Name Country Genre Score
Iron Maiden United Kingdom Heavy Metal, NWOBHM 147
Mercyful Fate Denmark Heavy Metal 85
Diamond Head United Kingdom NWOBHM (early), Hard Rock (later) 84
Witchfinder General United Kingdom NWOBHM, Doom Metal 66
Satan United Kingdom NWOBHM, Heavy Metal 56
Cloven Hoof United Kingdom NWOBHM (early), Heavy/Power Metal (later) 47
Witchfynde United Kingdom NWOBHM 42
Tygers of Pan Tang United Kingdom NWOBHM 38
Cauldron Canada Heavy Metal 35
King Diamond Denmark Heavy Metal 34
Budgie United Kingdom Heavy Metal/Hard Rock/Progressive Rock 33
In Solitude Sweden Heavy Metal 32
Anvil Canada Heavy/Power Metal 32
Tank United Kingdom NWOBHM, Heavy Metal 31
Saxon United Kingdom NWOBHM, Heavy Metal 27
Blitzkrieg United Kingdom Heavy Metal, NWOBHM 27
Grim Reaper United Kingdom NWOBHM, Heavy Metal 26
Enforcer Sweden Heavy/Speed Metal 24
Tokyo Blade United Kingdom NWOBHM, Heavy Metal 23
Holocaust United Kingdom NWOBHM/Heavy Metal (1977-1984), Progressive Metal (1989-present) 22
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