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 Horror Punk
6 Melodic Hardcore
7 Crossover Thrash
8 Crust Punk

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

9 Pop-Punk

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

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

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 Psychobilly
14 Post-Punk
15 Grindcore
16 Rapcore
17 Electropunk
18 Deutschpunk
19 Afropunk
20 Celtic Punk
21 Rockabilly

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

22 Garage Rock

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

23 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

24 Queercore
25 Folk Punk

Neutral Milk Hotel <3

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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