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Punk may refer to: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ...

Punk may also refer to: Punk rock is an anti-establishment music movement beginning around 1976 (although precursors can be found several years earlier), exemplified and popularised by The Ramones, the Sex Pistols, The Clash and The Damned. ... Punks at a music festival The punk subculture is a subculture/counterculture based on punk rock. ... Punk fashion is the styles of clothing, hairstyles, cosmetics, jewelry, and body modifications of the punk subculture. ... Punk ideologies are a group of varied social and political beliefs associated with the punk subculture. ... The cover of the God Save the Queen single designed by Jamie Reid. ... Punk cover, issue 3, 1976 Punk was a fanzine created by cartoonist John Holmstrom, publisher Ged Dunn and resident punk Legs McNeil. ... Firework punks A punk is a stick used for lighting firework fuses. ... // The Mega Man Killers (Rockman Killers in Japan) are a series of fictional androids in the Mega Man video game series, appearing as bosses in four of the five Game Boy games in that series. ... Whore redirects here. ... Right of Way was a trance album by DJ Ferry Corsten. ... Ferry Bostoven Corsten (born December 4, 1973 in Rotterdam, Netherlands) is a Dutch trance producer, DJ and remixer, and was one of the pioneers in the genre. ... Gorillaz is a virtual band created in 1999 by Damon Albarn of Britpop band Blur, and Jamie Hewlett, co-creator of the comic book Tank Girl. ... Gorillaz is the self-titled debut album by Gorillaz, released in March 2001. ...

  • Punk'd, a hidden-camera MTV series in which punking refers to executing a prank
  • CM Punk, professional wrestler
  • Donny the Punk, United States prison reform activist

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Punk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (5478 words)
Punk aesthetics determine the type of art punks enjoy, which is usually underground in origin with minimalistic, iconoclastic and satirical sensibilities.
Punk is, except for the riot grrrl subculture, largely male-dominated, though punks rarely tolerate overt sexism.
Christian punk fashion is similar to that of typical punk fashion, though often incorporating Christian-themed symbolism such as the cross, the crown of thorns, the Ichthys, the Labarum, and the newly-created "Alpha is Omega" symbol.
Punk rock - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2810 words)
Punk rock was also a reaction against tendencies that had overtaken popular music in the 1970s, including what the punks saw as superficial "disco" music and bombastic forms of heavy metal, progressive rock and "arena rock." Punk also rejected the remnants of the hippie counterculture of the 1960s.
Punk rock in Britain coincided with the end of the era of post-war consensus politics that preceded the rise of Thatcherism, and nearly all British punk bands expressed an attitude of angry social alienation.
Gradually punk became more varied and less minimalist with bands such as The Clash incorporating other underground musical influences like ska and rockabilly and even jazz into their music, but the message of the music remained the same; it was subversive, counter-cultural, rebellious, politically incorrect and often anarchist.
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