Greatest Hair Metal BandsrockerJB
The Top Ten
I vote Guns N' Roses because they are the best, whether you like it or not.
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
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. - ClassicLover
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.V 8 Comments
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
I could listen to them all they long. Girls Girls Girls is my favourite song - ZookatooV 2 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
Axl rose is the devil. Jon bon jovi is way betterV 1 Comment
Pyromania Greatest Album too - LADodger1
I gotta say, they should be number 1.
Their style is cool and awesome, you can't hate this guys - rock2metal
Definitely Leppard is classic hard rock!
Guns N' Roses and Motley Crue aren't half as good as Van Halen - Sabbath
I thought they are a pop band but ok - Pointingfingers
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?V 2 Comments
Great band, and better than bon Jovi. - Zookatoo
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!
I love Aerosmith, but they came before hair metal. They should not be on this list. - ClassicLover
Yes and no band could have good hair when getting older
Aerosmith is not hair metal. - STLovesTrash
The BEST! HANDS DOWN! ALL Their songs are AMAZING! - rockerchic18
I thought everybody hated them - JoLeKosovo
great band "Every Roes Has its Thorn" - rickkybobby
Van Halen and Aerosmith aren't hair metal
It's the best
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.
Whitesnake '87 album is the best glam metal album!
Whitesnake and Iron Maiden are way better than Guns n' Roses.
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! ~
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
More people need to listen to these guys!
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
Tusk's horsetail is so attractive!
They are the king of J-Rock.
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.
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.
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
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/
WARRANT not Warrant...lol
How is Iron Maiden glam metal - HEAVYMETALTHUNDER12345
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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