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Old 08-20-2008, 09:43 AM
 
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This is the first time ever I have heard someone calling them punkrock.
They were a glamband influenced by punk.
They looked glam sure; but if you listen, and especially watch their live shows on video you'll see punk through & through (with a little more talent in the writing is all)
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Old 08-20-2008, 09:56 AM
 
Location: Bay Area
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My favorite punk band from that era is X. I also used to listen to T.S.O.L and the Dead Kennedys, The Stooges, Black Flag, The Clash, UK Subs.
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Old 08-20-2008, 10:03 AM
 
Location: A Airport Locker,with other small creatures
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The Exploited
M.D.C
Black Flag
Sam Hain
Misfits
Circle Jerks
Gi Gi Allen
MC5 - very old school pre-punk
The Damned
Misspent Youth
The Adolescents
Jerry's Kids
DI
Agnostic Front

Man, I could problly name a ton more I use to listen to,along with bands from the old SST record company.
All good stuff.

HM
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Old 08-20-2008, 12:19 PM
 
Location: St. Augustine
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I thought of the MC5 and the Stooges as early heavy metal-hard rock much like Blue Cheer. I'd compare the Stooges with Black Sabbath and the MC5 with AC-DC.
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Old 08-20-2008, 03:22 PM
 
Location: Sweden
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They looked glam sure; but if you listen, and especially watch their live shows on video you'll see punk through & through (with a little more talent in the writing is all)
If Hanoi Rocks is punk then so is Mötley Crüe and Guns´n´Roses.
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Old 08-20-2008, 09:14 PM
 
Location: A Airport Locker,with other small creatures
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MC5 is more Proto-Punk and had some of the same time signatures and themes which led to punk.
Stooges fall in that category as well.
There is so many genres within a genre it is crazy.

Some of the bands I listen to and have listened to I can't name on here.
I hear punk elements in alot of later 60's music.
Although punk isn't my thing anymore like it use to be, I still highly respect it.

HM
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Old 08-22-2008, 08:59 PM
 
Location: SoCal
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I still listen to TSOL, never really considered them punk-

Any Flipper fans? My aunt loved Flipper-


Shelley
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Old 09-16-2008, 12:53 PM
 
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
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Ramones
The Misfits
Black Flag
Dead Kennedys
The Cramps
Sham 69
Agnostic Front
Minor Threat
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Old 09-16-2008, 02:21 PM
 
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Crossover is the last record by D.R.I. I really enjoyed,but there was some great crossover thrash in the mid 80s,like The Accüsed and Nuclear Assault,among others.

I saw M.D.C. last year and they were great!
MDC's This Blood's for You is one of my favorite cd's of all time. I'm not a big punk fan either.
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Old 09-29-2008, 12:38 PM
 
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