Category Archives: Music

10 Great Punk Love Songs – Part 1

Punk rock may be about partying, politics, and anarchy, but there’s no reason why it can’t also be about love. Whether an occasion like Valentine’s Day or just for the sake of it, you may like to create a playlist of your favourite punk love songs. Well, we’ve made it easier for you with these […]

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Rock Music Post Punk

The time that has elapsed since Punk Rock died away at the beginning of the 1980s has been known as the Post Punk era. Many people believe that the genre had more impact on the industry once it had gone than it had when it was popular during the late 1970s. What it did do […]

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The Subgenres of Punk – Part 2

Ska punk Many of the neighbourhoods in London where punk grew in popularity had a large Jamaican population. This resulted in the formation of ska punk. This subgenre bends Jamaican ska rhythms with punk’s heavier beats. It isn’t dissimilar to traditional ska but heavier and faster. Ska bands also commonly use horn sections. Many of […]

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The Subgenres of Punk Music – Part 1

In order to fully get a grasp of punk music and its very nature, it’s vital to have an awareness of all of its forms. Punk may have at one time been all about the Ramones and the Sex Pistols but that’s no longer the case. Punk comes in numerous categories with various sounds and […]

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The Story of Rock in the 1970s

The 1970s was a period of great change in the rock music that was being created and listened to. The start of the decade saw the emergence of several huge bands that were titled as super groups but by the end of the decade although many of these groups were still playing, they were no […]

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The History of Punk – Part 2

The Sex Pistols would wear the clothes designed by Westwood. The fashion that the band popularised can be regarded as a reaction to a series of post-war subcultures from Britain, such as mods, skinheads, and rudies. The band was a catalyst for the British punk movement, having achieved large levels of notoriety and media attention, […]

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The History of Punk – Part 1

Punk, along with its iconic pioneers, may have changed the face of music forever; whether they wanted to or not. It wasn’t just music, either: they also managed to change the face of youth culture and fashion, as well as having created a new form or gigging and performance. There often exists furious debate over […]

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