Punk rock subgenres

Punk Rock Subgenres

Punk rock subgenres

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A number of overlapping punk rock subgenres have developed since the emergence of punk rock (often shortened to punk) in the mid 1970s. Even though punk genres at times are difficult to segregate, they usually show differing characteristics in overall structures, instrumental and vocal styles, and tempo. However, sometimes a particular trait is common in several genres, and thus punk genres are normally grouped by a combination of traits.

Primary punk rock genres

Anarcho punk

Anarcho punk is a section of the punk subculture that consists of bands, groups and individuals that support anarchism through their music. It is also used as an umbrella term to refer to any punk music with anarchist lyrical content. It was formed in the mid-1970s in the United Kingdom. Prominent examples are Crass, Nausea, Discharge, and Chumbawamba.

Christian punk

Christian punk (or Christ punk as it is also called as a reference to crust punk) is a form of Christian alternative rock and a subgenre of punk rock with some degree of Christian lyrical content. Given the edginess of punk and some of its subgenres, such as hardcore punk, many bands have been rejected by the Christian and CCM music industry, and due to the message and nature of Christian punk, Many traditional punks ridicule it. One notable Christian punk band was The Crucified. Another was a female fronted NW band called the Clergy

Crust punk

Crust punk (often simply crust) is one of the evolutions of anarcho-punk and hardcore...
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