1. This English band was a pioneer in heavy metal, releasing their debut album in 1969, with both the album and the opening track having the same name as the band. Despite their hard partying, the original members of the band are all still alive by some miracle or witchcraft.
2. This band emerged from the 90s California punk scene and later had a concept album adapted into a rock musical. On their debut album, they had an eponymous song.
3. This synth pop English band had a hit in 1982 with a song that was also the band's name. No doubt you may have heard No Doubt did a cover of their biggest hit, "It's My Life".
4. This duo was originally named El Grupo De Rock and Roll. Why'd they change it? I can't say, maybe they just liked it better this way. Give the current band name
5. This funk/soul band's first album had their eponymous song, but it faced a cold reception as neither the song nor the album charted. Later, they did celebrate some big hits in the 70s and 80s.
6. This UK supergroup formed in 1973 and had a huge hit with their eponymous single, as well as "Feel Like Makin' Love" and "Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy".
7. This heavy metal English band named themselves after a mythical Medieval torture device. They named a real song after themselves.
8. This alternative band formed after the breakup of Uncle Tupelo. While initially playing more country style on their debut album A.M. they later achieved mainstream success and released a song with their name.
9. This hard rock band had their biggest hit with a power ballad in 1984 , written by the drummer about his younger sister. The song has been used in several films, including during the drug deal scene in Boogie Nights.
10. This disco group was named after a geographical area and had songs named after places like Fire Island, San Francisco, and of course, themselves.
11. This band, led by bassist and singer Lemmy, makes this list.
12. This punk rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1980, with singer Greg Graffin being the band's only constant member. He never lost faith and they had success with the songs "Sorrow", "Los Angeles is Burning" and "The Devil in Stitches", while their self named song did not chart.