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    80's Rock

    Since everyone is posting music, thought I might get some input of my own. Reading through some posts I saw that people either liked or hated the 80's for music. Regardless, what is your favorite 80's rock/hair band to come from the 80's. I have to go with Motley Crue, they set the trend for all the bands coming out of LA and are still rocking today.



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    Re: 80's Rock

    Metallica and GNR is about the most of what I remember from 80s that I really liked.
    Then again I was born in the 80s so of course I was more into the 90s.



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    Re: 80's Rock

    Firehouse, Trixter, Warrant, Winger, Slaughter, Poison, Ratt, Bon Jovi, Europe, Scorpions, LA Guns



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    Re: 80's Rock

    Van Halen, Def Leppard, Dangerous Toys, Tesla, and Bon Jovi.
    My favorite album from the 80's is Aerosmith - "Pump". I can't really get into the Crue anymore since reading The Dirt.



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    Re: 80's Rock

    Quote Originally Posted by sk22 View Post
    Van Halen, Def Leppard, Dangerous Toys, Tesla, and Bon Jovi.
    My favorite album from the 80's is Aerosmith - "Pump". I can't really get into the Crue anymore since reading The Dirt.
    The Dirt? I love that book, as nasty as it may get it still tells their story and shows what they did for the industry. Good choice with Dangerous toys and Tesla.



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    Re: 80's Rock

    Quote Originally Posted by bcr4isu View Post
    The Dirt? I love that book, as nasty as it may get it still tells their story and shows what they did for the industry. Good choice with Dangerous toys and Tesla.
    I really liked the book as well. I didn't like how they would just go through the motions to put out some records and came off as kind of ungrateful and selfish. It's the same reasons I wont listen to anything Aerosmith put out from "Night in the Ruts" to about "Done With Mirrors" but like all their other stuff.



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    Re: 80's Rock

    Honeymoon Suite, Damn Yankees, 38 Special, Nightranger, Skid Row, Cinderella, Aldo Nova, Boston...



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    Re: 80's Rock

    I was born in '89 but Van Halen, Def Leppard, Boston, Cinderella, Tesla, Bon Jovi, Guns N Roses, Aerosmith, Poison, Queensryche, Motley Crue, Scorpions, Ozzy.

    (Note: some may be 70s or 90s...not completely sure on the era of a couple of those)



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    Re: 80's Rock

    The tail end of the 80's is right when I started getting into music. My parents agreed to let me get a Bon Jovi tape, instead I chucked Open Up And Say Ahh into the cart. I think I made the right choice. Doesn't seem as rebellious now, but at the time I felt pretty badass. Still crank up Poison when it's on the radio.

    Megadeth is another band I've always liked that came out of the 80's.



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    Re: 80's Rock

    Quote Originally Posted by loki8838 View Post
    Firehouse, Trixter, Warrant, Winger, Slaughter, Poison, Ratt, Bon Jovi, Europe, Scorpions, LA Guns
    These are some of my faves also. I've seen them all except Europe. Most in Cedar Rapids as a teen in the 80's. All the bands used to come thru here. lots of the bands are still playing, tho in smaller venues. 20's years later or so and they are playing in bars, state fairs, race tracks.


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    Re: 80's Rock

    Love the 80's. Metal was great back then.



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    Re: 80's Rock

    I was in tenth grade when Iron Maiden released "Number of the Beast" and you can probably count on one hand the number of days I haven't listened to some form of Maiden since. They started in 1975 but got their current lead singer in 1981.



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    Re: 80's Rock

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonesrule91 View Post
    Honeymoon Suite, Damn Yankees, 38 Special, Nightranger, Skid Row, Cinderella, Aldo Nova, Boston...
    Something about Cinderella I like...good call!



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