Greatest Hair Metal BandsrockerJB
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I Really don't see how anyone can say they suck ill give you a change to explain yourself, explain to me how one of rock greatest singers, a very soulful guitarist and a bunch of kick ass song writer who created some of the worlds greatest anthems and by everyone who knows anything about music can at least respect. but some random citizen who don't know about music can judge that better than professionals this is directed at UFasten8Me
and dude honestly Dragonforce has no soul and there songs are not even catchy and they will never be recognized as one of rock greatest because they suck seriously that a closer look there songs don't even have meaning...
Axl Rose is not one of rock's greatest singer's. Maybe worst singers. His voice is irritating as hell. - hype
Problems with hair metal lists like always. You have to make up your mind if you want bands like Guns, Van Halen, or Aerosmith on this list because they are all borderline. But if they are on the list, guns and VH are 1 and 2. Aerosmith influenced the bands who influenced hair metal. They came before.
I seriously love guns n roses. They're my favorite band. But it pisses me off whenever someone calls them "Hair Metal". They're a Hard Rock band. Not "Hair Metal".
They're ok, but I don't think they really count as "Hair Metal". G'N'R' was supposed to be a return to raw bluesy hard rock, so I don't think they should be on this list. - ClassicLoverV 7 Comments
Statistically, Bon Jovi is actually the most popular Hair Metal band there was. They have made some really popular anthems like "Livin' On A Prayer" and "You Give Love A Bad Name" - ClassicLover
Oh please guns n roses is so overrated. Axl rose's voice is so terrible. But Bon Jovi is awesome. IT RULES! Slash is amazing though
Love these guys
Best band ever, I even have their former guitarist as my pfp! I have almost all their albums and a few of their solo albums which I love so much! Jon’s voice is so soothing and powerful, not to mention his looks, but still - these guys are my heroes an without them I wouldn’t be the rock chick/Metal head I am today! Thanks Bon Jovi, for everything! 🎸❤️ - DaringXxV 1 Comment
Motley Crue is much better compared to Guns N' Roses... Motley crue is the best Hair metal band of the 80s
This is more than simple glam metal, this is some kind of passage between the glam and the heavy metal...
Best band ever
My dad knew Mötley Crüe, and I think that they are definitely up there. Maybe not the best, but one of the best for sure. - ClassicLoverV 1 Comment
Their style is cool and awesome, you can't hate this guys - rock2metal
Definitely Leppard is classic hard rock!
I gotta say, they should be number 1.
Eddie's diddly diddly guitar solos David's bravado Alex's skill Michael's cool factor-Sammy's awfulness=Best hair metal band ever.
Since when is X-Japan and DragonForce hair metal?
Not only the first ever hair band, but also the best
VH is rock, not metal.
Yes and no band could have good hair when getting older
I love Aerosmith, but they came before hair metal. They should not be on this list. - ClassicLover
The BEST! HANDS DOWN! ALL Their songs are AMAZING! - rockerchic18
Aerosmith is not hair metal. - STLovesTrash
Guns N Roses ain't No Hair Metal, Twisted Sister only real hair meal band out there - copkiller
I WANNA ROCK
Let's set the record: Guns N' Roses- were good but now it's just Axl and his band and Bon Jovi- CRAP OVERRATED! He destroyed Skid Row! Twisted Sister kick more ass than Bon Jovi ever could!
Whitesnake '87 album is the best glam metal album!
Whitesnake and Iron Maiden are way better than Guns n' Roses.
great band "Every Roes Has its Thorn" - rickkybobby
Totally my favorite. Even after Bach left the band they were still good. With Bach I have to say my favorites are Sweet Little Sister, 18 and Life and Monkey Business. Without Bach Ghost is probably my favorite but old school Skid Row was the best.
Van Halen and Aerosmith aren't hair metal
It's the best
I'd put them in the top 5, great musicians, one of the best lead singers, amazing vocals, catchy lyrics and the best bluesy sound in the genre. Much more than some hair and makeup, completely underrated.
Ironic, since they're not from the 80's.
P. S. GUNS N' ROSES SUCKS - UFasten8Me
DragonForce isn't hair metal, and they're not from the 80s.
Hide had the craziest hair over the years but they all looked good. - TD17
... All I got to say is hide had pink hair and it was AMAZING! Enough said! ~toshi's hair just stuck right up hehe! And pata died it so much from red pink brown yet he looked the most normal out of all of them and taiji he had his hair like this one guy from poison! Yoshiki had it spiked on one side and the rest just hung down but still epic as hell love it all of them are a boss enough to do it! ~
Tusk's horsetail is so attractive!
They are the king of J-Rock.
I'm not sure that I agree these guys were a "hair band", but I like some of their music and will give them my vote. Pretty sure Guns N' Roses isn't hair either.
I love ratt they are a hair metal band they have the best music I love there song round and round it is a awesome song to listen to - rocknrollhorselover
The unique voices of Don Dokken combined with the nifty guitar work of George Lynch brings out a classic glam/hair metal line up, that works well considering they were around the time that hair metal was roaring, oh and DragonForce, albeit a fantastic band, I mean the guitarists, come on, they are not a hair metal band and Guns n' Roses are one of the bands that truly shaped the concept of hair metal, that went on to influence many other bands, including Dokken, so many consider them to be awesome
More people need to listen to these guys!
Not a hair metal band, don't take the piss
copkiller said the wrong thing, 80s are filled with hair metal bands like this one - ronluna
kyo also had the craziest hair over the years but looked good better than x-japan - ronluna
WARRANT not Warrant...lol
They are a new band but trust me listen to them and they will blow you away
Very underrated band... highly skilled musicians... satchel (russ parrish)'s awesome riffs & great solos will blow your head away... funny but great lyrics & great live shows... DEATH TO ALL BUT METAL m/
just like D'ERLANGER and X-JAPAN, they are legendary but very underrated. morrie, you, crazy cool joe, minato - ronluna
If it wasn't for Hawkins cocaine addiction I'm almost certain they would've revived hair metal/glam metal - StevoMuzz
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