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Encyclopedia > Punk pop

Punk pop, often also called pop punk, refers to "popular" or mainstream punk music. The term can often be confused with pop-punk which is a Punk genre which focuses on poppy and usually light-hearted tunes than the broader punk community. Pop punk is used for two separate subgenres of punk rock music: the kind typically found on Lookout! Records, which stray very little from the three-chord formula that The Ramones pioneered, as well as a newer subgenre of melodic, more emotional punk, which includes by bands like NOFX and... Pop punk is used for two separate subgenres of punk rock music: the kind typically found on Lookout! Records, which stray very little from the three-chord formula that The Ramones pioneered, as well as a newer subgenre of melodic, more emotional punk, which includes by bands like NOFX and... 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. ...


Allmusic.com defines Punk Pop as a post-grunge strand of alternative rock that combines power-pop melodies and chord changes with speedy punk tempos and loud guitars.

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2000s

Beginning in about 1999, the band blink-182 began combining the sounds of punk rock, emo, and teen pop in some of their songs, such as "All The Small Things", inspiring many bands, especially from the Midwest, to form similar groups based on such genres. Note that despite the rise of this style of music during this time in mainstream media due to blink-182's popularity a sound similair to the originators of Pop-Punk and very different from blink-182 had been and still is flourishing in underground circles considered by many as Independant Pop Punk. 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... 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. ... This article deals with the genre of music. ... Teen pop is a form of pop music that is light and dancey, made for and often by teenagers. ... The Midwest is a common name for a region of the United States of America. ... The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ...


History

The history of pop-punk can be traced back, of course, to the punk of the 1970s, which by the 1990s became quite mainstream with grunge bands and their "alternative" counterparts afterwards, such as Green Day. Pop punk is a term applied to a style of punk rock music, most popular in the 2000s but beginning in the late 1970s. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... The 1990s decade refers to the years from 1990 to 1999, inclusive. ... Grunge music (sometimes also referred to as the Seattle Sound) is an independent-rooted music genre that became a commercially successful offshoot of hardcore punk, thrash metal, and alternative rock in the late 1980s and early 1990s. ... Green Day is a California-based band, consisting of Billie Joe Armstrong (lead vocals, lead guitar), Mike Dirnt (born Michael Pritchard; bass, backing vocals), and Tré Cool (born Frank Edwin Wright III; drums, backing vocals). ...


During the late 1990s, blink-182 and a few other bands popularized a strain of radio-friendly punk rock that by the mid-2000s began to dominate rock music. More than numetal or Grunge bands, their appeal crossed into pop fans because of their lyrical style and perceived trendiness. The 1990s decade refers to the years from 1990 to 1999, inclusive. ... The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... 2000s - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Nu metal (or aggro metal) is a subgenre of heavy metal music. ... Grunge music (sometimes also referred to as the Seattle Sound) is an independent-rooted music genre that became a commercially successful offshoot of hardcore punk, thrash metal, and alternative rock in the late 1980s and early 1990s. ...


Style

Pop-punk in the 2000s is often accompanied with fashion somewhat a cross of New Wave music and goth, often including work clothes and punk haircuts. 2000s - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... New Wave is a term that has been used to describe many developments in music, but is most commonly associated with a movement in American, Australian, British, Canadian and European popular music, in the late 1970s and early 1980s. ...


The music is usually guitar-based, but is often accompanied by keyboards and synthesizers, and ranges from happy to emotional (sometimes perhaps even whiny). Lyrical content included teen angst, such as relationship problems, to John Hughes-like high school related songs and global issues. John Hughes (born February 18, 1950 in Lansing, Michigan) is a noted film director, producer and writer, responsible for some of the most successful comedy films of the 1980s and 1990s. ...


Punk Rock or Boy Bands?

Many, if not most fans of modern rock and rock in general do not consider most pop punk musicians to truly be rock but rather pop stars in punk clothes. They compare them to late '90s groups such as the Backstreet Boys and N*SYNC rather than to "real" punk rockers such as The Ramones. The Ramones (L-R, Johnny, Tommy, Joey, Dee Dee) on the cover of their debut self-titled album (1976), cementing their place at the dawn of the punk movement. ...


Punk Pop Acts

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The All-American Rejects is an American pop punk band that formed in Stillwater, Oklahoma. ... The Ataris are an American group formed in 1994 in Anderson, Indiana. ... Avril Ramona Lavigne (born September 27, 1984) is a Canadian pop rock singer-songwriter and actress who is known for her skater punk persona. ... The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... Bowling for Soup is a pop-punk band based in Denton, Texas (but originally from Wichita Falls, Texas) formed in 1994, best known for their singles Girl All The Bad Guys Want in 2002 (a 2003 Grammy Award nominee) and 1985 in 2004, a major commercial hit. ... Fall Out Boy is an American alternative rock band from the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois that formed in 2001. ... Fenix*TX (formerly Riverfenix) was an American pop punk band. ... Good Charlotte is a pop rock band from Maryland that formed in 1996. ... Lee Harding, (born June 8, 1983), is a pop singer and was a contestant on Australian Idol in the third season. ... This article is about the pop punk music group. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Midtown Midtown are a pop-punk and an emo-punk band from New Brunswick, NJ. Formed in November, 1998 by three Rutgers students, Midtown soon became a quartet. ... The Movielife The Movielife were a hardcore punk/pop-punk band that were together from 1997 to 2003. ... My Chemical Romance (commonly abbreviated MCR or My Chem) is an American Rock band. ... New Found Glory (formerly A New Found Glory) is an American pop punk band, formed in 1997 (see 1997 in music) in Coral Springs, Florida and currently based in California. ... Plan 15 is a three piece pop-punk music band from the Washington, DC area that was formed in August 2000. ... Rancid is a punk band formed in 1991 in Berkeley, California, by former members of Operation Ivy, Matt Freeman and Tim Armstrong. ... Relient K is a Christian rock band that was formed in 1998 in Canton, Ohio. ... Simple Plan is a pop punk band that formed in 1999 in Quebec, Canada (all five members were born in and grew up in the province). ... Sugarcult is a punk rock band, formed in Santa Barbara, CA in 1998. ... Sum 41 is a Canadian pop punk band, from Ajax, Ontario. ... The Used are, from left to right: Jeph Howard (Bass), Quinn Allman (Guitar), Bert McCracken (Vocals), and Branden Steineckert (Drums). ... Weezer is an American rock band. ... Yellowcard is a rock band from Jacksonville, Florida. ... Green Day is a California-based band, consisting of Billie Joe Armstrong (lead vocals, lead guitar), Mike Dirnt (born Michael Pritchard; bass, backing vocals), and Tré Cool (born Frank Edwin Wright III; drums, backing vocals). ...

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