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List of Edinburgh bands, listed by their level of fame. This Edinburgh musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Edinburgh bands are included, as well as many Edinburgh musicians of underground status. This list of Edinburgh musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Edinburgh bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

This list includes Shirley Manson, The Exploited and more.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Edinburgh?" or "What is a list of Edinburgh bands?" then this list will answer your questions. (38 items)
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Shirley Manson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
Shirley Manson Pop music, Trip hop, Rock music

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The Exploited is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
The Exploited Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Street punk

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The Beta Band is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
The Beta Band Downtempo, Trip hop, Rock music

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The Waterboys is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
The Waterboys Celtic rock, New Wave, Rock music

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Davey Johnstone is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
Davey Johnstone Rock music, Folk music

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Idlewild is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
Idlewild Post-Britpop, Alternative rock, Indie rock

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Boards of Canada is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
Boards of Canada Downtempo, Trip hop, Electronic music

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The Incredible String Band is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
The Incredible String Band Psychedelic folk, World music

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Paddy Milner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
Paddy Milner Classical music, Jazz, Blues

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Marcus Eoin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
Marcus Eoin Electronic music

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Paul Haig is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
Paul Haig Synthpop, New Wave, Rock music

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Michael Sandison is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
Michael Sandison Electronic music

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Dot Allison is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh

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Angelfish is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
Angelfish Dream pop, Alternative rock

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Freddie Stevenson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
Freddie Stevenson Rock music, Folk rock, Acoustic music

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Silly Wizard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
Silly Wizard Traditional music, Folk music, Celtic music

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Scars is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
Scars New Wave, Punk rock, Post-punk

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Phil Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
Phil Cunningham Folk music, Celtic music

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Aberfeldy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
Aberfeldy Pop punk, Indie pop, Indie rock

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Dog Faced Hermans is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
Dog Faced Hermans Anarcho-punk, Art punk, Post-punk

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The Wendys is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
The Wendys Indie pop, Post-punk

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Laura Lee is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh

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Cielo Drive is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
Cielo Drive Rock music, Alternative rock

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Ballboy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
Ballboy Indie, Indie folk, Indie rock

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Oi Polloi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
Oi Polloi Crossover thrash, Street punk, Anarcho-punk

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The Rezillos is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
The Rezillos New Wave, Ska punk, Punk rock

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The Shop Assistants is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh

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Symphony of Gunfire is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
Symphony of Gunfire Rock music, Heavy metal, Hard rock

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Rote Kapelle is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
Rote Kapelle Indie pop, Post-punk

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Boots for Dancing is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
Boots for Dancing Post-punk

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The Zephyrs is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
The Zephyrs Indie, Shoegazing, Folk rock

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The Magnificents is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
The Magnificents Electro, Art rock, Punk rock

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Keser is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
Keser Electronic dance music, Post-rock, Electronica

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Shooglenifty is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
Shooglenifty Celtic fusion, Folk rock

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The Hurricanes is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
The Hurricanes Indie, Rockabilly, Garage rock

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Lobe is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh

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The Acute is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh
The Acute Alternative rock

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Jesse Garon and the Desperadoe... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from Edinburgh