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Pop Punk is a form of music which is essentially a mixture of Punk Rock, and Pop Rock. Pop Punk is said to contain the melodies of Pop Music, while having the Tempo of Punk Rock. The term Pop Punk was originally developed to describe bands such as TSOL, Social Distortion, and Argent Orange. During the time where Pop Punk was growing, many Pop Punk bands attained success off of independent record labels. When Green Day released their album Dookie, Pop Punk became popularly accepted, becoming a popular genre of music, and still is to this day.

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Notable Bands:

  • Green Day
  • The Offspring
  • Blink-182
Modified January 13, 2011 2:30PM