Best European Music Artists That Aren't British

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1Rammstein (Germany)Rammstein is a German Neue Deutsche Härte and Industrial Metal band consisting of Till Lindemann (vocals), Richard Kruspe (guitar), Paul Landers (guitar), Oliver Riedel (electric bass), Christoph Schneider (drums) and Christian Lorenz (keyboard), that formed in 1994 in Berlin . ...read more.
2Blind Guardian (Germany)Blind Guardian is a German power metal band formed in the mid-1980s in West Germany. They are often credited as one of the seminal and most influential bands in the power metal and speed metal subgenres. Heavily influenced by Queen, they use the technique of overdubbing. They also incorporate large ...read more.V1 Comment
3Nightwish (Finland)Nightwish is a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. The band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, and lead singer Tarja Turunen.
4Amon Amarth (Sweden)Amon Amarth is a Swedish melodic death metal band from Tumba, formed in 1992. The band takes its name from the Sindarin name of Mount Doom.
5Gary Moore (Ireland)Robert William Gary Moore was a Northern Irish musician, most widely recognised as a singer, songwriter, and virtuoso rock and blues guitarist.

The finest musician from Ireland with the widest range of music genres I know - blues, blues rock, heavy metal, hard rock, jazz.
Songs - Still Got the Blues, Out in the Fields, Empty Rooms, Over the Hills and Far Away, Oh Pretty Woman, Hurricane.
Nightwish covered "Over the Hills and Far Away", and "Out in the Fields" was covered by more than 10 metal bands (Powerwolf, Ghost Machinery, Sonata Arctica, Primal Fear, Dark At Dawn, Riot,...) - Metal_Treasure

6ABBA (Sweden)ABBA were a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972 by members Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.
7Within Temptation (Netherlands)Within Temptation is a Dutch symphonic metal band founded in April 1996 by vocalist Sharon den Adel and guitarist Robert Westerholt.
8Tokio Hotel (Germany)Tokio Hotel are a pop rock band from Magdeburg, Germany, consisting of Bill Kaulitz (singer), Tom Kaulitz (guitar), Gustav Schäfer (drums) and Georg Listing (keyboards, bass). In 2005, they started off as a hugely successful and trendsetting teen pop band in their home country with their debut album ...read more.
9Ennio Morricone (Italy)
10Björk (Iceland)Björk Guðmundsdóttir, known mononymously as Björk, is an Icelandic singer and songwriter. She is most famous for her eclectic music styles and experimentation on electronic pop music.

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?Luciano Pavarotti (Italy)Luciano Pavarotti, Cavaliere di Gran Croce was an Italian operatic tenor who also crossed over into popular music, eventually becoming one of the most commercially successful tenors of all time.

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11Accept (Germany)Accept is a German heavy metal band from the town of Solingen, originally assembled by former vocalist Udo Dirkschneider, guitarist Wolf Hoffmann and bassist Peter Baltes.
12HIM (Finland)HIM is a rock band from Helsinki, Finland. The band was formed in 1992 by vocalist Ville Valo, and bassist Mikko "Migé" Paananen, under the name His Infernal Majesty.
13Vanilla Ninja (Estonia)Vanilla Ninja is an Estonian pop rock and synth rock band consisting of Lenna Kuurmaa (vocals, guitar), Piret Järvis (vocals, guitar) and Katrin Siska (keyboards) . Past members are Maarja Kivi and Triinu Kivilaan, both providing vocals and electric bass . In the mid-2000s, Vanilla Ninja had notable ...read more.
14Jean Michel Jarre (France)
15Sarah Connor (Germany)Sarah Marianne Corina Lewe, better known by her stage name Sarah Connor, is a German pop and soul singer from Hamburg born on June 13, 1980. She is one of the most successful German solo artists of the 21st Century, with her songs "From Sarah With Love", "Music is the Key", "Just One Last Dance", "Living ...read more.
16Falco (Austria)
17U2 (Ireland)U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin. Formed in 1976, the group consists of Bono, the Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen Jr. U2's early sound was rooted in post-punk but eventually grew to incorporate influences from many genres of popular music. Throughout the group's musical pursuits, they have ...read more.
18Vangelis (Greece)
19Beyond the Black (Germany)Beyond the Black is a German symphonic metal band from Mannheim originally consisting of Jennifer Haben (vocals), Nils Lesser (guitar), Christopher Hummels (guitar, vocals), Tobias Derer (drums), Erwin Schmidt (bass) and Michael Hauser (keyboard). As of August 2016, the members parted ways, with Haben ...read more.
20Stromae (Belgium)
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1. Blind Guardian (Germany)
2. Amon Amarth (Sweden)
3. Gary Moore (Ireland)
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1. Nightwish (Finland)
2. Within Temptation (Netherlands)
3. Tokio Hotel (Germany)
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1. U2 (Ireland)
2. Blind Guardian (Germany)
3. ABBA (Sweden)
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