Punk Manchester Punk Rock Bands List

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

List below includes Buzzcocks, Steve Diggle and more bands.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular punk rock bands from Manchester?" and "Which punk rock bands started in Manchester?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Buzzcocks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Manchester Punk Rock Bands List
Pop punk, New Wave, Power pop

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Steve Diggle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Manchester Punk Rock Bands List
New Wave, Punk rock, Post-punk

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The Smirks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Manchester Punk Rock Bands List
New Wave, Power pop, Punk rock

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Blue Orchids is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Manchester Punk Rock Bands List
Punk rock, Post-punk

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Steve Garvey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Manchester Punk Rock Bands List
New Wave, Punk rock, Post-punk

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Martin Jackson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Manchester Punk Rock Bands List
New Wave, Sophisti-pop, Punk rock

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Goldblade is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Manchester Punk Rock Bands List
Art rock, Punk rock, Art punk

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John Maher is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Manchester Punk Rock Bands List
New Wave, Punk rock, Post-punk

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Sonic Boom Six is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Manchester Punk Rock Bands List
Hip hop music, Ragga, Ska

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Tom Hingley and the Lovers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Manchester Punk Rock Bands List
Tom Hingley and the Lovers Indie, Punk rock

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The Drones is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Manchester Punk Rock Bands List
The Drones Punk rock

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Tio Rico is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Manchester Punk Rock Bands List
Scott Bradley added Tio Rico Punk

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Incisions is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Manchester Punk Rock Bands List
Scott Bradley added Incisions