Punks (or "punx") are apparently a faction in the My Immortal-verse. They are mentioned as being separate from goths in Chapter 19 and Chapter 32. In either context they are claimed to be allies of the goths and enemies of the preps.
The punk subculture, which centers on punk rock music, includes a diverse array of ideologies, fashions and forms of expression, including visual art, dance, literature and film. The subculture is largely characterized by anti-establishment views and the promotion of individual freedom. The punk subculture is centered on a loud, aggressive genre of rock music called punk rock. It is usually played by small bands consisting of a vocalist, one or two electric guitarists, an electric bassist, and a drummer.