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Miami's 20 Best Punk Bands of All Time

The 305 did not invent punk rock, nor was it instrumental in the development of its subculture.

As a matter of fact, South Florida was plagued by so-called "album-oriented rock" clubs, insufferable cover bands with Eagles aspirations, and misguided disco heads who were ignoring the better stuff put out by TK Records. But in the late '70s, the sounds of rebellion were beginning to fester with a few transplants from up north that brought the racket with them.

Once it took a hold of Miami's youth, punk rock got some additions to its early roster that has continued to the present. Like all regional scenes, Miami's punk has a different attitude, a tropical snarl if you will, that sets it apart from the scenes in other American cities.

Here are Miami's 20 best punk bands of all time.

See also: Miami's Ten Best Ska Bands of All Time

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