Skate punk saved punk from falling after the 1986 punk hardcore crisis. Skate punx take inspiration from hardcore riffage, with also thrash metal hints. They are dressed like the skaters, so have abandoned studs and leather and wear nice large clothes and hats and sweaters. Yet in the '90s skate punk sound also took inspiration from mainstream pop and rock, not losing not even a bit of the intensity of the early times. In fact, as skate punk from the '80s took inspiration from the hardcore punk of the '80s, skate punk from the '90s took inspiration from the melodic hardcore punk of the '90s/2000s.
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