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Is Van Halen a metal band?

Is Van Halen a metal band?

Van Halen, American heavy metal band distinguished by the innovative electric-guitar playing of Eddie Van Halen.

When was Metallica founded?

1981Metallica / Active from

Who is the best rock band in the 80s?

Top 20 American Classic Rock Bands of the ’80s

  1. Guns N’ Roses. After spotting every other American band on this list a six-year head start, Guns N’ Roses rocketed to the front of the pack largely on the strength of just one studio album.
  2. Van Halen.
  3. R.E.M.
  4. Aerosmith.
  5. ZZ Top.
  6. Metallica.
  7. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers.
  8. Journey.

What are the best bands of the 80s?

Guns N’ Roses (Hard Rock/Glam Metal)

  • Queen (Rock)
  • Metallica (Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal)
  • AC/DC (Hard Rock)
  • Bon Jovi (Rock/Hard Rock/Glam Metal)
  • Foreigner Rock/Hard Rock)
  • Journey (Rock/Hard Rock)
  • Motorhead (Heavy Metal/Speed Metal)
  • R.E.M. (Rock/Alternative Rock)
  • U2 (Rock)
  • Who was the best band of the 80s?

    The best bands of the 80s, according to this Smash Hits poll of polls, are as follows: 1. Duran Duran – Perhaps no surprise, given that the band also boasted Smash Hits’ 80s Best Singer (Simon Le Bon) and 80s Most Fanciable Male (John Taylor)

    Which bands were famous in the 80s?

    Whitney Houston. Sumptuous power ballad “The Greatest Love Of All” was arguably Whitney’s signature hit,but during the 80s,Ms.

  • Bruce Springsteen. Springsteen’s landmark Born In The USA album yielded seven US hits.
  • Stevie Wonder.
  • Phil Collins.
  • Lionel Richie.
  • Michael Jackson.
  • Billy Joel.
  • Madonna.
  • Prince.
  • Cyndi Lauper.
  • What is the best glam rock band of the 80s?

    Warrant – Heaven (1989) Power ballads were a must for any hard rock band.

  • Ratt – You’re In Love (1985) I can’t talk about glam rock and not mention Ratt!
  • Poison – Nothin’ But A Good Time (1988) If for a moment there we don’t look at that bizarre and ridiculous album artwork,we can actually find some excellent glam