Punk: 1980-1984
Pre- & Proto-Punk: 1970-1974

Proto-Punk, Post-Punk, & 1st Wave Punk: 1975-1979

Albums from this period are below the fold.

Death: ...For the Whole World to See (2009) [recorded in 1975]

The Dictators: Go Girl Crazy! (1975)

Dr. Feelgood: Down by the Jetty (1975)

Dr. Feelgood: Malpractice (1975)

George Brigman: Jungle Rot (1975)

The Heavy Metal Kids: Anvil Chorus (1975)

Kilburn and the High Roads: Handsome (1975)

Neu!: Neu! ’75 (1975)

Patti Smith: Horses (1975)

Sonic's Rendezvous Band: Sweet Nothing (1999)[recordings from 1975-1978]

Sonic's Rendezvous Band: City Slang (2000) [recordings from 1975-1978]

Alberto Y Lost Trios Paranoias: Self-titled (1976)

Aswad: Self-titled  (1976)

Eddie and the Hot Rods: Teenage Depression (1976)

The Funkees: Now I’m a Man (1976)

The Heavy Metal Kids: Kitsch (1976)

Joelho de Porco: São Paulo 1554-hoje (1976)

Johnny Clarke: No Woman No Cry (1976)

Patti Smith: Radio Ethiopia (1976)

Peter Tosh: Legalize It (1976)

Radio Birdman: Burn My Eye (1976)

The Ramones: Self-titled  (1976)

Sex Pistols: Anarchy in the U.K./God Save the Queen (single) (1976)

Third World: Self-titled  (1976)

The Users: Secondary Modern (2008) [ recorded from 1976-1979]

Alberto Y Lost Trios Paranoias: Italians from Outer Space (1977)

Alberto Y Lost Trios Paranoias: Snuff Rock EP (1977)

Bee Bee Cee: You Gotta Know Girl/We Ain’t Listening (single) (1977)

Big Balls & The Great White Idiot: Self-titled  (1977)

Big Balls and the Great White Idiot: Foolish Guys (1978)

The Boomtown Rats: Self-titled  (1977)

The Boys: Self-titled (1977)

The Clash: Self-titled  (1977)

Damned: Damned Damned Damned (1977)

Damned: Music for Pleasure (1977)

Dead Boys: Young, Loud, and Snotty (1977)

The Dictators: Manifest Destiny (1977)

The Dils: Class War (2000) [material recorded between 1977 and 1980]

The Drive: Jerkin/Push ‘N’ Shove (single) (1977)

The Drones: Further Temptations (1977)

The Drones: Temptations Of A White Collar Worker EP (1977)

Eater: The Album (1977)

Eddie and the Hot Rods: Life on the Line (1977)

Elvis Costello: My Aim Is True (1977)

Fancy Rosy: Punk Police/I Am the Clown of Disco Town (single) (1977)

Headache (1): Can't Stand Still/No Reason For Your Call (single) (1977)

The Heartbreakers: L.A.M.F. (1977)

Ian Dury and the Blockheads: New Boots and Panties!! (1977)

The Jam: In the City (1977)

The Jam: This Is the Modern World (1977)

Johnny Moped Band: No One/Incendiary Device (single) (1977)

Johnny & the Self Abusers: Saints and Sinners/Dead Vandals (single) (1977)

Junior Murvin: Police and Thieves (1977)

Kilburn and the High Roads: Wotabunch! (1977)

The Killjoys: Studio Demos (2002) [ recorded in 1977]

The Killjoys: Johnny Won’t Get to Heaven/Naïve (single) (1977)

Maniacs (1): Chelsea 77/Ain't No Legend (single) (1977)

Métal Urbain: Panik/Lady Coca Cola (single) (1977)

Métal Urbain: Paris Maquis/Cle De Contact (single) (1977)

Models: Freeze/Man of the Year (single) (1977)

Motörhead: Self-titled  (1977)

Mutants (1): Boss Man/Back Yard Boys (single) (1977)

Neon Hearts: Venus Eccentric!/Regulations (single) (1977)

The Nosebleeds: Ain’t Been to No Music School/Fascist Pigs (single) (1977)

The Now: Development Corporations/Why? (single) (1977)

The Outsiders: Calling on Youth (1977)

Penetration: Don’t Dictate/Money Talks (single) (1977)

Peter Tosh: Equal Rights (1977)

Pure Hell: Noise Addiction (2006) [recorded in 1977]

The Radiators from Space: TV Tube Heart (1977)

