Punk is whatever you want, but isnt what I say it is. If I told you what punk was it wouldnt be right and if you told me youd be wrong. The music is only an expression of whats in the world and heart that created it.
"Punk is all about being who you are and saying fuck the rest of you"

"Punk is three chord songs played by garage rock bands in the late seventies"
by That kid you hated November 17, 2004
A wide genre of music. Often the cause of large arguments as to what bands actually fall into the genre.
Usually contains a strong political or personal message, but has evolved to include humour and personal emotions.

Quite often the term 'punk rock' is used to describe new, more poppy bands as opposed to the old school founders of the genre (who are known as simply 'punk').
Despite common belief, the genre does not include bands such as New Found Glory, Blink 182, Good Charlotte or Sum 41. All of whom are considered pop bands.
Man I saw the coolest punk rock band last night.
by Sekt March 21, 2003
1.) a type of music that speaks the truth so bluntly and loudly that most dislike to hear it.
To all those who are the people and to all those who believe and for those

who know a better world exists and can be achieved through new thoughts,

new ideas, music and politics not through religion, war, and social

clarity; to those who wish to break free from conformity, racism, facism,

prejudice, narrow-mindedness. We dedicate this

definition of punk rock to

those people.


Baby, I'm an Anarchist-Against Me!
Maria-Rage Against the Machine
Blood-Red White and Blue-Rise Against
To The World-Strike Anywhere
American Jesus-Bad Religion

For those of you who still think punk rock is dead after reading our definition, to you we say, you're not punk rock because if you were you would realize there is still punk rock, you're confusing a lot of music that would fall under an entirely different category than "punk rock" but is still delivering the same message but has been completly raped and mutilated by the media and by society.
by Chelsey King & Melissa Brewster September 04, 2005
a type of music with no rules, people with a fuck everything, its all about the music, u wanna wear brand name shit go fuck urself attitude.
nofx r punk rock
good charlotte are try-hard punk rock
by popin pete September 23, 2004
A way of expressing yourself, through style, music, choice of whatever the fuck you want.Punk is an "I don't give a fuck attitude" But NOONE is punk...Punk is all about being yourself, so don't just go randomely place yourself in the "punk" category
The Casualties are true punk. Good Charlotte AREN'T
by Maddie December 20, 2003
music with no boundaries. music with no rules. music from the heart.
by Anonymous October 23, 2003
music with no rules
at the punk rock show the singer stuck the microphone up his ass then took a shit onstage and got down and licked it then threw it at the audience.also someone jumped off the balcony but nobody went to see if he was o.k.
by emu March 05, 2003
A genre of music that has hard, fast, and rough music and lyrics that attack the popular culture and government. Very anti-establishment. Famous true punk bands are The Clash, Ramones, The Sex Pistols, Black Flag, and The Buzzcocks. Newer punk bands, most famous Green Day and Bowling for Soup, have a lighter tone, but is still considered punk over other music.

Pop-punk is a genre that combines the same types of lyrics and combines it with softer and lighter music. Blink-182, Simple Plan, Good Charlotte, and Sum 41 are this genres pioneers and famous bands.

Generally, punk rock is one of the biggest categories of rock music but has never been fully considered mainstream since its creation in the 70s in the U.S. and England. 924 Gilman Street in the East Bay is a famous club where many underground bands play.
The Clash is a famous punk rock band. currently, the most famous punk band is probably Green Day.
by The Clash 72 February 23, 2010

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