Punk


Punk was a music magazine and fanzine created by cartoonist John Holmstrom, publisher Ged Dunn, and ‘resident punk’ Legs McNeil in 1975. Its use of the term “punk rock“, coined by writers for Creem magazine a few years earlier, further popularized the term. The founders were influenced by their affection for comic books and the music of The Stooges, the New York Dolls, and The Dictators. Holmstrom later called it ‘the print version of The Ramones’. It was also the first publication to popularize the CBGB scene. Punk published 15 issues between 1976 and 1979, as well as a special issue in 1981 (The D.O.A. Filmbook), and several more issues in the new millennium. Its covers featured Sex Pistols, Iggy Pop, Lou Reed, Patti Smith, and Blondie. Punk was a vehicle for examining the underground music scene in New York, and primarily for punk rock as found in clubs like CBGB, Zeppz, and Max’s Kansas City. …”
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