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German Punk Rock Bands List

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

This list has a variety of bands in it, from Nena to Atari Teenage Riot.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular punk rock bands from Germany?" and "Which punk rock bands started in Germany?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Nena is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list German Punk Rock Bands List
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music
2
Atari Teenage Riot is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list German Punk Rock Bands List
Synthpunk, Electronic music, Noise music
3
Nina Hagen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list German Punk Rock Bands List
New Wave, Gothic rock, Opera
4
Die Toten Hosen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list German Punk Rock Bands List
Crossover thrash, Heavy metal, Alternative rock
5
Richard Zven Kruspe is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list German Punk Rock Bands List
Industrial metal, Industrial rock, European industrial metal
6
Till Lindemann is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list German Punk Rock Bands List
Industrial metal, Gothic metal, Heavy metal
7
Farin Urlaub is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list German Punk Rock Bands List
Ska punk, Punk rock
8
Absurd is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list German Punk Rock Bands List
Rock Against Communism, Black metal, National Socialist black metal
9
Fifty50 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list German Punk Rock Bands List
Rock music, Power pop, Punk rock
10
Alec Empire is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list German Punk Rock Bands List
Industrial hip hop, Experimental rock, Breakbeat
11
Böhse Onkelz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list German Punk Rock Bands List
German rock, Heavy metal, Punk rock
12
Die Ärzte is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list German Punk Rock Bands List
Pop punk, Rock music, Alternative rock
13
Sascha Konietzko is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list German Punk Rock Bands List
Electro-industrial, Electronic body music, Industrial metal
14
Beatsteaks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list German Punk Rock Bands List
Rock music, Alternative rock, Punk rock
15
The BossHoss is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list German Punk Rock Bands List
Pop music, Rock music, Punk rock
16
Andreas Frege is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list German Punk Rock Bands List
Heavy metal, Punk rock, Hard rock
17
Ed Kuepper is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list German Punk Rock Bands List
Rock music, Grunge, Punk rock
18
Jennifer Rostock is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list German Punk Rock Bands List
Synthpop, Rock music, Punk rock
19
The Punkles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list German Punk Rock Bands List
The Punkles Punk rock
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Die Goldenen Zitronen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list German Punk Rock Bands List
Hip hop music, New Wave, Electro
21
Michelle Leonard is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list German Punk Rock Bands List
Rock music, Electro, Pop rock
22
Fräulein Wunder is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list German Punk Rock Bands List
Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music
23
Stereo Total is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list German Punk Rock Bands List
Synthpop, Indie, New Wave
24
Bad Reputation is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list German Punk Rock Bands List
Ska, Psychobilly, Punk rock
25
Pornoheft is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list German Punk Rock Bands List
Heavy metal, Punk rock, Alternative