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List of Manchester bands, listed by their level of fame. This Manchester musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Manchester bands are included, as well as many Manchester musicians of underground status. This list of Manchester 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 Manchester 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.

List features bands like Oasis and The Smiths.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Manchester?" or "What is a list of Manchester bands?" then this list will answer your questions. (103 items)

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Oasis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Oasis Rock music, Britpop, Alternative rock

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The Smiths is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
The Smiths Jangle pop, Indie pop, Alternative rock

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The Chemical Brothers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
The Chemical Brothers Electronic music, Electronic dance music, House music

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Buzzcocks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Buzzcocks Pop punk, New Wave, Power pop

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Noel Gallagher is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Noel Gallagher Rock music, Britpop, Alternative rock

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The Stone Roses is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
The Stone Roses Jangle pop, Indie pop, Blues-rock

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David Gray is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
David Gray Pop music, Rock music, Folk rock

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Liam Gallagher is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Liam Gallagher Rock music, Britpop, Alternative rock

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Herman's Hermits is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Herman's Hermits British Invasion, Pop music, Rock music

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The Future Sound of London is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
The Future Sound of London Acid techno, Acid house, Trip hop

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Take That is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Take That Ballad, Synthpop, Pop music

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Simply Red is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Simply Red Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Pop music

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The Hollies is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
The Hollies Pop music, Rock music, Psychedelic pop

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Van der Graaf Generator is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Van der Graaf Generator Progressive rock

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James is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
James Indie pop, New Wave, Madchester

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Electronic is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Electronic New Wave, Madchester, Electronic music

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Peter Hammill is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Peter Hammill Rock music, Progressive rock, Art rock

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808 State is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
808 State New Wave, Neurofunk, Rave music

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Freddie and the Dreamers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Freddie and the Dreamers Pop music, Rock music, Merseybeat

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MRK1 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
MRK1 Dubstep, Grime

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Ian Brown is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Ian Brown Madchester, Britpop, Alternative rock

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Cleopatra is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Cleopatra Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

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The Whip is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
The Whip Pop music, Dance-punk, Electro house

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Mr. Scruff is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Mr. Scruff Nu jazz, Downtempo, Trip hop

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Andy Rourke is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Andy Rourke Indie pop, Alternative rock, Indie rock

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Magazine is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Magazine New Wave, Post-punk

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Jason Orange is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Jason Orange Pop music, Dance music, Pop rock

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The Mindbenders is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
The Mindbenders Pop music, Merseybeat

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DJ Envy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
DJ Envy Hip hop music, Rhythm and blues

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Billy Thorpe is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Billy Thorpe Pop music, Rock music, Rock and roll

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Lamb is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Lamb Trip hop, Electronic music, Electronic dance music

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Delphic is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Delphic Indie, Shoegazing, Electronic music

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Armen Nalbandian is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Armen Nalbandian Electronic music, Classical music, Experimental music

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Craig Gannon is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Craig Gannon Indie pop, Alternative rock, Indie rock

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Fear Of Music is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Fear Of Music Electronic music, Alternative rock, Art rock

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Steve Diggle is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Steve Diggle New Wave, Punk rock, Post-punk

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Life In Your Way is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Life In Your Way Christian hardcore, Metalcore, Melodic hardcore

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When in Rome is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
When in Rome New Wave, Pop music, Dance music

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The Smirks is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
The Smirks New Wave, Power pop, Punk rock

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Roy Harper is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Roy Harper Rock music, Folk music, Folk rock

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Swing Out Sister is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Swing Out Sister Pop music, Sophisti-pop, Electronic music

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52nd Street is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
52nd Street Rhythm and blues, Jazz, Soul music

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Helen Watson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Helen Watson Pop music, Folk music, Jazz

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Sarah Harding is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Sarah Harding Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

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A Certain Ratio is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
A Certain Ratio Dance-punk, Alternative dance, House music

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Gareth Hughes is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Gareth Hughes Hard rock

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Pooka is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Pooka Pop music, Rock music, Folk music

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Alberto Y Los Trios Paranoias is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Alberto Y Los Trios Paranoias Rock music, Comedy

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Glyn Geoffery Ellis is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Glyn Geoffery Ellis Pop music, Merseybeat

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Darrell Fitton is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Bands from Manchester
Darrell Fitton Electronic music, Intelligent dance music