List of California punk rock bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as punk rock solo artists from California are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great California 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 California. If you think the best California 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.
Artists here include everything from Red Hot Chili Peppers to P!nk.If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular punk rock bands from California?" and "Which punk rock bands started in California?" then this list will answer your questions.