Punk

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A punk rocker. Indeed, punk rock is the most horrible form of the ugly mess that is rock and roll.

As hard as it is to imagine that there is a most horrible form of the ugly mess that is rock and roll, it must be stated emphatically about "punk rock". Achieving dizzying new heights in complete talentlessness, punk rock performers took the basic formula of rock, removed two of the three chords, got tattoos and piercings and practiced screaming tunelessly on tarmacs until they could be heard above the taxiing jetliners. Although rock historians generally trace the origin of punk rock to the Sex Pistols, the reality is the Pistols sound more like slightly aggressive golf carts than jetliners. Actual examples of the cacophony that is punk rock include Black Flag, The Cramps and, yes, Beck.