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pop-punk A style of Punk Rock, pioneered by the Ramones the sound incorporates a very chord heavy, pop melodies, pop hooks, and punk structure and core. The genre can sometimes overlap with other genres such as classic punk, power pop and even hardcore punk. It is most easily defined between bands like Ramones, Buzzcocks, Descendents, The Queers and Screeching Weasel though bands like Green Day, or blink-182 have had the most commercial success with the style and/or derivatives of it. To this day the genre and its influence can still be seen in the underground as well as in mainstream pop rock music.