Theatre Of Hate: Though not quite as popular as some of the bands on this list, Theatre of Hate’s influence on music was still significant.
The Mission: Hailing from Leeds, England, The Mission is occasionally called The Mission UK due to a conflict in name with an American R&B band.
Skid Row: Although Skid Row is also the name of an Irish rock band in the 1960s, that’s not the band we’re referencing here.
Dream Theater: Another band sharing similar heavy metal vibes as The Cult is Dream Theater. Formed in 1985 by John Petrucci, John Myung, and Mike Portnoy.
Simple Minds: Born in the heart of Glasgow, Scotland, the inception of Simple Minds can be traced back to a punk group called Johnny and the Self-Abusers.
Fields Of The Nephilim: From the English gothic rock scene in 1984, Fields of the Nephilim was established in 1984 and made a significant mark on the genre.
Soundgarden: Ending this list is the Seattle rock band Soundgarden. Formed in 1984, the band is often regarded as one of the founding fathers of grunge.