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  Christian punk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Christian punk is a form of Christian alternative music and a subgenre of punk rock with some degree of Christian lyrical content.
Christian punk bands that target a Christian audience explicitly state their beliefs and use overt Christian imagery in their lyrics may be considered a part of the contemporary Christian music (CCM) industry; some observers would consider this music to fall outside the scope of Christian punk.
Acceptance of Christian punk is at times challenged both amongst members of the punk subculture and in some Christian churches There are strong elements of anti-authoritarianism in both, such as challenging the uncritical acceptance of social norms in the church and the world.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Christian_punk   (1366 words)

 Christian punk. - CGR Community
Punk Rock didn’t get it’s name because people thought it was a cool name for a new music, punk got it’s name from observations of it’s participants.
Most punk bands have ideas that are against the mainstream ideas of the greater part of society (hmm.....last time i checked, true Christianity wasn't too "mainstream".....just take a look at your tv).
Punk is based on rebellion: rebellion against society, rebellion against efforts to controll the way you think and act.
www.christianguitar.org /forums/showthread.php?t=24602   (1083 words)

 Christian Punk Downloads - Download Christian Punk Music - Download Christian Punk MP3s
The album included such fan favorites as "Chick Magnet" and "Move to Bremerton." Though dubbed a Christian punk band, religious themes were never an overbearingly dominant force in the band's songs, as they usually relied on universal themes of growing up and trying to figure life out.
One of the most intriguing developments in Christian music in the '90s has been the appropriation of punk rock -- a genre with one of the most rabidly anti-authoritarian ideologies on the pop-culture landscape -- as a tool to spread the message of the Gospel to younger audiences.
Some Christian punk bands use punk's oft-repeated themes of outsider alienation and personal integrity as a framework to present their spirituality as an alternative to mainstream materialism.
www.mp3.com /christian-punk/genre/616/subgenre.html   (1484 words)

 Christian hardcore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Christian hardcore is a form of hardcore punk music and a subgenre of punk rock played by bands where the musicians promote Christian beliefs.
Christian hardcore bands that explicitly state their beliefs and use Christian imagery in their lyrics may be considered a part of the Christian pop music (aka Contemporary Christian music) industry and play for a predominantly Christian market.
Christianity and hardcore punk are sometimes considered to be contradictory due to the conflict between punk's anti-authoritarian message and the prominence of authority figures in Christianity.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Christian_hardcore   (612 words)

 Rock File: British Christian Punk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Punk rawk (spelt r-a-w-k) is the style of punk that is most popular at the moment with kids.
Ska punk is the clown of the punk genre: they have a taste for covering songs in their mad way.
Punks with a saviour called Jesus have been accepted by the punk scene more than by the Church of Christians for wearing baggy trousers, wallet chains, have a few unusual piercings and tats.
www.crossrhythms.co.uk /articles/music/Rock_File/7535/p1   (1194 words)

 ok, new to "christian punk" - Discussion Zone
punk was formed in the 70s of course its started with the velvet underground adn the dolls of newyork (the new york dolls)the manager draped then in commy flags and they dressed alike thats what they stood for.
In the "Christian Punk's" mind you are the herd with your cow bell's dingin' and walking down the wide path of destruction.
Christian Punks are actually the _misfits_ of the punk norm and all the society that rejects the Grace of God through His son Jesus Christ.
www.christianmusic.org /cmp/styleforum/ubbhtml/Forum29/HTML/000157.html   (2942 words)

 MetroActive Music | Christian Punk
Yes, 11 pages of religious babble declaring not only rock music but "Christian rock music" to be as nothing but hedonism under the guise of religion.
"Rock music, as used and performed in Christian circles, is of the same satanic seed as that which is called punk, heavy metal, and is performed in devilish rock concerts worldwide," warns Watkins.
Christian "rock music" offers no hope--since it is Spiritless--and offers no heaven, since the music "produces a vacuum-full of sound and fury, but no substance." It provides no foundation to the believer because its birth came from secular rock and roll, which has no basis in God.
www.metroactive.com /papers/sfmetro/06.21.99/punkgod2-9923.html   (567 words)

 Solid Gospel Forums: Viewing Thread "CHRISTIAN PUNK ROCK"
When Christians use the term, as with your christmas gathering, it creates a familiar and inviting atmosphere, where 20+ kids would come, expecting "church," and instead get the gospel in a way that in understandable to them.
Having studied music, pop culture and sociology a bit, the bands mentioned so far have punk-like qualities, but to me are not true punk, because of the message.
Punk Rock means alot of different things to alot of different people.
www.solidgospel.com /forums/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=5502   (1114 words)

