Hardcore punk (often abbreviated to hardcore) is a punk rock music genre and subculture that originated in the late 1970s. It is generally faster, harder, and more aggressive than other forms of punk rock. Its roots can be traced to earlier punk scenes in san francisco and southern california which arose as a reaction against the still predominant hippie cultural climate of the time. - formed in 1977, austins skunks may well be the first punk band from texas. documentary on the punk rock music scene in austin, texas in 1985. Completed at university of texas at austin, school of communications, for my masters degree. Our new desktop experience was built to be your music destination. Disclaimer im in no way affiliated with any of the below mentioned bands, bars, websites, ect. Sonic vault austin probably my favorite place for keeping tabs on whos playing here in town. Their facebook page is equally excellent and frequently feature upcoming shows both punk and not and is very good about genre tagging. Mondo fuzz mondo fuzz twilight of the idles garage rock garage punk austin punk austin garage austin austin texas austin music blues rock dikes of holland the strange boys shapes have fangs woven bones the well those peabodys john wesley coleman ghost wolves night beats the gory details the mummies tav falcos panther. The hardcore punk style, a development from the earlier punk sound, arose spontaneously in various cities, but in austin it was represented by mdc, big boys, the huns, the skunks and the dicks. To contact tx punk via e-mail send all messages to contacttxpunkyahoo. Com you can join our e-mail list to get alerts when a band comes to your town. S end an e-mail with the subject sign me up! And list your preferred city(or cities), such as corpus christi, houston, dallas, austin, or san antonio. a moment of consolation inside a punk house on east 12th st.