels.
Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Marion County.
Indie pop (also typeset as indie-pop or indiepop) is a music genre and subculture that combines guitar pop with DIY ethic in opposition to the style and tone of mainstream pop music.
Indie rock is a genre of rock music that originated in the United Kingdom in the 1970s.
Industrial music is a fusion genre of electronic and experimental music which draws on harsh, transgressive or provocative sounds and themes.
Industrial rock is a musical genre that fuses industrial music and rock music.
The International Pop Underground Convention (or IPU) was a 1991 punk and alternative rock music festival in Olympia, Washington.
James Chance, also known as James White (born April 20, 1953 as James Siegfried in Milwaukee, Wisconsin), is an American saxophonist, keyboard player, songwriter and singer.
Jamie Reid (born 1947) is an English artist and anarchist with connections to the Situationists.
Jayne County (born 1947) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and record producer whose career has spanned five decades.
Gerard "Jerry" Nolan (May 7, 1946 – January 14, 1992) was an American rock drummer, best known for his work with the New York Dolls and Johnny Thunders and The Heartbreakers.
James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter.
Jimmy Eat World is an American rock band formed in Mesa, Arizona in 1993.
Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA) is an unemployment benefit paid by the Government of the United Kingdom to people who are unemployed and actively seeking work.
Joseph Edward "Joey Shithead" Keithley (né Keighley; June 3, 1956) is a Canadian punk musician who is best known as the lead guitarist and vocalist of the punk band D.O.A..
John Graham Mellor (21 August 1952 – 22 December 2002), known by his stage name Joe Strummer, was an English musician, singer, actor and songwriter who was the co-founder, lyricist, rhythm guitarist and lead vocalist of the Clash, a punk rock band formed in 1976 as part of the original wave of British punk.
Jeffrey Ross Hyman (May 19, 1951 – April 15, 2001), known professionally as Joey Ramone, was an American musician and singer-songwriter, lead vocalist of the punk rock band the Ramones.
Johannesburg (also known as Jozi, Joburg and Egoli) is the largest city in South Africa and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world.
John Davies Cale, OBE (born 9 March 1942) is a Welsh musician, composer, singer, songwriter and record producer who was a founding member of the American rock band the Velvet Underground.
John D Morton (born March 27, 1953) is an American musician, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, poet, writer, and visual artist born in the Cleveland suburb of Lakewood, Ohio best known as the leader and founder of protopunk band electric eels in 1972.
John Holmstrom (born 1954) is an American underground cartoonist and writer.
John Joseph Lydon (born 31 January 1956), also known by his stage name Johnny Rotten, is an English singer, songwriter and musician.
John David Robb (born 4 May 1961Larkin, Colin (1998) The Virgin Encyclopedia of Indie & New Wave, Virgin Books,, p. 272-3 in Fleetwood, Lancashire) is an English music journalist and singer.
Johnny Moped were a mid-1970s English punk rock group from south London, who once had Chrissie Hynde (later of the Pretenders) and Captain Sensible (later of the Damned) within their ranks.
John Anthony Genzale (July 15, 1952 – April 23, 1991), better known by his stage name Johnny Thunders, was an American rock and roll/punk rock guitarist, singer and songwriter.
Jon Savage (born Jonathan Malcolm Sage; 2 September 1953 in Paddington, London) is an English writer, broadcaster and music journalist, best known for his history of the Sex Pistols and punk music, England's Dreaming, published in 1991.
Jonathan Michael Richman (born May 16, 1951) is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist.
Jonh Ingham is a music journalist.
Joy Division were an English rock band formed in 1976 in Salford, Greater Manchester.
Julie Burchill (born 3 July 1959) is an English journalist, writer and broadcaster.
Kathleen Hanna (born November 12, 1968) is an American singer, musician, artist, feminist activist, pioneer of the feminist punk riot grrrl movement, and punk zine writer.
Kenmore Square is a square in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, consisting of the intersection of several main avenues (including Beacon Street and Commonwealth Avenue) as well as several other cross streets, and Kenmore Station, an MBTA subway stop.
Kent is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the largest city in Portage County.
Killing Joke is an English rock band formed in October 1978 in Notting Hill, London, England.
Kim Leith Salmon (born 24 January 1957, Bunbury) is an Australian indie rock musician and songwriter from Perth.
King's Road or Kings Road (or sometimes the King's Road, especially when it was the King's private road until 1830, or as a colloquialism by middle/upper class London residents), is a major street stretching through Chelsea and Fulham, both in west London.
Kojak is an American action crime drama television series starring Telly Savalas as the title character, New York City Police Department Detective Lieutenant Theo Kojak.
Kortatu was a ska punk band from the Basque Country formed in Irun in the summer of 1984.
Krautrock (also called " ", cosmic music") is a broad genre of experimental rock that developed in Germany in the late 1960s.
Kriminella Gitarrer (named after the Brats song "Criminal Guitars") was a Swedish punk band, active between 1977-1979.
KROQ-FM (106.7 FM, 106.7 KROQ) is a radio station licensed to Pasadena, California serving the Greater Los Angeles Area.
KSMB (Kurt-Sunes med Berit) was a Swedish punk rock band from 1977 to 1982.
Kurt Donald Cobain (February 20, 1967 – April 5, 1994) was an American singer, songwriter, and musician.
Kurtis "Kurt" Loder (born May 5, 1945) is an American film critic, author, columnist, and television personality.
L.A.M.F. is the only studio album by the American band The Heartbreakers, which included Johnny Thunders, Jerry Nolan, Walter Lure and Billy Rath.
L7 is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California, United States.
"La Bamba" is a Mexican folk song, originally from the state of Veracruz, best known from a 1958 adaptation by Ritchie Valens, a top 40 hit in the U.S. charts and one of early rock and roll's best-known songs.
La Polla Records was a Spanish punk rock band from the Basque Autonomous Community, formed in 1979 in Salvatierra/Agurain, a small town in the Basque Country (Spain).
Latino punk is punk music created by Latino people in Latin America and the United States.
Le Tigre is an American electronic rock band from the United States, formed by Kathleen Hanna (formerly of Bikini Kill) and Johanna Fateman in 1998 in New York City.
Royal Leamington Spa, commonly known as Leamington Spa or Leamington, is a spa town in Warwickshire, England.
Leave Home is the second studio album by American punk rock band the Ramones.
Leeway is an American crossover thrash band formed in Astoria, New York, USA in 1984 by guitarist A.J. Novello and vocalist Eddie Sutton under the name The Unruled.
Left-wing politics supports social equality and egalitarianism, often in opposition to social hierarchy.
Norman Carl Odam (born September 5, 1947, in Lubbock, Texas), known professionally as the Legendary Stardust Cowboy, is an outsider performer who is considered one of the pioneers of the genre that came to be known as psychobilly in the 1960s.
Roderick Edward "Legs" McNeil (born January 27, 1956 in Cheshire, Connecticut, United States) is an American music journalist.
Lenny Kaye (born December 27, 1946) is an American guitarist, composer, and writer who is best known as a member of the Patti Smith Group.
Less Than Jake is an American ska punk band from Gainesville, Florida, formed in 1992.
Leslie Conway "Lester" Bangs (December 14, 1948 – April 30, 1982) was an American music journalist, critic, author, and musician.
Let's Go is the second studio album by the American punk rock band Rancid.
LiLiPUT were a Swiss post-punk band active from 1978 to 1983, initially known as Kleenex.
