Despite what some TIC Tac the troll in his aunt’s basement is fuming inconsistently in 2021, punk rock is by no means dead. It never has been, and a sea of amazing bands in its aggressive world are too often overlooked. We’re here to fix it. Whether you are a punk rock purist who thinks that Sex guns Where shock begin punk rock in the UK at the end 70s or a cool NYC guy team with Ramones Where Talking headsYou can agree that these 10 awesome bands sport the First Wave punk-rock flag higher than most.
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Elite angry youth
Let’s start with high quality anger. germany Elite angry youth personify punk rock and its loud, bustling community with every word of their band’s name. Formed just three years ago, the socially conscious group echoes both the ’70s and the present with each lightning-fast guitar stroke. But it’s not just for 2021. It’s for each split, with strong influences from Black flag (80 years) and bouncing souls (90s) also.
From the first stroke of the drums to the almost immediate but catchy vocal harmonies, the Anti-QueenThis is one band that should be at the top of your list of acts to see live when the world opens up again. Toronto is full of other underrated aggressive bands, but few deserve punk-rock gold, silver and bronze medals like the Anti-Queens. Discover the 11 songs on their eponym album in the meantime and look forward to its sequel.
Although the name of the group may sound like a character that was edited from Pee-wee’s great adventure, their music is far from zany in the best possible way. Great Joanie are called “Black Feminist Sistah Punk” and we support a worldwide movement of groups with this description. It’s been a minute since your last LP, Great Joanie, and we can’t wait to have more albums. The London call, indeed. Fans of Velor floor, Richard Hell and CBGB Rock artists are going to panic about Big Joanie.
Grease wreck chords really knows us. Formed in 2007, making the San Diego-based band insanely one of the main bands on this list, bombs owe as much to the first wave of punk rock as to new groups such as Chixdiggit! and teenage idols. We are not mad at this melodic resurgence and always claim that Death at Venice Beach was one of the best punk rock albums of 2020.
Speaking of an eye-catching degree of longevity, parents (and married rockers) known as the Dollyrot have been perfecting their bubblegum sweet aggression blend for 21 years. Hi Hi Hi. If you delve into the group’s epic and impressive catalog, which includes a series of vinyl records (including a live record and a Christmas-themed release), EPs and several quality singles, get ready to become a super. fan shortly after. Does this band stop writing songs? We are not complaining.
San Antonio bands don’t get enough love from the public. We said so. However, things are changing for the better with acts like Fea leading the charge. Part riot grrrl and completely punk rock like fuck, their LP 2019, No news, is perfect with its title and rips hard enough for 10 tracks, the longest with a time of three minutes and 18 seconds. Like the pea without the “P” or the chip without the “L”, Feathe material is short, not so sweet and will leave a delicious bite on your musical repertoire.
Don’t touch Gretel
The name Don’t touch Gretel evokes a violent image of protection in a world of violence, and their music echoes that ethic and spirit to new heights. In a sense, Don’t touch Gretel sounds like an angry rock ‘n’ roll baby living on the streets with three parents: 1970s, leprechauns and Hole. Not a bad place to be. Discover their entire 2019, I want the world, and its mini-sequel in a way, anger PE, if you want proof.
maiden of ace
While maiden of acethe name of the group, intentionally or not, evokes madness Motörhead vibrations, the four sisters seem to be doing well in the name of tragedy. Imagine a grainy Damone and lots of beer, and you’ll find Maid Of Ace. Their entire 2020, Live fast or die, is a relentless punk-rock masterpiece filled with youthful exuberance and punching enough to stun listeners over and over again.
How do you create a modern list of acts that nod to the first wave of punk rock and not include the Ramonas? Spoiler alert: you simply can’t and shouldn’t. A tribute group that also writes its own songs? Unbelievable. The group’s new single in 2021 “From Belgium with love”Sounds like a happy mix between the era of cave clubs loaded with harmonica the Beatles and obviously) Ramones. Don’t sleep on the song extremely Awesome guitar and bass solo section.
Let’s end this with (by far) the most punk-rock band name listed here: Poisonous roses. The power trio are the pride of Phoenix’s lush music scene on their 2020 EP, I want you. Joan jett should also be proud. Hell, as his legacy lives on in a colorful explosion and a gnarled, healing bite with the Venomous Pinks. Get excited: the band is releasing a new live EP on April 23.