What is Punk

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Yogi Bear, Jul 26, 2001.

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  1. Yogi Bear

    Yogi Bear

    Aug 14, 2000
    OK, I know I may be setting myself up here but I don't consider alot of the newer bands i.e. Blink 182 to be punk. I am not putting down their music as I do like them. Maybe I am getting old but I feel that punk is best represented by bands like The Ramones, Iggy and The Stooges, Black Flag, The Dead Boys, The MC5, and to a lesser extent bands like Minor Threat, Fugazi, and The Descendants. Again I'm NOT putting down these newer bands I just don't think they are punk.
  2. istaticl

    istaticl Guest

    Nov 29, 2000
    Prescott, AZ
    I agree with you all but the part that Minor Threat, and the Descendents are to a lesser extent punk, maybe Fugazi but not the others.
  3. Farley, we've talked about this a lot, and it never really gets anywhere productive. see such threads as "favorite punk bassist." i'm closing this one down, we need to have a bit of a resting period before another punk debate.

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