Name Country Genre Score
Judas Priest United Kingdom Heavy Metal 137
Iron Maiden United Kingdom Heavy Metal, NWOBHM 132
Accept Germany Heavy Metal 104
Diamond Head United Kingdom NWOBHM (early), Hard Rock (later) 50
Dio United States Heavy Metal 46
Tank United Kingdom NWOBHM, Heavy Metal 42
Tygers of Pan Tang United Kingdom NWOBHM 41
Motörhead United Kingdom Heavy Metal, Hard Rock 32
Anvil Canada Heavy/Power Metal 32
Running Wild Germany Heavy/Power/Speed Metal 30
U.D.O. Germany Heavy Metal 28
Picture Netherlands Heavy Metal (early/now), Hard Rock (mid) 25
Grave Digger Germany Speed Metal (early), Heavy/Power Metal (later) 24
Krokus Switzerland Progressive Rock (early), Heavy Metal/Hard Rock (later) 20
Girlschool United Kingdom Heavy Metal, NWOBHM 18
Grim Reaper United Kingdom NWOBHM, Heavy Metal 18
Raven United Kingdom NWOBHM, Speed Metal 17
Angel Witch United Kingdom NWOBHM, Heavy Metal 16
Def Leppard United Kingdom NWOBHM (early), Hard Rock (mid), Pop Rock (later) 15
Tokyo Blade United Kingdom NWOBHM, Heavy Metal 14
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