List of English hard rock bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as hard rock solo artists from England are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great English music that you've never heard before. The hard rock bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in England. If you think the best English hard rock band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.
Artists on this list include Paul McCartney and David Bowie.If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular hard rock bands from England?" and "Which hard rock bands started in England?" then this list will answer your questions.