Top Ten Best 90s Punk Rock Bands


The Top Ten

1 Green Day Green Day Green Day are an American pop punk and alternative rock band formed in East Bay, California in 1987. The members include Billie Joe Armstrong (vocals and guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass), Tré Cool (drums) and Jason White (guitar) . Green Day are associated with punk rock, pop punk and alternative rock. Some more.

Green Day for love. Green Day for life.

Green Day in my opinion is the best

Always Green Day, always.

Simply the best.

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2 Dropkick Murphys Dropkick Murphys

Best punk band ever!

3 The Offspring The Offspring The Offspring is an American punk rock band from Huntington Beach, California, formed in 1984. Formed under the name Manic Subsidal, the band consists of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Dexter Holland, bassist Greg K., lead guitarist Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman and drummer Pete Parada.

All these bands deserve credit but none more than Offspring, The Offspring have done it all, and decades later they are still going strong, They Have so many hit singles and they always respected their huge fanbase which changed over the years but no one can deny how catchy their songs are and how powerful their messeges are. I personally like their style a lot more than Green Day and Blink, and soon a new album is going to be released independently? Maybe fans might be in for a treat.

A million times better than Green Day in my opinion.

The offspring deserve more credit! - blackphoenix

Come on, they started 2 years before Green Day did, they deserve twice the credits than GD. I love GD don't get me wrong, but come's The Offspring.

4 NOFX NOFX NOFX are an American punk rock band from Los Angeles, California. The band was formed in 1983 by vocalist/bassist Fat Mike and guitarist Eric Melvin. Drummer Erik Sandin joined NOFX shortly after.

I prefer Green Day, but these guys should be a lot higher - MojoSpaederman

Always rad, always interesting, always a good time. DIY


5 Blink-182 Blink-182 Blink-182 are a Pop Punk band formed in 1992. Original lineup were Mark Hoppus (Bass Guitar, Vocals) more.

Slightly better than Green Day

One of my favorite bands, love all of their songs!

Slightly less than green day

Not punk rock - MojoSpaederman

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6 Fugazi Fugazi

How can this be below Green Day?! Fugazi is so much better!

The Argument is seriously one of my all time favorite albums.

7 Sublime Sublime Sublime was an American ska punk band from Long Beach, California, formed in 1988. The band's line-up, unchanged until their breakup, consisted of Bradley Nowell, Eric Wilson and Bud Gaugh.
9 Pennywise
10 Less Than Jake

The Contenders

11 Misfits Misfits Misfits are an American Horror Punk band often recognized as the progenitors of the horror punk subgenre, blending punk rock and other musical influences with horror film themes and imagery.

I love the misfits, but after danzig left, besides dig up her bones, it all went downhill

12 Rancid
13 Reel Big Fish
14 Millencolin
15 The Exploited
16 Agnostic Front Agnostic Front Agnostic Front is an American hardcore punk band, pioneer of the crossover thrash genre, formed in 1980. The band began playing hardcore punk similar to their contemporaries, and were thrust to the forefront of the burgeoning New York hardcore scene in the mid-1980s with their widely regarded 1984 classic more.
17 MxPx MxPx MxPx is an American punk rock band from Bremerton, Washington founded in 1992 as Magnified Plaid. The band has skate punk leanings, with connections to the pop punk scene.
18 Bad Religion Bad Religion Bad Religion is an American punk rock band that formed in Los Angeles, California in 1979. The band makes extensive use of soaring three-part vocal harmonies, guitar solos and lyrics that often contain religious and political commentary.

''Tis a sad day in history when bad religion is lower than sugar cult.

19 Sugar Ray

The fact they pursued Pop because of one song is sad. Lemonade and Brownies, as well as Floored, were amazing, fast and great.

20 Refused

Simply the best

21 Catch 22
22 Descendents Descendents 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.

This list is absurdly factually inaccurate. Most of these bands are not 90s bands. Descendents formed in 1977, Bad Religion 1980, The Misfits 1977, NOFX 1983, so on and so on. More then half the bands on here are from the 80s. - THC13

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24 Anti-Flag Anti-Flag Anti-Flag is an American punk rock band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. The band is well known for politically charged lyrics and activism, focusing on anti-war activism, anti-imperialism, class struggle, human rights, and various sociopolitical sentiments.
25 Sum 41 Sum 41 Sum 41 is a Canadian rock band from Ajax, Ontario, Canada. Originally called Kaspir, the band was formed in 1996 and, as of 2015, consists of lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist Deryck Whibley, lead guitarist/backing vocalist Dave Baksh, co-lead guitarist/backing vocalist Tom Thacker, bassist/backing vocalist more.
26 The Lawrence Arms
27 The Aquabats
28 Lit
29 Lagwagon
30 New Found Glory
31 Goldfinger
32 Sugarcult Sugarcult Sugarcult is an American rock band from Santa Barbara, California formed in 1998. The band currently consists of Tim Pagnotta, Airin Older, Marko DeSantis, and Kenny Livingston. V 1 Comment
33 No Fun at All
34 At the Drive-In

Amazing band, and one of the best of the post-hardcore era alongside Fugazi.

35 Flogging Molly
36 No Use For A Name
37 Grave Robber
38 Relient K
39 Litmus Green
40 The Stitches
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