 MxPx-Christian Punk Rock
Instead, they listen to pop or rock with lyrics focusing on drugs, suicide, etc. Christian music appears unappealing to the normal teenager because of the lyrics and the especially the tune.
Mike Herrera, the bass player, said that his Christian lyrics are consistent with the spirit of punk rock.
Christianity is seen as not punk rock and that is getting away from what punk rock was originally about.
www.fcsbcsd.org /publication/koinonia/July2002/MxPx.htm   (219 words)

 MetroActive Music | Christian Punk
Three Christian punk bands are on the bill tonight at 24Seven, located in the Evangelical Free Church of Newark in the East Bay.
Though he believes that non-Christian punk is anti-establishment and largely aggressive, Pastor Eric thinks that the point of Christian hard-core, much like the point of being a Christian, is that everything is Christ-centered, everything is done for God's glory.
Besides the absence of drugs, Mary feels Christian punk shows are a different environment than their mainstream counterpart.
www.metroactive.com /papers/sfmetro/06.21.99/punkgod1-9923.html   (2151 words)

 Christian Hardcore - Punk Torrents
What are some good christian hardcore bands, i'm tired of listening to the same things(not facedown, strike first, tooth and nail)
Before you start blasting me with some anti christian propaganda, know that i don't care about what you think or your beliefs so don't start, i'm tired of that crap, and i just want to listen to some music.
Lyrics don't have to be christian but i would perfer it.
punktorrents.com /index.php?act=findpost&pid=927598   (471 words)

 Christian and Gospel Music, Artists and Concerts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Natalie Grant is a popular Christian recording artist who has a passionate concern for children involved in the commercial sex industry.
While watching a "Law and Order" episode she was exposed to the harsh reality of child trafficking in the United Sates, where children are exploited as cheap labor, many as sex slaves.
We offer free Christian newsletters, Christian music highlights, great Christian and Gospel albums, top Christian music songs, Christian music news and features, music discussions, Christian concerts and tours and much more.
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 Christian Music, recording artists Christian music media links in our Christian websites Directory and Christian ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Christian Music from Kris Miller: Kris Miller's uplifting Contemporary Christian Music for heart and soul is just one aspect of this talented recording artist and her music.
Christian Performing Artists' Fellowship CPAF is an international movement to bring the Gospel into today's arts world, sponsoring concerts, the MasterWorks Festival (our annual summer arts camp) and books by Dr. Patrick Kavanaugh.
Christian Rock parody Band Christian parodies of pop, rock, alternative, rap and country songs from the 50's through the 90's.
www.christianlink.com /music   (3755 words)

 MetroActive Features | Christian Punk
CHRISTIAN PUNK hasn't exactly caught fire with Sonoma County hardcore fans, but there is a handful of local bands aiming a musical message of redemption at the crowds in the mosh pit.
After all, he says, punk rock is about being different, and Christian punks are interested in setting themselves apart from the mainstream secular world.
According to Glenn Rubenstein of the Petaluma band Headboard (which is not a Christian band), Christian music of any kind has yet to make much of an impact in the North Bay.
www.metroactive.com /papers/sonoma/07.08.99/godrock2-9927.html   (399 words)

 Jesusfreakhideout.com: Christian Punk Rock
Punk rock isn't some hallowed genre where each band has to pass some sort of initiation in order to be considered "punk rock."Some people seem to take it as a personal offense whenever Relient K gets classified as a punk band.
Dangit, i want some pure Christian Punk Rock, the way it was done 10 years ago, when i got into Christian music.
The greatest single cause of Athiesm in the world today is Christians who acknowledge Jesus with their lips,and deny Him by their lifestyle.
www.jesusfreakhideout.com /forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=19921   (1230 words)

 Christian Punk & Ska Ring   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
A family of cool Christian punk, ska, hardcore, rock, or alternative websites, all linked together for your convenience.
This site is dedicated to all of the christian punk bands out there.
Christian rock bands including classic, pop, christian hard rock bands.
j.webring.com /hub?ring=cheeyupunk   (590 words)

 All Available Artists in Christian Punk - Free Music Downloads - MP3 Downloads - Download.com Music
Who wanted to bring good punk music to the kids who didn't want to listen to the non-uplifting stuff already out there.
From the artist: From the punk driven rythms of "Tonight" to the slow, calm ballad of "Don't Wait." The Ninja Cowboys have been rocking Northeast Arkansas proving that christian music can thrive in other forms than t...
From the artist: definite maybe is a four piece christian pop-punk/punk rock band from northern indiana.
music.download.com /3605-8434_32-0.html   (312 words)

