Greatest Rock Bands of the '80sisoldmysoulforrocknroll
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45th for a rock band that was constantly touring, making records, outsold concerts every year and sold millions of records during the 70's, 80's, 90's, 2000's and 2010's, come on! It's not fair! And with NO WITH NO HELP FROM THE MEDIA! Let alone the musicianship in their music, this band should and must be within the top 5!
Terrific band. Geddy Lee is the BEST high-pitch rock voice. Terrific high wattage power musical scales and riffs.
Best canadian band ever
Correction Best Band Ever!, Note: The musicianship and timeless classic works produced from these three are far and away beyond those of their contemporaries.
top 10V 6 Comments
Most underrated band of all time
Early 90's. the death of hard rock music. AKA grunge music and a lot of the bands such as Poison, Motley Crue and Twisted Sisters have said so themselves.
Hair bands were on their way out anyway due to over partying and mismanagement of money. Nirvana just had to give them a little nudge.
They were great... It's a shame that Kurt (lead singer) shot himself in the face
Dire Straits and other crap rank higher then Nirvana..
Fantastic band, Hi Infidelity is one of the best albums in the early eighties.
Great band from the Midwest. Richrath was under rated as a guitarist / writer.
They were a true Rock Band in the 70's and became more mane stream in 81 with Hi Infidelity. Wish Richrath could have beat out Cronin's flowery ballads in the 80's... But by then it was all about the money and less the music. Richrath still ranks as one of the best guitarist of our time. May he rest in peace.V 2 Comments
How are these guys so far down the list? They were great! There is no way these guys shouldn't be in the top 10!
These guys got me through a heat breaking divorce & losing my son to cancer - their songs gave me strength - don't look back - helped to look ahead & not dwell on t
Have not been the same since death of lead singer a nice run for a few years
If you have never listen to their album before go now for the KICK!
If not for ACDC they were the best ever Aussie Rock band of all time. Classic after classic! should be way higher on this list!
Tesla rocked so well - the is not a bad song on their albums!V 2 Comments
Styx had so many good songs and it is honestly ridiculous that they're so far down the listV 1 Comment
No way they shouldn't be in the top 10, this band owned the 80'sV 1 Comment
Not the most appreciated band by the average listener, but one of the most talented groups there was. Great harmonies.
Excitingly different from any other band of the era. Joey Santiago - super lead guitar and extremely underrated and under publicized. Charles - crazy genius lyricist and singer. Kim Deal the standard-barer chick bassist. The band excels in layering the music and producing an explosive funky sounds.
Should be at top considering they have influenced every band on this list.
Underrated. Not the best of all time, but definitely should be top 30 at least.
They are in my mine, one of top ten rock bands, in the world.V 1 Comment
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