1 Iggy and the Stooges
The Stooges, also known as Iggy and the Stooges, are an American proto-punk band from Ann Arbor, Michigan, first active from 1967 to 1974, and later reformed in 2003. Although they sold few records in their original incarnation, and often performed for indifferent or hostile audiences, the Stooges are ...read more.
Agreed on being top - zxm
Hehehehehehe I like those Stooges
2 The Who
The Who is an English rock band formed in London, England in 1964 . The members are Roger Daltrey (lead singer), Pete Townshend (guitarist), John Entwistle (bassist), and Keith Moon (drums). They are best known for their live performances and hit songs Baba O'Riley, My Generation, and Won't Get Fooled ...read more.
Their first album is concidered as the first " punk " record. Punk lyrics, speedy drumstyle of Keith Moon, lots of feedback on guitar...etc...
The who is not really a punk rock band. not from music. but they wrote punk lyrics - zxm
3 The Velvet Underground
The Velvet Underground was an American rock band, active between 1964 and 1973, formed in New York City.
Yes, agreed here. kick out the jams is a punk rock song, was very fast - zxm
5 New York Dolls
6 The Electric Eels
7 The Doors
The Doors were an American rock band formed in 1965 in Los Angeles, with vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Krieger and drummer John Densmore.
If Jim Morrison wasn't a punk, nobody ever was.
The sound isn't punk but everything the Doors were about signaled punk
Biggest punk attitude ever
8 The Dictators
9 The Kinks
The Kinks were an English rock band formed in Muswell Hill, North London, in 1963 by brothers Dave and Ray Davies.
The opening chords of you really got me inspired a bunch of kids to get a guitar and start bands in their parents garage. Should be deserves a spot on this list.
Death was an American Death Metal band formed in 1983 by Chuck Schuldiner. Death is considered to be one of the most influential bands in heavy metal and a pioneering force in death metal. Its debut album, Scream Bloody Gore, has been widely regarded as the first death metal record, while the band's ...read more.
The image is wrong here - zxm
The picture is for the wrong band. Death was a band formed on 1973 on Detroit. It was punk, not heavy metal. Just ignore the description fhing
11 Rocket From The Tombs
12 13th Floor Elevators
13 Crushed Butler
14 The Fugs
15 The Punks
good name - zxm
16 The Seeds
17 The Music Machine
18 Pink Fairies
19 The Godz
20 The Monks
21 The Chocolate Watchband
22 Count Five
Psychotic reaction. As a matter of fact the version by the "positively 13 o clock" is more punk. Also this is a very limited list because there were litterally thousands garage-punk bands in the sixties. You can consider them as the godfathers of the war against the establishment. Good compilations if you starting listen to this kind of music are "pebbles","back from the grave".
23 Blue Cheer
Blue Cheer was an American rock band that initially performed and recorded in the late 1960s and early 1970s and was sporadically active until 2009. Based in San Francisco, Blue Cheer played in a psychedelic blues rock style, and are also credited as being some of the earliest pioneers of heavy metal, ...read more.
24 The Deviants
26 Simply Saucer