Most Underrated New Wave of British Heavy Metal Bands

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The Top Ten

1 Tygers of Pan Tang Tygers of Pan Tang Tygers of Pan Tang are a heavy metal band, part of the new wave of British heavy metal movement. They formed in 1978 in Whitley Bay, England, and were active until 1987. The band reformed in 1999 and continue to record and perform.
2 Satan Satan
3 Grim Reaper Grim Reaper
4 Samson Samson Samson were a British hard rock band formed in 1977 by guitarist and vocalist Paul Samson. They are best known for their first three albums with future Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson, then known as "Bruce Bruce", and drummer Thunderstick, who wore a leather mask and performed on stage in a metal ...read more.
5 Quartz Quartz Quartz is a dance production duo of Ronnie Herel and Dave Rawlings, known for their collaboration with Clubland on "Let's Get Busy".
6 Tank Tank
7 Angel Witch Angel Witch Angel Witch are a British heavy metal band which formed in London, England in 1977 as part of the new wave of British heavy metal movement.
8 Raven
9 Fist Fist Fist are an English heavy metal band hailing from South Shields, North East UK. Fist were one of the original bands that were considered to be part of the new wave of British heavy metal movement in the late 1970s and early 1980. The band first formed in April 1978 as Axe, but only recorded one song. ...read more.
10 Blitzkrieg Blitzkrieg

The Contenders

11 Holocaust Holocaust
12 Trespass Trespass
13 Armored Saint Armored Saint Armored Saint is an American heavy metal band, formed in 1982 in Los Angeles, California. Since 1990, the band has consisted of John Bush on vocals, Joey Vera on bass, Jeff Duncan on guitar and the Sandoval brothers, Phil and Gonzo on guitar and drums, respectively.
14 Witchfinder General Witchfinder General Witchfinder General were a heavy metal band from Stourbridge, England. They were part of the new wave of British heavy metal scene and have been cited as a major influence on the doom metal genre.
15 Diamond Head Diamond Head Diamond Head are an English heavy metal band formed in 1976 in Stourbridge, England. The band is recognised as one of the leading members of the new wave of British heavy metal and is acknowledged by thrash metal bands such as Metallica and Megadeth as an important early influence.
16 Judas Priest Judas Priest Judas Priest are a British heavy metal band that formed in Birmingham, England, in 1969. They are often referred to as one of the greatest metal bands of all time, and are even commonly called “The Metal Gods”, after one of the songs on their 1980 album “British Steel”. ...read more.

How is Judas Priest underreated? - Rambles

17 Demon
18 Pagan Altar
19 Savage
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