The punk scene stigmatized by rebellion and seeking for unconditional extasy, also suffered similar distortions due to media like Islam’s principles. The subculture of StraightXedge also originated from hardcore punk, uses the self-control keywords of NO SMOKING, NO ALCOHOL and NO DRUGS to forward the message through the power of music.
The movement has also reached the Archipelago of Indonesia, which is the most populous Muslim country in the world, where 90% of the 260 million people are Muslims.
The Muslim Punk project aims to introduce the Indonesian punk scene. Outlining through personal stories how the energetic punk ideology can exist with the values of Islam’s inner calmness.
© 2019 Andras Polgar.