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Post by Edre Peraza » Wed Oct 23, 2019 1:30 pm

The punk sub genre has been my favorite genre for a long time. My favorite era may be the 90s but I want to see what other people think. The point system is not yet decided on but here are the rules so far

RULES

- Iwant you to post one main list and then an OPTIONAL Top 10-15 for different eras (70s, 80s, 90s, 21st Century).

- 15 artists is the Minimum for the all time list while 75 is the Maximum for the all time list.

- For the decade section, THIS IS OPTIONAL there will be a minimum of 10 artists and a maximum of 15.

- To illustrate me point, I will post my list in the comments.

- I do not care what is considered punk or not! If it falls in any of these sub genres (Classic Punk, Hardcore Punk, Post Hardcore, Skate Punk, Ska Punk, Pop Punk, Emo Pop Punk, or Garage Punk) you should be fine but most exceptions should be okay as well. Any concerns you can just message me. I recommend staying away from grey areas such as Grunge or Porto Punk but it shouldn’t be a major problem.

Enjoy! I would love to see punk get some love over here

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Re: POLL: Greatest Punk Bands of All Time

Post by Edre Peraza » Wed Oct 23, 2019 1:46 pm

ALL TIME

1. Green Day
2. The Offspring
3. Ramones
4. Bad Religion
5. Rancid
6. Social Distortion
7. Dead Kennedys
8. Face To Face
9. Sex Pistols
10. Operation Ivy
11. Wavves
12. The Clash
13. Jawbreaker
14. Taking Back Sunday
15. My Chemical Romance
16. Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
17. The Lookouts
18. Pennywise
19. The Front Bottoms
20. Generation X
21. Public Image Ltd
22. The Queers
23. GG Allin
24. Black Flag
25. NOFX
26. Jimmy Eat World
27. The Descendents
28. The Adicts
29. Guns N Wankers
30. The Damned
31. Blink 182
32. Suicidal Tendencies
33. Misfits
34. Dead Boys
35. The Vandals
36. Blondie
37. The Mr T Experience
38. Dropkick Murphys
39. Screeching Weasel
40. Bad Brains
41. Minor Threat
42. Fall Out Boy
43. AFI
44. Germs
45. Husker Du
46. Sum 41
47. Off With Their Heads
48. The Didjits
49. Yellowcard
50. Ladwagon
51. Rise Against
52. The Exploited
53. Propagandhi
54. No Fun At All
55. The Buzzcocks
56. 93PUNX
57. Pegboy
58. Dead Milkmen
59. The Runaways
60. X
61. Ten Foot Pole
62. Satanic Surfers
63. Reagan Youth
64. The Circle Jerks
65. Alexisonfire
66. The Gits
67. Teenage Bottlerocket
68. Wire
69. Patti Smith
70. The Gun Club

1970s

1. Ramones
2. Sex Pistols
3. The Clash
4. Generation X
5. The Damned
6. Dead Boys
7. Germs
8. Buzzcocks
9. The Runaways
10. Patti Smith

1980s

1. Dead Kennedys
2. Bad Religion
3. Operation Ivy
4. The Lookouts
5. Public Image Ltd
6. GG Allin
7. Black Flag
8. The Descendents
9. The Adicts
10. Suicidal Tendencies
11. Misfits
12. Bad Brains
13. Minor Threat
14. Husker Du
15. The Explotied

1990s

1. Green Day
2. The Offspring
3. Bad Religion
4. Rancid
5. Face to Face
6. Social Distortion
7. Jawbreaker
8. Pennywise
9. The Queers
10. NOFX
11. Guns N Wankers
12. The Mr T Experience
13. Screeching Weasel
14. Ladwagon
15. Propagandhi

21st Century

1. Green Day
2. Wavves
3. Taking Back Sunday
4. My Chemical Romance
5. Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
6. The Front Bottoms
7. Jimmy Eat World
8. Blink 182
9. Dropkick Murphys
10. Fall Out Boy
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Post by Live in Phoenix » Wed Oct 23, 2019 2:54 pm

So, holy crap, we're not worthy, could you lower the all-time minimum to like 20 (and I listened to a pretty good amount of punk in my younger years)?

