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London Heavy Metal Bands List

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Updated November 5, 2019 2.1k views 39 items

List of London heavy metal bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as heavy metal solo artists from London are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great London 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 London. If you think the best London 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.

List contains bands like Led Zeppelin, Queen.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular heavy metal bands from London?" and "Which heavy metal bands started in London?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list London Heavy Metal Bands List
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Queen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list London Heavy Metal Bands List
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Freddie Mercury is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list London Heavy Metal Bands List
Genre: Pop music, Rock music, Rockabilly; Nationality: Zanzibar, United Kingdom
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Iron Maiden is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list London Heavy Metal Bands List
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Cream is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list London Heavy Metal Bands List
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Motörhead is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list London Heavy Metal Bands List
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The Jimi Hendrix Experie... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list London Heavy Metal Bands List
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Keith Moon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list London Heavy Metal Bands List
Genre: Skiffle, Pop music, Rock music; Nationality: England
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UFO is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list London Heavy Metal Bands List
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DragonForce is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list London Heavy Metal Bands List
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Killing Joke is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list London Heavy Metal Bands List
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Hawkwind is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list London Heavy Metal Bands List
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Adrian Smith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list London Heavy Metal Bands List
Genre: Heavy metal, Progressive rock, Hard rock; Nationality: England
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Girlschool is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list London Heavy Metal Bands List
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Deen Castronovo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list London Heavy Metal Bands List
Genre: Rock music, Instrumental rock, Heavy metal; Nationality: United States of America
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Angel Witch is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list London Heavy Metal Bands List
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Skunk Anansie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list London Heavy Metal Bands List
Skunk Anansie
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Akercocke is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list London Heavy Metal Bands List
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Paul D. Hudson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list London Heavy Metal Bands List
Genre: Thrash metal, Reggae, Heavy metal; Nationality: United Kingdom
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Steve Jones is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list London Heavy Metal Bands List
Steve Jones Genre: Rock music, Heavy metal, Punk rock; Nationality: United States of America, England
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Cliff Williams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list London Heavy Metal Bands List
Genre: Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music; Nationality: United Kingdom, England
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Cubanate is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list London Heavy Metal Bands List
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Danny Felice is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list London Heavy Metal Bands List
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Dennis Stratton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list London Heavy Metal Bands List
Genre: New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Rock music, Heavy metal; Nationality: England
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Queenadreena is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list London Heavy Metal Bands List