This is a list of notable first wave punk rock musicians (1975–1979).
This is a list of bands that are considered part of the second wave of punk rock, beginning in the mid- to late-1980s.
This is a list of notable punk bands from the United Kingdom.
This is a list of films about the punk subculture.
This is a list of notable punk rock bands (numbers 0–9 and letters A through K).
This is a list of notable punk rock bands (letters L through Z).
The following is an incomplete list of punk rock music festivals.
The little band scene was an experimental post-punk scene which flourished in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia from 1978 until early 1981.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
London is a four-piece punk band formed in London in 1976, best known for their wild stage act.
London Calling is the third studio album by English punk rock band The Clash.
"London Calling" is a song by the British punk rock band the Clash.
The London SS is a British punk rock group founded in March 1975 by drummer Geir Wade, bassist John Brown, guitarist Mick Jones, and guitarist Eunan Brady (formerly of the Hollywood Brats).
Long Beach is a city on the Pacific Coast of the United States, within the Greater Los Angeles area of Southern California.
"Longview" is the debut single by the American punk rock band Green Day on the band's third album, Dookie.
Lora Logic (also spelt Laura Logic; born Susan Whitby c. 1960) is a British saxophonist and singer.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Los Saicos is a garage rock band formed in 1964 in Lima, Peru, who have become recognized as global pioneers in punk rock.
Lewis Allan Reed (March 2, 1942 – October 27, 2013) was an American musician, singer, and songwriter.
"Louie Louie" is an American rhythm and blues song written by Richard Berry in 1955 and best known for the 1963 hit version by The Kingsmen.
Lower Manhattan, also known as Downtown Manhattan or Downtown New York, is the southernmost part of Manhattan, the central borough for business, culture, and government in the City of New York, which itself originated at the southern tip of Manhattan Island in 1624, at a point which now constitutes the present-day Financial District.
Lydia Lunch (born Lydia Anne Koch, June 2, 1959)Martin Charles Strong.
Madness are an English ska band from Camden Town, north London, who formed in 1976.
Magazine were an English post-punk band active from 1977 to 1981, then again from 2009 to 2011.
Mainstream is current thought that is widespread.
Malcolm Robert Andrew McLaren (22 January 1946 – 8 April 2010) was an English impresario, visual artist, performer, musician, clothes designer and boutique owner, notable for combining these activities in an inventive and provocative way.
Marc Spitz (October 2, 1969 – February 4, 2017) was an American music journalist, author and playwright.
Marco Francesco Andrea Pirroni (born 27 April 1959, London, England) frequently credited simply as Marco, is an English guitarist, songwriter and record producer.
Marie et les Garçons were a French new wave band formed in Lyon in 1976.
Mark Edward Smith (5 March 1957 – 24 January 2018) was an English singer and songwriter.
Marquee Moon is the debut studio album by American rock band Television.
Mars was a New York City rock band formed in 1975 when China Burg (née Constance Burg; a.k.a. Lucy Hamilton) (guitar, vocals) and artist Nancy Arlen (drums) brought Mark Cunningham (bass) and vocalist Sumner Crane together to talk about music.
Mary Harron (born January 12, 1953) is a Canadian filmmaker and screenwriter.
Math rock is a style of indie rock that emerged in the late 1980s in the United States, influenced by post-hardcore, progressive rock bands such as King Crimson, and 20th century minimal music composers such as Steve Reich.
Max's Kansas City was a nightclub and restaurant at 213 Park Avenue South, in New York City, which became a gathering spot for musicians, poets, artists and politicians in the 1960s and 1970s.
Métal Urbain (meaning urban metal) was one of the first French punk groups, formed in 1976 in Paris.
MDC (Millions of Dead Cops) is an American punk rock band formed in Austin, Texas in 1979.
Measure for Measure is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1603 or 1604.
Mecca Normal is a two-piece indie rock band from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, formed by Jean Smith and David Lester in 1984.
Medway is a conurbation and unitary authority in Kent in the region of South East England.
Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
The Melvins are an American rock band that formed in 1983 in Montesano, Washington.
Metropolis Video was a group of filmmakers and video makers who documented on video the early years of the punk rock music scene in New York City, from 1975 to 1977.
Michael Azerrad is an American author, music journalist, editor, and musician.
The Middle Class were an American punk rock band established in 1977 from Orange County, California.
Midwest emo (or Midwestern emo) refers to the vibrant and influential emo scene that developed in 1990s Midwestern United States.
Michael David "Mike" Watt (born December 20, 1957) is an American bassist, vocalist and songwriter.
Mink DeVille (1974–86) was a rock band known for its association with early punk rock bands at New York’s CBGB nightclub and for being a showcase for the music of Willy DeVille.
Minneapolis hardcore is a form of hardcore punk that has evolved since the mid-1970s.
Minor Threat was an American hardcore punk band, formed in 1980 in Washington, D.C. by vocalist Ian MacKaye and drummer Jeff Nelson.
Minutemen were an American punk rock band formed in San Pedro, California in 1980.
The Misfits are an American punk rock band often recognized as the progenitors of the horror punk subgenre, blending punk and other musical influences with horror film themes and imagery.
Mission of Burma is an American post-punk band formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1979.
Mod is a subculture that began in London in 1958 and spread throughout Great Britain and elsewhere, eventually influencing fashions and trends in other countries, and continues today on a smaller scale.
The mod revival was a music genre and subculture that started in England in 1978 and later spread to other countries (to a lesser degree).
The mohawk (also referred to as a mohican) is a hairstyle in which, in the most common variety, both sides of the head are shaven, leaving a strip of noticeably longer hair in the center.
Mont-de-Marsan (Gascon: Lo Mont de Marçan) is a commune and capital of the Landes department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.
A moral panic is a feeling of fear spread among a large number of people that some evil threatens the well-being of society.
Moshing or slamdancing is a style of dance in which participants push or slam into each other, typically performed in "aggressive" live music.
Motorik is the 4/4 beat often used by krautrock bands.
MTV (originally an initialism of Music Television) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks (a division of Viacom) and headquartered in New York City.
Mudhoney is an American alternative rock band.
Murphy's Law is an American hardcore punk band from New York City, New York, United States, formed in 1982.
The Oxford Companion to Music defines music criticism as 'the intellectual activity of formulating judgements on the value and degree of excellence of individual works of music, or whole groups or genres'.
MX-80 (also known as MX-80 Sound) is an American eclectic art-rock band founded in 1974 in Bloomington, Indiana by guitarist Bruce Anderson.
My Chemical Romance (often abbreviated as MCR) was an American rock band from Newark, New Jersey, active from 2001 to 2013.
"My Generation" is a song by the English rock band The Who, which became a hit and one of their most recognisable songs.
Naked Raygun is an American punk rock/post-punk band formed in Chicago in 1980.
Naomi Klein (born May 8, 1970) is a Canadian author, social activist, and filmmaker known for her political analyses and criticism of corporate globalization and of capitalism.
Napalm Death are a British extreme metal band formed in Meriden, West Midlands, England, in 1981.
Napster, known as Rhapsody prior to June 14, 2016, is an online music store subscription service based in Seattle, Washington.
Negative Trend was an early San Francisco punk rock band, active between 1977 and 1979.
Neo-Nazism consists of post-World War II militant social or political movements seeking to revive and implement the ideology of Nazism.
The Nervous Eaters, one of Boston's first punk/new wave bands, debuted in early 1977 with Steve Cataldo on vocals and guitar, Robb Skeen on bass, and Jeff Wilkinson on drums.
