I like Devo, Tone Loc, Escape Club, Rick James, The Cars and many others.
JP, Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Molly Hatchet, all the ones you mentioned and I love country too!!
AC/DC..but I can not really say they are an "80's" group..they span generations..
so for a strictly 80's group..I will have to say Quiet Riot...they were 80's..not before and not after..even though I saw them for free at a Rib cook-off in 2005...
I agree with both those choices!
George Thorogood kicks it as well!
agreed B.C....I also liked/like Van Halen, Survivor, and Metalica...although, like you said, they span over to other generations.
The newest incarnation of AC/DC debuted in 1980 with the release of Back in Black, so in away it can be considered an 80's band, thats when they were the most dominate.
30 years later and they are still filling stadiums, thats longevity!
RIP Bon Scott
Posion, Def leppard, Bon Jovi, and Joan Jett and the blackhearts. But, I also liked Madonna, Rick Springfield and R.E.O speedwagon. I also liked a band called the Motels, but, they just disapeared.
I agree with what everyone has already said. I LOVE the Cars, Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen, and Madonna.
I have yet learned much HTML or how to post pics in the forums..
I LOVE your ROCKIN' LEOPARD...VERY COOL
I hated all of those bubble gum groups, hair bands suck, I was glad when Nirvana came along.
Anyone remember "The Psychedelic Furs"? I liked just about all '8o's stuff...especially from all the groups mentioned thus far and:
Tears for Fears
The Talking Heads
I just saw The Psychedelic Furs when they opened for The Killers this past fall. The two bands joined forces for "Pretty in Pink"--it was badass.
PS: I forgot to say earlier that I love, love, love The Talking Heads and David Bowie (who also spans decades).
The Eurythmics were my absolute favourite, just above The Pet Shop Boys.
Great topic. I love the 80s!
I'm quite synth-pop mad. Favourites are Alphaville, Erasure, Pet Shop Boys, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, a-ha, Depeche Mode, Roxy Music, Human League, Soft Cell, Kraftwerk, Simple Minds and Frankie Goes to Hollywood. Also quite a Paul Young fan as well.
Great that so many are still going.
All the Big rock bands in the 80's were excellent! I also liked some of the more influential edgy artists like Gary Neuman and Elvis Costello.
The Smith's no doubt. Morrissey is a real jerk, but there's no denying the Smith's made great music. This charming man? Brilliant. Every time I hear it I just want to grab a drink and idly move around the room, swaying to the music.
Quiet Riot, most definitely. Saw them at a park concert a few years ago. Great music and the lead singer still looks sexy in tight leather pants
OMG...Eagles, Aerosmith,Robert Plant, Lynard Skynard, Pink Floyd, Peter Frampton, Journey, Led Zepplin, Van halen, Boston, Forgeiner, Prince, Earth Wind n Fire, Donna Summer, Whitney Houston, INXS, Queen, Fleetwood Mac, Van Morrison...this list can go on forever...a lot of good music in our World...these bands are some of my fav's
When Til'Tuesday sang "voices carry".I thoght mental were the voices...
I am firmly of the opinion that the musical legacy of the 1980's is at least equal to, if not more important than the sixties. Don't get me wrong, I love the Beatles and the Stones and they do have a major influence on what has come since. You can throw in others such as Dylan, the Kinks and others but the output of the eighties does make things very close. For my money, I loved Madness and Adam & The Ants. The Eurythmics and Depeche Mode produced some stunning stuff. Ultravox are a most underrated band, as are XTC. From the US of course we had Madonna, Run DMC and the Beastie Boys.
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