The Exploited - Punks Not Dead - LINK Records 12" Vinyl LP Album


This is the RARE issue of "Punk's Not Dead" on the Link Records label. This web-page has hi-res photos of the album covers, record label and a detailed description.

Large Hires Photo "Punks Not Dead" Album Front Cover

Description & Collectors Information:

"Punk's Not Dead" is the debut album by the punk band The Exploited. It was released in 1981 by Secret Records. The album became the #1 independent album of 1981 in the United Kingdom. The album was a reaction to critics who said the punk genre was dead, and in response to industry trends toward New Wave music and other genres.

Music Genre:

Hardcore Punk Crossover Thrash Metal 
Production information:
The album: "Punks Not Dead" was produced by: Dave Leaper and The Exploited

Record Label Information:

LINK Records and Music LINK LP 065

Media Format:

12" Vinyl Full-Length Stereo Long-Play  Gramophone Record
Album weight: 220 gram  

Year & Country:

1988 Made in England  
Band Members and Musicians on: Exploited Punks Not Dead
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Wattie Buchan - Vocals
  • Big John Duncan - Guitar, Vocals
  • Gary McCormack - Bass guitar, Vocals
  • Dru Stix - Drums
  • Carole & Navi - Backing Vocals
Track Listing of: "Punks Not Dead"

The Songs/tracks on "Punks Not Dead" are

  • Punk's Not Dead 1:51
  • Mucky Pup 1:42
  • Cop Cars 1:52
  • Free Flight 3:35
  • Army Life (Part 2) 2:37
  • Blown to Bits 2:40
  • Sex & Violence 5:11
  • Dogs of War
  • SPG 2:07
  • Royalty 2:07
  • Dole Q 1:51
  • Exploited Barmy Army 2:28
  • Ripper 2:03
  • Out of Control 2:52
  • Son of a Copper 2:39
  • I Believe in Anarchy 2:03
Album cover photos of : Exploited Punks Not Dead

"Punks Not Dead" Album Front Cover

Large Hires Photo "Punks Not Dead" Album Front Cover

"Punks Not Dead" Album Back Cover

Large Hires Photo "Punks Not Dead" Album Back Cover

Closeup "Punks Not Dead" LINK Records Label

Closeup "Punks Not Dead" LINK Records Label  

Note: The images on this page are photos of the actual album. Slight differences in color may exist due to the use of the camera's flash.