Greatest Bands from the '80sRHCPfan
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NEEDS TO BE IN THE TOP 20
Should be way higher ranked
Musically the most talented band on this list, bar none. Could have achieved greatness
Everything they did nearly 40 years ago still sounds fresh today.
A band not happy with the commercial side of the music industry but what a live act.
Best music of the 80's by far, Sylvian a brilliant writerV 1 Comment
amazing band. just give them a chance. listen to Sadistic desire. also if the intro to some of their songs are quiet and slow, wait a couple seconds and it will speed up to speed metal. like Kurenai and silent jealousy and rose of pain.
Should be in top 10. one of the best rap/hip hop artist everV 1 Comment
Best Hard Rock Group from the 80's. Unfortunately, they were pigeon holed with the Hairbands of early. Their music is straight up rocking blues - no fillers or manufactured music by the label! Long live TESLA!
Tesla is the best 80s band. That's a fact
123? Are u kidding me?! Tesla had some of the greatest lyrics, hard hitting yet lucid sounds. I was beginning to wonder if they were even on the list. Should be in the top 20.V 1 Comment
Working for the weekend!
.. We are all working for the weekend
By far the most original...These guys had a sound that was unique...and the songs were all about having fun...non political, great vocals by mike...awesome guitar by paul dean...
Do you play Dragon's Dogma?
She loved rock and roll. She loved chicks. We had a lot in common.
I think that Jone jett is very cool and she's awesome
WOW... 118 really... This band is fantastic! They are the epitome of an 80's band... Great music, should be top 30 at the very least!
The Fixx is very underrated. Their songs have a lot of depth and meaning
The Fixx should be in the top 25. This band had hit after hit and were very talented musicians and song writters.
And the Style Council should also be on this list.
As with all great bands time hasn't dulled their songs great writing great bass and a top drummer
Best song writer / live act listed here along with The Who
Not just a band but a movement and a way of lifeV 4 Comments
Not sure whose opinion this list was... But here's mine. Pink Floyd is one of the greatest bands EVER! Lots of great bands on this list... But Pink Floyd should be #5 on any list! Thought this was an 80's list? See a lot of bands on here that came out well before the 80's?
This is a "contest" for the Eighties, not what they did in the Sixties and Seventies... This band should NEVER have reformed without Roger... Their albums without him simply were not good enough to be called PF albums! Not that they were bad, they weren't, but David was a great guitar player and vocalist, not a prolific writer!
139? Are you kidding me? Best selling album and they are 139. Who would put A ha ahead of pink Floyd? They should be top 20 at least.
Pink Floyd most be in top 5
i can understand
how come it be so back behind
its one of the top band of 80s
One of the best bands I have ever heard. That drummer was awesome
What exactly is Simply Red doing on place 100?
Loved simply red. Such memories.V 1 Comment
Let's not forget their ever awesome "space age love song".
If I had a photograph of you
I'll admit it. I love them for their hair.
Wishing, the bestV 1 Comment
Lost steam without Roger Hodgson during the '80's, but without doubt one of the greatest bands of all time!
Absolutely one of the greatest of their time!V 3 Comments
Sound Garden is the best rock band till date... Experience and then you would know what they are all about.
Love this band. One of the greatest eighties bands. All I can say is "don't' you want me baby"
Why is this 142! They should be in the Top Ten, as should Depeche Mode! Music legends, still going strong and sounding and looking amazing!
Really influential need to be top 20
WHY 137? IT'S THE BEST FROM THE '80S!V 5 Comments
The killing moon is THE song of the 80's!
A band and their drum machine take on the worldV 2 Comments
Oingo Boingo missing from this list entirely is a travesty. Best of the up tempo post punk bands, known for their awesome Halloween concerts and Danny Elfman has gone on to greater glory scoring movies for Tim Burton and creating the theme music for the Simpsons and others.
Yes, Yes, YES! I have waited so long for someone to mention Oingo Boingo in ANY list. Why must they be overlooked by everyone? Why we they so unloved?
MY FAVORITE BAND. Very much an 80s band, but mixing synth pop, ska, punk, and jazz gives them a unique style. Listen to Insanity for an absolute masterpiece.
How is this band not higher? Love the upbeat feeling of their songs. Shame they're overlooked in almost everything.V 4 Comments
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