Greatest Bands from the '80s


The Contenders: Page 10

181 Fra Lippo Lippi

Lots of great songs with great lyrics.

182 W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P. W.A.S.P. is an American heavy metal band formed in 1982 by Blackie Lawless, who is the only remaining original member of the band. V 1 Comment
183 Public Ememy

The best Hip Hop group of all time and great tunes

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184 The Pandoras
185 The Sound
186 Romeo Void
187 Morbid Angel Morbid Angel Morbid Angel is an American death metal band based in Tampa, Florida. UK music magazine Terrorizer ranked Morbid Angel's 1989 debut Altars of Madness first in its list "Top 40 greatest death metal albums".
188 Swing Out Sister
189 Yazz and the Plastic Population
190 Technotronic
191 The Teardrop Explodes

Julian Cope is Great!

192 The Beat

English beat... 180? what's wrong with you people

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193 XYZ

One of the most underrated 80 band, great guitar player, fantastic singer...

194 Cocteau Twins
195 Fields of the Nephilim
196 Crowded House

My favourite band EVER. And I'm only a teenager but I think most people would say CH deserves better than 242. There is consistent brilliance in the songwriting talents of Neil that simply cannot be faulted. Each album is both brilliant and amazing from Crowded House in 1986 to Intriguer in 2010. I also want to know where Cold Chisel and Split Enz are on here because those are the three I think should be higher along with The Smiths.

Not around long but no less awesome for it!

197 Honeymoon Suite Honeymoon Suite Honeymoon Suite is a Canadian hard rock/glam metal band formed in 1981 in Niagara Falls. The band's name was a nod to the fact that Niagara Falls is the unofficial honeymoon capital.

I loved them. I LOVED the lead singer.

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198 Eagles Eagles The Eagles are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1971 by Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, and Randy Meisner.

The best American Rock Band ever! Their best songs were in the 70's. Hotel California one of the Best Albums! Don Henley and Glen Frey had hit songs in the 80's!

This list is invalid with Eagles at 244...who makes this up?

One of the best all round bands of all time.

Really 258?

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199 X
200 Asia

What the hell? 264?!?!? They are in my top 10!

How can you NOT list Asia, here? Their debut album hit like thunder, and I was infatuated with them! I admit, w/o John Wetton, the band was not the same. Thank god he came back! Long live Asia!

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