Greatest Bands from the '80s

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141 Infected Mushroom Infected Mushroom Infected Mushroom is an Israeli musical duo formed in Haifa in 1996 by producers Erez Eisen and Amit Duvdevani.
142 Squeeze

Really squeeze deserves top 10 cool for cats another nail in my heart. Cris difford was awesome at guitar also rock side was good

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143 N.W.A N.W.A N.W.A was an American hip hop group from Compton, CA. They were among the earliest and most significant popularizers and controversial figures of the gangsta rap subgenre, and are widely considered one of the seminal groups in the history of hip hop music. V 1 Comment
144 Thompson Twins

Fantastic trio, should have at least made the top 30.

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145 Devo Devo

Are we not men? Why on earth is this band not at the top of the list? Nothing says the 80's like the spuds!

Best concert I've ever been to.

It's a wonderful world for you

First concert I visited at age 18. Strange, special, unforgotten.

146 Europe Europe Europe is a Swedish rock band formed in Upplands Väsby, Stockholm in 1979 under the name Force by vocalist Joey Tempest, guitarist John Norum, bassist Peter Olsson and drummer Tony Reno.

Heading for Venus (Venus), but still we stand tall!

But no superstition is gonna turn me around - jrodz

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147 Beastie Boys Beastie Boys The Beastie Boys are an American Rap/Rock group that was formed in 1981 by its three original members, Michael "Mike D" Diamond, Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz, and Adam "MCA" Yauch.

This band should definitely be placed in top 10 along with New Order!

They are so cool

148 Michael Learns to Rock

This is an amazing band. Even today their songs are extremely famous in the world. I loved 'The Actor' and 'Sleeping Child'. They bring back sweet memories for me!

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149 The Psychedelic Furs

The sexiest voice of the eighties! And hey, I bet this is an American-based list? Europe fans would have this sort of up-side down sirs:-) I haven't even seen the Style Councils yet... Without doubt one of the greatest of the Eighties!

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150 The Redskins V 1 Comment
151 Thin Lizzy Thin Lizzy Thin Lizzy are an Irish rock band formed in Dublin in 1969. Their leader Phil Lynott was composer or co-composer of almost all of the band's songs, and the first black Irishman to achieve commercial success in the field of rock music. Thin Lizzy's most successful songs, "Whiskey in the Jar", "Jailbreak" ...read more.
152 ABC

Should have been no1 lexicon of love what a classic album still sounds great,
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153 Bananarama

This ladies were awesome in the 80's and I am still listening to their music.

Loved these girls and still do today

Very catchy songs,should be much higher,still going strong,timeless songs.

154 Planet P Project

"Why Me? "

155 Arcadia
156 The Alan Parsons Project The Alan Parsons Project The Alan Parsons Project were a British progressive rock band, active between 1975 and 1990, consisting of Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson surrounded by a varying number of session musicians and some relatively consistent band members such as guitarist Ian Bairnson, bassist and vocalist David Paton, ...read more.

When I see my favourite bands on rock bottom I realise how my taste for music must be so bad, unbelievable!

First record I bought, age 15. Still have it.

Still one of the best bands during the '80's... The brilliance of Parson's ideas and Production along with Eric Woolfson's lyrics and their incredible band of musicians made them one of the greatest bands ever! Turn of a Friendly Card and Eye in the Sky are two of the best Rock albums ever, and Ammonia Avenue was great... With Vulture Culture, Stereotomy and Gaudi still very good albums! The lyrics went very deep to heart of the Matrix that exists all around us... A very intelligent band!

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157 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.

Still listen to this fantastic Manchester band. Fab music.

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).

158 Missing Persons

Tight musicality and great trail blazing for the likes of Gwen Stefani and Lady Ga-Ga!

Dale Bozzio is still delivering a great show in 2015...They are coming back!

Who could forget "Sex" and "Pleasure Victim"?

This is my favorite Secular Band11

159 Minutemen

One of a very very small number of the bands on this list that actually belong on this list.

Wrote one of the best punk rock albums of all time with double nickels on the dime, should be top ten for sure.

160 The Replacements The Replacements

This list is a travesty if this band isn't at least in the top ten. Anyone who knows music knows Let It Be, Tim, and Pleased to Meet Me are as good as anything The Beatles or Zeppelin did.

Literally is a crime to put bands like Huey Lewis and the news before a band as great as the replacements. Should be #1 then the pixies, and then sonic youth.

What a joke, they should be in the top ten, anyone who doesn't think so doesn't have ears

Not even close. Best band of the '80's by a long shot.

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