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Best Psychobilly Bands

Mixing elements of rock, punk and rockabilly, psychobilly bands are known not so much for the frantic pace of its music, but instead for its vibrant lyrics that have references to science fiction, horror, violence and sexuality. The best psychobilly bands are able to seamlessly mix three chord punk with a splash of - believe it or not - thrash metal, hence why the genre has the name of psychobilly. Bands started rising to prominence in the 1980s in the UK before catching on in Europe and Australia before becoming internationally recognized.

So, what are the best psychobilly bands? Any list of psychobilly groups has to include the likes of the Stray Cats, Devil's Brigade, The Meteors, The Creepshow and the Reverend Horton Heat. These bands are known as some of the best psychobilly bands and with good reason. Their songs are memorable, their live shows energetic and cheeky lyrics is what makes these groups appeal to fans. 

That said, this list should help guide you to what psychobilly are considered among the best. As a point of reference, this list of psychobilly bands provides the foundation of your psychobilly knowledge. This list answers the questions "who are the best psychobilly bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest psychobilly musician ever?" If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular psychobilly bands that you might've heard of. (105 items)

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    Stay Sick!, Smell of Female, Flamejob

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    Blast From the Past: The Worst and the Best, Sex Starved, Welcome to ...

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    In Sickness & In Health, Orgasmic Nightmare, Kicked Out of Hell

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    Brought Back to Life, Return of the Loving Dead, Dead Girls Don't Cry

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    We Three Kings: Christmas Favorites, 20th Century Masters: The Millennium ...

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    Kings of Psychobilly, Only the Meteors Are Pure Psychobilly, The Mutant ...

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    Bring It On!, Hell Yeah!, Kiss Kiss Kill Kill

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    Tiger Army III: Ghost Tigers Rise, Tiger Army II: Power of Moonlite, Music ...

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    Undercover, The Very Best of Guana Batz, Held Down At Last / Loan Sharks ...

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    The Living End, State of Emergency, Modern Artillery

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    Built for Speed, Stray Cats, Rock This Town

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    Glad Rags & Body Bags, Monster Formal Wear, Dealing the Death Card

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    The Wild Man, Peanut Butter Rock and Roll, Out to Hunch

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    Haight Street Hippie Massacre: Best of Deadbolt, Voodoo Trucker, Tiki Man ...

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    25 Years - Still Mad, Dead Moon’s Calling, Survival of the Sickest!

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    Blood Trilogy, Volume 1, Torture Garden

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    Real Gone Katz, It's Not Fair

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    The Best of Klingonz, Blurb, Flange

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    They All Fall Down, Sell Your Soul, Life After Death

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    Straight to Hell, Damn Right, Rebel Proud

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    I Was a Teenage 7 Shot Screamer, Keep the Flame Alive, In Wonderland

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    The Future is Unknown..., The Future Is Unknown..., Target Practice

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    Devils Brigade

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    Free, Drunk, and Horny

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    Chopped and Dropped, Drag U Later, Rat Rod Rodeo Rhythm Dragons are the #1 Rockabilly band in Arizona but also infuse Swing, Punk, Jazz, Surf, Country and Americana into their performances . The new album, “Billy 3.0” features the hit the songs

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    Tutti frutti, Never trust a live !, Toutafonlive

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    Chop Tops Meets The Sure Shots, Always Wild, Revved-Up Rockabilly

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    Supersadomasochisticexpialidocious, Hellbilly, Disgraceland

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    Give 'Em More Rope, Tales from the Dead West, Live From Texas!

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    13 Halloweens, Born With a Scorpion's Touch, Dayglo Necros

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    Sweet Revenge, Hellblazin, The Devils's Music

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    Russian Bellydance, Better Than Sex, Lunatics & Poets

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    Assjack, Bootleg #2, Bootleg #1

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    ...From Behind the Green Door, Urban Legends

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    Rubber Girl

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    The Young Werewolves, Cheat the Devil

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    Fletch Cadillac, Fletch Cadillac, The First Two Years

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    Mystiki, Flamethrower

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    Solid Action, Step on a Bug, U-Men

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