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The Best Shock Rock Bands/Artists

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Over the years, the best shock rock bands have managed to rankle the status quo and scare people outside of the music fans. Shock rock, which incorporates elements of glam rock, hard rock and metal, is one of the most theatrical genres of rock music. The best shock rock bands are known for their edgy, over-the-top live performances. Shock rock peaked in the 1970s when some of the top shock rock bands emerged and the sensational shows laid the groundwork for bands to come in the future.

So, who can be considered the best shock rock bands? For starters, any list of shock rock bands can't be complete without the likes shock rock artists like Alice Cooper and Ozzy Osbourne. Though Osbourne may be known more as a heavy metal and hard rock singer, his antics on-stage fall in line with the definition of what shock rock is. As for Cooper, with his use of imagery and makeup, he helped pave the way for the likes KISS and GWAR and other shock rock bands. 

That said, it's up to you to determind wha tare the best shock rock bands. Taking a look at this poll, all shock rock bands should be included on here. This list answers the questions "who are the best shock rock bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest shock rock 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 shock rock bands that you might've heard of. (74 items)


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    Welcome to My Nightmare, Hey Stoopid, Brutal Planet

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    Antichrist Superstar, Mechanical Animals, Portrait of an American Family ...

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    The Sinister Urge, Past, Present & Future

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    Stay Hungry, You Can't Stop Rock 'n' Roll, Under the Blade

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    The Idiot, Lust for Life, Zombie Birdhouse

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    Scumdogs of the Universe, Beyond Hell, Lust in Space

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    The Arockalypse, Get Heavy, The Monsterican Dream

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    Never Let the Bastards Wear You Down, Dee Does Broadway

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    Dirty Love Songs, Murder Junkies, Eat My Fuc

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    Visual Lies, Love You to Pieces, Appointment With Death

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    The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Speak No Tech, Dance with Arthur Brown ...

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    Remote Control, The Completion Backward Principle, The Tubes

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    Tales From The Monsters EP, Monsterious Heavy Metal,Shock Rock,Hard Rock http://shoutoffical.webs.com/https://www.facebook.com/shoutofficalhttp://shoutoffical.bandcamp.com/album/monsterious

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    Not Available, God in Three Persons, Fingerprince

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    Witchcraft Destroys Minds & Reaps Souls, Coven, Blood on the Snow

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    Blood Guts & Pussy, The Dwarves Come Clean, Horror Stories

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    You Axed for It!, To the Max, Rock Bible

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    Snowy Shaw Is Alive!

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

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    Hell, Murder Junkies, 15 Minutes of Fame

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    Communism Is Fascism

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    Metal Murder 3D, Metal Murder Mixtape, Light to Dark and Life to Death

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    Silencer, This Little Empire, Clarity

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    The Teaches of Peaches, Impeach My Bush, The Flaming Lips and Stardeath ...

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    Love Conquers All, The Fiery Summons

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