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  • Punk Music
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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...
  • Punk Rock As Real Music
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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...
  • Punk Rock Bands
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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...
  • Known Black Skinhead Bands
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    It's 1990 and many people say punk is dead. Others say punk is still dying. Still others say the story of rock and roll is nearly over. Such people have at least learned one thing from punk: they have adopted the same blind pessimism that caused so many bands to burn out so quickly. Many believers of this theory often see only the superficial qualities of the subculture made visible through the mass media. The fashion and the well-publicized scandals of Sid Vicious and friends were as far as mos...
  • Punk Music In North America
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    Punk Music in North America: November 7th 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 inexpe...
  • Views On Punk Music
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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...
  • Atmosphere Of Emotion With Music
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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...
  • Raw Sound And Power Of Punk Music
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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,...
  • Converging Of Skinheads And Street Punks
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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 their...
  • Band The Actual Musical Structure Of Punk
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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 5th grade. "Punk" (make quote sign) is a term applied to a child or teenager who acts in an antisocial way. Punk...
  • Greg Graffin The Band Bad Religion
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    Greg Graffin The band Bad religion was formed in the early eighties and has now been around over 15 years and has released over eight albums, the lead singer has continued his schooling and now has one bachelors degree, a masters and is working on his Ph. D. Greg Graffin was born in 1965 in Wisconsin. His mother and father were divorced after his birth. In 1976 his mother his brother and him moved to San Fernando valley California, which is now the punk rock capital of the world. ' Like millions...
  • Hippy Music The More Earnest Folk Scene
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    The history of popular music contains many ruptures "to existing styles and genre's. Compare and contrast two such periods of "new music", paying particular regard to the factors which bring about such musical change. Your examination should consider the areas of musical influences, social relationships, technology, marketing, media and audiences. Popular music evolves from the bottom up. It is nearly always pushed forward or re-defined, from within the underground and the alternative segments o...
  • Punk Music On The 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 the...
  • Punk 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 a...

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