Punk Rock Bands List

What started out in San Francisco in the 70s is now a globally recognized genre. The names are as many as the music is diverse. Punk rock will always stick out of the lot, and names like Blink-182 and Simple Plan show you why.
Punk is one of the few genres that lets you get direct and even political. Some of the best punk rock bands are the Ramones, Sex Pistols, Bad Religion, The Clash, and Green Day. The American band 'Green Day' is considered to be the top punk rock bands of the year 2010. Note that the music bands mentioned in the following list do not exclusive play punk rock, but also experiment with different types of rock music genres.

Punk Rock Bands List - A to Z

| 0-9 | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |

0-9
  • 108
  • 999
  • ...But Alive
  • 2 Minutos
  • 20 Bulls Each
  • 3 Colours Red
  • 45 Grave
  • 48May
  • 7 Seconds
  • 98 Mute
A
  • A Global Threat
  • Abrasive Wheels
  • Adam and the Ants
  • AFI
  • Against All Authority
  • Agent Orange
  • Agnostic Front
  • Aiden
  • Alkaline Trio
  • All
  • Alternative TV
  • Amebix
  • American Steel
  • Anonymous
  • Anti-Cimex
  • Anti-Nowhere League
  • Anti-Pasti
  • Anti-Scrunti Faction
  • Antisect
  • Apocalypse Hoboken
  • Armia
  • Articles of Faith
  • Assorted Jelly Beans
  • Atheist Rap
  • Atom and His Package
  • Aurora
  • Authority Zero
  • Avail
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B
  • Babes in Toyland
  • Backyard Babies
  • Bad Religion
  • Balzac
  • Barb Wire Dolls
  • Bayside
  • Beatsteaks
  • Bedwetters
  • Best Revenge
  • Bickley
  • Big Boys
  • Big Drill Car
  • Big in Japan
  • Bikini Kill
  • Billy Idol
  • Black Flag
  • Blackfire
  • Blanks 77
  • Blink-182
  • Blitz
  • Blitzkrieg
  • Bloodhound Gang
  • Bodyjar
  • Bomberos
  • Born Against
  • Brain Failure
  • Brand New
  • Brutal Juice
  • Brygada Kryzys
  • Bullets and Octane
  • Bunkface
  • Bus Station Loonies
  • Buzzcocks
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C
  • Cancer Bats
  • Candiria
  • Capitalist Casualties
  • Carburetor Dung
  • Care Bears on Fire
  • Career Soldiers
  • Caustic Christ
  • Cauterize
  • Chain of Strength
  • Champion
  • Chaos UK
  • Charles Bronson
  • Charta 77
  • Chelsea
  • Cherry Poppin' Daddies
  • Choking Victim
  • Chumbawamba
  • Citizen Fish
  • CIV
  • Closet Monster
  • Cock Sparrer
  • Cockney Rejects
  • Cocobat
  • Combat 84
  • Comeback Kid
  • Corrosion of Conformity
  • Count Me Out
  • Crime
  • Crimpshrine
  • Crisis
  • Crucifix
  • Cypher in the Snow
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D
  • D.I.
  • D.O.A.
  • Dag Nasty
  • Darby Crash Band
  • Dead Kennedys
  • Dead Milkmen
  • Dead to Me
  • Death
  • Death by Stereo
  • Death Threat
  • Deep Wound
  • Defiance, Ohio
  • Derozer
  • Destine
  • Dezerter
  • Die Toten Hosen
  • Diesel Boy
  • Dillinger Four
  • Dirty District
  • Dirty Rotten Imbeciles
  • Discharge
  • Disfear
  • Disrupt
  • Distemper
  • DMZ
  • Dog Eat Dog
  • Dog Faced Hermans
  • Dogwood
  • Donots
  • Doom
  • Down To Nothing
  • Downset
  • Dr. Know
  • Dropdead
  • Dropkick Murphys
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E
  • Eater
  • Ed Banger and the Nosebleeds
  • Eddie and the Hot Rods
  • Ellegarden
  • Endpoint
  • Eskorbuto
  • Exploding White Mice
  • Extinction of Mankind
  • Eye for an Eye
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F
  • Fabulous Disaster
  • Face to Face
  • Farben Lehre
  • Fear
  • Feeling B
  • Fiasco
  • Fifteen
  • Figure Four
  • Five Iron Frenzy
  • Flatfoot 56
  • Flema
  • Flipper
  • Flogging Molly
  • FM Static
  • Forgotten Rebels
  • Four Year Strong
  • Frenzal Rhomb
  • Frodus
  • From Ashes Rise
  • From First to Last
  • Fugazi
  • Funeral Dress
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G
