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101 Glam Metal Anthems

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Below are 101 tracks (in order) of the greatest fist-pumping anthems of the 80s metal era. In building this list I only allowed 2 tracks maximum per artist and 1 track per album to give more variety to the playlist. And yes, "Rock of Ages" is the #1 ultimate glam metal anthem (ignoring the haters).


1.       Def Leppard – Rock of Ages

2.       Guns N’ Roses – Welcome to the Jungle

3.       Scorpions – Rock You Like a Hurricane

4.       Bon Jovi – You Give Love a Bad Name

5.       Motley Crue – Dr. Feelgood

6.       Ratt – Round and Round

7.       Skid Row – Youth Gone Wild

8.       Whitesnake – Here I Go Again

9.       Aerosmith – Dude (Looks Like a Lady)

10.   Twisted Sister – I Wanna Rock

11.   Van Halen – Jump

12.   Cinderella – Gypsy Road

13.   Poison – I Want Action

14.   Quiet Riot – Metal Health (Band Your Head)

15.   Slaughter – Up All Night

16.   Warrant – Cherry Pie

17.   David Lee Roth – Just Like Paradise

18.   Dokken – It’s Not Love

19.   Europe – Rock the Night

20.   Autograph – Turn Up the Radio

21.   Black ‘N Blue – Hold on to 18

22.   D.A.D. – Sleeping My Day Away

23.   Bon Jovi – Bad Medicine

24.   Danger Danger – Naughty Naughty

25.   Faster Pussycat – Bathroom Wall

26.   Enuff Z’Nuff – New Thing

27.   Europe – Superstitious

28.   Cinderella – Shake It

29.   Kiss – Lick It Up

30.   Great White – Once Bitten, Twice Shy

31.   Tesla – Modern Day Cowboy

32.   White Lion – Radar Love

33.   Aerosmith – Love in an Elevator

34.   Britny Fox – Long Way to Love

35.   BulletBoys – Smooth Up in Ya

36.   Electric Boys – All Lips ‘n’ Hips

37.   Hanoi Rocks – Love’s an Injection

38.   Jetboy – Feel the Shake

39.   Kingdom Come – Get it On

40.   Pretty Boy Floyd – Rock & Roll (Is Gonna Set the World on Fire)

41.   The Cult – Fire Woman

42.   Whitesnake – Love Ain’t No Stranger

43.   Winger – Headed for a Heartbreak

44.   Bang Tango – Someone Like You

45.   TNT – 10,000 Lovers (In One)

46.   L.A. Guns – Rip and Tear

47.   Motley Crue – Live Wire

48.   Stryper – To Hell with the Devil

49.   Van Halen – Why Can’t This Be Love?

50.   Warrant – Down Boys

51.   Poison – Unskinny Bop

52.   Ratt – Lovin’ You’s a Dirty Job

53.   Vixen – Edge of a Broken Heart

54.   Cry Wolf – Pretender

55.   Dangerous Toys – Scared

56.   Def Leppard – Pour Some Sugar on Me

57.   Helix – Heavy Metal Love

58.   Keel – The Right to Rock

59.   Scorpions – No One Like You

60.   Shotgun Messiah – Heartbreak Blvd

61.   David Lee Roth – Yankee Rose

62.   Joan Jett & the Blackhearts – I Hate Myself for Loving You

63.   Ozzy Osbourne – Shot in the Dark

64.   Y&T – Summertime Girls

65.   Dokken – Burning Like a Flame

66.   Great White – Rock Me

67.   Kix – Midnite Dynamite

68.   XYZ – Inside Out

69.   Child’s Play – Rat Race

70.   Heaven’s Edge – Skin to Skin

71.   Kiss – Heaven’s on Fire

72.   Queensryche – Eyes of a Stranger

73.   Saigon Kick – What You Say

74.   Doro – Unholy Love

75.   Junkyard – Hollywood

76.   Love/Hate – Why Do You Think They Call it Dope?

77.   Roxx Gang – No Easy Way Out

78.   Shark Island – Paris Calling

79.   Sleez Beez – Stranger than Paradise

80.   Ugly Kid Joe – Everything About You

81.   Vinnie Vincent Invasion – Boyz are Gonna Rock

82.   King Kobra – Hunger

83.   Phantom Blue - Why Call it Love?

84.   Beau Nasty – Shake It

85.   D’Molls – 777

86.   Extreme – Get the Funk Out

87.   Krokus – Stayed Awake All Night

88.   W.A.S.P. – Blind in Texas

89.   Damn Yankees – Don’t Tread on Me

90.   FireHouse – Don’t Treat Me Bad

91.   Lita Ford – Gotta Let Go

92.   Vain – Who’s Watching You

93.   Guns N’ Roses – You Could Be Mine

94.   Saraya – Love Has Taken Its Toll

95.   Tesla – Heaven’s Trail (No Way Out)

96.   Pretty Maids – Future World

97.   Hardline – Hot Cherie

98.   Living Colour – Cult of Personality

99.   Thunder – Dirty Love

100.  Warlock – All We Are

101.   Saints & Sinners – Walk that Walk

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