Bands/Musicians 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

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Akron?" or "What is a list of Akron bands?" then this list will answer your questions. (14 items)
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The Black Keys is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Akron
Blues-rock, Punk blues, Rock music
The Black Keys are an American rock duo formed in Akron, Ohio in 2001. The group consists of Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney. The duo began as an independent act, recording music in basements ...more
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Devo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Akron
Synthpunk, New Wave, Synthpop
Devo is an American rock band formed in 1972 consisting of members from Kent and Akron, Ohio. The classic line-up of the band included two sets of brothers, the Mothersbaughs and the Casales, ...more
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David Allan Coe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Akron
Outlaw country, Rock music, Heavy metal
David Allan Coe is an American songwriter, outlaw country music singer, and guitarist who achieved popularity in the 1970s and 1980s. As a singer, his biggest hits were "Mona Lisa Lost Her ...more
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James Ingram is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Akron
Adult contemporary music, Smooth soul, Crossover jazz
James Edward Ingram (February 16, 1952-January 29, 2019) was an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and instrumentalist. He is a two-time Grammy Award-winner and a two-time Academy ...more
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Mark Mothersbaugh is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Akron
New Wave, Film score, Post-punk
Mark Allen Mothersbaugh is an American musician, composer, singer and painter. He is a co-founder of the new wave band Devo and has been its lead singer since 1972. His other musical projects ...more
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Joseph Arthur is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Akron
Folk rock, Alternative rock
Joseph Arthur is an American singer-songwriter and artist from Akron, Ohio. He is best known for his solo material, and as a member of Fistful of Mercy and RNDM. Combining poetic lyrics with a ...more
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Bob Neuwirth is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Akron
Bob Neuwirth is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and visual artist.
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Roger Hoover is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Akron
Roger Hoover Rock music, Folk music, Alternative country
Roger Hoover is a singer/songwriter and guitarist from Akron, Ohio. He has been backed by the Whiskeyhounds, the Magpies and the Hurt. His first collection of songs Golden Gloves was released in ...more
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Chino Nino is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Akron
Chino Nino Hip hop music
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Widdlesworth is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Akron
Widdlesworth Rock music, Christian rock, Indie rock
Widdlesworth was a Christian indie rock band from Akron, Ohio. Widdlesworth was formed in November 2003 by Ryland Raus as an acoustic solo project. Soon he added drummer Jesse Trillet and ...more
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Winter's Bane is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Akron
Winter's Bane Power metal, Heavy metal
Winters Bane are a heavy/power metal band, formed in 1990. They have gone through extensive line-up changes throughout their history with only guitarist and sometime-vocalist Lou St. Paul ...more
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Johnny Clampett and the Walker... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Akron
Johnny Clampett and the Walkers
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0DFx is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Akron
0DFx Punk rock, Hardcore punk
0DFx is an American hardcore punk band.
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Strutter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Akron
Strutter