People are mad at this website that tells you if a band is punk or not

Carly Rae Jepsen isn't punk? Let's just agree to disagree.

June 9, 2017

There’s good news afoot for anyone who has had to endure a ‘That band is/isn’t punk!’ debate. Thanks to the good people at Washed Up, there’s a handy-dandy new website to settle those arguments. It’s called, “Is This Band Punk?

It’s pretty simple. The website consists of just one thing: a search engine. You type in the name of a band, and it tells you whether or not that band is punk. Sometimes it even spices the responses up with some witty notes. Of course, this is a 100% objectively correct, fool-proof system. Use this trusty, absolutely accurate engine to settle any and all arguments of whether or not a band is punk, with total certainty.

There are some interesting results. Check out a few examples below.

They don’t seem to like Bad Religion.

Like, they really don’t like Bad Religion.

Ringo Starr > Johnny Rotten

There are still some unfortunate glitches. Like this.

And this glaring oversight.

People are taking the site’s verdicts to heart.

Including some Avril Lavigne stans.

Can’t we all just get along?


Head on over to the site to check it out for yourself.


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