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
Desire - DILLY DALLY
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