  • Gallows
  • Gang Green
  • Generation X
  • GISM
  • Give Up the Ghost
  • Gob
  • Goblini
  • Gogol Bordello
  • Good Clean Fun
  • Good Riddance
  • Gorilla Biscuits
  • Government Issue
  • Gray Matter
  • Green Day
  • Greyskull
  • Gun Club
  • GWAR
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H
  • H2O
  • Hed PE
  • Hi-Standard
  • His Hero Is Gone
  • Hole
  • Hot Water Music
  • Hub City Stompers
  • Huggy Bear
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I
  • I Adapt
  • I Spy
  • Icons of Filth
  • Iggy Pop
  • Inside Out
  • Iskra
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J
  • Jack Off Jill
  • Jawbox
  • Jawbreaker
  • Jerry's Kids
  • Joan Jett
  • Judge
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K
  • Kid Dynamite
  • Killing Joke
  • Kisschasy
  • Klamydia
  • Korol' i Shut
  • Kronstadt Uprising
  • KSU
  • KUD Idijoti
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L
  • La Polla Records
  • Lard
  • Lash
  • Latex Generation
  • Latterman
  • Le Shok
  • Leatherface
  • Left Alone
  • Legal Weapon
  • Les Wampas
  • Less Than Jake
  • Lifetime
  • Limp
  • Limp Wrist
  • Lolita No.18
  • London
  • London PX
  • London SS
  • Los Crudos
  • Los Illegals
  • Los Saicos
  • Los Traidores
  • Lower Class Brats
  • Lunachicks
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M
  • Malignus Youth
  • Man Alive
  • Marianas Trench
  • Masters of the Backside
  • Maxeen
  • Mayday Parade
  • MC5
  • Mclusky
  • Mere Dead Men
  • Middle Class
  • Midtown
  • Million Dead
  • Millions of Dead Cops (MDC)
  • Mindless Self Indulgence
  • Mischief Brew
  • Mob 47
  • Modern Warfare
  • Mondo Generator
  • Moss Icon
  • Motion City Soundtrack
  • Murphy's Law
  • Mustard Plug
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N
  • Naked Aggression
  • Naked Raygun
  • Napalm Death
  • National Razor
  • Negative FX
  • Negazione
  • Nekromantix
  • Nerf Herder
  • New Found Glory
  • New York Dolls
  • Nirvana
  • No Doubt
  • No Innocent Victim
  • Noise Addict
  • Nomeansno
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O
  • One Bad Pig
  • Only Crime
  • Osaka Popstar
  • Oxymoron
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P
  • Paint It Black
  • Painted Thin
  • Partibrejkers
  • Patti Smith Group
  • Pegboy
  • Pennywise
  • Peter and the Test Tube Babies
  • Phinius Gage
  • Picture Frame Seduction
  • Pinhead Gunpowder
  • Pipes and Pints
  • Pixies
  • Point of Recognition
  • Poison Girls
  • Poison Idea
  • Post Regiment
  • Project X
  • Propagandhi
  • Psychoterror
  • Pulley
  • Punkreas
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Q
  • No Band
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R
  • Rabid
  • Radio Birdman
  • Raised Fist
  • Ramones
  • Rancid
  • Rashit
  • Raw Power
  • Reagan Youth
  • Real McKenzies
  • Red Union
  • Refused
  • Remembering Never
  • Reset
  • RIOT 111
  • Rise Against
  • Rites of Spring
  • Riverboat Gamblers
  • Rocket from the Crypt
  • Rollins Band
  • Rubella Ballet
  • Ruin
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S
  • Saint Alvia
  • Samhain
  • Scaterd Few
  • Scream
  • Screeching Weasel
  • Sedes
  • Senior Discount
  • Senses Fail
  • Set Your Goals
  • Sex Pistols
  • Shaila
  • Sham 69
  • She Devils
  • Simple Plan
  • Sin Dios
  • Siouxsie and the Banshees
  • Ska-P
  • Skindred
  • Skitsystem
  • Slapshot
  • Slaughter & The Dogs
  • Slime
  • Sloppy Seconds
  • SNFU
  • Snuff
  • Social Distortion
  • Son of Sam
  • Sonic Boom Six
  • Special Duties
  • Spitboy
  • Split Lip
  • SSD
  • Stance Punks
  • State of Alert
  • Street Dogs
  • Streetlight Manifesto
  • Stretch Arm Strong
  • Strike Anywhere
  • Strung Out
  • Subhumans (Canadian Band)
  • Subhumans (English Band)
