Best Punk Rock Bands

The Contenders: Page 5

81 Agent Orange

One of the best punk bands

In my opinion, Agent Orange is better than the Sex Pistols, but that's just me... Popularity does not matter. It is about sound.

Living in darkness is the best punk rock album of all time

Perfect 3 piece band "Living In Darkness" is as perfect as one album gets,a front to back materpiece

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82 Fugazi

Seriously? Their this low down? The album 13 songs was voted one of the top 30 best rock ( all genres ) albums of all time and I'm the one and only person to vote for them?

If you're in love with punk, and you think you've heard it all and want something new, these guys will blow your mind. 10/10 muy bien

Pure punk, shame they're this low. DC

83 Husker Du Husker Du Hüsker Dü was an American rock band formed in Saint Paul, Minnesota in 1979. The band's continual members were guitarist/vocalist Bob Mould, bassist Greg Norton, and drummer/vocalist Grant Hart.

These guys should be fringe top 10 at best. The songwriting talents and power of Bob Mould and Grant Hart was outstanding - they were just a great rock 'n roll band. Bob Mould still kicks ass - Grant Hart looks like death warmed over - threw it all away on drugs. The guy could write.

Without a doubt one of my favorite bands of all time. And I highly recommend that anyone who loves punk rock should give them a try.

They wrote catchy riffs and spawned many of the punk and grunge bands we listen to today. Bob Mould is a genius.

In my opinion one of the best (hardcore) punk bands ever!

84 The Jam The Jam

Why on earth is The Jam at 94 and Green Day at number 1? Green Day is by no means a punk band, yet they are voted number 1 on this list. I hate how much phony punk bands are on this list. The Jam however, are a real punk band, sure their later stuff wasn't really punk, but they were dedicated to their politics

I guess not everyone considers them a punk band and their later material is not very punk, but their early albums are classics of the genre.

How are they not on this list? They are an actual Punk Band

If you say Green Day is punk and the jam is not, Jesus...

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85 U.K Subs

Sure by now there has been loads of bands to have followed the same style, but when they were first around wasn't following anything. Just being true and raw. - BabyDropper

Starting with 'Another kind of Blues'('79) they released an album for every letter of the alphabet, having reached the letter Y now with 'Yellow Leader' ('15), leaving only one more. One can only hope, they'll start with numbers after that. Long live Charlie Harper!

Born a rocker die a rocker Charlie Harper has kept the spirit of punk going for 40 years 25 albums Another Kind of Blues through to Yellow Leader. A must have great live album Crash Course brings back great memories of live gigs 1979 -1980. Bash B

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86 Monks

No, not THE Monks (a different band with a couple of records), I'm talking about '60s psychedelia, experimental, garage punk group. They were punk before the music industry coined the term and cashed the profits. - BabyDropper

87 Gals Panic
88 Choking Victim V 1 Comment
89 The Methadones
90 MC5

50 years ago these guys were peeling paint. 50 damn years...think about that! They were cool then and they are cool today. I saw them many times live and they could play their guitars and drums Very Well.

91 Senses Fails

Come on this is TRUE punk right here. Drugs, death and the pain of life

92 Big Black
93 Eyes Set To Kill

I love this band, and I love alexia
Please, give vote everyone, or try checking reach and listen up..

94 Angelic Upstarts

Are there with the Clash, Pistols, Sham 69, SLF, Adverts, etc, part of the best original British Punk-bands. And still going strong.

Cross between punk and skinhead

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95 Gorilla Biscuits Gorilla Biscuits Gorilla Biscuits is a New York-based hardcore punk band originally formed in 1987. The band currently consists of Anthony Civarelli, Walter Schreifels, Arthur Smilios, Alex Brown and Luke Abbey, and is signed to Revelation Records.

How are they at 112 like they're behind 5sos. 5sos shouldn't even be on this list they're pop not punk they aren't even pop punk 5sos sounds like one direction

96 Leftover Crack

There a Pretty good band with a nice style.

This band defines punk for me.

97 Less Than Jake

Incredible Ska-Punk band. However, any one educated enough in punk to know how incredible these guys are are going to know that groups like NOFX, the misfits, dead milkman, or bad religion are more deserving of the title of best punk rock band, that being said they out class the pop punk section (blink182, sum41, My Chemical Romance etc...) by miles

GREAT BAND but they are ska punk not punk rock, still a great band though!

174. Wow, the sheer level of talent shines with endless smiles for the listener!

98 D.I.
99 Guttermouth

Awesome band, Cool music - One of the few bands on this list who are actually punk - Didn't join in with all the left wing politics that spoil punk rock at times and got kicked off the warp tour because it. that's Punk!

I saw these guys live in whistler be at garfinkles and they were super good and professional!

100 Patti Smith

She was a real pioneer. Horses is a masterpiece.

The Godmother of Punk!

"Jesus died for somebody's sins but not mine."
When we talk about Patti Smith, we're talking about the marriage of poetry and punk.

Of course nobodys ever heard of patti smith. she's the best songwriter(after bob dylan, of course). she played in the same club the ramones did - RecklessGreed

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