What is skate punk?
Skate punk is the crossroads where the burgeoning early-’80s punk scene met an often misunderstood sport being forced to go underground. The term “skate punk” itself also is polarizing.
What happened to the Boneless Ones’guitarist Luke Skeel?
The Boneless Ones, who called the San Francisco area home, featured skateboarding guitarist Luke Skeel, who later went on to play in Verbal Abuse. Maybe someday they’ll catch the reunion bug, but in the meantime, the record easily can be found on the Internet.
How long should you wait before recording skate punk?
The great thing is, all you have to do is wait a few seconds (or for the older skaters, a few minutes) and another song and another run is right in front of you. Here’s to the next batch of intense, energetic, and classic skate punk waiting to be recorded.
Skate punk (also known as skatecore and skate rock) is a skater subculture and punk rock subgenre that developed in the 1980s. Originally a form of hardcore punk that had been closely associated with skate culture, skate punk evolved into a more melodic genre of punk rock in the 1990s similar to pop punk.
How do I become a skate punk?
If you want to be a skate punk, it’s not very hard. First and foremost, you HAVE to dye your hair black. Short black hair is really punk, so just do it. Everyone will see your black hair and wonder how you got so punk (hehe but you won’t have to tell them it’s all in the black hair dye). Next, it might help to get a skateboard.
Are there any SK8 punks in the 80’s?
There was a huge wave of them all throughout the 80’s in southern California, but luckily now that MTV is a lot more “influential”, there are more sk8 punks than these “aggressive” losers. Posers have a different skate style than real punks.
What are some skate punk bands that also play thrash metal?
Some skate punk bands, including NOFX and The Suicide Machines, also play ska punk. Some skate punk bands, including Cryptic Slaughter, Suicidal Tendencies and Excel, also play thrash metal and crossover thrash.