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List of Famous Bands from Asheville

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

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    Folk music, Rhythm and blues

    AlbumsThe Christmas Album, Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway, Roberta Flack Featuring Donny Hathaway, Born To Love, Roberta Flack

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Roberta Cleopatra Flack (born February 10, 1937) is an American singer. She is known for her #1 singles "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face", "Killing Me Softly with His Song," "Feel Like Makin'  ...more

    #377 of 904 Celebrity Death Pool 2021#39 of 151 The Best Female Rock Singers#619 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

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    Hip hop music, Pop music

    Albums12 Soulful Nights of Christmas, Part 1, Young, Fly & Flashy, Vol. 1

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jermaine Dupri Mauldin (born September 23, 1972) is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer and record executive. He was born in Asheville, North Carolina and was raised in Atlanta. He has  ...more

    The Best Songs Feat. Jermaine Dupri#41 of 178 The Best Rappers From Atlanta#52 of 57 The Best Emo Rap Artists

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    Doom metal, Death-doom

    AlbumsNo Reply, Dismantling Devotion, Lost to the Living, A Frail Becoming, Idle

    Daylight Dies is a melodic death/doom band from North Carolina United States.  ...more
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    Country

    AlbumsHard Country, Five O'Clock Hero

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Matt King (born September 28, 1966) is an American country singer-songwriter. King was born and raised in Asheville, North Carolina. His mother, a real estate agent, played piano, and his father, a  ...more
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    Thrash metal, Groove metal

    AlbumsRoad to Bloodshed

    Sanctity was a heavy metal band from Asheville, North Carolina, United States. They formed in 1998 and have released two albums, In the Name of the Mother the Daughter and the Holy Will on May 11,  ...more
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    AlbumsThis Was Built to Make You Dance, Weekend Warriors, The Cut and Thrust of Clear Thinking

    Secret Lives! of the Freemasons or alternatively "Secret Lives!" was a band from Asheville, North Carolina. They formed in Asheville in 2003 after the breakup of two other local bands, A Kiss Before  ...more
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    Indie pop, Pop music
    The Falsetto Basses were an American indie pop band based in Asheville, North Carolina. They were noted for their unusual lineup, featuring two lead singers who often traded parts, and one member who  ...more
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    Southern Gospel

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Rex Nelon (January 19, 1932 – January 24, 2000) was one of the senior statesmen in the field of Southern Gospel music. His career spanned over 40 years of singing gospel music, as well as being an  ...more
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    Americana, Rock and roll

    AlbumsBar Room Semantics, Backyard Tire Fire, Good to Be, Vagabonds and Hooligans, The Places We Lived

    Backyard Tire Fire is an American band that formed in Asheville, NC in 2000. The band began in the fall of that year with founding members Ed Anderson John Walker Jay Kaiser and Tim Kramp. After  ...more
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    Christian music, Southern Gospel

    AlbumsShelter

    The Kingsmen Quartet is an American Christian music group.  ...more