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The 1980s are mostly known for its cheesy new wave music with keyboards and big hair One of the turning points in music punk rock was also recognized in the early 80s Though it was less popular then punk rock has stuck around and managed to become a very well-known and popular music genreSome of the very early bands of the 1970s helped to pave the way for punk rock bands The Slits The 101ers Malcom McLauren and the Raincoats were a few of the trend-setting bands A UK feminist punk group called the The Slits were formed in the late 70s to early 80s Their unorthodox tribal-influenced rhythms single them out as the more underrated units of the time The 101ers were formed in London in the 70s and established itself on a fading pub-rock circuit about to be undermined by the advent of punk Theyre songs showed the singers abrasive delivery already in place Ancient Punk Rock History online dialogue WWWnstopcompalomahistoryhtmlBy 1980 the lessons of punk were defined keep it simple skip the solos pump the attitude and each band eventually developed their own style Mtv gave punk rock a head start debuting in 1981 around the time punk rock had developed DeCurtis Anthony The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock and Roll c1992 page 673 Music videos miniaturize our attention spans lionizes beauty over talent robs artists of their mystery objectifies women pacifies viewers ruins the individual experience of a song and destroys the boundaries between creativity and commercialismDeCurtis Anthony The Rolling Stone illustrated History of Rock and Roll c1992 page 640Kurt Kobain a formerly well-known punk rocker describes himself as the stereotypical punk rocker a rebellious child with anger toward his parents for a bad marriageAzerrad Michael Come As You Are c1994 page 13 But not all punk rockers are depressed or had an unhappy childhood I only write music when Im depressed When Im in a good mood thats
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