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German punk music on the radio

German punk music, also known as Deutschpunk, emerged in the late 1970s and early 1980s as a response to the commercialization of punk rock in the UK and US. It was characterized by its aggressive, raw sound and politically charged lyrics. The genre gained widespread popularity in the 1980s and influenced subsequent punk scenes in Germany.

Some of the most popular German punk bands include Die Toten Hosen, Die Ärzte, and Slime. Die Toten Hosen, formed in 1982, have become one of the most successful punk bands in German history, with numerous hit singles and albums. Die Ärzte, formed in 1982, are known for their humorous and irreverent lyrics. Slime, formed in 1979, were one of the first German punk bands and were known for their anti-fascist stance.

There are several radio stations that specialize in German punk music, such as Punkrockers-Radio and Punkrockers-Radio.de. These stations play a mix of classic and contemporary punk, including German punk and other international punk bands. Additionally, some mainstream radio stations in Germany, such as Radio Fritz and Radio Eins, include German punk music in their programming.