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Post by Edre Peraza » Wed Oct 23, 2019 4:17 pm

Live in Phoenix wrote:
Wed Oct 23, 2019 2:54 pm
So, holy crap, we're not worthy, could you lower the all-time minimum to like 20 (and I listened to a pretty good amount of punk in my younger years)?
Sure, sorry i didn’t realize. I’ll make it 25
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Post by FrankLotion » Wed Oct 23, 2019 7:30 pm

This sounds awesome but it might take me a week or so for me to make a list, do you have a deadline?

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Post by FrankLotion » Wed Oct 23, 2019 7:42 pm

Actually scratch that I can just draw from my All-Time Artists list I did for our other poll earlier this year so it probably won’t take too long! :D

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Post by Cold Butterfly » Wed Oct 23, 2019 7:55 pm

I have a love-hate relationship with punk, but i've always been a huge fan of 1960s garage rock (proto-punk, as many put it), which is seen as the forerunner of punk. If I made a list, i'd probably rank bands like The Velvet Underground, Stooges, and Monks highly. I'd also argue that those bands share many characteristics of what could be "considered" punk. Will those bands be eligible?
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Re: POLL: Greatest Punk Bands of All Time

Post by Pierre » Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:53 pm

I won't contribute, not out of disinterest, but because I don't have the time. A few resources for people who might be too shy:

Christian Eudeline's 100 cult punk albums
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=5888#p91306

The last list featured in this batch of Camion Blanc books covers extensively the 1976-1978 punk period (search for keywords "The punk movement 1976-1978" in the thread):
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=5095

And Rock Hard's metaltheque has a healthy selection of hardcore punk acts featured (search for keyword "hardcore"):
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=6610

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Post by Live in Phoenix » Wed Oct 23, 2019 10:23 pm

I also threw in what I'd consider the band's primary or qualifying recording.

All-Time
1. The Sex Pistols (Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols)
2. The Clash (London Calling)
3. Ramones (Ramones)
4. Patti Smith / The Patti Smith Group (Horses)
5. Gang of Four (Entertainment!)
6. Hüsker Dü (Zen Arcade)
7. Meat Puppets (Meat Puppets II)
8. Sleater-Kinney (Dig Me Out)
9. Green Day (Dookie)
10. The Buzzcocks (Singles Going Steady)
11. Germs ([M.I.A.] The Complete Anthology)
12. Siouxsie and The Banshees (The Scream)
13. The Stranglers (Rattus Norvegicus)
14. X (Wild Gift)
15. The Slits (Cut)
16. The Descendents (Milo Goes to College)
17. Minutemen (Double Nickels on the Dime)
18. Wire (Pink Flag)
19. Dead Kennedys (Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables)
20. The Damned (Damned Damned Damned)
21. The Consumers (All My Friends Are Dead)
22. X-Ray Spex (Germfree Adolescents)
23. The Offspring (e.g., Smash)
24. Crass (The Feeding of the 5000)
25. Minor Threat (Complete Discography)

1970s
1. The Sex Pistols
2. The Clash
3. Ramones
4. Patti Smith / The Patti Smith Group
5. Gang of Four
6. The Buzzcocks
7. Siouxsie and The Banshees
8. The Stranglers
9. The Slits
10. Wire

If I had included the Stooges, they'd be after the Ramones; and the New York Dolls would maybe be after the Stranglers. I've heard a LOT of odd things called punk rock (Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska, Captain Beefheart, Public Enemy), but I tried to ignore this line of thinking...though isn't Sleater-Kinney grunge? Sigh. I didn't think Television qualified in terms of sonics or attitude.

