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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.

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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?"

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

2
128 28
Flux Of Pink Indians is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Flux Of Pink Indians Anarcho-punk, Punk rock, Post-punk

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244 92
Dead Kennedys is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Dead Kennedys Psychobilly, Anarcho-punk, Skate punk

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154 47
Subhumans is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Subhumans Ska punk, Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

5
111 41
Rudimentary Peni is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Rudimentary Peni Gothic rock, Anarcho-punk, Experimental rock

6
73 23
Exit-Stance is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
John Copeland added Exit-Stance Punk rock

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116 56
Discharge is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Discharge Crossover thrash, Glam metal, D-beat

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84 35
Poison Girls is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Poison Girls Riot grrrl, Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

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74 44
The Mob is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
The Mob Anarcho-punk, Deathrock

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60 38
Zounds is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Zounds Anarcho-punk, Post-punk

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106 83
Conflict is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Conflict Anarcho-punk, Punk rock, Hardcore punk

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73 52
MDC is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
MDC Anarcho-punk, Punk rock, Hardcore punk

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46 27
Vi Subversa is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Vi Subversa Anarcho-punk

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64 45
Reagan Youth is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Reagan Youth Anarcho-punk, Punk rock, Hardcore punk

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82 64
Aus-Rotten is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Aus-Rotten D-beat, Anarcho-punk, Crust punk

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65 48
Amebix is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Amebix Thrash metal, Anarcho-punk, Black metal

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71 58
Oi Polloi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Oi Polloi Crossover thrash, Street punk, Anarcho-punk

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67 57
Jello Biafra is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Jello Biafra Industrial metal, Spoken word, Anarcho-punk

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57 49
Icons of Filth is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Icons of Filth Anarcho-punk, Punk rock, Hardcore punk

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37 28
The Ex is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
The Ex Anarcho-punk, Punk jazz, Punk rock

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47 40
Omega Tribe is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Omega Tribe Anarcho-punk

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47 40
Antisect is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Antisect Anarcho-punk, Crust punk, Heavy metal

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52 49
Doom is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Doom D-beat, Anarcho-punk, Crust punk

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46 45
T.S.O.L. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
T.S.O.L. Horror punk, Glam metal, Gothic rock

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52 53
Propagandhi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Propagandhi Pop punk, Anarcho-punk, Heavy metal

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46 47
The Varukers is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
The Varukers Crossover thrash, D-beat, Anarcho-punk

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54 57
Choking Victim is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Choking Victim Ska punk, Ska, Anarcho-punk

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59 64
Anti‐Flag is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anti‐Flag Pop punk, Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

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37 39
A//Political is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
A//Political Anarcho-punk, Punk rock, Hardcore punk

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39 45
Nausea is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Nausea Thrash metal, Anarcho-punk, Crust punk

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51 61
Leftöver Crack is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Leftöver Crack Ska punk, Ska, Anarcho-punk

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40 47
Chumbawamba is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Chumbawamba Rock music, World music, Dance

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42 51
DIRT is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
DIRT Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

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19 24
Toxic Waste is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Toxic Waste Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

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30 39
Extreme Noise Terror is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Extreme Noise Terror Goregrind, Anarcho-punk, Crust punk

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18 23
Naked Aggression is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Naked Aggression Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

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25 33
The Crucifucks is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
The Crucifucks Anarcho-punk, Punk rock, Hardcore punk

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25 33
Atari Teenage Riot is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Atari Teenage Riot Synthpunk, Electronic music, Noise music

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19 25
The Apostles is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
The Apostles Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

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27 36
Extinction of Mankind is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Extinction of Mankind Anarcho-punk, Crust punk, Extreme metal

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20 27
Dropdead is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Dropdead Mincecore, Anarcho-punk, Crust punk

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22 30
Culture Shock is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
CraigHorrocks added Culture Shock Punk rock, Indie rock - Ska

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25 35
Against All Authority is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Against All Authority Ska punk, Anarcho-punk, Skate punk

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14 20
Thatcher on Acid is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Thatcher on Acid Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

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21 30
Skitsystem is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Skitsystem D-beat, Anarcho-punk, Crust punk

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16 23
Paranoid Visions is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands

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18 26
Honey Bane is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Honey Bane New Wave, Anarcho-punk

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

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

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14 22
Capitalist Casualties is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Capitalist Casualties Anarcho-punk, Crust punk, Grindcore