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Punk Bands A-Z #2

Name these punk bands starting with each letter, A-Z.
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Last updated: March 15, 2024
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Letter
Answer
UK band who dress like the droogs from Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange.
A
The Adicts
Humorous pop-punk band behind "All The Small Things" & "What's My Age Again?".
B
Blink-182
LA hardcore band featuring Keith Morris, named after a group sex act.
C
Circle Jerks
Politically charged San Francisco band featuring Jello Biafra, behind "Holiday In Cambodia".
D
The Dead Kennedys
UK hardcore & grindcore pioneers, who took part in an infamous performance with KLF at the 1992 BRIT awards.
E
Extreme Noise Terror
Cult UK post-punk band of the late Mark E. Smith. Albums include "Live at the Witch Trials" & "Hex Enduction Hour".
F
The Fall
US pop-punk band of twin brothers Joel & Benji Madden, behind "The Anthem".
G
Good Charlotte
US hardcore band of Jamey Jasta, who influenced the later metalcore genre. Albums include "The Rise of Brutality".
H
Hatebreed
Critically acclaimed Bristol band featuring vocalist Joe Talbot, whose debut album was 2017's "Brutalism".
I
Idles
Pioneering UK post-punk band of the late Ian Curtis, whose members would go on to form New Order.
J
Joy Division
All Muslim, Pakistani-American punk band who call their music "Taqwacore".
K
The Kominas
Australian punk and rockabilly band behind the singles "Prisoner of Society" and "Second Solution".
L
The Living End
Iconic US hardcore punk band featuring Ian MacKaye, whose song "Straight Edge" was the basis of the straight edge movement.
M
Minor Threat
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Letter
Answer
Pop-punk/ska punk band featuring Gwen Stefani, who had huge hits in the 90's with "I'm Just A Girl" and "Don't Speak".
N
No Doubt
US ska punk band named after a series of US nuclear tests. Members would go on to form Rancid.
O
Operation Ivy
Iconic celtic punk band of the late great Shane MacGowan, behind "Fairytale of New York".
P
The Pogues
US band whose name might be considered offensive by today's standards, as they are not part of the LBGTQ community.
Q
The Queers
California punk band of Tim Armstrong & Lars Frederiksen, behind 90's hits "Ruby Soho", "Time Bomb" & "Roots Radicals".
R
Rancid
Prominent UK Oi! band whose name was derived from faded graffiti dedicated to the Hersham football club vocalist Jim Pursey saw on a wall.
S
Sham 69
US punk rock/rap rock supergroup featuring members of Rancid and Blink-182.
T
Transplants
Band from Northern Ireland featuring vocalist Feargal Sharkey, behind the hits "Teenage Kicks" and "Jimmy Jimmy".
U
The Undertones
Humorous California punk band whose albums include "Peace Thru Vandalism" and "Fear of a Punk Planet".
V
The Vandals
Highly influential UK art punk/post-punk band whose debut album was 1977's "Pink Flag".
W
Wire
UK band featuring Poly Styrene & saxophonist Lora Logic, behind the classic '77 single "Oh Bondage Up Yours!".
X
X-Ray Spex
Florida pop-punk/emo band behind "Ocean Avenue", and notable for having a violinist.
Y
Yellowcard
In a parallel universe, this US hardcore punk band might be called the Zilch Lads.
Z
Zero Boys
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