Name Country Genre Score
Judas Priest United Kingdom Heavy Metal 142
Iron Maiden United Kingdom Heavy Metal, NWOBHM 140
Accept Germany Heavy Metal 114
Diamond Head United Kingdom NWOBHM (early), Hard Rock (later) 49
Dio United States Heavy Metal 46
Tank United Kingdom NWOBHM, Heavy Metal 43
Tygers of Pan Tang United Kingdom NWOBHM 41
Motörhead United Kingdom Heavy Metal, Hard Rock 37
Anvil Canada Heavy/Power Metal 32
Running Wild Germany Heavy/Power/Speed Metal 30
U.D.O. Germany Heavy Metal 29
Grave Digger Germany Speed Metal (early), Heavy/Power Metal (later) 27
Picture Netherlands Heavy Metal (early/now), Hard Rock (mid) 26
Grim Reaper United Kingdom NWOBHM, Heavy Metal 20
Krokus Switzerland Progressive Rock (early), Heavy Metal/Hard Rock (later) 19
Girlschool United Kingdom Heavy Metal, NWOBHM 19
Raven United Kingdom NWOBHM, Speed Metal 18
Def Leppard United Kingdom NWOBHM (early), Hard Rock (mid), Pop Rock (later) 17
Angel Witch United Kingdom NWOBHM, Heavy Metal 16
Tokyo Blade United Kingdom NWOBHM, Heavy Metal 14
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