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Punk Rock

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Punk Rock

The Ramones are generally accepted to be the first Punk Rock band

(Photo by George DuBose, courtesy Sire/Warner Bros. Records)
Definition: Another genre born out of anti-commercialism, Punk Rock relied on the shock value of the music, the stage antics, and even names, such as Sid Vicious and Johnny Rotten.
Also Known As: New Wave
Examples:
Sex Pistols, The Ramones, The Clash, Black Flag, X

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