#1
after a long time of primarily playing punk i am deciding to look into 80s metal songs like iron maiden and van halen. Anyone know any easy hair metal songs to start out with.
#2
...I don't understand what you mean...

You want a list of songs, or you want to know how to write one?
#3
^Well, he's obviously asking for some song recommendations...

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Run To The Hills
Photograph (Def Leppard)
Any Motley Crue
#4
Run to the Hills
The Trooper
Two Minutes to Midnight
Mother Russia
Aces High

They're all relatively easy rythem wise... solo's are nuts though.
#5
Skid Row- 18 and Life
iron maiden- run to the hills
motley crue- too fast for love
Slaughter- up all Night
steel dragon(?)- we all die young?
Tesla- Change in the weather
Van Halen- Jamies cryin
Van Halen- Aint' talkin bout Love
White Lion- When the Children cry
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#6
Cherry Pie - Warrant
Round and Round - Ratt
Rock you like a Hurricane - Scorpions

Rock you has a very good opening solo that is fun to play and impress people (non-guitarists at least) with.
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Cherry pie
Anything motley crue
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#9
Anything Dokken Ratt Van Halen.. or Twisted Sister it is easy to play
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#10
First 80's thing I learned was the two short solos from Running With the Devil by Van Halen. Its tricky to get the phrasing down.
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#12
Van Halen - Runnin' With the Devil is super easy, and it sounds cool. Ratt - Lay it Down is also neat, as are pretty much all the songs named here.
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#13
Van Halen - Runnin' With the Devil is super easy, and it sounds cool. Ratt - Lay it Down is also neat, as are pretty much all the songs named here.


+ lots, pretty simple song to play and sounds great

also, anything by Poison, Unskinny Bop's good and a little more challenging than the majority of their material!
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#14
Maiden is not hair metal....
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Motley Crue ...... DUH !!

Well.... Me thinks Runnin With the Devil is kinda lame compared to other VH songs....
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#16
Id start playing a bit of scorpions, and Twisted Sister (I Wanna Rock is probably the easiest song of all time).
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