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English Heavy Metal Bands List

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Updated December 22, 2019 20.8k views 167 items

List of English heavy metal bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as heavy metal 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 heavy metal 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 heavy metal 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 include everything from Led Zeppelin to Ozzy Osbourne.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular heavy metal bands from England?" and "Which heavy metal bands started in England?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list English Heavy Metal Bands List
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Ozzy Osbourne is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list English Heavy Metal Bands List
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Queen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list English Heavy Metal Bands List
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Freddie Mercury is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list English Heavy Metal Bands List
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Iron Maiden is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list English Heavy Metal Bands List
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Judas Priest is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list English Heavy Metal Bands List
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Cream is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list English Heavy Metal Bands List
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Deep Purple is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list English Heavy Metal Bands List
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Motörhead is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list English Heavy Metal Bands List
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Whitesnake is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list English Heavy Metal Bands List
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The Jimi Hendrix Experie... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list English Heavy Metal Bands List
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Jethro Tull is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list English Heavy Metal Bands List
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The Cult is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list English Heavy Metal Bands List
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King Crimson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list English Heavy Metal Bands List
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Rainbow is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list English Heavy Metal Bands List
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Keith Moon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list English Heavy Metal Bands List
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Bring Me The Horizon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list English Heavy Metal Bands List
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Uriah Heep is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list English Heavy Metal Bands List
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UFO is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list English Heavy Metal Bands List
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DragonForce is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list English Heavy Metal Bands List
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Cradle of Filth is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list English Heavy Metal Bands List
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Killing Joke is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list English Heavy Metal Bands List
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Napalm Death is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list English Heavy Metal Bands List
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Cozy Powell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list English Heavy Metal Bands List
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Hawkwind is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list English Heavy Metal Bands List