Label: Trash 2001 Records - LP028-T2001 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Germany • Genre: Rock • Style: Punk
Green Day, the Ramones, Patti Smith and more make the punk album list. This Vancouver band comes on like Black Flag fronted by the bastard daughter of Patti Smith and Stevie Nicks, with each song going off like a nail bomb of desire.
This pop-punk smash stayed on the charts for 70 weeks. You can hear echoes of the Descendents and Misfits, among other punk staples, within the polished tunes on their breakthrough album. The furiously political British anarchist collective Crass lived their dogma with admirable rigor: Based out of a collective house that's still in operation today, they did everything themselves, including running their own Crass Records and designing their own multimedia presentations.
No punk band ever displayed its alienation as grippingly as Joy Division. Ian Curtis' foghorn baritone and the music's ice-floe torpor inspired a goth-punk nation. Curtis hung himself less than a year after the LP's release. The pioneering Slits fused reggae beats and punk guitars on joyously anarchic songs like "Shoplifting," with its awesome catchphrase, "We pay fuck-all!
And like U. Glenn Danzig and his band of New Jersey mutants brought much-needed irony to the hardcore scene with anthems like "I Turned Into a Martian. Their debut LP was Greatest Punk Rock Rip Off - The Negatives - No Truth - No Justice work of three very smart New York art kids, starring a firecracker in a pink dress named Karen O.
The D. I like to make people stare! Named after a Ramones song, they were already local legends by the time they dropped their cassette-only debut, with its terrifyingly fast thrash-dervish attack "Pay to Cum.
Television spent years woodshedding at CBGB, to arrive at a sound as thrilling in its ambition as Ramones was in its simplicity.
The Dolls' Todd Rundgren—produced debut exudes sleazy swagger, one reason punk impresario Malcolm The Ego (Rob Mello No Ears Remix) - Subb-an - 1trax: Two managed them before assembling the Sex Pistols. The band's next album, Dig Me Outmade good on that promise. Adding powerhouse drummer Janet Weiss, the Olympia, Washington, trio's feminist punk hit hard — from the elated rush of "Words and Guitar" to the raw romantic torment of "One More Hour.
The Minnesota power trio broke all the rules of three-chord hardcore with this double-vinyl concept opus — Lustful For Disasters - Various - Metalmaster Compilation story of a young guy escaping a broken home and making his way in the city.
Before punk even existed, it already had its queen — a Lower East Side poet fusing Sixties garage rock and Rimbaud to create her own ecstatic vision. Her record company hated Robert Mapplethorpe's classic cover photo, an image as boundary-shattering and beautiful as the music inside. X were way too arty to fit in with the L. Their producer was the Doors' Ray Manzarek; they paid respects with a version of "Soul Kitchen" that would have scared Jim Morrison right out of town.
Are tired! Of your abuse! Try to stop us! No uuuuuuse! Damaged got them mixed up with a major label, which refused to release it and denounced it as "an anti-parent record. Boon and bassist Mike Watt spiel back and forth about a lifetime of friendship rooted in shared punk values — as Boon says in "History Lesson, Pt.
The combustible eclecticism would have an impact on bands from the Red Hot Chili Peppers to Pavement. But just when they were starting to get some national attention, Boon was tragically killed in a car accident, just after the band's final album, 3-Way Tie For Lastwas released. No album summed up the infinite possibility in punk's radical simplicity better than this minute, song debut. Fusing James Brown and early hip-hop with the bullet-point minimalism of the Ramones, Gang of Four were a genuine revolutionary force in their pursuit of working-class justice.
The Leeds foursome bound their Marxist critique in tightly wound knots of enraged funk and avenging-disco syncopation, slashed by guitarist Andy Gill's blues-free swordplay. On the Detroit band's second album produced by Kingsmen keyboardist Don Galluccithat meant primal garage chaos nearly a decade ahead of its time. Guitarist Ron Greatest Punk Rock Rip Off - The Negatives - No Truth - No Justice hammered as few chords as possible "T.
For Greatest Punk Rock Rip Off - The Negatives - No Truth - No Justice , it was. But when the Sex Pistols' only official album made a frontal assault on the U. The result remains punk rock's Sermon on the Mount, and its echoes are everywhere. On April 3rd,a London pub-rock combo, the ers, played a show with gnarly urchins the Sex Pistols. The future was "right in front of me," recalled ers singer-guitarist Joe Strummer.
A year later, Strummer was the battle-scarred voice of the Clash and in the U. Top 20 with his new band's self-titled flamethrower debut, a brittle-fuzz volley of politicized Ignoranza Verse Pusherz - 2K - Club Dogo - Mi Fist and street-choir vocal hooks that transformed British punk from a brawling adolescent turmoil to a dynamic social weapon in songs like "White Riot," "London's Burning" and "I'm So Bored With the U.
But the effect — propelled by bassist Paul Simonon and original drummer Terry Chimes — was pivotal. CBS in America did not issue the album untiladding later singles. The original remains the sound of a riot being born. But the brilliance of punk's most influential and enduring record — how four disparate outcasts from the American adolescent mainstream made Washin Machine - Shandon - Not So Happy To Be Sad. original single-minded fury — remains hard to define.
Stork-like singer Joey was a pop kid chanting "Hey ho, let's go! And drummer Tommy, a former recording engineer on Jimi Hendrix sessions, co-produced Ramonesguarding its brevity and purity. In a way, they would be. This is where it began. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. Load Previous.
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