Radio Birdman: Radios Appear (1977)

The Ramones: Rocket to Russia (1977)

Raped: Pretty Pedophiles EP (1977)

The Readymades: Self-titled EP (1977)

The Real Kids: Self-titled  (1977)

Richard Hell and the Voidoids: Blank Generation (1977)

Robert Gordon with Link Wray: Self-titled (1977)

The Saints: (I’m) Stranded (1977)

The Sex Pistols: Never Mind the Bollocks (1977)

Skids: Self-titled EP (1977)

The Slickee Boys: Separated Vegetables (1977)

Spitfire Boys: British Refugee/Mein Kampf (single) (1977)

Stinky Toys: Plastic Faces (1977)

The Snivelling Shits: Terminal Stupid/I Can’t Come (single) (1977)

The Snivelling Shits: Crossroads/Only 13 (single) (1977)

Some Chicken: New Religion/Blood on the Wall (single) (1977)

The Stranglers: Rattus Norvegicus (1977)

The Stranglers:  No More Heroes (1977)

The Styrenes: I Saw You EP (1977)

Suicide: Self-titled  (1977)

Talking Heads: Talking Heads ‘77 (1977)

Teenage Jesus and the Jerks: Live at Max’s Kansas City (2006) [ recorded in 1977]

Television: Marquee Moon (1977)

Throbbing Gristle: The Second Annual Report (1977)

Tom Robinson Band: 2-4-6-8 Motorway/I Shall Be Released (single) (1977)

The Unwanted: Withdrawal/1984/Bleak Outlook (single) (1977)

The Users: Sick of You/(I'm) in Love With Today (single) (1977)

The Valves: For Adolf’s Only/Robot Love (single) (1977)

The Valves: Tarzan of the King’s Road/Ain’t No Surf in Portobello (single) (1977)

The Vibrators: Pure Mania (1977)

The Wasps: Teenage Treats/She Made Magic (single) (1977)

The Weirdos: Destroy All Music EP (1977)

Wire: Pink Flag (1977)

999: Separates (1978)

The Adverts: Crossing the Red Sea with the Adverts (1978)

Alberto Y Lost Trios Paranoias: Heads Down, No Nonsense, Mindless EP (1978)

Alberto Y Lost Trios Paranoias: Skite (1978)

Alternative TV: The Image Has Cracked (1978)

Art Attacks: Outrage and Horror (Live) (1978)

Ato Institucional Nº 5: Self-titled (2017) [ recorded from 1978-1979]

Big Balls & The Great White Idiot: Foolish Guys (1978)

Blondie: Parallel Lines (1978)

The Boomtown Rats: A Tonic for the Troops (1978)

The Boys: Alternative Chartbusters (1978)

Buzzcocks: Another Music in a Different Kitchen (1978)

Buzzcocks: Love Bites (1978)

Cherry Vanilla: Bad Girl (1978)

The Clash: Give ‘Em Enough Rope (1978)

Cock Sparrer: Self-titled  (1978)

The Cortinas: True Romances (1978)

Crass: The Feeding of 5,000 (1978)

Crisis: No Town Hall (Southwark) EP (1978)

David Peel: King of Punk (1978)

Dead Boys: We Have Come for Your Children (1978)

Devo: Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! (1978)

The Dictators: Bloodbrothers (1978)

The Electric Chairs: Self-titled  (1978)

The Electric Chairs: Storm The Gates Of Heaven (1978)

Elvis Costello: This Year’s Model (1978)

The Flesh Eaters: Flesh Eaters EP (1978)

The Freshies: All Sleep's Secrets (1978)

Generation X: Self-titled (1978)

Horrorcomic: I Don’t Mind/England 77 (single) (1978)

Ivy Green: Self-titled (1978)

The Jam: All Mod Cons (1978)

Johnny Moped Band: Cycledelic (1978)

Johnny Thunders: So Alone (1978)

Joy Circuit: Ruined (1978)

Kleenex: Self-titled EP (1978)

London: Animal Games (1978)

The Lurkers: Fulham Fallout (1978)

The Mad: Eyeball/I Hate Music (single) (1978)

Magazine: Real Life (1978)

Middle Class: A Blueprint for Joy (1995) [recording from 1978-1980)

The Misfits: Static Age (1996) [recorded in 1978]

Negative Trend: Self-titled EP (1978)

No Way: Breaking Point EP (1978)

The Only Ones: Self-titled (1978)

The Outsiders: Close Up (1978)

Patti Smith: Easter (1978)

