Timeline of punk rock  

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This is a timeline of punk rock, from its beginnings in the early 1970s to the present time.

Contents

1972

1973

1974

1975

1976

  • Disbandments

1977

1978

1979

  • Events
    • Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious dies of a heroin overdose at the age of 21.
    • Nina Hagen creates a media uproar after appearing on Austrian talk-show Club 2 discussing female orgasm and simulating masturbation.
    • By February or March, singer John Foxx decided to leave Ultravox to begin a solo career. Ultravox only was proto-punk during the releasings of the "Young Savege" single and the "Ha!-Ha!-Ha!" album. He was replaced by ex-Rich Kids Midge Ure.

1980

1981

1982

1983

1984

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989


1990

1991

1992

  • Disbandments
    • None recorded

1993

  • Disbandments

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

  • Newly Formed Bands

2007

  • Newly Formed Bands

2008

  • Newly Formed Bands






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