Top Ten Punk Rock Sub-Genres

This is a list for the top ten punk rock sub-genres, such as pop-punk(Green Day, Sum 41, Blink-182) melodic hardcore(Bad Religion, Rise Against) etc... Note: This list is NOT for bands, it is for genres. Do not add bands.

The Top Ten

1 Hardcore Punk

One of the few subgenres where there is no doubt that it is 100% punk

Understands what Punk ia really about, aggression and rebellion!

2 Classic Punk

I was actually thinking of making this list yesterday. But there is no "punk" style that stacks up against the classic sound of The Ramones, Clash, Sex Pistols, Dead Kennedys, The Germs, and The Descendants. - ryanrimmel

Classic punk is one of the best punk sub-genres. punk rock started from here - zxm

3 Ska Punk

Ska punk is not only my favorite punk rock sub-genre, but my favorite genre in general. Rancid(although they also fit into hardcore punk! ), Goldfinger, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, so many good bands. But really, everyone wins as long as its punk. - SmileyStudios

4 Metal Core

Is metal core a sub-genre of punk rock? - zxm

5 Crossover Thrash

Thrash Metal + Hardcore Punk. Which Thrash Metal already had Hardcore punk in it. Along with other extreme metal subgenres. - MegadethFan07

6 Crust Punk

Crust Punk Is heavier than Hardcore Punk. Because It’s also a extreme metal subgenre. It has Biker Metal and Proto-Extreme Metal. - MegadethFan07

Br00tal stuff brah! It has elements of extreme metal and hardcore punk. Best thing since Deathgrind and crossover Thrash!

7 Horror Punk

Misfits. - Userguy44

8 Melodic Hardcore
9 Pop-Punk

I know, pop music is the worst thing wich mankind ever made but pop-punk is really good

Pop punk aren't very bad that some say. green day is a good punk though - zxm

10 Skate Punk

Skate punk rules!
amazing bands that are skate punk include but aren't limited to NOFX, Millencolin, Lagwagon, Gold Finger, Pennywise and Less than Jake.

The Contenders

11 Garage Punk
12 Anarcho Punk
13 Post-Punk
14 Grindcore

Has Crust Punk In It. - MegadethFan07

15 Psychobilly
16 Grunge Grunge Grunge (sometimes referred to as the Seattle sound) is a subgenre of alternative rock and a subculture that emerged during the mid-1980s.

No, grunge is a sub-genre of alternative rock, not punk rock - zxm

17 Rapcore
18 Deutschpunk

This is a real subgenre? - MegadethFan07

19 Electropunk
20 Afropunk
21 Celtic Punk
22 Queercore
23 Folk Punk

The front bottoms, modern baseball, and mccafferty

Neutral Milk Hotel <3

24 Rockabilly

Psychobilly Is a punk subgenre. Not rockabilly though. - MegadethFan07

The rockabilly I know is something like rock n roll. came long ago than punk rock. - zxm

25 Garage Rock

It’s actually the other way around. Punk rock Is a subgenre of garage rock. So Is hard rock. - MegadethFan07

Agreed with ryanrimmel's remix. is garage rock really a sub-genre of punk rock? no, cause it was originated before punk rock it sounds more likely power-pop - zxm

26 Emo Punk

Which can have pop and or hardcore elements plus it hits you in the feels
Ex. My Chemical Romance, Fall Out Boy, Jimmy Eat World, Blink 182

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1. Classic Punk
2. Ska Punk
3. Hardcore Punk
1. Hardcore Punk
2. Classic Punk
3. Garage Punk
1. Crossover Thrash
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