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Anarcho-punk artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good anarcho-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 anarcho-punk bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Anarcho-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 anarcho-punk bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest anarcho-punk bands of all time, since the most famous anarcho-punk artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best anarcho-punk music.

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different artists, like Sex Pistols and Dead Kennedys. Rank the best artists on this list to see their way to the top of the list. What's the best item on this list? Björk? Chumbawamba?

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The list includes all new anarcho-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 anarcho-punk, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into anarcho-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 anarcho-punk bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent anarcho-punk bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best anarcho-punk bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest anarcho-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 anarcho-punk bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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243 53
Crass is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Noise rock, Anarcho-punk, Art rock

2
130 29
Flux Of Pink Indians is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk rock, Post-punk

3
160 47
Subhumans is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Ska punk, Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

4
246 95
Dead Kennedys is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Psychobilly, Anarcho-punk, Skate punk

5
113 41
Rudimentary Peni is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Gothic rock, Anarcho-punk, Experimental rock

6
118 56
Discharge is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Crossover thrash, Glam metal, D-beat

7
73 25
Exit-Stance is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
John Copeland added Punk rock

8
86 35
Poison Girls is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Riot grrrl, Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

9
75 45
The Mob is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Deathrock

10
64 38
Zounds is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Post-punk

11
110 83
Conflict is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk rock, Hardcore punk

12
75 52
MDC is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk rock, Hardcore punk

13
67 45
Reagan Youth is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk rock, Hardcore punk

14
86 64
Aus-Rotten is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
D-beat, Anarcho-punk, Crust punk

15
47 27
Vi Subversa is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk

16
65 50
Amebix is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Thrash metal, Anarcho-punk, Black metal

17
72 59
Oi Polloi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Crossover thrash, Street punk, Anarcho-punk

18
68 58
Jello Biafra is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Industrial metal, Spoken word, Anarcho-punk

19
58 49
Icons of Filth is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk rock, Hardcore punk

20
48 40
Antisect is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Crust punk, Heavy metal

21
37 30
The Ex is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk jazz, Punk rock

22
47 42
Omega Tribe is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk

23
53 51
Doom is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
D-beat, Anarcho-punk, Crust punk

24
59 58
Choking Victim is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Ska punk, Ska, Anarcho-punk

25
53 54
Propagandhi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Pop punk, Anarcho-punk, Heavy metal

26
47 47
The Varukers is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Crossover thrash, D-beat, Anarcho-punk

27
47 47
T.S.O.L. is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Horror punk, Glam metal, Gothic rock

28
62 67
Anti‐Flag is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Pop punk, Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

29
57 61
Leftöver Crack is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Ska punk, Ska, Anarcho-punk

30
38 39
A//Political is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk rock, Hardcore punk

31
41 45
Nausea is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Thrash metal, Anarcho-punk, Crust punk

32
44 51
DIRT is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

33
40 48
Chumbawamba is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Rock music, World music, Dance

34
32 40
Extreme Noise Terror is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Goregrind, Anarcho-punk, Crust punk

35
26 33
The Crucifucks is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk rock, Hardcore punk

36
19 24
Toxic Waste is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

37
27 35
Against All Authority is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Ska punk, Anarcho-punk, Skate punk

38
18 23
Paranoid Visions is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands

39
18 23
Naked Aggression is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

40
23 30
Culture Shock is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
CraigHorrocks added Punk rock, Indie rock - Ska

41
19 25
The Apostles is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

42
27 36
Extinction of Mankind is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Crust punk, Extreme metal

43
20 27
Dropdead is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Mincecore, Anarcho-punk, Crust punk

44
25 34
Atari Teenage Riot is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Synthpunk, Electronic music, Noise music

45
22 30
Skitsystem is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
D-beat, Anarcho-punk, Crust punk

46
19 26
Honey Bane is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
New Wave, Anarcho-punk

47
14 20
Thatcher on Acid is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

48
22 32
Dystopia is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Crust punk, Heavy metal

49
19 28
Lost Cherrees is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

50
14 21
Dezerter is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk rock, Hardcore punk