American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A form of hard-driving rock 'n' roll originating in the 1970s, characterized by harsh lyrics attacking conventional society and popular culture, and often expressing alienation and anger.
- n. A fast, often distorted rock music originating from the 1970s which is usually associated with angry, offensive, or "politically-charged" lyrics.
- n. rock music with deliberately offensive lyrics expressing anger and social alienation; in part a reaction against progressive rock
“We probably pioneered the entire concept of reality shows when we just took a camera and followed me from rehearsing and putting a band together in L.A., to New York’s CBGB club, where me and my band, The DXXX, gave a rock-and-roll show that had slam-dancing and all the punk rock that New York could handle.”
“One kid, a hardcore-looking punk rock chick, comes running backward past us.”
“His jumpily cut scenes are backed by propulsive punk rock that catches his teens’ 1980s-speed minds.”
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With bows of great respect to Connie Willis, author of "Bellwether" and other wonderful books.
No we didn't light it but we tried to fight it...
Please do comment if you know all the lyrics off by heart. I would love to know.
Looking for tweets for punk rock.