5. BLACK SABBATH
To be honest I have never really like this band for some reason but I am sure loads of you out there are flat out in love with these guys. This is another English rock band from Birmingham. It was formed in 1969. They are into heavy metal and their band members include Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler. They have released around eighteen studio albums. The first one came out in the year 1970 and was called ‘Black Sabbath’. The latest album was released in 1995 and it was called Forbidden.
4. JUDAS PRIEST
I was introduced to this a long time after I started listening to this genre. This is a British heavy metal band that comes from Birmingham. The band was formed in the year 1969. They are into Heavy and Speed Metal. Their current band members include Ian Hill, Rob Halford, Glenn Tipton, Scott Travis and Richie Faulkner. They have released around sixteen studio albums with the first one released in the year 1974 called ‘Rocka Rolla’. The latest album from Judas Priest was released in 2008 called ‘Nostradamus’.
3. IRON MAIDEN
If it were up to me alone, I would put this band at the first place. By far my favorite band, Iron Maiden is an English heavy metal band and they come from Leyton. The band was formed in the year 1975 by Steve Harris. Their current members include Steve Harris, Davy Murray, Adrian Smith, Bruce Dickinson, Nicko McBrain and Janick Gers. Interesting thing about this band is that the lead singer is actually a pilot and they tour on their own Boeing. They have released around fifteen studio albums starting with Iron Maiden in 1980.
The second spot is taken by AC/DC which is a very famous rock band from Australia. This particular band was formed in the year 1973 by two brothers called Malcolm and Anugus Young. They are into Hard Rock, Blues Rock and Rock n Roll. They are currently active and their band members include Angus Young, Malcolm Young, Cliff Williams, Brian Johnson and Phil Rudd. They have released around sixteen different albums starting with the first one in 1975 called ‘High Voltage’. Their latest album to be released was ‘Black Ice’.
At the top of the list we have Metallica which is an American Heavy Metal band. They come from Los Angeles, California. They are into heavy metal, thrash metal, speed metal and hard rock. Metallica was formed in the year 1981 and they are still active. Their band consists of James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo. So far, they have released around nine studio albums starting with the first one in 1983 called ‘Kill ‘Em All’. Their latest studio album is called Death Magnetic. I remember the first song I ever heard from them was ‘Master of Puppets’.