• Informative Essay Punk Rock
    722 words
    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...
  • Malcolm Maclaren And The Sex Pistols
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    So why was talk show host Bill Grundy suspended for two weeks without pay on December 1 st, 1976 Why, in the late 70 s were the streets of London swarmed with vulgar kids in tattered clothing held together by safety pins; the same safety pins that pierced their ears and noses. And why were the Daily Mail, Music Week, and even the prestigious London Times in an uproar about the antics of a less- than- talented punk group out of Chelsea, England. The reason of course is the Sex Pistols, isnt it Th...
  • British American Music Revolt
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    A British-American Music Revolution When British music of the late 1960 s is mentioned, most think of only one band: The Beatles. However, what about the people behind the scenes, the underground, and those that influenced music indirectly There are so many of these people in the history of modern rock who were key to the revolution. Sadly, so many of many people are completely overlooked in many of the depictions of the time period in the late 1960 s to early 1970 s that was so vitally crucial ...
  • 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,...