This week marks the 20th anniversary of one of the greatest acoustic albums of all time, when Kurt Cobain, et al dropped their electric guitars and picked up their acoustics to record Nirvana: Unplugged.
To celebrate this amazing album, we’ve compiled a list of punk bands who haven’t let a lack of electricity stop them from rocking.
OK class, welcome back. Today we’ll be discussing punk in the 1980s. We’ve got some choice selections for you from Circle Jerks, Young Canadians, X, Bad Religion, UK Subs, Bad Brains, Black Flag, Minutemen, the Pixies, Hüsker Dü, D.R.I., Minor Threat, GG Allin, the Replacements, the Germs and many, many others.
Next week we’ll tackle the 1990s and the rise of pop punk! Enjoy, nerds!