Greatest Rock Bands of the '80sisoldmysoulforrocknroll
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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.
The greatest metal band, all of the members are professor of musicV 1 Comment
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
Greatest power metal band ever. The group had the best guitarist ever, Kai Hansen, and also had the best vocalist ever, Michael Kiske. They made classic albums like Keeper of The Seven Keys 1&2.V 1 Comment
These guys were great new wave artists; great use of synths without being excessive, extremely catchy, and an overall tight sound.
The Cars are easily the best band from the New Wave movement, which was massive in the eighties. How are they not in the top ten?
Amazing band: "Just What I Needed," "Let's Go" and "Good Times Roll" are great singles, and their two debut albums are AWESOME.
You have got to be kidding me- these guys she be in the top 10 - they still sound freshV 4 Comments
Slayer is amazing live, so much talent. I've seen them live and was not dissapointed
Was born in 82 and grew up with their musicV 1 Comment
Should be in top 10. Out Of The Cellar, Invasion Of Your Privacy and Dancing Undercover are killer albums. Outside of Round & Round they never get any airplay. Very underrated band.
One great hit round and round and then became another band.
Rattt round and round
Best guitar sound ever
Great band to watch live.
Ian Mcculloch has that voice! Achy and velvety. And their songs have amazing lyrics, catchy tunes, and good rhythm. Best band in the history of rock and roll.
Incomparable mixture of vocals, uniquye and primitive guitar, great drumming at their peak. Also best som
WHAA--?! Back in the early 1970s, they gave us "25 or 6 to 4", "Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? ", and "Make Me Smile". But then Peter Cetera took over, thus turning him into what Todd in the Shadows described as "a true '80s villain". When he left, they got EMBARASSINGLY WORSE!V 1 Comment
Vastly underrated total sound.
Underrated dance rock
Are one of hard rocks best they need too be on the list
LA Guns had some great songs and led to be Guns n Rose! check out their early work of Slash and Duff! Sorry Traci Gunn just not as good as AxlV 2 Comments
They laid the groundwork for shoegazing AND cut one of the most beloved debuts ever, Psychocandy.
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