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Best Steampunk Bands

Steampunk artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good steampunk 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 steampunk bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Steampunk 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 steampunk bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest steampunk bands of all time, since the most famous steampunk artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best steampunk music.

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

The list you're viewing contains items like Voltaire and Chris Vrenna. Make sure to vote for your favorites. If you're not a fan of Rasputina or Abney Park, then vote those down so that the list takes your preferences into account.

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

The list includes all new steampunk 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 steampunk, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into steampunk 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 steampunk bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent steampunk bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best steampunk bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest steampunk 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 steampunk bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Steampunk, Rock music, Folk music More
    added by: DanielPerezLara
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    Gothic rock, Steampunk, Ska More
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    Gothic rock, Electronic body music, Steampunk More
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    The Cog Is Dead

    Steampunk, Folk, Western, Rock More
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    Victor Sierra

    "Steampunk, Dieselpunk, Retro-futuristic, electro, Industrial, Rock ... More
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    http://victorsierra.bandcamp.com
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    Frenchy and the Punk

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    http://www.frenchyandthepunk.com/ 
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    Steampunk, Hip Hop More
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    Doctor Steel

    Steampunk, Electronic music, Industrial music More
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    Synthpop, Dark cabaret, Electronic music More
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    Neoclassical Dark Wave, Trip hop, Steampunk More
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    Marquis of Vaudeville

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    http://marquisofvaudeville.com/
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    The Men That Will Not Be Blamed for Nothing

    Steampunk, Punk rock, Oi! More
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    Indie, Gothic rock, Steampunk More
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    Metropolis

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    METROPOLIS uk steampunk band www.facebook.com/METbandUK 
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    The Clockwork Dolls

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    Nathaniel Johnstone

    Steampunk More
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    Unwoman

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    Lord MontyJacques III

    Steampunk, Funk More
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    SteampunkFUNK Bizarre! http://steampunkfunkbizarre.bandcamp.com/
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    BB BlackDog

    Steampunk, Alternative, Rock, Psychedelic, Funk, Punk, Blues More
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    Synthpunk, Gothic rock, Steampunk More
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    Escape the Clouds

    Steampunk World-Industrial More
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    http://www.EscapeTheClouds.com
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    Automaton

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    http://www.steampoweredmetal.com/
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    Mr. B The Gentleman Rhymer

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    Coppelius

    Cello rock, Heavy metal, Kammer Core More
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    Kammer-core from Berlin.
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    Celtic rock, Celtic punk, Folk rock More
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    Birthrite

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    Birthrite, from the post-industrial Black Country. Influenced and inspired by Steampunk, into ... more
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    Feline and Strange

    Cabaret Soul, Steampunk, Epic Jazz Pop More
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    Berlin based 5 piece plays theatralic Cabaret Punk Soul on piano, violoncello, computer, ... more
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    Sunday Driver

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    Eli August

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    Steampunk, Dark cabaret, Polka More
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    Dr. Carmilla

    Steampunk, Dieselpunk, Cabaret, Indie, Rock, Darkwave, Singer-Songwriter ... More
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    http://drcarmilla.com
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    Trip hop, Cello rock, Dark cabaret More
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    Romani music, Gypsy punk, Punk rock More
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    Steampunk, Neoclassical New Age music, Experimental music More
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    Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music More
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    Poison Garden

    Metal More
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    https://www.facebook.com/pgsteampunk
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    The Gin Rebellion

    Dark cabaret, steampunk, americana, eastern european, retro-folk fusion ... More
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    http://www.theginrebellion.com
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    Aeronautica

    Metal, Gothic Metal, Steampunk, More
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    German-based Steampunk Gothic Metal Band
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    Spiky

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    Rock / Orchestral / Steampunk music
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    Anti-folk, Steampunk, Outsider music More
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    The Velveteen

    Steampunk, pop rock, nerd rock, boing More
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    http://www.facebook.com/thevelveteenband
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    Cirque Noir

    Steampunk, Goth for Gigglers More
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    http://www.reverbnation.com/cirquenoir
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    The Copperfield Ensemble Project

    Neo-Victorian Steampunk with a twist of Vaudeville and a dash of dark ... More
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    new! This Way to the Egress

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    Indie pop, Rock music, Folk rock More
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    The Dark Design

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    Steampunk Big Band and Rock Opera 
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    Vagabond Opera

    Cabaret, Steampunk, Neo-classic Opera, Russian Jazz, Folk More
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    Vagabond Opera is described by the Washington Post as “A band of ceaseless charisma, boundless ... more
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    Insomniac Folklore

    Folk-Punk, Neo-Vaudeville, Steampunk More
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    www.insomniacfolklore.com
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    new! A Forest of Stars

    Avant Garde, Black Metal, Victoriana More
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    "Victorian inspired avant garde extreme metal with a focus on aesthetics, atmosphere and ... more
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