List of new wave of British heavy metal bands

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The period 1979–1981 in the United Kingdom introduced a movement of young musicians, generally identified as the new wave of British heavy metal . The movement spawned more than a thousand hard rock and heavy metal bands from all over the UK, which were more or less forcibly identified as heavy metal acts. [1] [2] Most of those bands did not survive past the mid-1980s and disbanded, but many reformed in the 2000s. [3]

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Angel Witch

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Blitzkrieg

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Def Leppard
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Demon
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Diamond Head

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Elixir

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Girlschool
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Grim Reaper

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Iron Maiden

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Praying Mantis

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Raven

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Satan
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Saxon

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Venom

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Notes

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  6. Popoff: p.21
  7. 1 2 Tucker: p.203
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  11. Popoff: p.31
  12. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Avenger biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  13. Popoff: p.32
  14. "Baby Tuckoo biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  15. Popoff: p.35
  16. Ruhlmann, William. "Battleaxe biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  17. Popoff: p.39
  18. "Battlezone biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  19. Popoff: pp.39–40
  20. Ruhlmann, William. "Black Rose biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  21. Popoff: p.47
  22. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Blitzkrieg biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  23. Popoff: p.52
  24. Popoff: p.61
  25. Macmillan: p.109
  26. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Chateaux biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
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  28. Popoff: p.72
  29. Popoff: p.74
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  31. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Dedringer biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 13 February 2012.
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  35. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Demon biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  36. Popoff: pp.93–94
  37. 1 2 Tucker: p.204
  38. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Diamond Head biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
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  41. Macmillan: pp.186-187
  42. Popoff: p.104
  43. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "EF Band biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  44. 1 2 Popoff: p.106
  45. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Elixir biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  46. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Ethel the Frog biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
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  48. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Fist biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  49. Popoff: p.121-122
  50. 1 2 Popoff: p.133
  51. Popoff: p.135
  52. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Grim Reaper biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  53. Popoff: pp.139–140
  54. Rivadavia, Eduardo (20 August 2006). "Handsome Beasts biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 25 June 2012.
  55. Popoff: p.146
  56. Macmillan: p.274
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  59. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Hollow Ground biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
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  61. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Holocaust biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  62. Popoff: pp.161–162
  63. Huey, Steve. "Iron Maiden review". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  64. Popoff: p.169-172
  65. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Jaguar biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  66. Popoff: p.175
  67. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Jameson Raid biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  68. Prato, Greg. "Mama's Boys biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  69. Popoff: p.210
  70. "Marseille biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  71. Popoff: p.214
  72. Macmillan: p.386
  73. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "More biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  74. Popoff: p.231
  75. Macmillan: p.411
  76. "Nightwing biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 22 March 2015.
  77. Popoff: p.243
  78. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Pagan Altar biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 22 March 2015.
  79. Marsicano, Dan. "Essential Doom Metal Albums". About.com . Retrieved 1 July 2012.
  80. Rivdavia, Eduardo. "Persian Risk biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  81. 1 2 Popoff: p.260
  82. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Praying Mantis biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  83. Popoff: p.268
  84. Torreano, Bradley. "Quartz biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  85. Popoff: pp.271–272
  86. Macmillan: p.281
  87. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Raven biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  88. Popoff: pp.283–286
  89. 1 2 3 Tucker: p.206
  90. "Rock Goddess biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 March 2015.
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  92. Macmillan: p.488
  93. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Salem biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  94. Huey, Steve. "Samson biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
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  97. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Saracen biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 13 February 2019.
  98. Popoff: pp.308
  99. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Satan biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  100. Popoff: pp.309
  101. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Savage biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  102. Popoff: pp.310–311
  103. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Saxon biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  104. Popoff: pp.314–315
  105. "Shy biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  106. Popoff: p.323
  107. "Spider biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  108. Popoff: p.334
  109. "Stampede biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 24 March 2015.
  110. 1 2 Popoff: p.336
  111. Popoff: p.343
  112. Prato, Greg. "Sweet Savage biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  113. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Tank biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  114. Popoff: pp.350–351
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  116. "Thunderstick biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  117. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Tobruk Biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 2 September 2015.
  118. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Tokyo Blade review". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  119. Popoff: p.358-359
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  121. 1 2 Tucker: p.207
  122. Stone, Doug. "Trespass biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  123. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Tygers of Pan Tang biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  124. Popoff: p.371-372
  125. Popoff: p.373
  126. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Tytan biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  127. Macmillan: p.676
  128. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Vardis biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  129. Popoff: p.386
  130. Popoff: pp.395–397
  131. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "White Spirit biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  132. Popoff: p.412
  133. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Wild Horses biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 25 March 2015.
  134. Popoff: pp.414–415
  135. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Witchfinder General biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  136. Popoff: pp.416–417
  137. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Witchfynde biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  138. Popoff: pp.417–418
  139. Tucker: p.208
  140. "Wrathchild biography". AllMusic . All Media Network . Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  141. Popoff: pp.419–420

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