Best Post Punk Bands

Post-Punk bands from the first generation after the punk breakout.

The Top TenXW

1Joy DivisionJoy Division were an English rock band formed in 1976 in Salford, Greater Manchester. Originally named Warsaw, the band consisted of singer Ian Curtis, guitarist and keyboardist Bernard Sumner, bassist Peter Hook, and drummer Stephen Morris.
2The ChameleonsV1 Comment
3The CureThe Cure are an English rock band formed in Crawley, West Sussex, in 1976. The band has experienced several line-up changes, with vocalist, guitarist and principal songwriter Robert Smith being the only constant member.
4Siouxsie & The Banshees
5The SmithsThe Smiths were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1982. The band consisted of vocalist Morrissey, guitarist Johnny Marr, bassist Andy Rourke and drummer Mike Joyce.
6The Sound
7Killing Joke
9The Fall

The Contenders

11Public Image Ltd.
12The Soft Boys
13Box Car Racer
15Echo & the Bunnymen
16The Call
17The CultThe Cult are a British rock band formed in 1983. Before settling on their current moniker in January 1984, the band performed under the names Southern Death Cult and Death Cult.
18The Teardrop Explodes
19That Petrol Emotion
20The Snake Corps
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