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so lately some of the punk music iv been writting has been kinda bluesishy, like the solo in it would be in the blues scale or one is actually in the 12 bar blues, but it just dosn sound very bluesy, just more punk
it sounds very different, but i kinda like it
so i was wonderin, are there any punk bands u kno that are heavily influenced by blues or have the blues incorperated in their work?
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#2
The Gun Club

They even use slide guitar.

Jeffrey Lee took everything way too seriously though.

They're still awesome though.
#3
using the blues scale or pentatonic doesnt exactly make something bluesy........

but i second the gun club

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using the blues scale or pentatonic doesnt exactly make something bluesy........

but i second the gun club


well it did have a blues feel to it and stuff, not just the scale
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#5
Check out FEAR, the guitar isn't that bluesy but the vocals are.
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Check out FEAR, the guitar isn't that bluesy but the vocals are.


Don't like salami, don't like pastrami
She don't want a chicken, she don't want a roast
She just wants a double dose of my
BEEF BEEF BEEF! BEEF BOLOGNA!
#7
MAAAAAAAIIIIIII Babaaaaaayy
A Talkin' bout a low down Skankadoo

Lee Ving sings like a black dude...

Which is cool.

His politics however, are a little sketchy.

He seems to genuinely hate/fear "queers", and "sluts."

Still, I like some Fear songs.
#8
Oblivians fo' sho'
Gories
Thee Headcoats
Dan Melchior
The Revelators
Mystery Girls
Mr. Airplane Man
Knoxville Girls
Deadly Snakes
Dirtbombs
Starvations
#9
You've probably heard of them, but Social Distortion have some bluesy songs. Drug Train and Coulda Been Me are actually 12 bar blues progressions.

I''ve actually been looking for some good blues influenced punk as well, thanks for making this TS.
#10
Definately check out The Oblivians. I am just listening to their 'Soul Food' record and it completely takes the blues and just ****s it to pieces with some nasty sounding punk. In a good way of course
#11
A lot of Punk is influenced by bluesy solos. Listen to The Causalties. Their solos are very bluesy.
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A lot of Punk is influenced by bluesy solos. Listen to The Causalties. Their solos are very bluesy.

We all just adore The Casualties!!!!
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Quote by Brugels
A lot of Punk is influenced by bluesy solos. Listen to The Causalties. Their solos are very bluesy.


are you serious? are they serious? Am I on ****ing candid ****ing camera? Cause this is not funny. not funny at all....
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Rancid are the best punk band ever.

Tim Armstrong is a songwriting genius, is a complete fashion diva and has an incredible singing voice.

He doesn't sound like Opie from family guy at all.
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are you serious? are they serious? Am I on ****ing candid ****ing camera? Cause this is not funny. not funny at all....


are you serious? of course it's not funny. Because the Casualties are probably the most talented, respected Punk Rock group ever. The solo's are very bluesey actually...




NOT!
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#16
Quote by captain_jack
You've probably heard of them, but Social Distortion have some bluesy songs. Drug Train and Coulda Been Me are actually 12 bar blues progressions.

I''ve actually been looking for some good blues influenced punk as well, thanks for making this TS.


+1, although social d is more rockabilly IMO
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#17
Definitely check out The Von Bondies(Lack of Communication, My Baby's Cryin', Pawnshoppe Heart), especially the earlier stuff. Their later stuff is really good too, but it has a cleaner sound and higher production. It's all really good though, if you hear their career beyong C'mon C'mon. They are perhaps my favorite punk blues band. Also, The Stooges have a bunch of good punk blues songs(I Need Somebody, Penetration, Dirt, T.V. Eye), and it's even it's own genre. It's my favorite, heh. The White Stripes are also regarded as a punk blues band, and I also second Gun Club.
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to say that punk was influenced by blues is a crock of ****, no questions asked



And this, kids, is what we call ignorance.
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Quote by guitar_hero543
to say that punk was influenced by blues is a crock of ****, no questions asked


douche...
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Rancid are the best punk band ever.

Tim Armstrong is a songwriting genius, is a complete fashion diva and has an incredible singing voice.

He doesn't sound like Opie from family guy at all.
#24
Quote by guitar_hero543
to say that punk was influenced by blues is a crock of ****, no questions asked

*points to Motor City's Burning by MC5*
FUCK YOU! GET PUMPED!
#25
Rocket from the Crypt
Dead Boys
Oblivians
New Bomb Turks
Black Lips
Angel City Outcasts
Annihilation Time
Riverboat Gamblers
The Repercussions
The Stooges
MC5
Guitar Wolf

You should try some rockabilly and psychobilly as well.
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Quote by hardrock1315
Rocket from the Crypt
Dead Boys
Oblivians
New Bomb Turks
Black Lips
Angel City Outcasts
Annihilation Time
Riverboat Gamblers
The Repercussions
The Stooges
MC5
Guitar Wolf

You should try some rockabilly and psychobilly as well.

Also Spazz. They covered R.L. Burnside on one of their EPs.
#27
I've gotten pretty bored of blues type music, and have been working on some diatonic speed licks and classical song structures, to make my music sound European, as opposed to the Americanised trash most Brits insist on churning out.

Interestingly, whenever I use the Mick Jones technique to come up with solos and leads, I always get diatonic stuff come up. One might think otherwise.
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Quote by BrianApocalypse
I've gotten pretty bored of blues type music, and have been working on some diatonic speed licks and classical song structures, to make my music sound European, as opposed to the Americanised trash most Brits insist on churning out.

Interestingly, whenever I use the Mick Jones technique to come up with solos and leads, I always get diatonic stuff come up. One might think otherwise.

Try Central Asian throat-singing-punk.
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Quote by BrianApocalypse

Interestingly, whenever I use the Mick Jones technique to come up with solos and leads, I always get diatonic stuff come up. One might think otherwise.



yeah, I've noticed Mick Jones plays different than your typical punk guitarist.
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#30
It's not so much that I'm playing like Mick Jones, I just use the technique of recording a vocal solo over a backing track and then transcribing it.

Mick Jones isn't a blues wanker either, good stripped down Mick Ronson type thing

Everyone with brains loves Mick Ronson, may he rest in peace.
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are you serious? are they serious? Am I on ****ing candid ****ing camera? Cause this is not funny. not funny at all....


Listen to the 'Leaders of Today' solo on the album 'Casualties Army'.
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Listen to the 'Leaders of Today' solo on the album 'Casualties Army'.

i looked it up and cant find it. link?

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#36
damn.... I'm listening to the Gun Club right now.

real good stuff.
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#37
The Cramps.
BRIGHT LIGHTS PUT ME IN A TRANCE.
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#38
everyone needs to check out The Roosters and The Blue Hearts.
They're two Japanese punk groups from the 1980s that rely heavily on blues influences,....especially the Roosters, they combine the styles pretty much dead on with some other influences like surf and ska as well....but the Blue Hearts have some stuff too.
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