Some brilliant indie bands rocked our world during the 80s. uDiscover’s Top 10 UK 80s Indie Bands salutes some of the most enduring cult acts of the decade.
Finnish rock band formed in 1979, in Helsinki, by Michael Monroe and Andy McCoy was one of the most successful rock bands of the ’80s, and the first one to tour Asia. This cult band gained commercial success and was critically acclaimed worldwide. It broke up in 1985 after the death of the drummer Nicholas “Razzle” Dingley.
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With his infectious loudmouth personality and memorable acrobatic stage presence, Roth helped make Van Halen one of the most popular rock bands in the world during the early '80s. That's why his much-publicized departure from the band in 1985 seemed like such a big deal at the time and perhaps the death knell for the premier party band of hard rock and arena rock.
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The 1980s was a decade that was truly diverse, musically. From synth-influenced to indie music, rock bands had never been so eclectic, and here are 10 of the ’80s best. 10. Ultravox Few rock bands utilised synthesizers as effectively as this band in the 1980s. Led by Midge Ure, Ultravox produced a string of moving but catchy songs in the decade, including the sumptuous Vienna. 9. Simple.
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Guns 'N' Roses came around in the late 80s when classic rock was pretty much dead and heavy metal was being ignored for rap and pop. This band brought a new life to the hard rock genre by inheriting the wild and crazy attitude of punk rock, the rhythm of bands like the Rolling Stones, and riffs that were largely influenced by classic rock. This band from California was largely credited for.
Links to bands and artists of the 80s. Shock rock performer.Official Site. Discography: All About Eve Official Site: Discography: Alphaville Official Site: Discography: Marc Almond Official? Discography: Arcadia Duran Duran spin off project featuring Simon Le bon and Nick Rhodes. Discography: Art of Noise Discography, FAQs and other information make up this site. Discography: Asia.
In Japan, bands such as Shonen Knife, Boredoms, The Star Club, X Japan, Dead End and The Stalin began in the Japanese rock bands and Visual kei emerged in the 1980s with bands such as X Japan, Buck Tick and D'erlanger. Japanese noise rock emerged in the 1980s with bands such as Melt-Banana, Zeni Geva and Guitar Wolf in the Japanese's indies scene.
Balladry infused with heavy metal riffs and rock n roll gave glam metal bands their unique sound. Hair metal bands from the 80s gave new identity to power ballads and acoustic rock ballads. The AOR scene that catapulted in the 70s evolved greatly in the 80s and early 90s. The raw power of music unleashed with an amalgamation of harmonies in choruses earned the respect of rock critics globally.
The 70s is by far my favorite decade of rock music. Some of the finest progressive, blues rock, and hard rock bands emerged during this time. I am using the term rock pretty loosely meaning I may include some borderline rock artists and as well as funk, but I won't be putting any classical, pure jazz, soul, or blues without rock influence on here. That would just make this list a lot harder to.
Glam Rock was first mentioned in the 70’s and in this post today I am going to highlight the top glam rock bands of that era. There is quite a choice so as Sweet said let’s go. Glam Rock Bands. The UK charts were packed with glam rock bands from around 1971 up until 1975.
The 20 Best 80’s Metal Albums. Given that the 1980s saw more seismic changes in this hallowed genre than any other decade - the emergence of the death, thrash, speed, black and hair flavours of.
Best 80's tribute bands and acts for hire across Scotland and the UK. Guaranteed to get even your granny on the dance floor, we have the best 80's tribute bands and acts for hire that Scotland and England have to offer. With so many to choose from we have hand picked only the best to appear on our site including Duran Duran tribute bands, Wham.
Spurred by a minor trad rock’n’roll revival in the early 80s, Roman Holiday went all the way and brought back swing. With about a thousand members, all in diddy sailor caps, they managed a top.
A lot of rock bands who were around and popular in the 60's and 70's seemed to have some difficulties transitioning into the 80's since a lot of their albums didn't do very well, and some even failed to score hit singles. If you don't believe me, check out allmusic.com and check out the low ratings they've been getting on those albums. There were however some rock bands that managed to keep.
The 100 biggest acts of the 80's in the U.K. A list by abyss89. Categories: 1980s. Rock n roll is king 20)Im alive 21)Dont walk away 24)Ticket to the moon 28)Calling America 30)Twilight 48)Secret messages: Weeks charted: 84 No of hits: 10 1)Xanadu 4)Hold on tight 11)All over the world 13)Rock n roll is king 20)Im alive 21)Dont walk away 24)Ticket to the moon 28)Calling America 30)Twilight.