Greatest Bands from the '80s

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201 XTC

A Fantastic and prolific band, if some of you only know "Nigel" then you know very little about XTC... Their Skylarking album produced by Todd Rundgren is one of the finest albums ever made, along with Drums and Wires and English Settlement... Brilliant songwriting! The song Dear God is one of my all time favourites... Courageous and brilliant!

"There is no language in our lungs" to describe how talented this band was in the 80's.

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202 XYZ

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

203 Cocteau Twins
204 Fields of the Nephilim
205 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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206 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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207 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!

208 Extreme
209 Fear Factory Fear Factory Fear Factory is an American heavy metal band that was formed in 1989. During the band's career, it has released nine full-length albums and has evolved through a succession of styles, including industrial metal, death metal, groove metal, and thrash metal.
210 Death Death Death was an American Death Metal band formed in 1983 by Chuck Schuldiner. Death is considered to be one of the most influential bands in heavy metal and a pioneering force in death metal. Its debut album, Scream Bloody Gore, has been widely regarded as the first death metal record, while the band's ...read more.

A truly awesome band - DejanKalinic

Purely legendary

211 Buck-Tick

Ahh Atsushi! Your voice still making me crazy..

212 Sublime Sublime Sublime was an American ska punk band from Long Beach, California, formed in 1988. The band's line-up, unchanged until their breakup, consisted of Bradley Nowell, Eric Wilson and Bud Gaugh.

I don't practice Santeria! Again, why so low on list?

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213 Anvil Anvil Anvil are a Canadian heavy metal band from Toronto, Ontario, formed in 1978. The band consists of Steve "Lips" Kudlow, Robb Reiner and Chris Robertson.
214 Zigue Zigue Sputnik
215 The Passions
216 The Vapors

Turning Japanese. Top tune ever

217 The Undertones

Julie ocean - fabulous. My perfect cousin. Here comes the summer. Teanage kicks

218 Tenpole Tudor

Swords of a thousand men

219 Toyah
220 Dinosaur Jr. Dinosaur Jr. Dinosaur Jr. is an American rock band formed in Amherst, Massachusetts, in 1984, originally simply called Dinosaur until legal issues forced a change in name.

Then I feel nothing - 207...

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