Tre's world

"Tre. This problem-with-authority, acerbic, going-kicking-and-screaming, punk-rock dude with a big heart and a brilliant mind is one of my favorites in this series." --Kate Angelella, freelance editor



A look at the history of Germany's Berlin Wall and its fall in 1989. 

Punk rockers from the 1980s

Punk rockers from the 1980s

Listen to Tre's music

Punk was more than just music. It was a subculture of ideologies and fashion characterized by an anti-establishment views. It was loud. It was aggressive. It was small bands. Think: leather jackets, offensive t-shirts, Doc Marten boots, bright mohawks and tattoos.  Like it or not, here's a taste of Tre's music. Hear something else? Build your own playlist and send it to me!

Check out this Spotify playlist, featuring these songs

Blister in the Sun: Violent Femmes

Kiss Off: Violent Femmes

I Wanna Be Sedated: Ramones

I Ran: A Flock of Seagulls

Take On Me: A-Ha

I Hate Myself for Loving You: Joan Jett

Police Truck: Dead Kennedys


Germany's Punk Scene

The punk scene in Germany started in the 1970s and had counter-cultural convictions. Some say that the punk rock's influence actually brought down the Berlin Wall.  Read more about it  here

What do you think?

Wanna know more? Checkout this article on Germany's punk rock scene.

People climbing over a graffiti Berlin wall in 1989.

People climbing over a graffiti Berlin wall in 1989.