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David Sinclair, The Times, 13 August 1985

NEARLY TEN years after the punk rock "revolution", the genre is slipping into a quiet middle age. In common with heavy metal, punk is now largely ignored by the media, which considers it to be a relic that has ceased to add anything to the advancement of popular music forms; yet it still commands a large and devoted following at grass-roots level.

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