Nervous Gender is an American punk rock band founded in Los Angeles, California in 1978 by Gerardo Velazquez, Edward Stapleton, Phranc and Michael Ochoa.
Neu! (styled as NEU! in block capitals, New!) was a German krautrock band formed in Düsseldorf in 1971 by Klaus Dinger and Michael Rother, after their split from Kraftwerk.
Neue Deutsche Welle (NDW,, "New German Wave") is a genre of West German rock music originally derived from post-punk and new wave music with electronic influences.
Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols is the only studio album by English punk rock band the Sex Pistols, released on 28 October 1977 by Virgin Records.
Nevermind is the second studio album by American rock band Nirvana, released on September 24, 1991.
New Order are an English rock band formed in 1980 by vocalist and guitarist Bernard Sumner, bassist Peter Hook and drummer Stephen Morris.
The New Romantic movement was a pop culture movement that originated in the United Kingdom in the early 1980s.
"New Rose" is the first single by British punk rock group the Damned, released on 22 October 1976 on Stiff Records.
New Wave is Against Me!'s fourth full-length studio album and their debut album on Sire Records.
New wave is a genre of rock music popular in the late 1970s and the 1980s with ties to mid-1970s punk rock.
The new wave of British heavy metal (commonly abbreviated as NWOBHM) was a nationwide musical movement that started in the United Kingdom in the late 1970s and achieved international attention by the early 1980s.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The New York Dolls were an American hard rock band formed in New York City in 1971.
New York hardcore (NYHC) is hardcore punk music created in New York City, and the subculture and lifestyle associated with that music.
Nicholas Edward Cave (born 22 September 1957) is an Australian musician, singer-songwriter, author, screenwriter, composer and occasional film actor, best known as the frontman of the rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds are an Australian rock band formed in Melbourne in 1983 by vocalist Nick Cave, multi-instrumentalist Mick Harvey and guitarist Blixa Bargeld.
Nick Kent (born 24 December 1951) is a British rock critic and musician.
Nick Tosches (born October 17 or 23, 1949) is an American journalist, novelist, biographer, and poet.
Nihilism is the philosophical viewpoint that suggests the denial or lack of belief towards the reputedly meaningful aspects of life.
Catharina "Nina" Hagen (born 11 March 1955) is a German singer, songwriter, and actress.
Nirvana was an American rock band formed by lead singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1987.
New Musical Express (NME) is a British music journalism website and former magazine that has been published since 1952.
No Doubt is an American ska band from Anaheim, California, that formed in 1986.
No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies is a book by the Canadian author Naomi Klein.
No wave was a short-lived avant-garde scene that emerged in the late 1970s in downtown New York City.
NOFX is an American punk rock band from Los Angeles, California.
Noise rock (sometimes called noise punk) is a diverse style of experimental rock employing noise music elements, which spun off from punk rock in the 1980s.
Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk); Norga), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a unitary sovereign state whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.
Nothing Feels Good: Punk Rock, Teenagers and Emo is a book by Andy Greenwald, then a senior contributing writer at Spin magazine, published in November 2003 by St. Martin's Press.
NSYNC (sometimes stylized as *NSYNC, N*SYNC or 'N Sync) was an American boy band formed in Orlando, Florida in 1995 and launched in Germany by BMG Ariola Munich.
Nuggets: Original Artyfacts from the First Psychedelic Era is a groundbreaking compilation album of American psychedelic and garage rock singles released in the mid-to-late 1960s.
Nurse with Wound (abbreviated NWW) is the main recording name for British musician Steven Stapleton.
Oberkampf were a French punk rock band formed in 1978 by Pat Kebra (guitar), Joe Hell (vocals), Buck-Dali (bass) and Dominik Descoubes (drums).
"Oh Bondage Up Yours!" is the debut single by English punk rock band X-Ray Spex.
Oi! is a subgenre of punk rock that originated in the United Kingdom in the late 1970s.
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. state of Washington and the county seat of Thurston County. It was incorporated on January 28, 1859. The population was 46,479 as of the 2010 census, making it the 24th largest city in the state. The city borders Lacey to the east and Tumwater to the south. Olympia is a cultural center of the southern Puget Sound region. Olympia is located southwest of Seattle, the largest city in the state of Washington.
Orange County is a county in the U.S. state of California.
Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes from the American Indie Underground, 1981–1991 is a book by Michael Azerrad.
The Paddington Town Hall is a town hall building located in the Sydney suburb of Paddington, New South Wales, Australia.
Pansy Division is an American rock band formed in San Francisco, California in 1991 by singer-songwriter Jon Ginoli and bassist Chris Freeman.
Paramore is an American rock band from Franklin, Tennessee, formed in 2004.
Patricia Lee "Patti" Smith (born December 30, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter, poet, and visual artist who became an influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses.
Pauline Murray (born 8 March 1958) is best known as the lead singer of the punk rock band Penetration, originally formed in 1976.
"Pay to Cum" (titled "Pay to Cum!" on the record cover) is the debut single by Washington, D.C.-based hardcore punk band Bad Brains.
Pearl Jam is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1990.
Norma Deloris Egstrom (May 26, 1920 – January 21, 2002) known professionally as Peggy Lee, was an American jazz and popular music singer, songwriter, composer, and actress, in a career spanning six decades.
Pelle Miljoona (Literally “Clown Million”), real name Petri Samuli Tiili (born 10 February 1955 in Hamina, Finland) is a Finnish punk rock musician, who assembled his first band in 1977.
Penetration is a punk rock band from County Durham, England formed in 1976.
Pere Ubu is an American rock group formed in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1975.
Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia.
Rock music entered the Peruvian scene in the late 1950s, through listening to performers like Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly and Bill Haley, who popularized rockabilly in the United States.
Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend (born 19 May 1945) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the lead guitarist, backing vocalist, and principal songwriter for the rock band the Who.
The Philadelphia punk scene refers to the vibrant punk rock scene created in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Phranc is the stage name of Susan Gottlieb (born August 28, 1957, Santa Monica, California),Strong, Martin C. (2003) The Great Indie Discography, Canongate,, p. 453 an American singer-songwriter whose career has spanned several decades.
Pink Fairies are an English rock band initially active in the London (Ladbroke Grove) underground and psychedelic scene of the early 1970s.
"Piss Factory" is a protopunk song written by Patti Smith and Richard Sohl, and released as a B-side on Smith's debut single "Hey Joe" in 1974.
The Pixies are an American alternative rock band formed in 1986 in Boston, Massachusetts.
A plectrum is a small flat tool used to pluck or strum a stringed instrument.
The pogo is a dance in which the dancers jump up and down, while either remaining on the spot or moving around; the dance takes its name from its resemblance to the use of a pogo stick, especially in a common version of the dance, where an individual keeps their torso stiff, their arms rigid, and their legs close together.
Pointed Sticks are a Canadian punk rock/new wave band from Vancouver.
The Poison Girls were an English anarcho-punk band from Brighton.
"Police and Thieves" ("Police and Thief") is a reggae song first recorded by the falsetto singer Junior Murvin in 1976.
Marianne Joan Elliott-Said (3 July 1957 – 25 April 2011),, Digital Spy, 26 April 2011 known by the stage name Poly Styrene, was a British musician, singer-songwriter, and frontwoman for the punk rock band X-Ray Spex.
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.
