Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Bakersfield

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

Korn and Merle Haggard are only the beginning of the bands on this list.

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Korn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Bakersfield
Korn Dubstep, Nu metal, Industrial metal Korn is an American nu metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993. The band's current lineup includes founding members Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian ...more

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Merle Haggard is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Bakersfield
Merle Haggard Outlaw country, Bakersfield sound, Country Merle Ronald Haggard is an American country and Western song writer, singer, guitarist, fiddler, and instrumentalist. Along with Buck Owens, Haggard and his band The Strangers helped create the ...more

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Buck Owens is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Bakersfield
Buck Owens Bakersfield sound, Country Alvis Edgar Owens, Jr., known professionally as Buck Owens, was an American musician, singer, songwriter and band leader who had 21 No. 1 hits on the Billboard country music charts with his band ...more

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Brian Welch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Bakersfield
Brian Welch Nu metal, Industrial metal, Rock music Brian Phillip Welch, better known by the stage name Head, is an American musician best known as one of the guitarists and co-founder of the nu metal band Korn and his solo project Love and ...more

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Jonathan Davis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Bakersfield
Jonathan Davis Nu metal, Electronic music, Electronic dance music Jonathan Howsmon Davis, also known as JD and JDevil, is an American musician best known as the leading vocalist and frontman of the nu metal band Korn. Hit Parader ranked Davis at number 16 on a ...more

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Adema is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Bakersfield
Adema Nu metal, Rock music, Post-grunge Adema is a rock band from Bakersfield, California that formed in 2000 consisting of vocalist/guitarist Tim Fluckey, guitarist Mike Ransom, bassist Dave DeRoo, and drummer Kris Kohls. After their ...more

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Orgy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Bakersfield
Orgy Synthpunk, Nu metal, Synthpop Orgy is an American metal band formed in 1994, from Los Angeles, California. Orgy described their music as "death pop".

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Mark Chavez is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Bakersfield
Mark Chavez Nu metal, Progressive metal, Acoustic music

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Doyle Holly is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Bakersfield
Doyle Holly Bakersfield sound, Rockabilly, Country Doyle Floyd Hendricks, known by the stage name Doyle Holly, was an American musician best known as the bass guitar player of the country music band Buck Owens and the Buckaroos and for his solo ...more

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L.A.P.D. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Bakersfield
L.A.P.D. Nu metal, Thrash metal, Rock music L.A.P.D. was an American heavy metal band, formed in 1989, in Bakersfield, California. From 1989 to 1991, the member line-up was James Shaffer, Reginald Arvizu, David Silveria, Richard Morrill. ...more

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Cradle of Thorns is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Bakersfield
Cradle of Thorns Nu metal, Gothic rock, Rock music Cradle of Thorns is a five-piece industrial rock band from Bakersfield, California, USA. The band put out one record as Videodrone on Korn's Elementree Records as well three albums under their ...more

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Big House is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Bakersfield
Big House Country Big House is an American country music band based in Bakersfield, California. Grounded in the Bakersfield Sound, originally, the band consisted of Monty Byrom, David Neuhauser, Chuck Seaton, ...more

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The Calico Sunset is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Bakersfield
The Calico Sunset Synthpop Calico Sunset is a Bakersfield, California-based electro-pop band, comprising Joseph and Jenny. Calico Sunset is signed to Jeff Cloud's Velvet Blue Music. Calico Sunset's debut album on VBM, ...more

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Prussian Blue is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Bakersfield
Prussian Blue Pop music, Folk music Prussian Blue was an American white nationalist pop pre-teen duo formed in early 2003 by April Gaede, mother of Lynx Vaughan Gaede and Lamb Lennon Gaede, fraternal twins born on June 30, 1992, ...more

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Lost Ocean is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Bakersfield
Lost Ocean Pop music, Alternative rock, Christian rock Lost Ocean is a Christian rock band from Bakersfield, California, USA; they are currently Independent, but were signed to Credential Recordings until early 2009. They have released 2 EP's and a ...more

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The Buckaroos is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Bakersfield
The Buckaroos Bakersfield sound, Rockabilly, Country The Buckaroos were a Grammy-winning band led by Buck Owens in the 1960s and early '70s, who were heavily involved in the development and presentation of the "Bakersfield Sound." Their ...more

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Midnight Panic is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Bakersfield
Midnight Panic Rock music, Alternative rock

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Sexart is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Bakersfield
Sexart Industrial metal, Industrial music, Alternative rock Sex Art was an American alternative metal band that formed in 1991.

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The Lighthouse Boys is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Bakersfield
The Lighthouse Boys Southern Gospel The Lighthouse Boys are a Southern Gospel band from Bakersfield, California, and progenitors of "The Bakersfield Sound". The group began in 1974 by brothers Mark and Bill Underwood and ...more