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Post by Cold Butterfly » Wed Oct 23, 2019 10:28 pm

Live in Phoenix wrote:
Wed Oct 23, 2019 10:23 pm
If I had included the Stooges, they'd be after the Ramones; and the New York Dolls would maybe be after the Stranglers. I've heard a LOT of odd things called punk rock (Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska, Captain Beefheart, Public Enemy), but I tried to ignore this line of thinking...though isn't Sleater-Kinney grunge? Sigh. I didn't think Television qualified in terms of sonics or attitude.
Don't know about the other examples, but Sleater-Kinney is definitely considered punk.
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Post by mileswide » Wed Oct 23, 2019 10:41 pm

This is some undertaking for the pollster and the voters but I'll give it my best shot!

To keep to the spirit of '76, I'm being stricter with my 70s choices than the rest of the ballot, meaning that some of the era's bands closest to my heart (The Jam and The Attractions among many more) don't make the cut.

That's just me though, I'm not going to question the punk credentials of anyone else's choices, not least since there'll be some out there who think my #1 don't count as punk for selling out to CBS and Levi's!

Also, my support of some of the below bands will be fairly shallow (i.e. I only like a few of their songs), even while I have a deep love for the uppermost bands.

Anyway, 1-2-3-4! :music-guitarred:

70s
1. The Clash
2. Wire
3. Buzzcocks
4. X-Ray Spex
5. The Sex Pistols
6. The Undertones
7. Suicide
8. Ramones
9. The Ruts
10. Stiff Little Fingers

80s
1. Dead Kennedys
2. Big Black
3. Die Toten Hosen
4. Minor Threat
5. Bad Brains
6. Mission of Burma
7. Black Flag
8. Discharge
9. Agnostic Front
10. Suicidal Tendencies
(Most of the above could easily be classed in another genre but particularly unsure if Big Black & MoB still can be classed as punk)

90s
1. Ash
2. Green Day
3. Die Toten Hosen
4. The Offspring
5. Fugazi
6. Rancid
7. Sleater-Kinney
8. Die Ärzte (not consistently punk but Schrei nach Liebe is easily one of my most listened-to punk songs)
9. Sublime (again, not always punk I know)
10. Anti-Flag

21st Century
1. Gogol Bordello
2. Green Day
3. Against Me!
4. Sleater-Kinney
5. Ash
6. Frank Turner (not a band, not always punk, still.. )
7. Slaves
8. Amyl and the Sniffers
9. Dream Wife
10. Idles

All-time
1. The Clash
2-50. To be completed soon!
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Post by Edre Peraza » Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:43 am

FrankLotion wrote:
Wed Oct 23, 2019 7:30 pm
This sounds awesome but it might take me a week or so for me to make a list, do you have a deadline?
Not yet probably sometime in November
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Post by Edre Peraza » Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:45 am

Cold Butterfly wrote:
Wed Oct 23, 2019 7:55 pm
I have a love-hate relationship with punk, but i've always been a huge fan of 1960s garage rock (proto-punk, as many put it), which is seen as the forerunner of punk. If I made a list, i'd probably rank bands like The Velvet Underground, Stooges, and Monks highly. I'd also argue that those bands share many characteristics of what could be "considered" punk. Will those bands be eligible?
Personally I feel like the 60s is relatively ruled out of the running due to the more apparent differences and the era difference. That being said I won’t object.
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Post by Cold Butterfly » Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:50 am

Edre Peraza wrote:
Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:45 am
Cold Butterfly wrote:
Wed Oct 23, 2019 7:55 pm
I have a love-hate relationship with punk, but i've always been a huge fan of 1960s garage rock (proto-punk, as many put it), which is seen as the forerunner of punk. If I made a list, i'd probably rank bands like The Velvet Underground, Stooges, and Monks highly. I'd also argue that those bands share many characteristics of what could be "considered" punk. Will those bands be eligible?
Personally I feel like the 60s is relatively ruled out of the running due to the more apparent differences and the era difference. That being said I won’t object.
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Post by andyd1010 » Thu Oct 24, 2019 3:33 am

I was raised on early 2000s pop-punk, so that dominates my list. I don't like enough pure punk to make a list out of that, so plenty of these are fringe cases... feel free to shoot them down if you don't think they belong. And then I'll make my decade lists. Once I looked through my main list and got all the way down to Smash Mouth, I knew I needed to stop.

