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12's Top 12 Loudest Bands

 

12s Top 12 Loudest Bands

12. RUSH

40 years of never shying away from the Redline!

11. WEEZER

Yep.  When it comes to the volume knob, they’re as loud as the classic 70s bands they appear to be making fun of.

10. DEEP PURPLE

The Lake Geneva shoreline actually eroded faster when they were there.

9. METALLICA

They will Binge, and you will Purge….. your bowels.

8. VAN HALEN

Extra points for getting louder with age - Their ’07 show in Greensboro coulda gotten them charged with assault.

7. STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN AND DOUBLE TROUBLE

By the time I saw him (’89), cigarettes and amplifiers were the only vices SRV had left.  He lit up both of ‘em.

6. MY BLOODY VALENTINE

Take a band who’s records are unsafe at any volume, and then turn them way up.

5. THE WHO

They didn’t just redefine “loud”, they held the title for a long time.

4. GEORGE CLINTON AND THE P-FUNK ALL-STARS

Many bands have fake amplifiers onstage.  For nearly 30 years, theirs were real – and going at full bore for 4 hours a night.

3. AC/DC

Them’s REAL cannons….

2. MOTORHEAD

If someone stole their PA, their stage amps would be more than enough to cause massive bleeding.

1. MANOWAR

The record-holder, from now until they call it quits.  Extreme volume’s not only an obsession with them, it’s a contractual requirement.  They don’t go onstage until the place can handle 126db – constantly.  

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