Penetration: Firing Squad/NEVERr (single) (1978)

Penetration: Moving Targets (1978)

Pere Ubu: The Modern Dance (1978)

Pere Ubu: Dub Housing (1978)

Public Image Ltd.: First Issue (1978)

Pure Hell: Noise Addiction (2005) [ recorded in 1978]

The Ramones: Road to Ruin (1978)

Raped: Cheap Night Out/Foreplay Playground (single) (1978)

The Rezillos: Can’t Stand the Rezillos (1978)

Rikki and the Last Days of Earth: 4 Minute Warning (1978)

Robert Gordon with Link Wray: Fresh Fish Special (1978)

The Saints: Eternally Yours (1978)

The Saints: Prehistoric Sounds (1978)

Sham 69: Tell Us the Truth (1978)

Sham 69: That’s Life (1978)

Skids: Wide Open EP (1978)

Siouxsie and the Banshees: The Scream (1978)

Slaughter and the Dogs: Do It Dog Style (1978)

Some Chicken: Arabian Daze/Number Seven (single) (1978)

Speedtwins: It’s More Fun to Compete (1978)

Steel Leg et al.: Steel Leg V The Electric Dead EP (1978)

Steel Pulse: Handsworth Revolution (1978)

The Stranglers: Black and White (1978)

The Suburbs: Self-titled EP (1978)

Subway Sect: Ambition/Different Story (single) (1978)

Subway Sect: Nobodys Scared/Dontsplitit (single) (1978)

The Suicide Commandos: Make a Record (1978)

Swell Maps: Dresden Style EP (1978)

Talking Heads: More Songs About Buildings and Food (1978)

Television: Adventure (1978)

Throbbing Gristle: D.o.A: The Third and Final Report of Throbbing Gristle (1978)

Tom Robinson Band: Don’t Take No For an Answer EP (1978)

Tom Robinson Band: Power in the Darkness (1978)

Tom Robinson Band: Rising Free (1978)

Tuff Darts: Tuff Darts! (1978)

The Unwanted: Secret Police/These Boots Are Made for Walking (single) (1978)

The Users: Kicks in Style/Dead On Arrival (single) (1978)

The Vibrators: V2 (1978)

Victim: Strange Thing by Night/Mixed Up World (single) (1978)

The Victims (1): The Victims (aka No Thanks to the Human Turd) EP (1978)

Viletones: Look Back in Anger EP (1978)

Wayne County & the Electric Chairs: The Electric Chairs (1978)

Wayne County & the Electric Chairs: Storm The Gates Of Heaven (1978)

The Weasels: Beat Her with a Rake/I’m the Commander (single) (1978)

Wire: Chairs Missing (1978)

Wreckless Eric: Self-titled  (1978)

Wreckless Eric: The Wonderful World of Wreckless Eric (1978)

X-Ray Spex: Germfree Adolescents (1978)

The Adverts: Cast of Thousands (1979)

Alternative TV: Vibing Up the Senile Man (Part One) (1979)

Angelic Upstarts: Teenage Warning (1979)

The B-52’s: Self-titled  (1979)

The Bizarros: Self-titled  (1979)

Black Flag: Nervous Breakdown EP (1979)

Black Randy & The Metrosquad: Pass the Dust, I Think I’m Bowie (1979)

The Blanks: Northern Ripper EP (1979)

Blondie: Eat to the Beat (1979)

The Boomtown Rats: The Fine Art of Surfacing (1979)

The Boys: To Hell with the Boys (1979)

The Boys Next Door: Door, Door (1979)

The Buttocks: Self-titled EP (1979)

Buzzcocks: A Different Kind of Tension (1979)

The Cardiac Kidz: Get Me Out! Rarities (2010) [ recorded from 1979-1981]

Chelsea: Self-titled  (1979)

The Cigarettes: They’re Back Again, Here they Come (1979)

The Clash: London Calling (1979)

Cólera: Primeiros Sintomas (2006) [ recorded from 1979-1980]

Crass: Stations of the Crass (1979)

Damned: Machine Gun Etiquette (1979)

The Defects: Demo (1979)

Desperate Bicycles: Remorse Code (1979)

Devo: Duty Now for the Future (1979)

The Dickies: The Incredible Shrinking Dickies (1979)

The Dickies: Dawn of the Dickies (1979)

The Dregs: Self-titled EP (1979)

The Electric Chairs: Things Your Mother Never Told You (1979)

The Fall: Live at the Witch Trials (1979)

