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 Tenpole Tudor

Swords of a thousand men

203 Dinosaur Jr. V 1 Comment
204 Bad Brains
205 Midnight Oil Midnight Oil Midnight Oil are an Australian rock band, who originally performed as Farm from 1972 with drummer Rob Hirst, bass guitarist Andrew James and keyboard player/lead guitarist Jim Moginie.

Love Peter better as musician than as politician.

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206 Killing Joke
207 XYZ

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

208 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
209 Public Ememy

The best Hip Hop group of all time and great tunes

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210 T'Pau

Carol decker is a very good singer

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211 Divinyls

Total classics... even used in AUSTIN POWERS

212 Cocteau Twins
213 Fields of the Nephilim
214 Roxy Music Roxy Music

Flesh and Blood was a great record and Avalon is one of the finest albums ever released. Bryan Ferry's albums Boys and Girls and Better Noire (during the Eighties) are two of the best albums ever! His '77 solo record In Your Mind is incredible as well!

May have started in the 70s but where still great in the 80s, always able to create their own style. And came into the 80s showing the kids they inspired just how things should be done, Flesh and Blood and Avalon underrated masterpieces

215 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of Robert Plant (Vocal), Jimmy Page (Guitar), John Paul Jones (Bass, Keyboard) and John Bonham (Drums). The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound, rooted in blues and psychedelia on their early albums, has earned them recognition ...read more.

10 years Mr. Krabs! They'll be number 1!

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216 The Stone Roses

I'm glad the stone roses are on this list, even if they are down at 225. Their debut album released in 1989 is one of the best debit albums of my time in my opinion, and all the songs on it (besides Elizabeth my dear its not even a minute long) have the potential to be hits, and 'I Am the Resurrection' alone is a monster of a track. Add 'I Wanna Be Adored', 'Made of Stone', 'Waterfall' and 'She Bangs the Drums' and we have a great album. oh yeah, I'm from America too.

They should be a lot higher. I think that their debut is one of the best albums of all time! Great musicians, especially the bassist (Mani) and drummer (Reni).

217 Nazareth V 1 Comment
218 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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219 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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220 The Pandoras
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