Bands/Musicians Boston Punk Rock Bands List

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List of Boston punk rock bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as punk rock solo artists from Boston are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Boston 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 Boston. If you think the best Boston 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 many different bands, like Pixies and The Cars.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular punk rock bands from Boston?" and "Which punk rock bands started in Boston?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Pixies is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Boston Punk Rock Bands List
Experimental rock, Grunge, Noise
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The Cars is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Boston Punk Rock Bands List
Bubblegum pop, Synthpop, New Wave
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Dropkick Murphys is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Boston Punk Rock Bands List
Celtic rock, Celtic punk, Folk rock
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The Dresden Dolls is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Boston Punk Rock Bands List
Piano rock, Dark cabaret, Soft rock
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The Mighty Mighty Bosstones is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Boston Punk Rock Bands List
Noise rock, Ska punk, Third-wave of ska
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Powerman 5000 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Boston Punk Rock Bands List
Nu metal, Rock music, Industrial rock
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Boys Like Girls is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Boston Punk Rock Bands List
Pop punk, Country pop, Rock music
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The Lemonheads is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Boston Punk Rock Bands List
Alternative rock, Punk rock, Indie rock
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Evan Dando is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Boston Punk Rock Bands List
Rock music, Alternative rock, Punk rock
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Letters to Cleo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Boston Punk Rock Bands List
Rock music, Grunge, Power pop
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Mission of Burma is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Boston Punk Rock Bands List
Noise rock, Rock music, Punk rock
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American Hi-Fi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Boston Punk Rock Bands List
Pop punk, Pop music, Pop rock
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Street Dogs is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Boston Punk Rock Bands List
Celtic punk, Street punk, Punk rock
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Gang Green is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Boston Punk Rock Bands List
Crossover thrash, Skate punk, Punk rock
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DMZ is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Boston Punk Rock Bands List
Rock music, Garage punk, Punk rock
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Smoke or Fire is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Boston Punk Rock Bands List
Punk rock
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Slapshot is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Boston Punk Rock Bands List
Straight edge, Punk rock, Hardcore punk
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Blood for Blood is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Boston Punk Rock Bands List
Street punk, Metalcore, Melodic hardcore
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The Explosion is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Boston Punk Rock Bands List
Pop punk, Rock music, Alternative rock
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The Sheila Divine is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Boston Punk Rock Bands List
Shoegazing, Emo, Punk rock
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Green Magnet School is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Boston Punk Rock Bands List
Noise rock, Industrial music, Punk rock
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The Proletariat is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Boston Punk Rock Bands List
Rock music, Punk rock, Hardcore punk
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Lost City Angels is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Boston Punk Rock Bands List
Lost City Angels Rock music, Punk rock
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Toxic Narcotic is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Boston Punk Rock Bands List
Thrash metal, Anarcho-punk, Crust punk
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On Broken Wings is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Boston Punk Rock Bands List
Metalcore, Moshcore, Punk rock