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Anarcho-punk or anarchist punk  is punk rock Crossing The Triangle Of Flames - Darkthrone - The Wind Of 666 Black Hearts promotes anarchism. The term "anarcho-punk" is sometimes applied exclusively to bands that were part of the original anarcho-punk movement in the United Kingdom in the late s and early s.
Some use the term more broadly to refer to any punk music with anarchist lyrical content, which may figure in crust punkhardcore punkfolk punkand other styles. These bands, along with Detroit's MC5set a precedent for mixing radical politics with rock music, and established the idea of rock as agent of social and political change in the public consciousness.
Other precursors to anarcho-punk include avant-garde art and political movements such as FluxusDadathe Beat generationEngland's angry young men such as Peace Punk Must Die - Various - You Pose Ortonthe surrealism -inspired Situationist Internationalthe May uprising in Paris, and the CND.
Jello Biafra of the But Why? #2 Kennedys has cited the Yippies as an influence on his activism and thinking. A surge of popular interest in anarchism occurred during the s in the United Kingdom following the birth of punk rockin particular the Situationist -influenced graphics of Peace Punk Must Die - Various - You Pose Pistols artist Jamie Reidas well as that band's first single, " Anarchy in the U.
However, while the early punk scene appropriated anarchist imagery mainly for its shock or comedy value or at best as a desire for hedonist personal freedom,   Crass along with neighbours Poison Girls may have been the first punk bands to expound serious anarchist ideas. While anarcho-punk bands have been often ideologically varied, most groups could be categorized as adhering to anarchism without adjectivesin that it embraces the syncretic fusion of many potentially differing ideological strains of anarchism.
Some anarcho-punks identified with anarcha-feminists e. Poison Girlswhile others were anarcho-syndicalists e. Many anarcho-punks are supporters of issues such as animal rightsracial equalitygay rightsfeminismenvironmentalismanti-corporatismworker's autonomythe anti-war movement, and the anti-globalisation movement. Anarcho-punks have criticized the perceived flaws of the punk movement and the wider youth culture in general.
Bands like Crass and Dead Kennedys have written songs that attack corporate co-option of the punk subculture, people who are deemed to have sold outand the violence between punks, skinheadsB-boys and other youth subcultures   and within punk itself. Some anarcho-punks are straight edgeclaiming that alcoholtobaccodrugs and promiscuity are instruments of oppression and are self-destructive because they cloud the mind and wear down a person's resistance to other types of oppression.
Some also condemn the waste of land, water and resources necessary to grow crops to make alcohol, tobacco and drugs, forfeiting the potential to grow and manufacture food. Some may be straight edge for religious reasons, such as in the case of ChristianMuslimBuddhist anarcho-punks see Anarchism and religion for more background. Although Crass initially espoused pacifismthis is not necessarily the case for all anarcho-punks. Despite the broader punk subculture's antagonism towards hippies, the ideals of the hippie counterculture were an influence on anarcho-punk.
Crass were explicit regarding their associations with the hippie counterculture, Peace Punk Must Die - Various - You Pose  and this influence has also carried over to crust punk. Anarcho-punks universally believe in direct actionalthough the way in which this manifests itself varies greatly.
Despite their differences in strategy, anarcho-punks often co-operate with each other. Many anarcho-punks are pacifists e. Crass and Discharge and therefore believe in using non-violent means of achieving their aims. These include peaceful protest, refusal of worksquattingeconomic sabotagedumpster divinggraffiticulture jammingecotagefreeganismboycottingcivil disobedienceO.
P. Nayyar - Taxi Driver and subvertising. Some anarcho-punks believe that violence or property damage is an acceptable way of achieving social change e. This manifests itself as riotingvandalismwire cutting, hunt sabotageparticipation in Animal Liberation Front - Earth Liberation Frontor even Black Bloc -style activities, and in extreme cases, violence and bombings. Many anarchists dispute the applicability of the term "violence" to describe destruction of property, since they argue that destruction of property is done not to control an individual or institution but to take its control away.
Many anarcho-punk bands subscribe to a do-it-yourself ethic. Some anarcho-punk performers were part of the cassette culture. In this way, an attempt was made to bypass the traditional recording and distribution routes, with recordings often being made available in exchange for a blank tape and a self-addressed envelope. The anarcho-punk movement has Corona - The Rhythm Of The Night (The Complete Remix CD) own network of fanzines or punk zines which disseminates news, ideas and artwork from the scene.
These are DIY productions, tending to be produced in runs Schwabing-Lied - Various - History Records - German Edition 19 hundreds at most. The zines are printed on photocopiers or Peace Punk Must Die - Various - You Pose machines, and distributed by hand at punk concerts, in radical bookstores and infoshops, and through the mail.
Generally speaking anarcho-punk bands are often less focused on particular musical delivery and more on a totalized aesthetic that encompasses the entire creative process, from album and concert art, to political message, to the lifestyles of the Peace Punk Must Die - Various - You Pose members themselves. The message is sometimes considered to be much more important than the music. For example, later Chumbawamba songs were at the same time anarcho-punk and pop-oriented.
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