 I love Christian punk/rock
These are one of those kind of bands where you would be like "those guys are Christian?!" These guys have been around a while and have a few CDs.
Combining the intensity of modern rock with all the emotion involved in traditional praise and worship, Falling Up is here to prove their radical style is not a fleeting attempt at sticking to a trend, but a true declaration of the passion they hold for their ministry.
They used to play in Chicago a lot, they eventually figured out that Chicago's punk district is not a good place for anything Christian to be.
www.pro-networks.org /forum/about50772.html   (522 words)

 Christian Punks ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
It will feature 4 or 5 new recordings (more details later), a live track from Punk Worship earlier in the year, technology permitting, it should also have some special magic enhanced CD content including a video.
So, most of you have heard about it (I hope), but for those of you who don't know, Audacious is a Christian Youth conference, that happens in Sheffield and in Portsmouth this Summer.
Punk worship is landing in Bradford this Saturday!
www.christianpunks.co.uk   (681 words)

 Christian punk?
The transition to a Christian life can be tough but I really lost out when it came to music.
I found some webpage that had a ton of what they called punk bands listed but it was reaaaally bad.
I believe a bunch of bands came around in the mid-late 90s, riding the coattails of secular success with such sounds, but I was out of the "scene" by then, so MXPX is pretty much all I know about.
forums.crosswalk.com /m_314729/printable.htm   (774 words)

 phillyBurbs.com | The Must-Have Christian Music Guide
Trying to define Christian punk is kind of like nailing Jell-o to the wall.
But their shows are the stuff of legend, with the band typically picking a theme for costumes (Star Trek, nerds, cowboys) and exploding with non-stop energy from beginning to end.
Witty and sharp lyrics from punk poet Reese Roper cover middle school angst ("They're all suckerpunching me/Stand in line for a wedgie") with flair.
www.phillyburbs.com /musicguide/christianpunkska.shtml   (1055 words)

 Christian Punk - Free Music Downloads - MP3 Downloads - Download.com Music
Happy punk and driving Christian rock lovingly blended with some awesome pudding.
There is no one style of 'Christian music'; instead, the genre takes a vast number of forms.
Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) can be just about anything, from heartfelt folksongs to blazing heavy metal tracks, lyrically tangled hip-hop to slick adult-contemporary pop.
music.download.com /2001-8434_32-0.html   (154 words)

 hardcore/punk bands? - CGR Community
Relient K is a vey poppy punk, If you like that sort of thing its good.
most of the punk and hardcore mentioned is really good.
Seraphs Coal are an awsome band who play punk hard.
www.christianguitar.org /forums/showthread.php?t=39705   (436 words)

 Christian Punk - Punk
Oh, and any Christian Punks who read this, please register and comment; I actually would like to know the answers to the questions i asked.
Fair enough, most of the Christian punk I've heard is a ripoff of blink or stuff like that, but if they want to do that, good for them - it's not like much music is very original these days.
But reverse the situation, lets say I created a 'Christian Church for the Worship of Satan' you can bet your sweet bippy that half the Christians iin the area would complain.
www.punk.org.au /christian-punk   (744 words)

 RE: Christian punk?
And lets be fair your request was a little more specific than "good Christian bands", you wanted very specific suggestions of Jimmy Eat World and a couple of other secular bands that escape me (but would be fairly hard to imitate) at the moment.
You can't find any really good punk bands that are Christian, because the ethos of the whole punk schtick ain't terribly edifying.
You can find Christians who play power chords and holler, but there's a darth of good Christian punk because...the two aren't compatible.
www.ibelieve.com /m_314729/mpage_3/key_/tm.htm   (1621 words)

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 MXPX - BIO / ChristianMusic.com
As MXPX go back to the studio to work on some new songs, they will pray about and explore the many options for their unique Christian music Ministry that now are available to them in their promoting the gospel of Jesus Christ and living a life pleasing to Him.
They were the first punk band that I actually listened to, other than Green Day and Blink 182.
Even the songs that aren't particularly Christian, tell it like it is from a Christian's point of view and help all us suffering teenagers feel like we're not alone.
www.christianmusic.com /mxpx/bio.html   (717 words)

 unitedXunderground | Non mainstream Christian punk rock.
Don't let punk rock dictate to you how to live.
You may not think it, but Jesus cares for all the outcasts of society; the punks, the skins, the goths, the rapists, the murderers, the handicapped, the child abusers...
This site offers a lot of very good underground Christian punk bands, who are not ashamed of Christ, and rock for him.
www.freewebs.com /uxu   (696 words)

 Metro Punk - Punk Music, Christian punk, contact the band for bookings
Metro Punk was started with the intent of creating a band with good clean lyrics and a positive message.
Although our lyrics are intentionally not all "christian" the gospel is not missed in our live show.
We believe it is our responsibility as christians to spread the gospel.
www.metropunk.com   (125 words)

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