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Re: Top five punk bands

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Re: Top five punk bands

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Re: Top five punk bands

Postby Diamond Dog » 06 Mar 2018, 10:55

Sex Pistols
Buzzcocks
Television (if Television are allowed)
Siouxsie & The Banshees
The Damned
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Re: Top five punk bands

Postby Darkness_Fish » 06 Mar 2018, 11:17

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That's got me siding with Coan.
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Re: Top five punk bands

Postby SWIMMING POOL HARRINGTON » 06 Mar 2018, 11:39

There's always this sort of toilet-y smell with The Damned. Bad music.

Altho' I quite like 'There Ain't No Sanity Clause'
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Re: Top five punk bands

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THE NIGHT BEAK wrote:There's always this sort of toilet-y smell with The Damned. Bad music.

Altho' I quite like 'There Ain't No Sanity Clause'


The first album is probably the purest punk album, in reality. They never got close to it again, but that 30 minutes is still incendiary and, in New Rose, they really did nail one of the truly magnificent punk classics.
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Re: Top five punk bands

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THE NIGHT BEAK wrote:
Darkness_Fish wrote:
THE NIGHT BEAK wrote:Getting the first 45 out means fuck-all if it sounds like old boozers croaking over sped-up Eddie Cochran

You don't like "New Rose"? That's as good a track as The Damned ever released.


It is, and it's still cack.


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Postby yomptepi » 06 Mar 2018, 12:14

and I know this sounds elitist and metropolitan, but you really had to be there to know what was really going on. By the time the sex pistols released a record it was about as relevant as Abba. On the ground it was all about the Damned, the Clash ( initially) and the Banshees. Most of the bands in the clubs were pale imitations of the real thing by spring 77. By the middle of 1977 It was all but finished. I officially declared it dead on the day the Clash released Complete control.
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Postby SWIMMING POOL HARRINGTON » 06 Mar 2018, 12:14

You never got any kind of sense of what they were about, The Damned. Dull London brickies and plumbers stumbling about in rock music 'cos they couldn't do anything else - and they couldn't even do that well. Same sort of thing with The Who. Yelling and farting around. Just rubbish.
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Re: Top five punk bands

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Darkness_Fish wrote:
nev gash wrote:

Incroyable.

That's got me siding with Coan.


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THE NIGHT BEAK wrote:You never got any kind of sense of what they were about, The Damned. Dull London brickies and plumbers stumbling about in rock music 'cos they can't do anything else - and they can't even do that well. Same sort of thing with The Who. Yelling and farting around. Just rubbish.


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Diamond Dog wrote:
THE NIGHT BEAK wrote:There's always this sort of toilet-y smell with The Damned. Bad music.

Altho' I quite like 'There Ain't No Sanity Clause'


The first album is probably the purest punk album, in reality. They never got close to it again, but that 30 minutes is still incendiary and, in New Rose, they really did nail one of the truly magnificent punk classics.


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Re: Top five punk bands

Postby clive gash » 06 Mar 2018, 12:18

Machine Gun Etiquette - five stars
Black Album - three 1/2 stars
Damned x 3 - three 1/2 stars
Strawberries - three 1/2 stars
Music For Pleasure - three stars
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nev gash wrote:Machine Gun Etiquette - five stars
Black Album - three 1/2 stars
Damned x 3 - three 1/2 stars
Strawberries - three 1/2 stars
Music For Pleasure - three stars


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Re: Top five punk bands

Postby LeBaron » 06 Mar 2018, 12:21

1. Ramones
2. Sex Pistols
3. Buzzcocks
4. Husker Du
5. Crime
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Re: Top five punk bands

Postby yomptepi » 06 Mar 2018, 12:25

Very Stable Baron wrote:1. Ramones
2. Sex Pistols
3. Buzzcocks
4. Husker Du
5. Crime


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Re: Top five punk bands

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yomptepi wrote:
Very Stable Baron wrote:1. Ramones
2. Sex Pistols
3. Buzzcocks
4. Husker Du
5. Crime


I expected better. :(


Good heavens, why?

I was 3 years old, living with highbrow hippies in San Antonio in 1977. I know nothing of the subject, so I’m not averse to giving the Pistols their due.
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Re: Top five punk bands

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yomptepi wrote:
Diamond Dog wrote:
THE NIGHT BEAK wrote:There's always this sort of toilet-y smell with The Damned. Bad music.

Altho' I quite like 'There Ain't No Sanity Clause'


The first album is probably the purest punk album, in reality. They never got close to it again, but that 30 minutes is still incendiary and, in New Rose, they really did nail one of the truly magnificent punk classics.


Blimey!!!


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Re: Top five punk bands

Postby The Modernist » 06 Mar 2018, 12:37

I like The Damned and I think early Damned could bring a chaotic sense of fun to the party, but they were less exciting than their peers because they didn't have so much of the shock of the new. They were closer than the other bands to a more traditional pre-punk mainstream rock (which is why Yomp liked them so much of course) with Sensible straining at the leash to do another guitar solo and Scabies wanting to do his Moon impression.

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Postby yomptepi » 06 Mar 2018, 12:39

The Modernist wrote:I like The Damned and I think early Damned could bring a chaotic sense of fun to the party, but they were less exciting than their peers because they didn't have so much of the shock of the new. They were closer than the other bands to a more traditional pre-punk mainstream rock (which is why Yomp liked them so much of course) with Sensible straining at the leash to do another guitar solo and Scabies wanting to do his Moon impression.


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