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English Hard Rock Bands List

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Updated June 14, 2019 10.1k views 180 items

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.
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Paul McCartney is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list English Hard Rock Bands List
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David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list English Hard Rock Bands List
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Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list English Hard Rock Bands List
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Eric Clapton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list English Hard Rock Bands List
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The Rolling Stones is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list English Hard Rock Bands List
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Ozzy Osbourne is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list English Hard Rock Bands List
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Pink Floyd is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list English Hard Rock Bands List
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The Who is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list English Hard Rock Bands List
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Queen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list English Hard Rock Bands List
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Freddie Mercury is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list English Hard Rock Bands List
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Rod Stewart is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list English Hard Rock Bands List
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Iron Maiden is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list English Hard Rock Bands List
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Judas Priest is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list English Hard Rock Bands List
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David Gilmour is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list English Hard Rock Bands List
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PJ Harvey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list English Hard Rock Bands List
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Cream is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list English Hard Rock Bands List
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Deep Purple is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list English Hard Rock Bands List
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Motörhead is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list English Hard Rock Bands List
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Fleetwood Mac is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list English Hard Rock Bands List
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Whitesnake is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list English Hard Rock Bands List
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Genesis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list English Hard Rock Bands List
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Yes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list English Hard Rock Bands List
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The Jimi Hendrix Experie... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list English Hard Rock Bands List
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Billy Idol is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list English Hard Rock Bands List
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Dire Straits is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list English Hard Rock Bands List