How Punk Music Changed The Fashion Industry

In the mid-1970s, the world of music saw the rise of punk rock. The hippie and disco no more enchanted the youth, and a surge of new music was evident. This surge happened in the UK and USA simultaneously in 1977 with the rise of garage bands which were termed as punk-rock by the rock […]

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Living and Loving The Punk Subculture – Gutter Punks

Gutter Punks are people who are in the subculture of punk rock and are usually associated with voluntary homelessness, panhandling, and squatting. If you go to a populated metropolitan area in the United States, you are most likely to see a few of them. They are known to be in places that have mild weather […]

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Punk Music for Children and Families

When you have children, you may think that you can’t listen to certain punk styles of music that you love. You’ll feel like that the music that your children listen to is what you’ll have to be listening to until they move out. But having children doesn’t mean you have to be constrained to listening […]

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A Means to Political Expression – Punk Rock Bands

From the time Punk Rock has been introduced to the world, it has been a platform for Political expression. The existence of political punk rock bands has existed for a long time too. Many of the bands make use of their music to spread ideologies to motivate audiences to make political changes. In fact, if […]

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The Core in Punk – The Roots of Hardcore Punk

Hardcore Punk is a music genre that originated in the 1970s. Generally, this music is harder, faster, and abrasive in comparison to punk’s regular rock music. The hardcore roots show its trace back to Southern California and San Francisco. The rise of hardcore punk saw the dominant hippie culture. It was inspired by early Proto-punk […]

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Punk Music Empowers the Soul

Music is considered to be a pathway to the soul. It is also known to be a medium for those who require focus and time for concentration. Heavy metal and punk are genres that are loved by many. It is usually played with a group of 4 or more people. Although it is accessible and […]

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The 5 Most Controversial Moments in Metal

In the world of metal, controversy is never too far away. Whether it be Marilyn Manson touted as the cause of the Columbine massacre (apparently, the shooters were listening to his music just minutes before the horrific event) or Ozzy Osborne biting a dead bat’s heads off on stage, metal has continued to shock the […]

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The Top Metal Albums of the 80 – Part 2

Back in Black, AC/DC (1980) Back in Black sold an impressive 25 million copies, proving just how commercial hard rock can be. Bon Scott may have departed but Brian Johnson just fine in his place, fronting a band that offered arena-rock anthems that sound every bit as good now as they did back then. Replacing […]

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The Top Metal Albums of the 80s – Part 1

The 80’s was really the decade that established metal, which is a genre that is itself defined by many genres, as well as periods and clarifications, and, of course, controversies. It’s difficult to accept that such classic-style metal given to us by those artists like Ozzy Osbourne and Dio were around the same time as […]

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Top 7 Heavy Metal Bands of the 1980’s – Part 2

Here’s the second part of our look at some of the best metal bands in a decade that either brought or continued to bring commercial success to the likes of Metallica and AC/DC.

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