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The Best Steampunk Bands

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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 artists 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

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    Gothic rock, Steampunk, Ska

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    Steampunk, Hip Hop

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    most listed
    Gothic rock, Electronic body music, Steampunk

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    The Cog Is Dead is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Steampunk Bands

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    Steampunk, Folk, Western

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    Neoclassical Dark Wave, Trip hop, Steampunk

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    Victor Sierra is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Steampunk Bands

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    "Steampunk, Dieselpunk, Retro-futuristic http://victorsierra.bandcamp.com

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    Steampunk, Electronic music, Industrial music

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    The Clockwork Dolls is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Steampunk Bands

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    Metropolis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Steampunk Bands

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    Alternative/ Steampunk METROPOLIS uk steampunk band www.facebook.com/METbandUK 

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    The Men That Will Not Be Blame... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Steampunk Bands

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    Steampunk, Punk rock, Oi!

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    Frenchy and the Punk is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Steampunk Bands

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    http://www.frenchyandthepunk.com/ 

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    Nathaniel Johnstone is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Steampunk Bands


    Steampunk

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    Lord MontyJacques III is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Steampunk Bands

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

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    Indie, Gothic rock, Steampunk

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    Birthrite is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Steampunk Bands

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    Birthrite, from the post-industrial Black Country. Influenced and inspired by Steampunk, into diversity, vintage style and non-conformity, splicing up with action, old world charm, and screaming

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    Synthpop, Dark cabaret, Electronic music

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    Eli August is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Steampunk Bands

    added by DrewWilen

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    Cabaret Soul, Steampunk, Epic Jazz Pop Berlin based 5 piece plays theatralic Cabaret Punk Soul on piano, violoncello, computer, double and E-bass, percussions, and drums, and sometimes brass - music associating a SciFi-movie from the

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    Marquis of Vaudeville is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Steampunk Bands

    added by EnriqueVelazquez
    http://marquisofvaudeville.com/

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    often listed & added by EnriqueVelazquez

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    Steampunk, Alternative, Rock

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    Steampunk, Dark cabaret, Polka

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    ranked low on reranks & added by MarkRossmore
    Steampunk World-Industrial http://www.EscapeTheClouds.com

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    Steampunk, Neoclassical New Age music, Experimental music

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    Synthpunk, Gothic rock, Steampunk

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    Unwoman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Steampunk Bands

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    Dr. Carmilla is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Steampunk Bands

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    Steampunk, Dieselpunk, Cabaret http://drcarmilla.com

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    alt.folk, alt.rock, steampunk www.ghostfiremusic.com

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    added by gary-emmins
    Steampunk/Gypsy punk/Pirate Shantie/ Dark Cabaret Take a bit of Gypsy punk, add a touch of Pirate shanty, a bit of dark Cabaret, a bit of steampunk  songs with killer hooks , songs of drink, death  debauchery & decline  that will

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    Celtic rock, Celtic punk, Folk rock

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    Automaton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Steampunk Bands

    added by EnriqueVelazquez
    http://www.steampoweredmetal.com/

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    Romani music, Gypsy punk, Punk rock

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    Coppelius is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Steampunk Bands

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    Cello rock, Heavy metal, Kammer Core Kammer-core from Berlin.

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    The Dark Design is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Steampunk Bands

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    Steampunk Big Band and Rock Opera 

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    Sunday Driver is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Steampunk Bands


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    Trip hop, Cello rock, Dark cabaret

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    Anti-folk, Steampunk, Outsider music

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    The Gin Rebellion is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Steampunk Bands

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    Dark cabaret, steampunk, americana http://www.theginrebellion.com

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    about to drop off & added by EnriqueVelazquez
    Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

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    This Way to the Egress is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Steampunk Bands

    added by LisaStoran

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    Neoclassical Dark Wave, Trip hop, Steampunk

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    Insomniac Folklore is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Steampunk Bands

    added by tenchi13
    Folk-Punk, Neo-Vaudeville, Steampunk www.insomniacfolklore.com

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    Steampunk, Industrial metal, Electronic music

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    Steampunk, Indie rock

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    Steampunk, Big band

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    Spiky is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Steampunk Bands

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    Rock / Orchestral / Steampunk music

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    about to drop off & added by Fumthepupprt
    Steampunk, pop rock, nerd rock  The velveteen band is a steam punk inspired theatrical rock band featuring puppets on vocals, a deranged  mad scientist,  and  is led by the infamous baron von

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