1 | Weezer
2 | Blink-182
3 | Green Day
4 | The Strokes
5 | The Clash
6 | Finch
7 | Blondie
8 | Brand New
9 | Linkin Park
10 | Incubus
11 | Rage Against the Machine
12 | Grimes
13 | Rise Against
14 | My Chemical Romance
15 | Billie Eilish
16 | The Used
17 | Billy Talent
18 | Yellowcard
19 | Pretenders
20 | Sublime
21 | Jimmy Eat World
22 | The Libertines
23 | Cage the Elephant
24 | No Doubt
25 | Ramones
26 | The Specials
27 | Iggy Pop
28 | Taking Back Sunday
29 | Parquet Courts
30 | Sum 41
31 | Box Car Racer
32 | Hole
33 | Illscarlett
34 | Everclear
35 | Television
36 | Fall Out Boy
37 | Social Distortion
38 | The Vaccines
39 | Japandroids
40 | Panic! at the Disco
41 | The Ataris
42 | The All-American Rejects
43 | Faith No More
44 | Smash Mouth

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Post by Edre Peraza » Thu Oct 24, 2019 4:39 am

andyd1010 wrote:
Thu Oct 24, 2019 3:33 am
I was raised on early 2000s pop-punk, so that dominates my list. I don't like enough pure punk to make a list out of that, so plenty of these are fringe cases... feel free to shoot them down if you don't think they belong. And then I'll make my decade lists. Once I looked through my main list and got all the way down to Smash Mouth, I knew I needed to stop.

1 | Weezer
2 | Blink-182
3 | Green Day
4 | The Strokes
5 | The Clash
6 | Finch
7 | Blondie
8 | Brand New
9 | Linkin Park
10 | Incubus
11 | Rage Against the Machine
12 | Grimes
13 | Rise Against
14 | My Chemical Romance
15 | Billie Eilish
16 | The Used
17 | Billy Talent
18 | Yellowcard
19 | Pretenders
20 | Sublime
21 | Jimmy Eat World
22 | The Libertines
23 | Cage the Elephant
24 | No Doubt
25 | Ramones
26 | The Specials
27 | Iggy Pop
28 | Taking Back Sunday
29 | Parquet Courts
30 | Sum 41
31 | Box Car Racer
32 | Hole
33 | Illscarlett
34 | Everclear
35 | Television
36 | Fall Out Boy
37 | Social Distortion
38 | The Vaccines
39 | Japandroids
40 | Panic! at the Disco
41 | The Ataris
42 | The All-American Rejects
43 | Faith No More
44 | Smash Mouth
I agree with vast majority of this and it is nice to see this era represented. May I ask, despite being a huge fan, besides astetic and personality, why is Billie Eilish punk?
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Post by Rob » Thu Oct 24, 2019 10:20 am

Or Grimes for that matter?

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Post by andyd1010 » Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:12 pm

I literally just searched "punk" on the wikipedia page for anyone who I thought might be considered punk.

The New Yorker apparently thinks Grimes is too punk to be a pop star https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015 ... or-misfits

Punk actually isn't mentioned for Billie Eilish, and it really was more for her aesthetic and personality... you can take them both off the list.

