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List of Famous Bands from Akron

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List of Akron bands, listed by their level of fame. This Akron musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Akron bands are included, as well as many Akron musicians of underground status. This list of Akron 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 Akron 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 The Black Keys, Devo, and many more

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    The Black Keys

    Blues-rock, Punk blues
    The Black Keys is an American rock band formed in Akron, Ohio, in 2001. The group consists of...  more

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    Synthpunk, New Wave
    Devo (, originally ) is an American rock band from Akron, Ohio formed in 1973. Their classic...  more

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    David Allan Coe

    Outlaw country, Rock music
    David Allan Coe (born September 6, 1939) is an American singer. His biggest hits were "Mona...  more

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    James Ingram

    Adult contemporary music, Smooth soul
    James Edward Ingram (February 16, 1952 – January 29, 2019) was an American singer, songwriter,...  more
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    Mark Mothersbaugh

    New Wave, Film score
    Mark Allen Mothersbaugh (; born May 18, 1950) is an American singer, songwriter, composer,...  more

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    Joseph Arthur

    Folk rock, Alternative rock
    Joseph Arthur (born September 28, 1971) is an American singer-songwriter and artist from...  more
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    Bob Neuwirth (born June 20, 1939) is an American folk music singer, songwriter, record...  more
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    Roger Hoover

    Rock music, Folk music
    Roger Hoover (born December 7, 1978) is a singer-songwriter and guitarist based in Kent, Ohio...  more
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    Chino Nino

    Hip hop music
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    Rock music, Christian rock
    Widdlesworth was a Christian indie rock band from Akron, Ohio. Widdlesworth was formed in...  more
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    Winter's Bane

    Power metal, Heavy metal
    Winters Bane are a heavy/power metal band, formed in 1990. They have gone through extensive...  more
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    Punk rock, Hardcore punk
    0DFx is an American hardcore punk band....  more
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