What do you need to know about the Skate Punk subculture?
What do you need to know about the Skate Punk subculture? – Skate, a sub-genre of punk rock, emerged in the 1980s. Originally a form of hardcore punk. It contains fast tempos, solo guitar playing and fast singing.
In the early 80’s bands such as Buzzcocks, Descendent, Adolescents, Black Flag, Circle Jerks paved the way for the emergence of Skate Punk.
Skate Punk was pioneered by the Big Boys, Suicidal Tendencies and JFA.
In Los Angeles, punk emerged in two waves. The second wave, known as skate punk, started in the suburbs. The birth of the term skate punk is attributed to the tapes put together by Morizen Foche, lead singer of the Drunk Injuns.
In the second half of the 90s, in the years after Y2K, skate punk reached the peak of its commercial power.