Genre: socal pop punkPlay genre
SoCal pop punk is a subgenre of punk rock that originated in Southern California in the 1990s. It is characterized by catchy melodies, fast-paced guitar riffs, and lyrics that often deal with teenage angst, relationships, and rebellion. The genre gained popularity with bands like blink-182, The Offspring, and Bad Religion, who helped define the sound and style of SoCal pop punk. Today, the genre continues to influence new bands and remains a beloved staple of punk rock music.