Pop punk (also known as punk-pop) is a music genre that fuses elements of pop music with punk rock.
PopMatters is an international online magazine of cultural criticism that covers many aspects of popular culture.
A "poseur" (or "poser") is someone who "poses for effect, or behaves affectedly", who "affects a particular attitude, character or manner to impress others", or who pretends to belong to a particular group.
Post-hardcore is a punk rock music genre that maintains the aggression and intensity of hardcore punk but emphasizes a greater degree of creative expression initially inspired by post-punk and noise rock.
Post-punk (originally called new musick) is a broad type of rock music that emerged from the punk movement of the 1970s, in which artists departed from the simplicity and traditionalism of punk rock to adopt a variety of avant-garde sensibilities.
In guitar music, especially electric guitar, a power chord (also fifth chord) is a colloquial name for a chord that consists of the root note and the fifth.
"Pretty Fly (For a White Guy)" is a song by American rock band The Offspring.
The Pretty Things are an English rock band, formed in 1963 in London.
"Pretty Vacant" is a song by the English punk rock band the Sex Pistols.
The Primitive Calculators are an Australian post-punk band, formed in Melbourne, Victoria in 1978.
Proto-punk (or protopunk) is the rock music played by garage bands from the 1960s and early 1970s that presaged the punk rock movement.
Psychobilly is a rock music fusion genre that mixes elements of rockabilly and punk rock.
Pub rock is a rock music genre that was developed in the early to mid-1970s in the United Kingdom.
Public Image Ltd (abbreviated as PiL) are an English post-punk band formed by singer John Lydon (a.k.a. Johnny Rotten), guitarist Keith Levene, bassist Jah Wobble, and drummer Jim Walker.
Punk was a music magazine and fanzine created by cartoonist John Holmstrom, publisher Ged Dunn, and "resident punk" Legs McNeil in 1975.
Punk blues (or blues punk) is a fusion genre of punk rock and blues.
Punk fashion is the clothing, hairstyles, cosmetics, jewellery, and body modifications of the punk subculture.
Punk ideologies are a group of varied social and political beliefs associated with the punk subculture and punk rock.
Punk rock and hardcore punk in Brazil originated in the late 1970s, influenced by bands such as Sex Pistols, The Clash, Stiff Little Fingers and The Ramones.
Punk in Drublic is the fifth studio album by the American punk rock band NOFX.
Punk jazz describes the amalgamation of elements of the jazz tradition (especially free jazz and jazz fusion of the 1960s and 1970s) with the instrumentation or conceptual heritage of punk rock (typically the more dissonant strains such as no wave and hardcore punk).
Punk literature (also called punk lit and, rarely, punklit) is literature related to the punk subculture.
Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
Australian musicians played and recorded some of the earliest punk rock.
Since the late 1970s, California has had a thriving regional punk rock movement.
In Spain, the punk rock scene emerged in 1978, when the country had transitioned from the Francoist State to democracy, After Francisco Franco's death in 1975, the country went through a “volatile political period”, in which the country had to try to relearn democratic values and install a constitution.
Punk rock in Yugoslavia was the punk subculture of the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
Punk subculture includes a diverse array of ideologies, fashion, and other forms of expression, visual art, dance, literature and film.
Punk visual art is artwork associated with the punk subculture.
A punk zine (or punkzine) is a zine related to the punk subculture and hardcore punk music genre.
Punk: Chaos to Couture is a 2013 non-fiction book by Andrew Bolton, Richard Hell, Jon Savage and John Lydon.
Punks Not Dead is the debut studio album by the Scottish punk rock band The Exploited, released in April 1981 on Secret Records.
PVC clothing, commonly known as vinyl clothing, is shiny clothing made of the plastic polyvinyl chloride (PVC).
Queens is the easternmost and largest in area of the five boroughs of New York City.
Queercore (or homocore), is a cultural and social movement that began in the mid-1980s as an offshoot of punk.
Queeruption (a compound of queer and eruption) is an annual international queercore festival and gathering started in 1998 where alternative/radical/disenfranchised queers can exchange information, network, organize, inspire and get inspired, self-represent, and challenge mainstream society with do-it-yourself (DIY) ideas and ethics.
Racial segregation is the separation of people into racial or other ethnic groups in daily life.
Radio Birdman was one of the first Australian independent bands to carry the punk label, along with the Saints.
Radios Appear is the first full-length studio album by Australian punk rock band Radio Birdman.
The Ramones were an American punk rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974.
Ramones is the debut studio album by American punk rock band the Ramones, released on April 23, 1976 by Sire Records.
Rancid is an American punk rock band formed in Berkeley, California in 1991.
Randy J. "Biscuit" Turner (November 25, 1949 – August 19, 2005) was an American punk singer and artist.
Rap rock is a fusion genre that fuses vocal and instrumental elements of hip hop with various forms of rock.
RE/Search Publications is an American magazine and book publisher, based in San Francisco, founded by its editor V. Vale in 1980.
Reagan Youth is an American punk rock band formed by singer Dave Rubinstein (Dave Insurgent) and guitarist Paul Bakija (Paul Cripple) in Queens, New York in early 1980.
In the United States, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) awards certification based on the number of albums and singles sold through retail and other ancillary markets.
Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American funk rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983.
Reel Big Fish is an American ska punk band from Orange County, California, best known for the 1997 hit "Sell Out".
Reggae is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1960s.
Reno is a city in the U.S. state of Nevada, located in the western part of the state, approximately from Lake Tahoe.
Richard Berry, Jr. (April 11, 1935 – January 23, 1997) was an African-American singer, songwriter and musician, who performed with many Los Angeles doo-wop and close harmony groups in the 1950s, including The Flairs and The Robins.
Richard Lester Meyers (born October 2, 1949), better known by his stage name Richard Hell, is an American singer, songwriter, bass guitarist and writer.
Richard Hell and the Voidoids were an American punk rock band, formed in New York City in 1976 and fronted by Richard Hell, a former member of the Neon Boys, Television and the Heartbreakers.
Richard Meltzer (born May 10, 1945, New York City) is a rock critic, performer and writer.
Riot grrrl is an underground feminist punk movement that began in the early 1990s in Washington state (particularly Olympia) and the greater Pacific Northwest.
R.I.P. was a hardcore punk group from Mondragón, Basque Autonomous Community (Spain), and were part of the Basque Radical Rock musical movement in the early 1980s.
Rise Against is an American punk rock band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1999.
Richard Steven Valenzuela (May 13, 1941 – February 3, 1959), known professionally as Ritchie Valens, was an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist.
Rites of Spring was an American post-hardcore band from Washington, D.C., in the mid-1980s, known for their energetic live performances.
Robert Thomas Christgau (born April 18, 1942) is an American essayist and music journalist.
Robert Hilburn (born September 25, 1939) is an American pop music critic and author.
Robert Wolfe Quine (December 30, 1942 – May 31, 2004) was an American guitarist, known for his innovative guitar solos.
Rock Against Communism (RAC) started out as series of political rock concerts in the United Kingdom in the late 1970s, and is also a name for the subsequent music genre.
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.
Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
Rock's Backpages is an online archive of music journalism, sourced from freelance contributions to the music and mainstream press from the 1950s to the present day.
Rockabilly is one of the earliest styles of rock and roll music, dating back to the early 1950s in the United States, especially the South.
Rockers, leather boys, Ton-up boys,14 February 1961, The Daily Express (London) and possibly café racers are members of a biker subculture that originated in the United Kingdom during the 1950s.