The Fall: Dragnet (1979)

The Fits (1): Bored of Education EP (1979)

The Freshies: Manchester Plays (1979)

The Freshies: Sing the Girls From Banana Island... (1979)

Gang of Four: Entertainment! (1979)

Gen X: Kiss Me Deadly (1998) [recorded in 1979)

Generation X: Valley of the Dolls (1979)

Germs: (GI) (1979)

Honey Bane: You Can Be You EP (1979)

Horrorcomic: Jesus Crisis/Cut Your Throat (single) (1979)

Ian Dury and the Blockheads: Do It Yourself (1979)

The Jam: Setting Sons (1979)

Kleenex: Die Kleenex Spielen (1979)

Leyton Buzzards: Jellied Eels to Record Deals (1979)

The Lurkers: God's Lonely Men (1979)

Magazine: Secondhand Daylight (1979)

The Mekons: The Quality of Mercy Is Not Strnen (1979)

Métal Urbain: Hysterie Connective/Pas Poubelle (single) (1979)

Middle Class: Out of Vogue EP (1979)

Mötorhead: Overkill (1979)

Motörhead: Bomber (1979)

National Wake: Walk in Africa (2013) [ recorded from 1979-1981]

Neon Hearts: Popular Music (1979)

Notsensibles: I'm In Love With Margaret Thatcher EP (1979)

Notsensibles: Death to Disco EP (1979)

The Now: Into the 80s/Nine O’ Clock (single) (1979)

The Only Ones: Even Serpents Shine (1979)

The Outcasts: Self Conscious Over You (1979)

Patrik Fitzgerald: Grubby Stories (1979)

Patti Smith: Wave (1979)

Penetration: Coming Up For Air (1979)

Penetration: Race Against Time (1979)

Pere Ubu: New Picnic Time (1979)

Peter Tosh: Mystic Man (1979)

Poison Girls: Hex EP (1979)

The Pop Rivets: Empty Sounds from Anarchy Ranch! (1979)

The Pop Rivets: Greatest Hits (1979)

Public Image Ltd.: Metal Box (1979)

Punishment of Luxury: Laughing Academy (1979)

The Radiators from Space: Ghostown (1979)

The Raincoats: Self-titled (1979)

The Rezillos: Mission Accomplished…But the Beat Goes On (1979)

Riot/Clone: Musical Destruction (1979)

The Rivets: Empty Sounds from Anarchy Ranch (1979)

Robert Gordon: Rock Billy Boogie (1979)

Rude Kids: Safe Society (1979)

The Ruts: The Crack (1979)

Sham 69: The Adventures of the Hersham Boys (1979)             

The Shapes: Wot’s for Lunch Mum? EP (1979)

Shattered Faith: Demos (2012) [ recorded in 1979]

Skids: Scared to Dance (1979)

Skids: Days in Europa (1979)

Siouxsie and the Banshees: Join Hands (1979)

The Slits: Cut (Island (1979)

The Soft Boys: A Can of Bees (1979)

The Softies: Nice and Nasty (1979)

The Specials: Self-titled (1979)

Spitfire Boys: Funtime/Transcendal Changing (single) (1979)

The Steel Pulse: Tribute to the Martyrs (1979)

Stiff Little Fingers: Inflammable Material (1979)

The Stranglers: The Raven (1979)

Subways: One Way Subway (1979)

Suzannes: Self-titled EP (1979)

Swell Maps: A Trip to Marineville (1979)

Talking Heads: Fear of Music (1979)

Tedje & De Flikkers: Self-titled (1979)

Teenage Head: Self-titled  (1979)

Threats: Demos and Rarities (2003) [ recorded from 1979-1982]

Throbbing Gristle: 20 Jazz Funk Greats (1979)

Tom Robinson Band: TRB Two (1979)

U.K. Subs: Another Kind of Blues (1979)

The Undertones: Teenage Kicks EP (1979)

The Undertones: Self-titled (1979)

The Valves: It Don’t Mean Nothing At All/Linda Vindaloo (single) (1979)

The Varukers: Destroy the System (1979)

Victim: Why Are Fire Engines Red/I Need You (single) (1979)

The Victims (2): Real Wild Child (1979)

The Wasps: Rubber Cars/This Time (single) (1979)

Wasted Youth: Memorialize (2007) [ recorded from 1979-1982]

Wayne County & the Electric Chairs: Things Your Mother Never Told You (1979)

The Weirdos: Who? What? When? Where? Why? EP (1979)

Wire: 154 (1979)


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