Punk Singers

A music genre that emerged in the mid-1970s, punk rock or punk was characterized by short, fast-paced songs. The lyrics were often anti-establishment and political. Here is a list of some of the most famous punk singers of all time.

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 1 Dave Grohl

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 14, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

Regarded as one of the most popular and influential rock musicians of the 1990s and 2000s, Dave Grohl is best known for his association with the famous rock band Nirvana, for which he was the drummer. Also a singer-songwriter, Dave Grohl was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.

 2 Kevin Jonas

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: November 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

Musician, singer, and songwriter Kevin Jonas rose to fame as a member of the pop-rock band, the Jonas Brothers, with his younger brothers, Joe and Nick. Also an actor, he has appeared in many Disney Channel productions. He is involved in business ventures as well and is the founder of a construction company, JonasWerner.

 3 Yungblud

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Famous As: Singer Songwriter
Birthdate: August 5, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British

 4 Keith Flint

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Famous As: Vocalist
Birthdate: September 17, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British
Died: March 4, 2019
Keith Flint, founding member of the electronic dance group The Prodigy, has delivered international hits such as Firestarter and Breathe. He later led the band Flint. He also owned a motorcycle racing team that became Isle of Man TT champions four times. He is known for his tattoos and piercings.
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 5 Bradley Nowell

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: February 22, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: May 25, 1996
Bradley Nowell is best remembered as the lead vocalist and guitarist of the punk band Sublime. His dalmatian, Lou Dog, was the band’s mascot and often appeared on stage with the band. Nowell died of a heroin overdose, at 28, at a hotel in San Francisco, while touring with Sublime. 

 6 Pat Smear

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 5, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 7 Dexter Holland

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 29, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

Bryan Holland, or Dexter Holland, formed the rock band The Offspring, of which he is also the lead singer and guitarist. A virologist, too, he also attained a PhD in molecular biology from USC. He is also a certified pilot and works for charitable causes such as AIDS awareness.

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 8 Taylor Hawkins

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: February 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
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 9 Dee Dee Ramone

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 18, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: June 5, 2002

Douglas Glenn Colvin, or Dee Dee Ramone, was a co-founder, bassist, and singer of the punk rock band The Ramones. He had also written some of the band’s hits such as Wart Hog and Rockaway Beach. He had a lifelong struggle with heroin addiction and died of a drug overdose.

 10 Mark McGrath

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: March 15, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
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 11 Laura Jane Grace

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: November 8, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 12 Ghostemane

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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: April 15, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Eric Whitney, better known as Ghostemane, started his career playing guitar covers and then moved to metalcore. He gained fame with his signature style of merging rap and metal. He later delivered hits such as John Dee and has been part of groups such as Nemesis and Seven Serpents.

 13 Exene Cervenka

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 1, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

Exene Cervenka soared to fame as a singer of the punk rock band X. She has also held exhibitions for her mixed media art, published books, and released a spoken word album. She has also expressed her views as a conspiracy theorist named Christine Notmyrealname, on social media.

 14 Kathleen Hanna

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
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 15 Brody Armstrong

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 1, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Australian, American

 16 Peaches

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: November 11, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Canadian
Canadian musician Merrill Nisker was fighting thyroid cancer in 2000, when she suddenly changed her name to Peaches and worked on a phenomenal album named The Teaches of Peaches. The queer singer has gained followers for her gender-oriented lyrics and her sexual gestures during her stage performances. 
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 17 Matt Willis

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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: May 8, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British

 18 Wendy O. Williams

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 28, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: April 6, 1998
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 19 Fred Schneider

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: July 1, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 20 Jim Carroll

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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 1, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: September 11, 2009
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 21 Scott Raynor

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: May 23, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 22 Steve Jones

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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: September 3, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British

 23 Johnny Thunders

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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: July 15, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: April 23, 1991

 24 Marky Ramone

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: July 15, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
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 25 Davey Havok

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 20, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 26 Mark E. Smith

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 5, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: British
Died: January 24, 2018
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 27 Jim Kerr

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British

 28 Andrew McMahon

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 29 Chris Shiflett

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Famous As: Guitarists
Birthdate: May 6, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 30 Stone Gossard

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: July 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 31 Darby Crash

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 26, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: December 7, 1980

 32 Ty Segall

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: June 8, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 33 Nate Mendel

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 34 Eliot Sumner

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: July 30, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British

 35 Beth Ditto

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 19, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 36 Paul Di'Anno

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 17, 1958
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British

 37 Glen Matlock

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 27, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British

 38 Jimmy Pop

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 27, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 39 Terri Nunn

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 26, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 40 Jerry Only

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: April 21, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 41 Richard Hell

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 2, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 42 Ari Up

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 17, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: German, British
Died: October 20, 2010

 43 Jamie Hince

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 19, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: British

 44 Mike Ness

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: April 3, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 45 Michale Graves

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: March 21, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 46 Isaac Brock

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 47 Evan Dando

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: March 4, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 48 Poly Styrene

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: July 3, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British
Died: April 25, 2011

 49 Lux Interior

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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: October 21, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: February 4, 2009

 50 Brandon Cruz

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 28, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
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