Monthly Archives: October 2018

The Top Metal Albums of the 80 – Part 2

Back in Black, AC/DC (1980) Back in Black sold an impressive 25 million copies, proving just how commercial hard rock can be. Bon Scott may have departed but Brian Johnson just fine in his place, fronting a band that offered arena-rock anthems that sound every bit as good now as they did back then. Replacing […]

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The Top Metal Albums of the 80s – Part 1

The 80’s was really the decade that established metal, which is a genre that is itself defined by many genres, as well as periods and clarifications, and, of course, controversies. It’s difficult to accept that such classic-style metal given to us by those artists like Ozzy Osbourne and Dio were around the same time as […]

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Top 7 Heavy Metal Bands of the 1980’s – Part 2

Here’s the second part of our look at some of the best metal bands in a decade that either brought or continued to bring commercial success to the likes of Metallica and AC/DC.

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Top 7 Heavy Metal Bands of the 1980’s – Part 1

It isn’t an easy task to pick out the 80’s best heavy metal bands, bearing in mind that the decade resulted in the sub-genres of both hair metal and thrash metal, and was the most pivotal decade in the history of the genre as a whole.

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