Worst Hair Metal Bands

Hair metal is a disaster, counting down the worst. Btw, Van Halen doesn't count considering they're not hair metal.

The Top Ten

1 Warrant Warrant Warrant is an American glam metal band formed in 1984 in Hollywood, California, that experienced success from 1989 to 1996 with five albums reaching international sales of over 10 million.

Can you not stand the fact that metal has even the slightest interaction with pop music? - ProPanda

Metal isn't supposed to have interactions with pop music. Here are 3 quotes that make it clear:
Geezer Butler, Black Sabbath: "If you are a pop band, don't say you're a metal band. Poison and Warrant were about as metal as the Backstreet Boys".
Dave Mustaine, Megadeth: "Pop and metal aren't friends. Each knows exactly where the other lives and tries to keep its distance. They choose different streets, neighborhoods, zip codes".
Dave Mustaine, Megadeth: "Glam stands for Gay Los Angeles Metal". - Metal_Treasure

2 Cinderella Cinderella Cinderella is an American glam metal and hard rock band from the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The band emerged in the mid-1980s with a series of multi-platinum albums and hit singles whose music videos received heavy MTV rotation.

Horrible - jack2244

3 Poison Poison Poison is an American hair/glam metal band that achieved great commercial success in the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s.

They have a few good songs, though not that many... - Element119

Though poison is very famous, But their 'latest' songs which they produced aren't good at all, but yes - their starting ones were (some) good and the leading reasons for their fame - Ananya

4 Rat Rat
5 FireHouse
6 Twisted Sister Twisted Sister Twisted Sister is an American heavy metal band originally from Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey, and later based in Long Island, New York.

Overall they're not a bad band, it's just the hairstyles - jack2244

7 Bon Jovi Bon Jovi Bon Jovi is a hard rock band formed in 1983, which had a streak of successful albums in the late 1980s. The band originally consisted of lead vocalist Jon Bon Jovi, guitarist Ritchie Sambora (left in 2013), bassist Alec John Such (left in 1994), keyboard David Bryan, and drummer Tico Torres. The band's ...read more.

I don't think they are metal. - Metal_Treasure

I like this band - FireWasp2004

Hate Bon Jovi - EliHbk

8 Dokken Dokken Dokken are an American metal band formed in 1979. They split up in 1989 and reformed four years later.
9 Skid Row Skid Row Skid Row is an American heavy metal band, formed in 1986 in Toms River, New Jersey. They were very successful in the late 1980s and early 1990s, with their first two albums certified multi-platinum.

Actually, from my point of view, glam metal is an annoying genre. But glam metal artists are talented though. Axl Rose, Slash, Sebastian Bach etc. - zxm

Well at least somebody agrees with me that the genre has a lot of annoying musicians. - jack2244

Good band but quite overrated...Their recent songs weren't good at all either - Ananya


Lol. - jack2244

The Contenders


Haha great item... - Ananya

Lol - jack2244

12 Stryper
13 Def Leppard Def Leppard Def Leppard are an English rock band formed in 1977 in Sheffield as part of the new wave of British heavy metal movement.

Only recent stuff. - jack2244

14 Motley Crue Motley Crue Mötley Crüe was an American metal band formed in Los Angeles, California on January 17, 1981. The group was founded by bassist Nikki Sixx and drummer Tommy Lee, lead vocalist Vince Neil and lead guitarist Mick Mars.

Motley crue was a really good metal band shouldn't be on this list I don't consider them hair metal there just straight heavy metal

Motley Crue isn't that band, I honestly like a lot of their songs. - Mumbizz01

I basically was just searching for some of these choices, not all are meant to be bad. It's not directly directed towards the band (well, unless your Warrant or Poison), just directed towards hairstyles... - jack2244

This is the best Hair Metal Band - christangrant

I didn't like Pantera until after they weren't glam metal and besides, some of the bands like Twisted Sister themselves aren't that bad, it's just the hairstyles look terrible. - jack2244

15 Jackyl

They are not Hair Metal they are Hard Rock - christangrant

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