Top Ten British First Wave Punk Bands

The Top Ten

1 Sex Pistols The Sex Pistols were an English punk rock band formed in London in 1975. Although they initially lasted just two and a half years and produced only four singles and one studio album, Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols, they are considered one of the most influential acts in the history ...read more.
2 The Clash The Clash were an English punk rock band that formed in 1976 as part of the original wave of British punk.
3 The Damned
4 Buzzcocks Buzzcocks are an English punk rock band formed in Bolton, England in 1976 by singer-songwriter-guitarist Pete Shelley and singer-songwriter Howard Devoto.
5 The Vibrators
6 U.K. Subs
7 Subversives
8 Generation X
9 The Adverts
10 Cock Sparrer

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11 The Jam 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.
12 Wire
13 X Ray Spex
14 The Stranglers

The stranglers best band by a mile very talented group very underrated in Britain never be another stranglers ever fact

15 The Slits
16 Penetration
17 The Lurkers
18 London SS
19 The Fall
20 Chelsea
21 Subway Sect
22 Eddie and The Hot Rods
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