Post-punk is a much misunderstood period. You read the books and watch the documentaries and many bands get missed out of the story. History has glossed it over and turned it into a musical genre and as much as we love The Fall and Gang Of Four we feel there are a whole bunch of really influential bands who don’t get the credit that they deserve.
None of the bands below ever seems to get mentioned in the endless articles and documentaries about the post-punk period and yet each one of them was as equally innovative as it was influential. Was it because some of them were tarred with the so-called ‘Goth’ brush, was it because some of them wore makeup? should it matter?
Was post-punk a period in time after punk where people started to take the energy of punk and create their own brave new worlds or was it a style of music that it has been defined as now…
Number one in the top 10 post punk bands who never get the credit is here