Essential Punk

Classic Punk – Includes the Minutemen, Flipper, Government Issue, JFA, 7 Seconds, TSOL – Why are these band essential? The bands we have listed are essential because they created punk music that was completely their own sound – Bands that followed these bands often list these early, ground breaking bands as an influence – These bands provided the foundation for many of the bands that followed – The bands are from the early years of punk, from 1977 to the mid 80s .