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Playlist of the Week: Punk will never die

Punk is much more than a genre of music. It's a movement, a staple of a culture deeply rooted in the rebellious era of the 1970s. The anti-establishment ideology gained attention and much of America's youth became infatuated. But where did it go? Is punk still alive?

The answer is yes — punk is alive will never die. The influences of the New York City punk scene are still evident in much of today's modern music. Here are some top picks with heavy punk influence for your pre-finals angst.

Dead/Alien - Naked Giants

40oz. On Repeat - FIDLAR

It Follows - Gestures


Dog Song - Potty Mouth

Passion Fruit Tea - Retirement Party

Black Moon Spell - King Tuff

Portrait of a Man on a Couch with Cats - Michael Cera Palin

Sad Girls Club - Katie Ellen

Make It Right - The Coathangers

Cup of Destiny - Amyl and The Sniffers

Foam Pit - Drug Church

Full Blown Meltdown - PUP

(I Blame) Society - Titus Andronicus

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