1 day ago · Post-punk is a diverse genre that emerged from the cultural milieu of punk rock in the late 1970s. Originally called "new musick", the terms were first used by various writers in the late 1970s to describe groups moving beyond punk's garage rock template and into disparate areas.
1 day ago · Bauhaus cited early post-punk bands Joy Division and Siouxsie and the Banshees among their influences. Ash said his earliest influence was the music of Dave and Ansell Collins, particularly their Double Barrel single. The singing was compared to David Bowie and Jacques Brel.
1 day ago · The Cure are an English rock band formed in Crawley, West Sussex, in 1978. The band members have changed several times, and guitarist, lead vocalist, and songwriter Robert Smith is the only constant member.
13 hours ago · White Lies are an English post-punk band from Ealing, London. Formerly known as Fear of Flying, the core band members are Harry McVeigh (lead vocals, guitar), Charles Cave (bass guitar and backing vocals), and Jack Lawrence-Brown (drums). The band performs live as a five-piece, when they are joined by Tommy Bowen and Rob Lee.
13 hours ago · post-punk Post-disco is a term to describe an aftermath in popular music history circa 1979–1984, imprecisely beginning with an unprecedented backlash against disco music in the United States, leading to civil unrest and a riot in Chicago known as the Disco Demolition Night on July 12, 1979, and indistinctly ending with the mainstream ...