Rocket from the Tombs (or RFTT) is an American rock band originally active from mid-1974 to mid-1975 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States.
Rocket to Russia is the third studio album by the American punk rock band the Ramones, and was released on November 4, 1977, through Sire Records.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
Rotten is a 1994 autobiographical book by John Lydon, co-authored by Keith Zimmerman and Kent Zimmerman.
Rough Trade Records is an independent record label based in London, England.
The Roundhouse is a performing arts and concert venue situated at the Grade II* listed former railway engine shed in Chalk Farm, London, England.
Roxy Music were an English rock band formed in 1970 by Bryan Ferry, who became the band's lead vocalist and chief songwriter, and bassist Graham Simpson.
Roy Carr is an English music journalist.
Rubber City Rebels are an American proto-punk band from Akron, Ohio that formed in 1976.
Rude Kids is a punk rock band from Hagsätra.
Sacramento is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County.
Saint Martin's School of Art was an art college in London, England.
Sasha Frere-Jones (born Alexander Roger Wallace Jones in 1967) is an American writer, music critic, and musician.
Scandinavia is a region in Northern Europe, with strong historical, cultural and linguistic ties.
Scottish Gaelic Punk is a subgenre of punk rock in which bands sing some or all of their music in Scottish Gaelic.
Scream is an American hardcore punk band from Washington, DC that originally formed in the suburb of Bailey's Crossroads, Virginia.
Screaming is an extended vocal technique that is mostly popular in "aggressive" music genres such as heavy metal, punk rock, and noise music.
Screamo (also referred to as skramz) is an aggressive style of emo that emerged in the early 1990s, combining musical intensity with "willfully experimental dissonance and dynamics."Jason Heller, "Feast of Reason".
Screeching Weasel is an American punk rock band originally from the Chicago suburb of Prospect Heights, Illinois.
Sex was a boutique run by Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood at 430 King's Road, London between 1974 and 1976.
The Sex Pistols were an English punk rock band that formed in London in 1975.
Sexual identity is how one thinks of oneself in terms of to whom one is romantically or sexually attracted.
Sham 69 are an English punk rock band that formed in Hersham in 1975.
Shanne Bradley (born 1957, The Middlesex Hospital, London, England) is a punk musician, songwriter, and artist.
Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England.
Shoegaze (or shoegazing, originally interchangeable with "dream pop"Nathaniel Wice / Steven Daly: "The dream pop bands were lionized by the capricious British music press, which later took to dismissing them as "shoegazers" for their affectless stage presence.", Alt. Culture: An A-To-Z Guide to the '90s-Underground, Online, and Over-The-Counter, p. 73, HarperCollins Publishers 1995) is a subgenre of indie and alternative rock that emerged in the United Kingdom in the late 1980s.
"Should I Stay or Should I Go" is a song by the English punk rock band the Clash, from their album Combat Rock.
Sid Vicious (born Simon John Ritchie, 10 May 1957 – 2 February 1979) was an English bassist and vocalist.
Simon & Garfunkel were an American folk rock duo consisting of singer-songwriter Paul Simon and singer Art Garfunkel.
Simon Reynolds (born 19 June 1963) is an English music journalist, critic, and author.
Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.
Siniestro Total (meaning literally 'total write-off' as in the insurance term for a vehicle that is beyond repair following a motor accident) is a Galician punk rock group from Vigo, Spain.
Siouxsie and the Banshees were an English rock band, formed in London in 1976 by vocalist Siouxsie Sioux and bass guitarist Steven Severin.
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Sire Records is an American record label that is owned by Warner Music Group and distributed by Warner Bros. Records.
Sister George was an influential queercore band from London that was formed in 1994.
The Situationist International (SI) was an international organization of social revolutionaries made up of avant-garde artists, intellectuals, and political theorists, prominent in Europe from its formation in 1957 to its dissolution in 1972.
Ska is a music genre that originated in Jamaica in the late 1950s and was the precursor to rocksteady and reggae.
Ska punk (also spelled ska-punk) is a fusion genre that mixes ska music and punk rock music together.
Skate punk (also known as skate rock, skatecore and skate-thrash) is both a skater subculture and a subgenre of punk rock music.
Skids are a Scottish punk rock and new wave band, formed in Dunfermline, Fife in 1977 by Stuart Adamson (guitar, keyboards, percussion and backing vocals), William Simpson (bass guitar and backing vocals), Thomas Kellichan (drums) and Richard Jobson (vocals, guitar and keyboards).
Slade are an English rock band from Wolverhampton.
Sleater-Kinney is an American rock band that formed in Olympia, Washington, in 1994.
Small Faces were an English rock band from East London.
Smash is the third studio album by American punk rock band The Offspring.
Sniffin' Glue and Other Rock 'N' Roll Habits..., widely known as simply Sniffin' Glue, was a monthly punk zine started by Mark Perry in July 1976 and released for about a year.
Social alienation is "a condition in social relationships reflected by a low degree of integration or common values and a high degree of distance or isolation between individuals, or between an individual and a group of people in a community or work environment".
Sonic Youth was an American rock band based in New York City, formed in 1981.
Sonny & Cher were an American pop music duo, actors, singers and entertainers made up of husband-and-wife Sonny and Cher Bono in the 1960s and 1970s.
Sounds was a UK weekly pop/rock music newspaper, published from 10 October 1970 to 6 April 1991.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.
The South Bay is a region of the Los Angeles metropolitan area, located in the southwest corner of Los Angeles County.
South London is the southern part of London, England, south of the River Thames, and includes the historic districts of Southwark, Lambeth, Bankside and Greenwich.
South Shields is a coastal town at the mouth of the River Tyne, England, about downstream from Newcastle upon Tyne.
Southall is a large suburban district of west London, England, and part of the London Borough of Ealing.
Southern California (colloquially known as SoCal) is a geographic and cultural region that generally comprises California's southernmost counties.
Spin is an American music magazine founded in 1985 by publisher Bob Guccione, Jr. The magazine stopped running in print in 2012 and currently runs as a webzine.
Spiral Scratch is an EP and the debut release by English punk rock band Buzzcocks.
SSD (Society System Decontrol) were a straight edge hardcore (and later heavy metal) band from Boston.
Stage diving is the act of leaping from a concert stage onto the crowd below.
State of Alert (often abbreviated to S.O.A.) was an American hardcore punk group formed in Washington, D.C. in October 1980, and disbanded in July 1981.
Stephen Philip Jones (born 3 September 1955) is an English rock guitarist, singer and actor, best known as a guitarist with the Sex Pistols.
Steven Blush is an American author, journalist, record collector and film maker who is best known for his book ''American Hardcore'' and the movie of the same name.
Steven Wells (10 May 1960 – 24 June 2009) was a British journalist, author, comedian and punk poet born in Swindon, Wiltshire.
Stiff Little Fingers are a punk rock band from Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Stiff Records is a British independent record label formed in London, England, by Dave Robinson and Jake Riviera (real name Andrew Jakeman).
Stinky Toys were a French punk rock band from Paris which formed in 1976 and featured Elli Medeiros (vocals), Denis Quilliard, alias Jacno, (a.k.a. Jan Colrth) (rhythm guitar), Bruno Carone (lead guitar), Albin Dériat (bass guitar), and Hervé Zénouda (drums).
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries; 952,058 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.
Straight edge (sometimes abbreviated sXe or signified by XXX or X) is a subculture of hardcore punk whose adherents refrain from using alcohol, tobacco and other recreational drugs, in reaction to the excesses of punk subculture.