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Post by andyd1010 » Thu Oct 24, 2019 3:48 pm

Going decade-by-decade made me think of some I omitted from the all-time list (replaced Grimes and Billie Eilish with Paramore, The Jam, Patti Smith and Billy Idol)

1 | Weezer
2 | Blink-182
3 | Green Day
4 | The Strokes
5 | The Clash
6 | Finch
7 | Blondie
8 | Brand New
9 | Linkin Park
10 | Incubus
11 | Rage Against the Machine
12 | Rise Against
13 | My Chemical Romance
14 | Paramore
15 | The Used
16 | Billy Talent
17 | Yellowcard
18 | Pretenders
19 | Sublime
20 | Jimmy Eat World
21 | The Libertines
22 | Cage the Elephant
23 | The Jam
24 | No Doubt
25 | Ramones
26 | The Specials
27 | Iggy Pop
28 | Taking Back Sunday
29 | Parquet Courts
30 | Sum 41
31 | Patti Smith
32 | Box Car Racer
33 | Hole
34 | Illscarlett
35 | Everclear
36 | Television
37 | Fall Out Boy
38 | Social Distortion
39 | The Vaccines
40 | Japandroids
41 | Panic! at the Disco
42 | Billy Idol
43 | The Ataris
44 | The All-American Rejects
45 | Faith No More
46 | Smash Mouth


1970s
1 | The Clash
2 | Blondie
3 | Iggy Pop
4 | Ramones
5 | Patti Smith Group
6 | The Specials
7 | Pretenders
8 | Television
9 | Sex Pistols
10 | Richard Hell and the Voidoids

1980s
1 | The Clash
2 | The Jam
3 | Pretenders
4 | Blondie
5 | Billy Idol
6 | Faith No More
7 | Siouxsie and the Banshees
8 | The Specials
9 | Joy Division
10 | Ramones
11 | Hüsker Dü
12 | X
13 | The Replacements

1990s
1 | Weezer
2 | Green Day
3 | Blink-182
4 | Rage Against the Machine
5 | Sublime
6 | No Doubt
7 | Incubus
8 | Hole
9 | Everclear
10 | Social Distortion
11 | Lit
12 | Smash Mouth
13 | Elastica
14 | Harvey Danger
15 | Rancid

21st century
1 | Weezer
2 | Blink-182
3 | The Strokes
4 | Finch
5 | Green Day
6 | Brand New
7 | Linkin Park
8 | Rise Against
9 | My Chemical Romance
10 | Incubus
11 | Paramore
12 | The Used
13 | Billy Talent
14 | Yellowcard
15 | Jimmy Eat World

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Post by BryanBehar » Fri Oct 25, 2019 6:26 am

1. X
2. Husker Du
3. Clash
4. Ramones
5. Buzzcocks
6. Stiff Little Fingers
7. Fugazi
8. Green Day
9. Social Distortion
10. Bad Religion
11. Sex Pistols
12. Dead Kennedys
13. Black Flag
14. Circle Jerks
15. Rancid
16. Minutemen
17. Fear
18. Generation X
19. Replacements
20. Television
21. Bad Brains
22. Minor Threat
23. Agent Orange
24. Offspring
25. Descendants

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Post by fasbjd » Fri Oct 25, 2019 11:09 am

All-time List - for bands that grew out of punk, I tried to rate them based on their music that would fit the category (or else bands like the Replacements would rank higher). As far as "Proto-punk" goes, I went with the criteria that if the band had released their work today, would it be considered "punk" - with that I figured Stooges, MC5, NY Dolls, and Sonics all met the criteria. I was undecided about how The Velvet Underground would fit so I left them out. If included, they would be #4.

