Pop punk is a legitimate (though admittedly very messy) subgenre that has birthed hundreds of bands since it first came into existence. 2 dead kennedys dead kennedys are an american hardcore punk band formed in san francisco, california in 1978. The band was one of the first american hardcore bands to make a significant impact in the united kingdom. The combination of political satire and great hardcore music great vocals rightfully means dk is the best hardcore punk band. tbh i dont actually listen to half of these bands anymore so check out my newer video ( the songs are all time low-six feet under the stars hawthorne heights-diamond eyes enter shikari.). Created by women of color, the three-piece indie pop punk band meet me the altar was formed in 2015 with members hailing from different parts of the usa. An emo and pop-punk blog that covers bands ranging from emo to pop-punk to post-hardcore and all of their sub-genres. Here you will find the best up-and-coming bands from across the planet. This site all started with our love for music and attending punk shows. Across the atlantic is a pop-punk band from san antonio, tx with some hardcore influences. The band formed in 2011 and is probably one of the few good results that came from a craigslist add. They just released their new single glow, and you can listen to it below. Though punk rocks first wave was a strictly 70s phenomenon, the form most certainly bled into the 80s, primarily on americas west coast, where scores of bands forged a more concentrated, speedy and aggressive form of punk called hardcore. Many bands used punk as an inspiration to create their own unique post-punk blends, but these 10 artists best and most faithfully raised the punk rock.