Stranger than Fiction is the eighth full-length studio album (tenth release overall) by Bad Religion, released in 1994 (see 1994 in music).
Street punk (alternatively spelled streetpunk) is an urban working class-based fusion genre of punk rock and New Wave Of British Heavy Metal which took shape in the early 1980s, partly as a rebellion against the perceived artistic pretensions of the first wave of British punk.
Strength Thru Oi! is a controversial 1981 Oi! compilation album, featuring various artists and released by Decca Records, released in collaboration with Sounds magazine.
The is a compact family car that has been manufactured since 1992 by Subaru, introduced as a replacement for the Leone, with the predecessor's EA series engines replaced by the new EJ series.
A subculture is a group of people within a culture that differentiates itself from the parent culture to which it belongs, often maintaining some of its founding principles.
Subhumans are an English punk rock band formed in the Warminster and Melksham area of Wiltshire in 1980.
The Subhumans are a punk band formed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 1978.
Sublime is the third and final studio album by American ska punk band Sublime.
Sublime was an American ska punk band from Long Beach, California, formed in 1988.
The Suburban Reptiles were, with The Scavengers, one of the first two punk bands to form in New Zealand.
Subway Sect were one of the first British punk bands.
Suicidal Tendencies (also referred to as S.T. or simply Suicidal) are an American crossover thrash band founded in 1980 in Venice, California by vocalist Mike Muir, who is the only remaining original member of the band.
Suicide was an American musical duo intermittently active between 1970 and 2016, composed of vocalist Alan Vega and instrumentalist Martin Rev.
Sum 41 is a Canadian rock band from Ajax, Ontario.
Surf music is a subgenre of rock music associated with surf culture, particularly as found in Southern California.
Surrey is a county in South East England, and one of the home counties.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
Roger Keith "Syd" Barrett (6 January 1946 – 7 July 2006) was an English singer, songwriter, and musician.
In music, syncopation involves a variety of rhythms which are in some way unexpected which make part or all of a tune or piece of music off-beat.
Synth-pop (short for synthesizer pop; also called techno-pop) is a subgenre of new wave music that first became prominent in the late 1970s and features the synthesizer as the dominant musical instrument.
T.S.O.L. (True Sounds of Liberty) is an American punk rock band formed in 1978 in Long Beach, California.
Take Off Your Pants and Jacket is the fourth studio album by American rock band Blink-182.
Tales of Terror was a Sacramento hardcore punk band which was active from 1982 until 1986.
Talking Heads was an American rock band formed in 1975 in New York City and active until 1991.
Taqwacore is a subgenre of punk music dealing with Islam, its culture, and interpretation.
Team Dresch is an American punk/queercore band from Portland, Oregon, originally formed in Olympia, Washington, which was initially active from 1993 until 1998.
Teddy Boy (also known as Ted) is a British subculture typified by young men wearing clothes that were partly inspired by the styles worn by dandies in the Edwardian period, which Savile Row tailors had attempted to re-introduce in Britain after the Second World War.
Teen pop is a subgenre of pop music that is created, marketed and oriented towards preteens and teenagers.
Teenage Head is a Canadian rock group from Hamilton, Ontario and was a popular Canadian punk rock band during the early 1980s.
Teenage Jesus and the Jerks were an influential American no wave band, based in New York City, who formed part of the city's no wave movement.
Television is an American rock band from New York City formed in 1973.
"Television Addict" was the A-side of the debut single by The Victims, an early punk rock band from Perth, Western Australia.
The 101ers were a pub rock band from the 1970s playing mostly in a rockabilly style, notable as being the band that Joe Strummer left to join The Clash.
The 4-Skins are an English working class Oi! band from the East End of London, England.
The Adverts were an English punk band who formed in 1976 and broke up in late 1979.
The All-American Rejects are an American rock band formed in Stillwater, Oklahoma in 1999.
The Apostles are an experimental punk rock band who developed within the confines of the 1980s anarcho-punk scene in the UK, but did not necessarily adhere to the aesthetics of that movement.
The Aquarian Weekly is a regional alternative weekly newspaper based in New Jersey.
The Beach Boys are an American rock band formed in Hawthorne, California, in 1961.
The Beat (known in the United States and Canada as The English Beat and in Australia as The British Beat) is a band founded in Birmingham, England, in 1978.
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
The Birthday Party (originally known as The Boys Next Door) were an Australian post-punk band, active from 1978 to 1983.
The Black Market is the seventh studio album by American rock band Rise Against, released on July 15, 2014.
The Business were an English oi! band formed in 1979 in Lewisham, South London.
The Cars were an American rock band that emerged from the new wave scene in the late 1970s.
The Clash were an English rock band formed in London in 1976 as a key player in the original wave of British punk rock.
The Clash is the debut studio album by English punk rock band the Clash.
The Cramps were an American punk rock band formed in 1976 and active until 2009.
The Cure are an English rock band formed in Crawley, West Sussex, in 1976.
The Damned are an English rock band formed in London, England in 1976 by lead vocalist Dave Vanian, guitarist Brian James, bassist (and later guitarist) Captain Sensible, and drummer Rat Scabies.
The Demics were a Canadian punk rock band that formed in 1977 in London, Ontario.
The Deviants (formerly The Social Deviants) were an English rock group originally active in the late 1960s, but later used as a vehicle for the musical work of writer Mick Farren until his death in 2013.
The Dickies are an American punk rock band formed in San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles in 1977.
The Dictators are an American punk rock band formed in New York City in 1973.
The Dils was an American punk rock band of the late 1970s, originally from Carlsbad, California, United States, and fronted by the brothers Chip Kinman and Tony Kinman.
The Diodes are a Canadian punk rock band formed in 1976 in Toronto.
The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran on CBS from June 20, 1948, to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by New York entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan.
The Enemy were a punk rock band from Dunedin, New Zealand, that are often seen as the starting point of the Dunedin sound rock movement.
The Evening News, earlier styled as The Evening News, was an evening newspaper published in London from 1881 to 1980, reappearing briefly in 1987.
The Ex are an underground band from the Netherlands that formed in 1979 at the height of the original punk explosion.
The Exploited are a Scottish punk rock band from Edinburgh, Scotland, formed in 1979, in Edinburgh by Stevie Ross and Terry Buchan and later by ex-soldier Wattie Buchan (Terry's brother).
The Faith was an early American hardcore punk band, from Washington D.C., with strong connections to the scene centered on the Dischord label.
The Fall were an English post-punk band, formed in 1976 in Prestwich, Greater Manchester.
The Feederz are a punk rock band, originally from Arizona.
The Flesh Eaters are an American punk rock and Rockabilly band, formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1977.
The Fugs are a band formed in New York City in late 1964 by the poets Ed Sanders and Tuli Kupferberg, with Ken Weaver on drums.
The Gizmos was a punk band formed in Bloomington, Indiana in 1976.
The Go-Go's are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1978.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Gun Club were a post-punk/cowpunk band from Los Angeles, California that existed from 1979 to 1996.
The Heartbreakers, also known as Johnny Thunders and the Heartbreakers to distinguish them from Tom Petty's band, were an American punk rock band, formed in New York City in May, 1975.
The Human League are an English synth-pop band formed in Sheffield in 1977.
The Jam were an English mod revival/punk rock band during the 1970s and early 1980s, which formed in 1972 at Sheerwater Secondary School in Woking, in the county of Surrey.
