15 of the Most Iconic Punk Logos

Early punk rock logos weren’t designed only for record sleeves, they were meant to be everywhere: jackets, walls, skateboards, and even on skin. Punk bands’ logos were a signifier, like graffiti — a mark of a subculture. Before punk became mainstream, the significance of the logo was massive as it was one of the biggest promotional tools a band had. Without radio play, big ad dollars or promo pushes, the best way to get your band noticed was to post flyers everywhere and have a recognizable logo. Stenciled, streamlined, freehand, or ripped up, these are the 15 logos that visually communicate the attitude and rebellion of punk.

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