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Re: Top five punk bands

Postby The Modernist » 07 Mar 2019, 11:36

BOB WHELK wrote:
Matty Red Sox wrote:The Sex Pistols
The Clash
Ramones
Stiff Little Fingers
X

In no particular order...


great
sometimes great
novelty act
one-trick ponies
prog


It's still a better list than many managed. Did you see what Driftin' picked? :lol:

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Re: Top five punk bands

Postby HEN » 07 Mar 2019, 11:42

It's the worst list, but there are several other head-scratching nominations elsewhere.

I mean, anyone who puts Scratch Acid or Husker Du in a list of the five best punk bands ever is clearly out of their mind.
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Re: Top five punk bands

Postby The Modernist » 07 Mar 2019, 11:47

Husker Du are a Stoner Metal band essentially. Plus have you seen the state of them?

Punk doesn't have great depth as a genre. The best stuff is the best known.

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Re: Top five punk bands

Postby HEN » 07 Mar 2019, 12:12

Yes.
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Re: Top five punk bands

Postby fange » 07 Mar 2019, 13:16

The Ramones a novelty act? Oh please. What a narrow view.
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Re: Top five punk bands

Postby Matty Red Sox » 07 Sep 2019, 22:57

HEN wrote:
Matty Red Sox wrote:The Sex Pistols
The Clash
Ramones
Stiff Little Fingers
X

In no particular order...


great
sometimes great
novelty act
one-trick ponies
prog


That seems a bit clueless... Ramones as a novelty act, X as prog, whatever.
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Re: Top five punk bands

Postby bobzilla77 » 10 Sep 2019, 05:59

The Clash
The Buzzcocks
Minutemen
The Didjits
Pere Ubu
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Re: Top five punk bands

Postby Sneelock » 11 Sep 2019, 17:07

HEN wrote:I mean, anyone who puts Scratch Acid or Husker Du in a list of the five best punk bands ever is clearly out of their mind.


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Re: Top five punk bands

Postby bobzilla77 » 12 Sep 2019, 03:32

Ah, fuck that guy, he was a know-nothing twat oft the highest order. I'm glad he's dead. To us I mean.

Scratch Acid and Husker Du are first rate. I could have picked Huskers for my list. They're as important to me as a band can be. Nomeansno, DOA, you could fill a book with incredible and inspiring bands that that guy thinks are not any good.
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Re: Top five punk bands

Postby soundchaser » 12 Sep 2019, 16:52

Ian Dury &The Blockheads.
Elvis Costello & The Attractions
The Undertones.
The Stranglers.
The Clash.