The Kids are a Belgian punk rock band formed in 1976.
The Kingsmen are a 1960s beat/garage rock band from Portland, Oregon, United States.
The Kinks are an English rock band formed in Muswell Hill, North London, in 1964 by brothers Ray and Dave Davies.
The Kitchen is a non-profit, multi-disciplinary art and performance space located at 512 West 19th Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City.
The Last Words were an early punk band from Sydney, Australia.
The Leftovers, are a Brisbane punk rock group which formed in 1976 in Queensland, Australia.
The Living End are an Australian punk rock band, which formed in 1994.
The Living End is the debut studio album by Australian punk, rockabilly band The Living End, which was released on 12 October 1998.
The Manikins were a punk rock and new wave band from Perth, Australia.
The Mekons are a British-American rock band.
The Merry Wives of Windsor is a comedy by William Shakespeare first published in 1602, though believed to have been written in or before 1597.
The Meteors are an English psychobilly band formed in 1980.
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones (informally referred to as The Bosstones) are an American ska punk band from Boston, Massachusetts, formed in 1983.
The Missing Links were an Australian garage rock, R&B, and protopunk group from Sydney who were active from 1964 to 1966.
The Mob is a New York hardcore band formed in 1980.
The Modern Lovers was an American rock band led by Jonathan Richman in the 1970s and 1980s.
The Mutants are an important band in the history of San Francisco punk rock and new wave music.
The New Yorker is an American magazine of reportage, commentary, criticism, essays, fiction, satire, cartoons, and poetry.
The Nipple Erectors (also known as The Nips) were an English punk rock band formed in London in 1976 by female punk artist Shanne Bradley and are notable as having been Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan's first musical group.
The Nuns was a punk rock/new wave and gothic rock band in San Francisco and New York City.
The Offspring is an American rock band from Garden Grove, California, formed in 1984.
For the Canadian 2000s tour band, see: Leslie Carter. The Other Half was an American psychedelic garage rock band, based in San Francisco, and active in the mid-to-late 1960s.
The Pagans were an American punk rock band from Cleveland, Ohio, United States, that was originally active from 1977 to 1979.
The Plugz (also known as "Los Plugz") were a Latino punk band from Los Angeles, California that formed in 1977 and disbanded in 1984.
The Pogues were an Irish-British Celtic punk band formed in 1982 and fronted by Shane MacGowan.
The Police were a British rock band formed in London in 1977.
The Queers are an American punk rock band, formed in 1981 by the Portsmouth, New Hampshire, native Joe King (a.k.a. Joe Queer), along with Scott Gildersleeve (a.k.a. Tulu), and Jack Hayes (a.k.a. Wimpy Rutherford).
The Raincoats are a British post-punk and experimental rock band.
The Rathskeller (known as The Rat for short) was a legendary live music venue in Boston, Massachusetts that was open from 1974 to 1997.
The Real Kids are an American rock band from Boston, led by guitarist, singer and songwriter John Felice.
The Remains (sometimes referred to as "Barry and the Remains") were a mid-1960s rock group from Boston, Massachusetts, led by Barry Tashian.
The Replacements were an American rock band formed in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1979.
The Rezillos are a punk/new wave band formed in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1976.
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (often shortened to Ziggy Stardust) is the fifth studio album by English musician David Bowie, released on 16 June 1972 in the United Kingdom.
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.
The Runaways were an all-female teenage American rock band that recorded and performed in the second half of the 1970s.
The Ruts / Ruts DC are an English reggae-influenced punk rock band, notable for the 1979 UK Top 10 hit "Babylon's Burning", and an earlier single "In a Rut", which was not a hit but was highly regarded and regularly played by BBC Radio 1 disc jockey John Peel.
The Saints are a rock band, originating in Brisbane, Australia founded by Chris Bailey (singer-songwriter, later guitarist), Ivor Hay (drummer), and Ed Kuepper (guitarist-songwriter) in 1974.
The Scientists are an influential post-punk band from Perth, Australia, led by Kim Salmon, initially known as the Exterminators and then the Invaders.
The Screamers were an American electropunk group founded in 1975.
The Seeds were an American rock band that is considered a prototype for mid-sixties garage punk rock.
The Selecter are a 2 Tone ska revival band from Coventry, England, formed in mid-1979.
The Shadows of Knight are an American rock band from the Chicago suburbs, formed in the 1960s, who play a form of British blues mixed with influences from their native city.
The Shapes were an English punk rock group that formed in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire in 1976.
The Sillies were a Detroit punk rock band formed early 1977 by auto assembly line worker Ben Waugh.
The Skulls were an early Vancouver punk rock band, whose members would later found two of the area's bands: D.O.A. and The Subhumans.
The Slickee Boys were a Washington, D.C. area punk-psychedelic-garage rock band whose most-remembered lineup consisted of guitarist Marshall Keith, guitarist Kim Kane, singer Mark Noone and drummer Dan Palenski.
The Slits were a British punk rock band formed in London in 1976 by members of the groups The Flowers of Romance and The Castrators.
The Smiths were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1982.
The Sonics are an American garage rock band from Tacoma, Washington that formed in 1960.
The Sons of Adam (earlier the Fender IV) were an American garage rock band, from Baltimore, Maryland, but who re-located to Los Angeles and became a regular fixture on the Sunset Strip music scene, during the mid-1960s.
The Specials, also known as The Special AKA, are an English 2 Tone and ska revival band formed in 1977 in Coventry.
The Standells are an American garage rock band from Los Angeles, California, US, formed in the 1960s, who have been referred to as the "punk band of the 1960s", and said to have inspired such groups as the Sex Pistols and Ramones.
The Stooges, also known as Iggy and the Stooges, were an American rock band formed in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1967 by singer Iggy Pop, guitarist Ron Asheton, drummer Scott Asheton, and bassist Dave Alexander.
The Stooges is the debut studio album by American rock band The Stooges.
The Stranglers are an English rock band who emerged via the punk rock scene.
The Styrenes are an American proto-punk rock band, formed in Cleveland, Ohio in 1975, by former members of other local underground scene bands, Electric Eels and Mirrors.
The Suburbs are an alternative punk rock/funk/new wave band from Minneapolis, Minnesota that was popular in the late 1970s through the 1980s.
The Sufferer & the Witness is the fourth studio album by American rock band Rise Against, released on July 4, 2006.
The Suicide Commandos are an American punk rock trio from Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The Survivors were a Brisbane punk rock band that originally formed in 1976 as Rat Salad, a party band, The Survivors attained cult status in Australia by their acknowledged popular live performances and contribution to the Lethal Weapons punk compilation album.
The Teen Idles were an American hardcore punk band formed in Washington, D.C. in September 1979.
The Troggs (originally called The Troglodytes) are an English garage rock band formed in Andover, Hampshire in May 1964.
The Undertones are a punk rock band formed in Derry, Northern Ireland, in 1974.
The Vandals are a punk rock band from the United States established in 1980 in Huntington Beach, California.
The Varukers are a UK hardcore punk band formed in 1979 by vocalist Anthony "Rat" Martin.
The Velvet Underground was an American rock band formed in 1964 in New York City by singer/guitarist Lou Reed, multi-instrumentalist John Cale, guitarist Sterling Morrison, and drummer Angus MacLise (replaced by Moe Tucker in 1965).
The Vibrators are a British punk rock band that formed in 1976.
The Victims were a punk band from Perth, active from 1977 to 1979.
