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Best Hardcore Punk Bands

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Hardcore punk artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good hardcore punk bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top hardcore punk bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Hardcore punk groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all hardcore punk bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest hardcore punk bands of all time, since the most famous hardcore punk artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best hardcore punk music.

You can click on the hardcore punk band names to see more information about that particular notable hardcore punk group. If they're near the top of the best hardcore punk artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top hardcore punk bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the hardcore punk band names themselves.

This list is made up of a variety of items, including Nirvana and Beastie Boys. Upvote your favorite items on the list to see them rank higher. Downvote the items you like the least, like Bad Religion or Dead Kennedys. If you do like them, then vote them up.

All important, significant and iconic names in hardcore punk music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new hardcore punk bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of hardcore punk, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into hardcore punk music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good hardcore punk bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent hardcore punk bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best hardcore punk bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest hardcore punk musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular hardcore punk bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Heavy metal, Punk rock, Hardcore punk More
  2. 2
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    Straight edge, Punk rock, Hardcore punk More
  3. 3
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    Psychobilly, Anarcho-punk, Skate punk More
  4. 4
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    Horror punk, Heavy metal, Classic Punk More
  5. 5
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    Pop punk, Crossover thrash, Melodic hardcore More
  6. 6
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    Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Reggae More
  7. 7
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    Ska punk, Punk rock, Hardcore punk More
  8. 8
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    Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal More
  9. 9
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    Pop punk, Ska punk, Melodic hardcore More
  10. 10
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    Pop punk, Blues-rock, Rockabilly More
  11. 11
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    Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Street punk More
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    Dance-punk, Experimental music, Alternative rock More
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    Crossover thrash, Metalcore, New York hardcore More
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    Alternative rock, Punk rock, Post-hardcore More
  15. 15
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    Pop punk, Ska punk, Street punk More
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    Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Metalcore More
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    Noise rock, Punk blues, Rock music More
  18. 18
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    Doom metal, Noise rock, Rock music More
  19. 19
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    Progressive metal, Mathcore, Metalcore More
  20. 20
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    Hardcore punk More
  21. 21
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    Skate punk, Surf rock, Punk rock More
  22. 22
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    Straight edge, Youth crew, Melodic hardcore More
  23. 23
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    Melodic hardcore, Punk rock, Mariachi More
  24. 24
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    Punk rock, Hardcore punk More
  25. 25
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    Jangle pop, Pop punk, Heartland rock More
  26. 26
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    Pop punk, Melodic hardcore, Skate punk More
  27. 27
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    Melodic hardcore, Punk rock, Post-hardcore More
  28. 28
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    Crossover thrash, Nu metal, Thrash metal More
  29. 29
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    Melodic hardcore, Punk rock, Hardcore punk More
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    Pop punk, Anarcho-punk, Punk rock More
  31. 31
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    Pop punk, Ska punk, Rock music More
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    Metalcore, Heavy metal, Hardcore punk More
  33. 33
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    Ska punk, Anarcho-punk, Punk rock More
  34. 34
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    Horror punk, Glam metal, Gothic rock More
  35. 35
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    Crossover thrash, Glam metal, Rock music More
  36. 36
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    Pop punk, Street punk, Alternative rock More
  37. 37
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    Crossover thrash, Street punk, Punk rock More
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    Hardcore punk More
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    Noise rock, Metalcore, Post-hardcore More
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    Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Punk rock More
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    Thrash metal, Grunge, Metalcore More
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    Metalcore, Heavy metal, Speed metal More
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    Straight edge, Youth crew, Hardcore punk More
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    Pop punk, Emo, Melodic hardcore More
  45. 45
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    Ska punk, Third-wave of ska, Ska More
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    Blues-rock, Rock music, Rockabilly More
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    Wisdom in Chains

    Punk rock, Hardcore punk, Oi! More
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    Pop punk, Power pop, Mod revival More
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    Straight edge, Youth crew, Hardcore punk More
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    Crossover thrash, Metalcore, Heavy metal More
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