Top 50 Punk Bands, a State-by-State Breakdown, Part One: Alabama to Georgia

A few weeks back, we embarked on a journey to augment our sister paper LA Weekly's listing of the top punk bands of all time. While we concluded that such a grandiose scheme was bound to rattle some cages, we decided to tackle the beast in increments, since the genre is far too rich to boil down to a paltry 20 acts. We've already presented a listing of the top 20 protopunk bands, and today we'll embark on the first of five listings of regional punk bands by state.

This is in no way a listing of the "best" bands these states have had to offer but rather a good jumping-off point for you to discover the vast contributions the whole nation has given to the genre.

See also: Top Twenty Proto-Punk Bands: An Incomplete List

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Abel Folgar