1. The Clash
2, The Ramones
3. The Stooges
4. Joy Division
5. Wire
6. Fugazi
7. Bad Brains
8. Bad Religion
9. Sex Pistols
10. Husker Du
11. Misfits
12. The Damned
13. Pere Ubu
14. The Jam
15. The Buzzcocks
16. The Pogues
17. X
18. Patti Smith
19. Killing Joke
20. Gang Of Four
21. Dead Kennedys
22. MC5
23. Green Day
24. Social Distortion
25. Sleater-Kinney
26. Mission of Burma
27. New York Dolls
28. Black Flag
29. Minor Threat
30. Superchunk
31. Les Savy Fav
32. The Replacements
33. The (International) Noise Conspiracy
34. Mano Negra
35. Refused
36. Rocket From The Tomb
37. The Minutemen
38. The Sonics
39. Brand New
40. Descendents
41. Meat Puppets
42. Dead Boys
43. The Germs
44. The Undertones
45. Television
46. Butthole Surfers
47. Stiff Little Fingers
48. Big Black
49. The Stranglers
50. Q And Not U
51. Suicide
52. The Adverts
53. The Only Ones
54. Jawbox
55. The Menzingers

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Post by Krurze » Fri Oct 25, 2019 6:23 pm

Quick all-time list:

1 | Ramones
2 | Wire
3 | Thee Oh Sees
4 | Parquet Courts
5 | FIDLAR
6 | Ty Segall/Ty Segall Band
7 | Green Day
8 | The Stooges
9 | The Undertones
10 | The Clash
11 | Beastie Boys
12 | blink-182
13 | NOFX
14 | Black Flag
15 | The Offspring
16 | Black Lips
17 | Bad Religion
18 | The Chats
19 | Pennywise
20 | Bass Drum of Death
21 | Sum 41
22 | Dropkick Murphys
23 | Suicidal Tendencies
24 | X
25 | Stiff Little Fingers

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Post by granit » Fri Oct 25, 2019 8:46 pm

Top 25 :

1- Sex Pistols
2- The Ramones
3- The Clash
4- Siouxsie and the Banshees
5 -Buzzcocks
6- The Stooges
7 -Patti Smith
8- Berurier Noir
9- Dead Kennedys
10- The Gun Club
11- The Stranglers
12- Nina Hagen
13- Generation X
14- Ludvig Von 88
15- Les Thugs
16 -Les Wampas
17- The Cramps
18- Blondie
19- Bob Mould
20 - Public Image Ltd
21- The Offspring
22- Amyl and the Sniffers
23 -The Damned
24- Zéro de conduite
25- Plastic Bertrand - Ca plane pour moi ( my first punk single :) )
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Post by FrankLotion » Sat Oct 26, 2019 6:48 am

My list was a lot different when I first started when I was trying to be more strict with what I considered punk, I still don’t think of Converge as being punk but AM lists all their albums under that category so...

1. Sleater-Kinney
2. The Clash
3. Converge
4. Hüsker Dü
5. Sex Pistols
6. Yeah Yeah Yeahs
7. Fugazi
8. Ramones
9. Parquet Courts
10. Green Day
11. Wire
12. Gang of Four
13. iceage
14. Public Image Ltd.
15. Buzzcocks
16. Fucked Up
17. Black Flag
18. Minutemen
19. X
20. Violent Femmes
21. Sublime
22. Meat Puppets
23. Idles
24. La Dispute
25. The Wonder Years
26. Touché Amoré
27. Art Brut
28. The Menzingers
29. Joyce Manor
30. Marmozets
31. Dead Kennedys
32. Descendents
33. Blink 182
34. Bikini Kill
35. Pup
36. Mano Negra
37. The Runaways
38. Cloud Nothings
39. The Mekons
40. Brand New
41. Shellac
42. Bomb the Music Industry!
43. Jimmy Eat World
44. Titus Andronicus
45. The Hotelier
46. Pere Ubu
47. White Lung
48. Ex Hex
49. Le Tigre
50. Flogging Molly

70’s

1. The Clash
2. Sex Pistols
3. Ramones
4. Wire
5. Gang of Four
6. Public Image Ltd.
7. Buzzcocks
8. The Runaways
9. Pere Ubu
10. The Jam

80’s

1. Hüsker Dü
2. The Clash
3. Black Flag
4. Fugazi
5. Minutemen
6. X
7. Violent Femmes
8. Meat Puppets
9. Dead Kennedys
10. Descendents
11. Manu Negra
12. The Mekons
13. Public Image Ltd.
14. Agent Orange
15. Bad Religion

