Australian Music Australian Punk Rock Bands List

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List of Australian punk rock bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as punk rock solo artists from Australia are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Australian music that you've never heard before. The punk rock bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Australia. If you think the best Australian punk rock band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

The list you're viewing is made up of bands like Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and Brody Dalle.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular punk rock bands from Australia?" and "Which punk rock bands started in Australia?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Blues-rock, Gothic rock, Rock music

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Brody Dalle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Garage rock, Alternative rock, Punk rock

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Grinderman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Noise rock, Garage rock, Alternative rock

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The Veronicas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Pop punk, Synthpop, New Wave

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The Birthday Party is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Gothic rock, Deathrock, Punk rock

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Operator Please is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Indie pop, New Wave, Pop music

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Radio Birdman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Garage rock, Protopunk, Punk rock

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The Scientists is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Swamp pop, Punk blues, Grunge

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The Living End is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Pop punk, Ska punk, Psychobilly

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Sunnyboys is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Power pop, Alternative rock, Punk rock

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Stars Don't Fall is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Pop punk, Power pop, Punk rock

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Violent Soho is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Garage rock, Grunge, Post-grunge

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Frenzal Rhomb is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Punk rock

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Models is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Rock music, Alternative rock, Punk rock

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The Angels is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Pub rock, Punk rock, Hard rock

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Area-7 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Ska punk, Third-wave of ska, Ska

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Kisschasy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

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The Primitive Calculators is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Synthpunk, Rock music, Noise music

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Spiderbait is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Pop music, Post-grunge, Alternative rock

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Lime Spiders is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Garage rock, Alternative rock, Punk rock

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The Death Set is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Rock music, Electronic dance music, Art rock

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Cosmic Psychos is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Punk rock

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The Fireballs is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Pub rock, Psychobilly, Rock music

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Lubricated Goat is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Noise rock, Rock music, Grunge

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Runaway Boys is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Rock music, Rockabilly, Punk rock

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Bodyjar is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Pop punk, Punk rock

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Butterfingers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Hip hop music, Alternative rock, Punk rock

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Behind Crimson Eyes is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Emo, Screamo, Punk rock

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Spazzys is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Pop punk, Punk rock

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Mutiny is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Punk rock, Folk punk, Indie rock

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Philadelphia Grand Jury is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Philadelphia Grand Jury Soul music, Punk rock, Indie rock

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Feedtime is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Feedtime Noise rock, Punk rock

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The Meanies is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Alternative rock, Punk rock, Indie rock

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The Johnnys is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Pub rock, Punk rock, Country

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Tracy Pew is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Rock music, Rock and roll, Punk rock

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Mach Pelican is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Mach Pelican Punk rock

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A Friend of Mine is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List

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Nitocris is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Heavy metal, Stoner rock, Punk rock

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Guy Maddison is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Rock music, Grunge, Punk rock

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The Bedridden is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Indie, Anti-folk, Folk rock

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Horsell Common is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Rock music, Alternative rock, Punk rock

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The Go Set is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Celtic punk, Folk rock, Punk rock

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XL Capris is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
XL Capris Rock music, Punk rock

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The Hot Lies is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Pop punk, Alternative rock, Punk rock

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Happyland is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Heavy metal, Art rock, Punk rock

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The Victims is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
The Victims Punk rock

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The Visitors is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Garage rock, Protopunk, Punk rock

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New Race is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Garage rock, Protopunk, Punk rock

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The Angie Pepper Band is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
The Angie Pepper Band Punk rock, Indie rock

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Fat Mans Cleavage is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Australian Punk Rock Bands List
Fat Mans Cleavage Punk rock, Indie rock