I am writting a research paper on "Is punk music over rated" and I am having trouble finding information about punk music. Such as the history, important bands, important albumns etc. If you could please help, that would be great!© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 5:19 pm ad1c9bdddf
Punk music and the culture which it promoted was an attempt to voice opposition to what was viewed as the "pretentiousness" of the mainstream rock & roll bands.
Generally speaking, punk music, as a cultural form began in England in the years 1976-1981. However, the original movement actually came out of America and was certainly inspired by it. For this, look up material on The New York Dolls (around 1972), and Iggy Pop and the Stooges, even as far back as 1966.
Around 1976, a few English bands emerged, ...
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