It was 34 years ago this week that punk fanzine Sniffin’ Glue first hit the shelves, sparking a tiny revolution that changed the music press as we know it. From it’s tiny origins in creator Mark Perry’s flat it became a legendary ‘zine, influencing writers and musicians around the world.
Punk fans are still rife, and at Last.fm not a day goes by without more of them contributing to the site’s Punk tag radio. Last.fm Trends checked out what you consider the true punk canon…
5. Bad Religion
Scrobbled by 663,978 listeners
Top Tracks: ‘American Jesus, ‘Punk Rock Song‘, ‘Los Angeles Is Burning‘
Scrobbled by 665,537 listeners
Top Tracks: ‘Linoleum‘, ‘Bob‘, ‘Don’t Call Me White‘
3. Ramones (pictured above)
Scrobbled by 1,019,452 listeners
Top Tracks: ‘Blitzkrieg Bop‘, ‘I Wanna Be Sedated‘, ‘Judy Is A Punk‘
2. Green Day
Scrobbled by 2,113,973 listeners
Top Tracks: ‘Boulevard of Broken Dreams‘, ‘Basket Case‘, ‘21 Guns‘
1. The Clash
Scrobbled by 1,308,485 listeners
Top Tracks: ‘London Calling‘, ‘Should I Stay or Should I Go‘, ‘Rock The Casbah‘
Last.fm tags help listeners create unique stations based on genre, location or even the time of day. Any tag you can think of, from ‘punk rock’ to ‘summer music’, can be discovered at Last.fm.
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