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Timeline of punk rock

This is a timeline of punk rock, from its beginnings in the early 1960s to the present time.

Contents


1960

1962

1963

1964

1965

1966

1967

1968

1969

1970

1971

1972

1973

1974

  • Events

1975

1976

  • Events
    • Ramones make their first non-US appearance supporting the Flamin' Groovies at The Roundhouse, London, July 4, often pointed to as a galvanizing event for the UK punk scene.
    • Stiff Records is created in London by entrepreneurs Dave Robinson and Andrew Jakeman (aka Jake Riviera), signing almost exclusively punk and punk-inspired musicians.
    • Malcolm McLaren organized a two day punk festival on Sunday, September 20 and Monday, September 21 at the 100 Club on Oxford Street in London. The Sunday performers were: Subway Sect, Siouxsie & the Banshees, The Clash, and Sex Pistols. The Monday line-up consisted of the Stinky Toys, Chris Spedding and the Vibrators, The Damned, and Buzzcocks.
    • Sniffin' Glue, Mark Perry's punk fanzine is first published, shortly after Ramones' Roundhouse appearance. Perry would soon form the band Alternative TV.
    • Sex Pistols, The Damned, and The Clash begin the Anarchy Tour in November. Most of the previously booked gigs refuse to let the bands play however.
    • On December 1 Sex Pistols and several members of the Bromley Contingent (including Siouxsie and the Banshees singer Siouxsie Sioux and bassist Steve Severin) appear live on ITV to be interviewed by television host Bill Grundy. The band unleashes a torrent of curse words when Grundy attempts (unsuccessfully) to hit on Sioux. The following day the Daily Mirror runs the headline "THE FILTH AND THE FURY!".
    • Andy Czezowski organised three gigs at the Roxy. The first, on 14 December, was Generation X, a band Czekowski managed. The second on the following night was The Heartbreakers. The third, on 21 December, featured Siouxsie and the Banshees and Generation X.

1977

1978

  • Disbandments
  • Events
    • SST Records is formed when Black Flag guitarist/founder Greg Ginn needs an outlet to release his band's music.
    • The Sex Pistols' disastrous US tour ends on January 14 after Johnny Rotten walks off stage at their Winterland concert in San Francisco, famously uttering "Ever get the feeling you've been cheated?"
    • Colin Brunton films The Last Pogo in Toronto featuring local bands, signaling the end of the original first-wave, featuring bands The Scenics, Cardboard Brains, The Secrets, The Mods, The Ugly, The Viletones, and Teenage Head. The show ends in a riot.
    • Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious is charged with murder in connection with the stabbing death of his girlfriend Nancy Spungen who was found dead on the morning of October 12, 1978 at New York's Hotel Chelsea.
    • The Boomtown Rats have the first official UK number one single by a punk/new wave band.
    • Rough Trade Records, a music store opened in 1976 in London begins working as a record label and signs almost exclusively punk inspired bands.
    • Film director Derek Jarman releases the cult punk-themed film Jubilee, featuring Adam Ant, Toyah Willcox, Siouxsie and the Banshees, and Malcolm McLaren prot g and early punk fashionista, Jordan.
    • Blondie achieve worldwide success with their third album, Parallel Lines, mixing the style of 1960s vocal pop and garage and the energy of punk rock. Debbie Harry becomes an icon for the younger generations.

1979

1980

1981

1982

1983

  • Reformed bands

1984

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

  • Bands formed

1992

1993

  • Events
    • Bad Brains release Rise, their first album without the original line-up.
    • GG Allin dies of an accidental heroin overdose.
    • Mia Zapata of The Gits is found raped and murdered in Seattle.
    • Dave Insurgent (Dave Rubinstein), lead singer of Reagan Youth commits suicide at the age of 29 on July 3, 1993 with an overdose of anti-depressants.

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

  • Events
    • Former Plasmatics singer Wendy O. Williams dies by self inflicted shot-gun wound on April 6, 1998 at the age of 49.
    • Scott Raynor leaves blink-182 and is replaced by Travis Barker.

1999

  • Disbandments
    • Choking Victim

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

  • Events
    • R.K.L. singer Jason Sears died on January 31 due to complications while undergoing a detox treatment involving ibogaine in Tijuana, Mexico. He died only eight days after his 38th birthday.
    • Glue Gun reunites and their singer Bob Oedy would become the remaining original member of the band.
    • Colin Brunton starts shooting The Last Pogo Jumps Again, a history of Toronto/Hamilton/London, Ontario punk rock circa 1976 - 1978, featuring clips from his 1978 punk rock documentary The Last Pogo.
    • Gorilla Biscuits reunite for a couple shows after a 15 year hiatus.
    • CBGB's closes its doors on October 31.
    • On November 3 Brett Reed left Rancid for unknown reasons and was replaced by Branden Steineckert.

2007

2008

  • Bands formed

Cerebral Ballzy

2009

2010

  • Events
    • On January 1, drummer Travis Barker announces that the Transplants would reunite for a new album and tour.[8]
    • On January 16, Jay Reatard died at age 29. At first appearing to have died in his sleep, a homicide investigation began following his autopsy.
    • Jughead's Revenge gets back together after a long-term hiatus for a 20th anniversary tour, which takes place this spring.[9]
    • Jim Lindberg forms The Black Pacific, his first band since leaving Pennywise a year before.
    • Bad Religion celebrate the 30th anniversary of their formation.
    • The Slits singer Ari Up dies October 20, 2010 of cancer at age 48.
    • NME describe Suede as the "Best British punk, rock 'n' roll sex-pop-glam band of the last 20 years".

2011

  • Events
    • X-Ray Spex lead singer Poly Styrene dies with cancer at age 53 on April 25.
    • The Damned celebrated their 35th anniversary with a world tour. They also announced an upcoming documentary about their anniversary.

2012

References

fr:Chronologie du punk rock






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