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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?

All important, significant and iconic names in anarcho-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 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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250 55
Crass is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Noise rock, Anarcho-punk, Art rock

2
133 32
Flux Of Pink Indians is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk rock, Post-punk

3
165 50
Subhumans is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Ska punk, Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

4
253 97
Dead Kennedys is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Psychobilly, Anarcho-punk, Skate punk

5
116 43
Rudimentary Peni is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Gothic rock, Anarcho-punk, Experimental rock

6
124 57
Discharge is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Crossover thrash, Glam metal, D-beat

7
89 36
Poison Girls is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Riot grrrl, Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

8
75 27
Exit-Stance is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
John Copeland added Punk rock

9
78 46
The Mob is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Deathrock

10
67 39
Zounds is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Post-punk

11
114 84
Conflict is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk rock, Hardcore punk

12
79 53
MDC is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk rock, Hardcore punk

13
70 46
Reagan Youth is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk rock, Hardcore punk

14
88 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
68 50
Amebix is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Thrash metal, Anarcho-punk, Black metal

17
75 59
Oi Polloi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Crossover thrash, Street punk, Anarcho-punk

18
70 58
Jello Biafra is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Industrial metal, Spoken word, Anarcho-punk

19
60 49
Icons of Filth is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk rock, Hardcore punk

20
51 40
Antisect is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Crust punk, Heavy metal

21
39 30
The Ex is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk jazz, Punk rock

22
63 58
Choking Victim is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Ska punk, Ska, Anarcho-punk

23
56 51
Doom is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
D-beat, Anarcho-punk, Crust punk

24
47 42
Omega Tribe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk

25
51 47
The Varukers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Crossover thrash, D-beat, Anarcho-punk

26
49 47
T.S.O.L. is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Horror punk, Glam metal, Gothic rock

27
60 63
Leftöver Crack is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Ska punk, Ska, Anarcho-punk

28
54 56
Propagandhi is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Pop punk, Anarcho-punk, Heavy metal

29
64 68
Anti‐Flag is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Pop punk, Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

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

31
43 46
Nausea is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Thrash metal, Anarcho-punk, Crust punk

32
45 52
DIRT is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

33
40 49
Chumbawamba is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Rock music, World music, Dance

34
33 40
Extreme Noise Terror is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Goregrind, Anarcho-punk, Crust punk

35
27 33
The Crucifucks is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk rock, Hardcore punk

36
19 23
Naked Aggression is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

37
28 35
Against All Authority is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Ska punk, Anarcho-punk, Skate punk

38
19 24
Toxic Waste is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

39
28 36
Extinction of Mankind is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Crust punk, Extreme metal

40
18 23
Paranoid Visions is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands

41
23 30
Skitsystem is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
D-beat, Anarcho-punk, Crust punk

42
23 30
Culture Shock is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
CraigHorrocks added Punk rock, Indie rock - Ska

43
20 26
Honey Bane is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
New Wave, Anarcho-punk

44
19 25
The Apostles is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

45
20 27
Dropdead is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Mincecore, Anarcho-punk, Crust punk

46
17 23
Hagar the Womb is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

47
25 35
Atari Teenage Riot is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Synthpunk, Electronic music, Noise music

48
14 20
Thatcher on Acid is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Punk rock

49
15 22
Capitalist Casualties is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Crust punk, Grindcore

50
22 32
Dystopia is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Anarcho-punk Bands
Anarcho-punk, Crust punk, Heavy metal