Greatest Bands from the '80s


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261 Stray Cats V 1 Comment
262 The Outfield

Try listening to an Outfield album when you are driving in a highway at 90 miles an hour. It's adrenaline pumping minus the noise. Yes, this is one of the more underrated bands!

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263 The Call

The most criminally underrated band... every bit as good as U2. Peter Gabriel called them "the future of American music."

264 The Doobie Brothers

If you couldn't get grooving while listening to these guys you may be in a coma...

Sounds like a drug dealer trying to rap about that crack

265 Frank Zappa Frank Zappa Frank Vincent Zappa was an American musician, songwriter, composer, record producer, actor and filmmaker.

He was ostracized for his greatness, and the complexity of the music befuddles musicians to this very day

He's got his own little piece of heaven.

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266 The Cult The Cult The Cult are a British rock band formed in 1983. Before settling on their current moniker in January 1984, the band performed under the names Southern Death Cult and Death Cult. V 3 Comments
267 Faith No More Faith No More Faith No More is an American rock band from San Francisco, California, formed in 1979. Before settling on their current moniker in 1983, the band performed under the names Sharp Young Men and later Faith No Man.

What the real thing was revolutionary

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268 Patti Smith Group Patti Smith Group
269 Nine Inch Nails Nine Inch Nails Nine Inch Nails is an American industrial rock/metal band and, founded in 1988 by Trent Reznor in Cleveland, Ohio. V 1 Comment
270 Six Sed Red

Band with Cindy ecstasy from soft cell

271 Testament Testament Testament is an American thrash metal band from Berkeley, California. Formed in 1983 under the name Legacy, the band consists of vocalist Chuck Billy, guitarists Eric Peterson and Alex Skolnick, bassist Steve DiGiorgio and drummer Gene Hoglan. V 1 Comment
272 Bucks Fizz
273 The Colourfield

Not at the top, but The Colourfield has a cult following from some intellectuals of X Genaration!

274 Flipper Flipper Flipper is an American rock band formed in San Francisco, California in 1979, continuing in often erratic fashion until the mid-1990s, then reuniting in 2005. The band influenced a number of grunge, punk rock and noise rock bands.
275 Glass Tiger

Amazing band but so underrated

276 Porcupine Tree Porcupine Tree Porcupine Tree were an English rock band formed by musician Steven Wilson in 1987. The band began essentially as a solo project for Wilson, who created all of the band's music.
277 Type O Negative Type O Negative Type O Negative was an American gothic/doom metal band formed in Brooklyn, New York City in 1989. Their lyrical emphasis on themes of romance, depression, and death resulted in the nickname "The Drab Four".
278 Bad Boys Blue
279 Orange Juice
280 Anthrax Anthrax Anthrax is an American thrash metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker.
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