90’s

1. Sleater-Kinney
2. Fugazi
3. Sublime
4. Green Day
5. Bikini Kill
6. Shellac
7. Le Tigre
8. Jimmy Eat World
9. Converge
10. The Offspring

00’s

1. Sleater-Kinney
2. Yeah Yeah Yeahs
3. Converge
4. Fugazi
5. Green Day
6. Wire
7. Art Brut
8. Fucked Up
9. Jimmy Eat World
10. Flogging Molly
11. Brand New
12. Titus Andronicus
13. Fall Out Boy

10’s

1. Sleater-Kinney
2. Parquet Courts
3. Idles
4. Converge
5. iceage
6. Fucked Up
7. La Dispute
8. The Wonder Years
9. Touché Amoré
10. The Menzingers
11. Joyce Manor
12. Marmozets
13. Pup
14. Cloud Nothings
15. Bomb the Music Industry!

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Re: POLL: Greatest Punk Bands of All Time

Post by Nassim » Sat Oct 26, 2019 1:15 pm

Hard to know where to put the demarcation line, so I used the web site "isthisbandpunk" for arbritration. Unfortunately their database is not that big, so some bands below were not included ; if they had more bands included, Violent Femmes might have ended up out.

1) Fugazi
2) Wire
3) Minor Threat
4) The Stooges
5) Sleater-Kinney
6) Millencolin
7) Gang of Four
8) The Hives
9) X
10) Drive Like Jehu
11) Violent Femmes
12) Buzzcocks
13) Mano Negra
14) PUP
15) The Clash
16) Rancid
17) Jawbox
18) Dead Kennedys
19) (pre-Travis) Blink-182
20) Refused
21) Big Black
22) Magazine
23) Reagan Youth
24) Minutemen
25) The Damned
26) The Suicide Machines
27) The Offspring
28) The Au Pairs
29) The Dead Milkmen
30) The Descendents

Sleater-Kinney is my favorite of those bands, but I think that top 4 fits the "punk" bill a bit more.

5 bands eliminated by isthisbandpunk that I really thought about including :
Meat Puppets
The Jesus Lizard
Japandroids
Thrice
The Thermals

The Thermals especially are pretty punk imo. Also surprised they don't consider Fucked Up to be punk.

Regarding names above : there is no way Incubus could be considered punk ! Also wouldn't really include Rage Against the Machine (despite their ethos), My Chemical Romance (emo for sure), Panic! at the Disco (same) or Faith No More.

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Re: POLL: Greatest Punk Bands of All Time

Post by Edre Peraza » Sun Oct 27, 2019 5:24 am

I am glad to see good participation
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Re: POLL: Greatest Punk Bands of All Time

Post by Edre Peraza » Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:07 am

Dont forget you can vote until the 5th
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Re: POLL: Greatest Punk Bands of All Time

Post by mileswide » Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:22 pm

Damn, forgot the deadline! Here's my all-time list, no worries if too late or some bands ineligible:

1. The Clash
2. Gogol Bordello
3. Die Toten Hosen
4. Wire
5. Ash
6. Dead Kennedys
7. Big Black
8. Sleater-Kinney
9. Green Day
10. Buzzcocks
11. X-Ray Spex
12. Sex Pistols
13. The Offspring
14. Minor Threat
15. Bad Brains
16. The Undertones
17. Mission of Burma
18. Against Me!
19. Suicide
20. Ramones
21. Fugazi
22. Black Flag
23. The Ruts
24. Stiff Little Fingers
25. The Damned

I expected my list to be longer but I'm standing by my choices!
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Re: POLL: Greatest Punk Bands of All Time

Post by andyd1010 » Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:45 pm

Nassim wrote:
Sat Oct 26, 2019 1:15 pm
Regarding names above : there is no way Incubus could be considered punk !
That's fine, you can take them off mine. I like Thrice better than all the bands I listed, but they veered away from punk pretty quickly and haven't been anything resembling punk for a long time.