The Viletones are a Canadian punk band from Toronto, led by Steven Leckie on vocals.
The Village Voice is an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly.
The Weirdos are an American punk rock band from Los Angeles, California.
The Who are an English rock band formed in 1964.
The Yardbirds are an English rock band, formed in London in 1963.
The Zeros are an American punk rock band, formed in 1976 in Chula Vista, California.
Thee Mighty Caesars were a Medway scene garage/punk group, formed by Billy Childish (vocals/guitar) in 1985 after the demise of The Milkshakes, alongside John Agnew (bass) and Graham Day (drums), who initially was still also in fellow Medway band The Prisoners.
"This Perfect Day" is a single by punk band The Saints.
Thrash metal (or simply thrash) is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music characterized by its overall aggression and often fast tempo.
Thrashcore (also known as fastcore. Maximum Rock'n'Roll. Retrieved June 19, 2008.) is a fast tempo subgenre of hardcore punk that emerged in the early 1980s.
Throbbing Gristle were an English music and visual arts group, officially formed on 3 September 1975 in Kingston upon Hull.
The time signature (also known as meter signature, metre signature, or measure signature) is a notational convention used in Western musical notation to specify how many beats (pulses) are to be contained in each measure (bar) and which note value is equivalent to one beat.
This is a timeline of punk rock, from its beginnings in the early 1960s to the present time.
Toby Creswell (born 21 May 1955) is an Australian music journalist and pop-culture writer.
Tom Verlaine (born Thomas Miller, December 13, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist, best known as the frontman of the New York City rock band Television.
Thomas Erdelyi (born Tamás Erdélyi; January 29, 1949 – July 11, 2014), known professionally as Tommy Ramone, was a Hungarian American record producer, musician, and songwriter.
Tony Victor Parsons (born 6 November 1953) is an English journalist, broadcaster, and author.
Anthony Howard "Tony" Wilson (20 February 1950 – 10 August 2007) was an English record label owner, radio and television presenter, nightclub manager, impresario and journalist for Granada Television and the BBC.
Too Much Too Soon is the 1974 second studio album by the American hard rock band New York Dolls.
The term "trash culture" entered into common use from the '80s to indicate artistic or entertainment expressions considered of low cultural profile, and thus able to stimulate and attract the audiences.
Trouser Press was a rock and roll magazine started in New York in 1974 as a mimeographed fanzine by editor/publisher Ira Robbins, fellow Who fan Dave Schulps and Karen Rose under the name "Trans-Oceanic Trouser Press" (a reference to a song by the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band and an acronymic play on the British TV show Top of the Pops).
Tubeway Army were a London-based new wave and electronic band led by lead singer Gary Numan.
Two-tone (or 2 tone) is a genre of British music that fuses traditional ska with musical elements of punk rock.
The U.K. Subs are an English punk band, among the earliest in the first wave of British punk.
Ultravox (earlier stylized as Ultravox!) were a British new wave band, formed in London in 1973 as Tiger Lily.
Uncut magazine, trademarked as UNCUT, is a monthly publication based in London.
Underground music comprises musical genres beyond mainstream culture.
The Urban Verbs was an American new wave band from Washington, D.C. The band was fronted by Roddy Frantz, brother of Talking Heads drummer Chris Frantz.
An urtext edition of a work of classical music is a printed version intended to reproduce the original intention of the composer as exactly as possible, without any added or changed material.
Vancouver is a coastal seaport city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia.
Venice is a residential, commercial, and recreational beachfront neighborhood within Los Angeles, California.
Verse–chorus form is a musical form common in popular music, used in blues and rock and roll since the 1950s, and predominant in rock music since the 1960s.
Violent Femmes is an American folk punk band from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, initially active from 1980 to 2009.
Vivienne Isabel Westwood (née Swire; born 8 April 1941) is a British fashion designer and businesswoman, largely responsible for bringing modern punk and new wave fashions into the mainstream.
Void was an American hardcore punk band formed in Columbia, Maryland, in 1980.
VOM was conceived in 1976 as a self-described beat combo featuring the renowned writer and critic Richard Meltzer on vocals, with Gregg Turner on second vocals and "Metal" Mike Saunders (under the pseudonym "Ted Klusewski") on drums.
The Warped Tour is a traveling rock tour that has toured the United States (including 3 or 4 stops in Canada) annually each summer since 1995.
Washington, D.C. hardcore, commonly referred to as DC hardcore, sometimes referred to in writing as harDCore, is the hardcore punk scene of Washington, D.C. Emerging in late 1979, it is considered one of the first and most influential punk scenes in the United States.
White power skinheads are members of a white supremacist and antisemitic offshoot of the skinhead subculture.
"White Riot" is a song by English punk rock band The Clash, released as the band's first single in March 1977 and also featured on their debut album.
Who Put The Bomp was a rock music fanzine edited and published by Greg Shaw from 1970 to 1979.
Wilko Johnson (born John Peter Wilkinson, 12 July 1947) is an English singer, guitarist, songwriter and actor.
Willie "Loco" Alexander (born January 13, 1943) is an American singer and keyboardist based in Gloucester, Massachusetts.
Wipers was a punk rock group formed in Portland, Oregon in 1977 by guitarist Greg Sage, along with drummer Sam Henry and bassist Dave Koupal.
Wire are an English rock band, formed in London in October 1976 by Colin Newman (vocals, guitar), Graham Lewis (bass, vocals), Bruce Gilbert (guitar) and Robert Gotobed (drums).
Wolves is the eighth studio album by the American punk rock band Rise Against.
Woodrow Wilson Guthrie (July 14, 1912 – October 3, 1967) was an American singer-songwriter, one of the most significant figures in American folk music; his songs, including social justice songs, such as "This Land Is Your Land", have inspired several generations both politically and musically.
The working class (also labouring class) are the people employed for wages, especially in manual-labour occupations and industrial work.
X is an American punk rock band, formed in Los Angeles in 1977, among the first wave of American punk.
X-Ray Spex were an English punk band from London that formed in 1976.
XTC were an English rock band formed in Swindon in 1972 and active until 2006.
Yellowcard was an American rock band that formed in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1997 and were based in Los Angeles beginning in 2000.
Yob is a slang word used in the United Kingdom.
"You Can't Catch Me" is a song written and recorded by Chuck Berry, released as a single in 1956.
"You Really Got Me" is a song written by Ray Davies for English rock band the Kinks.
Young Canadians (originally The K-Tels) were a Canadian punk rock band formed in Vancouver in 1978 and active for just under two years.
Young Loud and Snotty is the first studio album by the American punk band Dead Boys.
Zarama is a music band in the Basque Radical Rock genre formed in 1977.
The Zero Boys are a hardcore punk quartet from Indianapolis, Indiana fronted by Paul Mahern.
A zine (short for magazine or fanzine) is a small-circulation self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images, usually reproduced via photocopier.
(I'm) Stranded is the debut album by Australian punk rock group The Saints which was released by EMI on 21 February 1977.
"(I'm) Stranded" is the first song released by pioneering Australian punk rock band The Saints.
...And Out Come the Wolves is the third studio album by the American punk rock band Rancid.
The 100 Club Punk Special (sometimes referred to as the 100 Club Punk Festival) was a two-day event held at the 100 Club—a typically jazz-oriented venue in Oxford Street, London, England—on 20 and 21 September 1976.
7 Seconds was an American hardcore punk band from Reno, Nevada.
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