• Informative Essay Punk Rock
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    Punk music is usually defined by power chords, raw vocals and high energy performance. Punk rock is the best music ever created. It is, in short, a thinking man's rock music. And to some, it's like God himself ordained punk rock as His preferred music of choice. Why? Because it's just that good. Hundreds of faithful teens and twenty-something adults pack themselves into basements shows like sardines in a tin, just to have their holy gospel delivered to them by guys with names like "Johnny Rotten...
  • An Understanding Of Punk Rock
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    What do most people think of when they hear the words Punk Rock Some people may think of delinquents sporting dyed hair, leather jackets, and chains. Although this may be true among some punk rock enthusiasts, there is much more to punk music and culture. Punk rock is believed to have originated in Great Britain and other parts of Europe. Although there are no exact dates on punks creation, it is believed to have started in the late 60 s or early 70 s. Punk rock is a relatively new music trend b...
  • The Origination Of Punk Rock
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    Barry Fleming Mrs. Barbara Simpson English Comp II 25 March 2000 The Origination of Punk Rock The time was in the mid-seventies, there was a void in the music industry that needed to be filled. This need for a new sound was aptly filled by punk rock, a new type of sound that had evolved from mostly rock and a little pop music. The focus of this paper is on punk rock and its ample beginnings, early pioneers of the new sound, punk rock listeners cultural background and their ideas as a whole, band...
  • Punk Rock Essay Lou Reed
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    A Crazy Little Thing Called Punk Sex, drugs, and rock and roll was the rallying cry for a movement that changed American culture forever. Rock and roll first startled the American scene in the mid-1950, but no one then could have predicted the remarkable vitality and staying power of this new music. The early tradition of rock has gone through many transitions. Provocative and outlandish stage attire and behavior have been an important resource since the birth of rock and roll. Decades following...
  • Sumthn Called Music Punk Band Bands
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    Punk Music in North America: November 7 th From Yesteryear to Here Punk music is a unique form of music which incorporates heavy, raw and distorted guitars; intricate, deep sounding bass lines; high paced, pounding drum beats; and vocals that catapult ideologies of a world run by anarchy. Punk is a form of underground music which appeals to people who are either bored or dissatisfied with the way the world works. In The Merriam Webster Dictionary the definition of the word punk is; a young inexp...
  • Punk Song Metal Foo
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    Foo Fever The Foo Fighters were favorite band. Back in nineteen ninety-seven I got the cd by them called 'Colour and The Shape'. It was filled with great songs that made me listen over and over. I listened to the CD at least once a day and I had all the songs memorized. I had favorites that I listened to more than others and ones that I disliked more than others but I still like the whole CD and thought that it would never get old. One song that I really liked was 'Up in Arms'. It was fast and ...
  • Threatening Force People Punk Rock
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    Threatening Forces Oct. 22 Threatening forces are every where we look in life. Almost anything could be considered a threat in today's society. The poem by James Joyce, ' I hear an Army Charging Upon the Land,' ; contains evidence of a threatening force. The threatening force in this poem is punk rock kids at a punk rock show. Threatening forces are very apparent in this poem. A prime example of one is when he says ' Arrogant, in black armor.' ; He is talking about kids in leather jackets. It i...
  • Punk Music People Messages Political
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    Introduction: Often when people think of punk music they still think of the eighties down with government beat the hell out of your neighbor get wasted stereotype. It ones without saying that punk music has earned its reputation for being high impact, loud, energetic and intense. However people often associate the message of all punk music as containing nothing more then violent anti-government statements and messages of alienation. Many people share the view that it has nothing to say and has o...
  • Punk Music Aggression Civilization One
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    Punk is a term applied to a child or teenager who acts in an antisocial way. Punk music is a form of rebellion, and it turned against all other musical forms and influences at its time of creation. Punk music is as much cultural as it is musical. Aggression does not have to be subconscious in nature. It can be on the surface of our behavior and in constant use. Our inclination to aggression is apparent in one's relationship with their neighbors and apparent in what they see as every day, casual...
  • Music Is Were The Heart Is
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    Music is where the heart is Has a song ever flowed into the moment so perfectly that you can feel the artist soul take you over? It would be safe to say that this has happened to everyone. Humans as artistic creatures have the need to not only express their feelings in words but also create an atmosphere of emotion with music so that their very soul is out in the open for the world to hear. Fear, anger, heartbreak, rebellion, and love are all things we express creatively through music. These emo...
