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With the idea of punk rockers now a day you think of tall spiked hair leather accessories with metal spikes and those little converse shoes but where did it all originate from Where did the whole punk rock scene start and when did it change from the youths political view and standing point on musics mass commercialism to a fashion and music trend that is now socially acceptable Taking a step back into the 1970s is a good starting point In the early to mid Seventies punk rock music had blown up in Britain and on the east coast of the United States With the most popular bands back then and few still today the Sex Pistols The Clash New York Dolls and Velvet Underground had been amongst the few bands to start out this modification of rock music style Many alike would agree that punk rock started out as a movement with the musical change from classic rock as its expression and outlet The music produced out of the era was explained as short frenetic songs aggressive sometimes confrontational stage presence and conveyed angry messages The image of a punk rocker in the 1970s can be thanked to the style of the once most recognizable punk band of its time the Sex Pistols Think tattered clothing safety pins spiked hair and you have the Pistols Their vew of British class system anarchy and the working class made them into instant celebrities An example of their musical mayhem would be found in their song God Save The Queen lines 5 through 8 God save the QueenShe aint no human beingThere is no futureIn Englands dreaming Their harshness and crude remarks towards other musicians brought them fame and publicity Thanks to the sensation of the Sex Pistols punk rock had made it One by one out came the American bands throughout the late 1970s and the 1980s The Ramones Talking Heads Jonathan Richman and The Modern
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