One of the original names for IO Punk Music which comes form the U.K in the late W's and early 80's. Also known as: street punk, streetpunk, or real punk. Mostly known now as Street Punk but still called OI.
The general ideology of the original Oi! movement was a rough sort of quasi-socialist working class populism. Lyrical topics included unemployment, workers' rights, harassment by police and other authorities, and oppression by the government.
Notable New Punk or Oi! bands
Dropkick Murphys (early days)
The Exploited (early days)
Oi Polloi (early days)
Peter and the Test Tube Babies
The Wretched Ones
Cockney Rejects is the first New Punk Band.
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