  • Hard Core Punk York Time
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    Did you know that the first commercially successful punk band was the Sex Pistols Then came groups like Black Flag, Husker Du, and Bad Brains. Punk was invented in Britain in the mid Seventies. The first American punk started in a New York club called CBGB's. CBGB's would attract a crowd of about 500 with its Sunday-afternoon hard-core matinees. The concerts would be over by a reasonable time so kids could get home to eat dinner with their parents. Int his paper we will take a look at some hist...
  • Rock And Roll Punk Band
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    History of Rock and Roll Punk rock developed in the United States out of the raw and energetic music adored and played by garage bands of the mid-sixties. Many of these garage bands were started by kids in their teens who hardly knew how to play simple chords on a guitar or bang away at drums or cymbals in their own garages. The music was often played at a high volume as well. The MC 5 epitomized this. The MC 5 (Motor City Five) was a high school punk band from Lincoln Park, Michigan. They playe...
  • Punk Music In The 70s And 90s
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    Punk music has gone through an evolution ever since the punk explosion in the late seventies. Although today^aEURTMs punk music retains most of the ideology and sound that defines the punk genre, there are some distinct differences between Nineties and Seventies punk. Most of the punk bands to emerge and gain popularity in the nineties mostly hailed from California (Green Day, the Offspring, etc. ). Punk vanguards from the seventies hailed from the East Coast and from Great Britain (the Ramones,...
  • Skinheads Rude Boy
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    SKINHEADS Skinheads are working class citizens that enjoy music and beer, yet they are continually portrayed as racists and bigots. Skinheads are constantly called Nazis, but skinheads originated as working class men from England many years earlier. Skinheads spend most of their time with other like-minded individuals. A group of skinheads is usually called a crew. Unlike gangs, crews are relatively non-violent unless provoked. They dress in simple and classy style at all times to showcase thei...
  • Why Everyone Should Own 1 Punk Cd
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    Outline for Persuasive Speech Topic: Why everyone should own one Punk CD. 1. a. By a show of hands I would like to see how many of you listen to Punk Rock. Today I'd like to talk to you about this genre of music that was created in reaction to other forms of music, and hopefully influence you to check it out and maybe even buy a CD. i. I've been listening to punk since as early as the 5 th grade. "Punk" (make quote sign) is a term applied to a child or teenager who acts in an antisocial way. Pu...
  • A Story About Seeing Mxpx
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    On November 13 th I went to Tramps in New York to see one of my favorite bands, MxPx. MxPx is a Christian pop-punk band. Pop punk basically means happy punk. The band members, are Mike Herrera who plays bass and sings, Tom Wisniewski who plays guitar and Yuri Rules plays drums. They played about 10 songs, all of which I knew. Some of their songs have to do with society problems through the eyes of a teenager. At the show, the first song they played was one of my favorite's, "Teenage Politics." ...
  • Punk Rock An Informative Essay
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    For those who are familiar with it, Punk Rock is a popular style of music because it allows for more freedom than the mainstream genres. Lyrically, artists of this genre can express themselves without fear of being criticized for their radical ideas. Also, most punk rock bands are on independent, widely unknown labels. This is a benefit in that they do not have to worry about how their image or behavior affects the image of their label, as do artists on major labels such as Sony or Warner Brothe...
  • Punk Music Band Fans Internet
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    The latest craze to hit America in the music scene has been punk music. It seemed to take the youth by storm. Everywhere you turn people are wearing blue mohawks, studded belts, liberty spikes and piercing. Even the television companies, radio stations and the Internet have been promoting this new craze. They show live concerts on T. V. , play their music nationwide on the radio and have downloadable MP 3's on the Internet. Punk music used to be for the outcasts of society and now every kid on ...
  • It Is Best To Be Punk Alternative Music
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    Punk, a form of music that is an expression of good times and the bands' views on society, is quite possibly the best form of music ever. Not only is punk music deep and influential, it is also a community. Punk does not have a real definition nor does it have a set of rules. Punk music is a variety of bands with a common bond. Some are slow, some loud, some big, but all have the same ideals and beliefs. Punk is a reflection of what it means to be human. Humans' ability to recognize themselves ...
  • Bill Gates Microsoft Computer Punk
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    Bill Gates once stated, "We are crossing a technology threshold that will forever change the way we learn, work, socialize, and shop. It will affect all of us and businesses of every type in ways far more pervasive than most people recognize" (Microsoft. com 1994) in a speech, in which he described his vision of the future. His statement, given many years ago, is now a reality as seen in the boom of the computer industry. From government organizations to business enterprises to libraries and to ...