Garage RockA more raw form of rock and roll that would be one of the major influences in the Punk genre.
The Father of PunkIggy Pop on Stage Iggy Pop is credited by some, the Father of Punk.
The SonicsOne of the first punk/garage rock bands
The Rebillion Begins
Sex Pistolsone of the biggest and most influential groups who played.originated in U.K. then came to U.S.
Country, Bluegrass, and BluesCBGB club, the underground club where many famous and unfamous bands of punk, and other genres would play.
SEX BoutiqueOwned by Malcom McLauren and Dame Vivienne Westwood, this store specialized in clothing that defined the look of the Punks.
Popular products including ripped/ tattered jeans/pants, fishnet stockings, studded jewelry, novelty T's with rebellious messages & leather. Regular customers included the four original members of The Sex Pistols.
People take noticeThe world started to notice two bands - The Ramones and The Sex Pistols -
Start of Branching OffMany different sub genres started to be created out of the Genre Punk Rock:
Skate punk-West Coast
Yugoslavic PunkInfluenced by the punk rock bands in U.S. and United Kingdom. Shows that Punk reached out to different edges of the world
Unemployment RateThrooughout the early 80's the unemployment rate went over 10%, This is the highest it has been sice the 40's. This could have influenced music and their lyrics specifically,Punk Rock, considering it was when it really started to take off. The anger and the experiences were a gateway and is the reason why Punk is Punk. Being unemployed would add to these "bad times".
1980's Punk FashionAs Punk becomes more popular, so does their apperience...Punk clothing becomes more dramatice with even taller, spikier hair, more dramatic makeup and clothing
Kurt CobainThe death of Kurt Cobain devastated many people, and it shows the true nature of Punk Rock. Some view this as the death of Punk Rock and the end of it. People view Kurt as the last true Punk.
Warped Tour BeginsCreated by Kevin Lyman, every summer, the biggest names in Punk music preform.
Punk TodayMany Punk bands like Pierce the Veil, Black Veil Brides, Of Mice and Men, Sleeping with Sirens, and others carry out the want to be different. Many bands try and connect with their fans-they provide music that teens can realate to-Many bands put out songs that convey the message that they're not the only ones struggling and that they will get through. Many bands do provoke rebellion in their audience, trying to be themselves and not what society wants them to be.
Mitch LuckerBorn Mitchell Adam Lucker on October 20th, 1984 in Riverside, California, is the lead singer of Suicide Silence which began in 2002, died on November 1st, 2012 in a motorcycle crash in Huntington Beach, California.
The End of PunkIT NEVER ENDS!