  • Sublime
  • Suburban Lawns
  • Subway Sect
  • Sugarcult
  • Sum 41
  • Supernova
  • Swell Maps
  • Swingin' Utters
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T
  • Tear The Place Apart
  • Teenage Bottlerocket
  • Television
  • Ten Foot Pole
  • Tenpole Tudor
  • The 4-Skins
  • The Adicts
  • The Adolescents
  • The Adverts
  • The Analogs
  • The Angry Samoans
  • The APF Brigade
  • The Aquabats
  • The Art Attacks
  • The Avengers
  • The Bags
  • The Banner
  • The Bill
  • The Black Tie Operation
  • The Bleach Boys
  • The Boomtown Rats
  • The Bouncing Souls
  • The Briefs
  • The Briggs
  • The Bronx
  • The Casualties
  • The Clash
  • The Cost
  • The Crucified
  • The Day I Snapped
  • The Dead Boys
  • The Devotchkas
  • The Dickies
  • The Dicks
  • The Diffs
  • The Dils
  • The Diodes
  • The Dwarves
  • The Effigies
  • The Expelled
  • The Exploited
  • The F.U.'s
  • The Faction
  • The Faith
  • The Flatliners
  • The Flesh Eaters
  • The Freeze
  • The Germs
  • The Gits
  • The Go Set
  • The Government
  • The Hanson Brothers
  • The Hives
  • The Hope Bombs
  • The Huntingtons
  • The Joykiller
  • The Kids
  • The Libertines
  • The Living End
  • The Loved Ones
  • The Lurkers
  • The Matches
  • The Meat Puppets
  • The Meatmen
  • The Members
  • The Mentors
  • The Minutemen
  • The Misfits
  • The Mob
  • The Moondogs
  • The Mr. T Experience
  • The Muffs
  • The Nerve Agents
  • The Odorants
  • The Oppressed
  • The Outcasts
  • The Partisans
  • The Peace & Freedom Band
  • The Pettit Project
  • The Plugz
  • The Professionals
  • The Psyke Project
  • The Queers
  • The Rabble
  • The Raincoats
  • The Restarts
  • The Rivals
  • The Rudiments
  • The Runaways
  • The Saints
  • The Salads
  • The Scenics
  • The Screamers
  • The Skids
  • The Slickee Boys
  • The Specials
  • The Spits
  • The Stranglers
  • The Subways
  • The Suicide Commandos
  • The Teen Idles
  • The Things
  • The Tone Deaf Pig-Dogs
  • The U-Men
  • The Undead
  • The Units
  • The Unseen
  • The Varukers
  • The Victims
  • The Viletones
  • The Virus
  • The Waltons
  • The Wedding
  • The Wipers
  • The Yuppie Pricks
  • The Zeros
  • Thought Riot
  • Three Dollar Bill
  • Thrice
  • Tiger Army
  • Time Again
  • Total Chaos
  • Towers of London
  • Toxic Narcotic
  • Toy Dolls
  • Tragedy
  • Transplants
  • Tribe 8
  • TSOL (True Sounds of Liberty)
  • Tsunami Bomb
  • Turning Point
  • TZN Xenna
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U
  • U.K. Subs
  • Unbroken
  • Union 13
  • Unwritten Law
  • US Bombs
  • Useless ID
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V
  • Vatican Commandos
  • Vennaskond
  • Verbal Abuse
  • Violent Delight
  • Vision of Disorder
  • Void
  • Voorhees
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W
  • Warzone
  • Wasted Youth
  • WC
  • Weezer
  • Whole wheat Bread
  • Wire
  • WIZO
  • WMD
  • Wolfbrigade
  • Wrangler Brutes
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X
  • X (American Band)
  • X (Australian Band)
  • X-Ray Spex
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Y
  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  • Young Canadians
  • Youth Brigade
  • Youth of Today
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Z
  • Zbogom Brus Li
  • Zegota
  • Zeke
  • Zero Boys
  • Zounds
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This is an incomplete alphabetical list of punk rock bands. There are some bands which were believed to be the best in their decades of punk music. For example, 'Bad Religion' was considered to be one of the best punk rock bands of the 80s. The bands mentioned above are observed to play other types of rock music as well; such as grunge, hard rock, metal, etc.
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