Yungblud: “Why, by some f***ing miracle, have I gotten this far? Because of my fanbase and my community – they know I’m telling the truth to them, and I ain’t gonna leave them behind”

(Image credit: Haris Nukem)

If there’s just one story in music worthy of the Netflix biopic treatment, it’s the evolution of punk. From the brash and gaudy uprising of the Sex Pistols and Ramones to the right-wing’s worst nightmare of bands like NOFX, Against Me! and Anti-Flag, all the way to the modern-day rise of mosh-starved maniacs like PUP, Turnstile and Knocked Loose. 

But just like the culture itself, punk as a genre has bounced around and bled into all different corners of the sonic spectrum – nowadays we have punk bands with violins, punk bands with horn sections, all-synth punk bands and solo punks that play acoustically. There is no one ‘type’ of punk sound out there – which is kind of the point, when you really think about it.

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Ellie Robinson
Editor-at-Large, Australian Guitar Magazine

Ellie Robinson is an Australian writer, editor and dog enthusiast with a keen ear for pop-rock and a keen tongue for actual Pop Rocks. Her bylines include music rag staples like NME, BLUNT, Mixdown and, of course, Australian Guitar (where she also serves as Editor-at-Large), but also less expected fare like TV Soap and Snowboarding Australia. Her go-to guitar is a Fender Player Tele, which, controversially, she only picked up after she'd joined the team at Australian Guitar. Before then, Ellie was a keyboardist – thankfully, the AG crew helped her see the light…