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Best Instrumental Bands/Artists

Instrumental artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good instrumental bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top instrumental bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Instrumental groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all instrumental bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest instrumental bands of all time, since the most famous instrumental artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best instrumental music.

You can click on the instrumental band names to see more information about that particular notable instrumental group. If they're near the top of the best instrumental artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top instrumental bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the instrumental band names themselves.

List features items like Beastie Boys, The Go! Team. Every time you vote for an item you like, or think deserves a top spot, that item has a better chance of making it to the top of the list. What's the best item on this list? Dirty Three? Marco Minnemann?

All important, significant and iconic names in instrumental music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new instrumental bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of instrumental, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into instrumental music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good instrumental bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent instrumental bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best instrumental bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest instrumental musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular instrumental bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Soundtrack, Film score, Electronica

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    Shoegazing, Rock music, Orchestral

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    Experimental, Progressive metal, Classical Piano

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    James Galway & The Chieftains

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    Living with Giants Post-rock

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