• British punks
Photos taken in the seaside English town of Blackpool, where he was a regular meeting of the British punk - Festival "Rebellion" (Rebellion).
Punks - a youth subculture that emerged in the late 60's and early 70's in the UK, USA, Canada and Australia, the characteristic features of which are a critical attitude to society and politics.
On the punk rock is closely related to the name of the famous American artist Andy Warhol and produced their group Velvet Underground. Their lead singer Lou Reed is considered the founding father of alternative rock flow, which is closely linked with the punk rock.
Punks also have a very strong alliance with some other subcultures (metallers, goths, etc.).
The American artist Ramones is considered the first band to play the music in the style of "punk rock".
The first British punk bands recognized by Sex Pistols, The Damned and The Clash.
Punks have different political views, but for the most part they are supporters of socially-oriented ideologies and progressivism.
Common views are striving for personal freedom and full independence (individualism), non-conformism, the principles of "do not sell", "to rely on yourself" (DIY) and the principle of "direct action" (direct action).
Other destinations in punk politics include nihilism, anarchism, socialism, anti-authoritarianism, anti-militarism, anti-capitalism, anti-racism, antiseksizm, antinationalism, antigomofobiyu, environmentalism, vegetarianism, veganism, and the struggle for animal rights.
Some individuals pertaining to the subculture hold conservative views, neo-Nazism (Nazi-punk), or apolitical (horror punk).
Many punks dye their hair in bright unnatural colors, nachosyvayut and fix them with lacquer, gel or beer that they stand upright. In the 80's punk became fashionable hairstyle "Mohawk". Wear jeans tucked into heavy boots or podvornutye a short heavy boots (banks) and sneakers. Some pre-soaked jeans bleach solution to red stains are gone and wear shoes. Manner of wearing sneakers beginning band the Ramones, and they took over from the Mexican punks (also referred to as "Latinos") this very manner.
jacket, black leather jackets - has been adopted as a rock 'n' roll attribute of the '50s, when the motorcycle and rock and roll were inseparable components. Punks first wave sought to return to rock music the same deliberate cockiness and drive, which eventually took away the mass commercialization of music.
Some believe that the real, ideological punks already almost gone. You can find punk clothes sewn expensive fashion designers, and accordingly, bought for a lot of money, which the ideological punk can not be determined.
Today punks - it is rather freaks of modern middle class.
At the annual "Rebellion" punk festival (Uprising) in Blackpool gathered thousands of punks.
This year, the famous seaside town witnessed a clash of musical cultures, as traditional punk rally was held simultaneously with the competition ballroom dancing for the elderly.