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Re: POLL: Greatest Punk Bands of All Time

Post by DaveC » Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:39 pm

Quick list - thought I had longer. Excluded Blondie, but then included The Replacements so much for consistency.

1. The Buzzcocks
2. Stiff Little Fingers
3. Gang of Four
4. Tropical Fuck Storm
5. The Sex Pistols
6. Wipers
7. The Replacements
8. Sleater-Kinney
9. The Stranglers
10. Siouxsie and The Banshees
11. The Damned
12. The Jam
13. The Clash
14. The Gun Club
15. Patti Smith
16. X
17. The Undertones
18. Wire
19. Dead Kennedys
20. Mission of Burma

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Re: POLL: Greatest Punk Bands of All Time

Post by Edre Peraza » Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:00 pm

im Moving the deadline to the 10
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Re: POLL: Greatest Punk Bands of All Time

Post by acroamor » Thu Nov 07, 2019 6:06 pm

1. Fugazi
2. Japandroids
3. Blink-182
4. Minutemen
5. The Clash
6. Yellowcard
7. Camp Cope
8. The Gun Club
9. Patti Smith
10. Dead Kennedys
11. Green Day
12. FIDLAR
13. Titus Andronicus
14. Gang of Four
15. Violent Femmes
16. Parquet Courts
17. The Offspring
18. Weezer
19. Sleater-Kinney
20. Dropkick Murphys

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Re: POLL: Greatest Punk Bands of All Time

Post by CupOfDreams » Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:42 pm

1) Ramones
2) Wire
3) Buzzcocks
4) The Clash
5) Hüsker Dü
6) The Jam
7) The Damned
8) The Replacements
9) X
10) Minutemen
11) Gang of Four
12) The Fall
13) Fugazi
14) The Stranglers
15) Parquet Courts
16) Television
17) The Saints
18) Sleater-Kinney
19) Sex Pistols
20) Protomartyr
21) The Stooges
22) Dead Kennedys
23) The Undertones
24) Black Flag
25) Ought
26) The Gun Club
27) Mission of Burma
28) Dead Boys
29) Bikini Kill
30) Iceage
31) Stiff Little Fingers
32) Wipers
33) feedtime
34) The Adverts
35) Minor Threat
36) Savages
37) The Monks
38) The Cramps
39) Au Pairs
40) Radio Birdman
41) Bad Brains
42) The Cravats
43) Richard Hell & the Voidoids
44) MC5
45) Flipper
46) The Ruts
47) Big Boys
48) Social Distortion
49) Butthole Surfers
50) NoMeansNo
51) The Only Ones
52) Thee Headcoats
53) The Vibrators
54) X-Ray Spex
55) Fear
56) Toy Love
57) Titus Andronicus
58) The Dickies
59) Zounds
60) Jay Reatard
61) Meat Puppets
62) Dicks
63) The Slits
64) The Weirdos
65) Suicide
66) Steel Pole Bathtub
67) Oblivians
68) Circle Jerks
69) Agent Orange
70) The Boys
71) The Skids
72) UK Subs
73) The Gories
74) The Scientists
75) The Flesh Eaters
76) Jawbox
77) Patrik Fitzgerald
78) Eddie & the Hot Rods
79) The Adolescents
80) T.S.O.L.

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Re: POLL: Greatest Punk Bands of All Time

Post by luvulongTIM » Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:08 am

Kind of too little too late with the deadline but the grey area about proto punk for me was Television. A band labeled proto punk who’s debut album was released a year after the first actual punk bands debut? Never understood that logic.
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Re: POLL: Greatest Punk Bands of All Time

Post by acroamor » Thu Nov 14, 2019 6:05 pm

I literally just got into Titus Andronicus for the first time in the past few weeks and now I'm seeing them live tomorrow night!

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