Ive been listening and playing a lot of scorpions, judas priest, dio, quiet riot, iron maiden, dokken, queensryche, krokus, whitesnake n others, lately. Im looking for other decent 80s band with a similar style. Not like metallica, pantera, slayer 80s metal... anyone know any?
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The Sword is kinda like 80s metal a bit. At least i think they are. The new song from Coheed and Cambria, Gravemakers and Gunslingers, kinda reminds me of 80s stuff.
extreme, watch out for the slow, or acoustic stuff, but songs like decadence dance, lil jack horny, get the funk out, pornografiti, and a few others are awsome
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white lion and def leppard? theyre kind of like whitesnake

savatage, Ozzy, WASP, ratt, skid row, im probably going too hair metal-y now though
Accept, Helloween, Ratt, Def Leppard, Van Halen, Bon Jovi, Warrent, Tesla; those should keep you busy for a while. they're all loads of fun to play. Van Halen and Helloween can be a little hard if you've never played 80s metal, but if you can play Maiden and Priest like you said, they shouldn't be to hard.