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The Contenders: Page 8
Durst band in metal history. -10 for them even being on here, despite the fact they're metal and can be on here.V 1 Comment
Pretty Maids have on various occasions mentioned: Thin Lizzy, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Kiss, Icon, Slade, and Queen as some of their influences.
Over the years, they have recorded cover songs from many of these influences, including their most famous hit to date: A 1992 cover of John Sykes' ballad Please Don't Leave Me.
In 1998, Swedish power metal band HammerFall released their Legacy of Kings album, which features a cover of Pretty Maids' song "Back to Back" from their debut album Red, Hot and Heavy.
Should be placed near motley crue on this list
Pretty maids has released a new album "motherland", with some brand new tracks in 2013
I May 2010, Pretty Maids released Pandemonium, which was named one of their best albums.
Celebrating their 30th anniversary, Pretty Maids played a concert at Tivoli, Copenhagen, which featured Rene Shades on bass.
On September 15th 2012, Pretty Maids played in the USA for the first time in the Progressive festival ProgPower.
Should be placed near motley crue on this list
Pretty Maids are a Danish heavy metal band from Horsens, Denmark. Formed in 1981 by Ronnie Atkins and Ken Hammer, their sound and music can be described as classic guitar-laden heavy rock with a strong emphasis on melodic elements like vocals and keyboards.
Over the years, Pretty Maids have sold hundreds of thousands of records, but have never broken through in a major way, except in Japan during the 1990s. They have supported well known bands as Black Sabbath, Whitesnake, Deep Purple, Alice Cooper, and Saxon, and were also featured at the 1987 German version of Monsters of Rock, where Metallica headlined along with Deep Purple. 
Pretty Maids are currently still active, and their album, Pandemonium, was released through Frontiers Records on May 14, 2010. After a prolonged international touring hiatus before the release of the 2006 Wake Up To The Real World album, the band have every year since been touring their primary markets of Denmark, Sweden, Germany, and ...more
The f are you guys smokin. Just because she was involved with country doesn't mean sh should be on this list
Haha why is she even on the list? lol
Still higher than revocation, my cousins favorite band. - heavymetalrocker777
Best heavy metal band ever! - zxmV 1 Comment
I'm a bit puzzled to see Celtic Frost has no votes. Last I knew they were one of the most influential metal bands of all time
Even Kurt Cobain liked this band!
The list gets better as it goes. Everyone knows Demanufacture is one of the greatest thrash albums ever made. And if you say it's not metal, here's a hint: it's called thrash METAL!
+5 for Demanufacture, Obsolete, and Genexus. Demanufacture is undeniably one of the best thrash albums ever made.
Eluveitie is a folk metal band from Switzerland. They combine instruments like flutes, violins, hurry-gurdy with elements of the melodic death metal.
Try listening to this band. People seriously don't know about folk metal. Listening to this band was really a unique experience. I'm sure everyone will get hooked with this band.
Folk metal... People should listen this.. Eluveitie is awesome
I think Chrigel keeps spare band members in his beanie
They have amazing music! HOW ARE THEY NOT ON THE LIST! They're better than even Meshuggah.V 1 Comment
Misfits in the band mother of grunge, it have to be in better position.
This is the most unreasonable rank everV 2 Comments
Amazing band! Battering Ran one of my all-time favorite albums.
Heavy Metal Never Dies! One of their latest song has everything we want from Metal. This German band rreally makes me head-bang! - ryosato
They should be higher, check out they're songs, Click Click Boom, I Walk Alone, and Always. That should get you into them.V 1 Comment
Boss band! Love the Dawn of Victory album.
When it comes to power metal they are the best
I didn't expect new band to be so awesome, with rocking female vocals it's great old school metal with modern elements. Give a listen and you will not regret
Battle Beast are really underrated
New band from Finland, amazing band
Peter Steele deserves a top 10 place! What a voice he had!
Peter Steele what a legend!
Gothic dooommm!V 1 Comment
One of the worlds most underrated bands, bernie shaw is a fantastic vocalist just recently they have gone from strenth to strenth, they have been around since the dawn of metal 1970, forgotten at the time because of the big three zep purple and sabbath, every one of there 23 albums have there moments, there back catalogue is quite awesome!V 1 Comment
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