Greatest Hair Metal Bands

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21 White Lion
22 Metallica Metallica Metallica is an American Thrash Metal band formed in 1981 . The original lineup was James Hetfield (Vocalist and Rhythm guitarist), Dave Mustaine (Lead Guitar), Lars Ulrich (Drums), Ron McGovney (Bassist). The group came into mainstream from their Self-Titled album and the hit single "Enter Sandman". ...read more.

Not a hair metal band, don't take the piss

James Hetfield said some degrading stuff about hair metal

" If you came hear to see Spandex, eye makeup, and the words "oh baby" in every song, this ain't the band." - Lucretia

23 D'erlanger

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

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25 FireHouse
26 Steel Panther Steel Panther Steel Panther is an American comedy glam metal band from Los Angeles, California, mostly known for their profane and humorous lyrics, as well as their exaggerated on-stage personae that parody the stereotypical 1980s "glam metal" lifestyle.

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/

27 Iron Maiden Iron Maiden Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. The most critically acclaimed period for the band was from 1983-1989. With vocalist Bruce Dickinson, bassist Steve Harris, lead guitarist Dave Murray, rhythm guitarist Adrian ...read more.

Very funny kids. This band is way to good to be ever called, in any matter, hair metal. - Lucretia

28 Alice Cooper Alice Cooper Alice Cooper was an American rock band formed in Phoenix, Arizona in 1964. The band consisted of lead singer Vince Furnier, Glen Buxton, Michael Bruce, Dennis Dunaway, and Neal Smith.
29 Dokken Dokken Dokken are an American metal band formed in 1979. They split up in 1989 and reformed four years later.

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

30 Stryper
31 Slayer Slayer ...read more.

Ha ha ha. The heaviest band of the big four of thrash metal here? I think not. - Lucretia

32 Loudness
33 Buck-Tick
34 Trixter
35 Dead End

just like D'ERLANGER and X-JAPAN, they are legendary but very underrated. morrie, you, crazy cool joe, minato - ronluna

36 Die In Cries
37 The Darkness

If it wasn't for Hawkins cocaine addiction I'm almost certain they would've revived hair metal/glam metal - StevoMuzz

38 Winger
39 Megadeth Megadeth Megadeth is an American thrash metal band from Los Angeles, California. The group was formed in 1983 by guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson, shortly after Mustaine's dismissal from Metallica. They have released 15 studio albums, and their biggest hits are Symphony of Destruction, Holy ...read more.

Who messed up this? Megadeth is a thrash metal band... - Lucretia

40 Pretty Boy Floyd Pretty Boy Floyd Pretty Boy Floyd is a glam metal band from Hollywood, California formed in 1987. They are most famous for their 1989 debut album Leather Boyz With Electric Toyz and the two singles from it; "Rock and Roll" and "I Wanna Be With You".
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