Best Punk Rock Bands

Who's the greatest punk band? The Sex Pistols? Dead Kennedys? Black Flag? That's exactly what this list is going to find out.

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61 The Adicts

Very Under Rated A Very Good Band Songs Of Prayes well Worth a Lission

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62 The Birthday Party
63 Wire

'Pink Flag' is one of the best albums of all time.

Um... Yeah The Velvet Underground wasn't on here so this is the next best thing

64 Sick of It All
65 Strike Anywhere

Amazing, meaningful, awesome dreads

66 The Mob
67 U.S. Bombs
68 The Wonder Years

Listen to the song.
Read their wiki.
Enough said.

69 Thought Riot
70 T.S.O.L

Went a bit hair metal for awhile - points off for that

71 The Dead Boys

True sign if greatness, can listen to them over and over and it never gets tired

Dead boys were the greatest punk band of all time. Can listen to Yoing Loud and Snotty over and over again and it is as great today as it was in 1978

The dead boys at 96? Stiv was number 1! 1


72 Refused

The fact that The "Refused" aren't even on this list means that none of you know what punk even is. Half these bands arent even close to punk music. Some of its emo...

The refused are a hardcore punk band which is really what a lot of the best punk bands are. Even hardcore today isn't punk anymore, its become metalcore.

The shape of punk to come! Way ahead of it's time!

They changed Punk forever!


73 Antisect
74 Lurkers

Best punk band ever underestimated for what they done hardcore and never sold out

75 The Dollyrots
76 Cradle of Filth Cradle of Filth Cradle of Filth are a British extreme metal band that formed in Suffolk in 1991. The band's musical style evolved from black metal to a cleaner and more "produced" amalgam of gothic metal, symphonic black metal and other extreme metal styles.
77 The Pogues

The originals. Early version of Dropkick Murphy's. - Parklink

78 The Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground was an American rock band, active between 1964 and 1973, formed in New York City.
79 Strung Out

I can only say I love this band, they are great, none of their songs say the truth about modern life, how our own society is starting to make us worst persons, everyone should listen to them, their songs are always the best way to begin the day for me :3

Just saw Strung Out live at my local pub 2 months ago. They always amaze me. Every guy in the band is awesome at playing their instrument. I am a drummer I have been playing since I was 5 I am now 43. I played drums in two of Melbourne Australia's best punk bands and was endorsed by SONOR Drums. But Jordan is and always be my drumming hero. Although I was a little disappointed after talking with him to find out he uses a double kick pedal. But to me he is still the King! - Parklink

Really? This band is more talented then all the other bands put together. Been listening to them for about fifteen years and still not even one mediocre song!

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80 Screeching Weasel


I love this band almost as much as Green Day! I would easily put this in the top three! I really enjoyed The First World Manifesto by them and many others!

Easily top 10. My Brain Hurts is one of the greatest albums ever.

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