Bands/Musicians DGC Records Complete Artist Roster

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List of DGC Records artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This DGC Records roster includes both past and present artists. Popular DGC Records bands and artists are all listed here with information such as what genre the bands fall under and what albums they're known for. If you're looking for any of these DGC Records band's full discographies then click on their name and you can find them here on Ranker. The artists and bands on this list might be pop, rap, rock, electronic or any other genre, but what they all have in common is that they were signed by DGC Records.

This is a list that includes artists like Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain.

This page can help answer questions like, "Who are the best DGC Records bands?" and "Which artists are signed by DGC Records?"

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Beck Hansen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Alternative hip hop, Anti-folk, Country rap Beck Hansen, known by the stage name Beck, is an American singer-songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist. He rose to fame in the early 1990s with his lo-fi, sonically experimental style, ...more

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Bill Whitten is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Alternative rock Bill Whitten is an American songwriter and musician. He was the founding member, principal songwriter and singer/guitarist for St. Johnny. He is currently the singer/songwriter/guitarist for ...more

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Black Thought is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music Tariq Trotter is a rapper and film actor.

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Blink-182 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Rock music, Skate punk Blink-182 is an American rock band formed in Poway, a suburb of San Diego, California in 1992. The band currently consists of bassist and vocalist Mark Hoppus and drummer Travis Barker, while ...more

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Brandon Barnes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Thrash metal, Metalcore, Melodic hardcore Brandon Barnes is an American musician and producer from Denver, Colorado. He is best known as the drummer for the punk rock band, Rise Against. Brandon is also a strict vegetarian, an animal ...more

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Courtney Love is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Noise rock, Grunge, Folk rock Courtney Michelle Love is an American alternative rock singer, songwriter, musician, actress, and visual artist. Prolific in the punk and grunge scenes of the 1990s as the frontwoman of Hole, ...more

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Dashboard Confessional is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Emo, Folk rock Dashboard Confessional is an American emo band from Boca Raton, Florida, led by singer-songwriter Chris Carrabba. The name of the band is derived from the song "The Sharp Hint of New ...more

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Dave Grohl is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Doom metal, Rock music, Grunge David Eric "Dave" Grohl is an American rock musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and producer who is best known as the former drummer for the grunge band Nirvana and the ...more

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Embrace is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Piano rock, Post-Britpop Embrace are an English rock band from Bailiff Bridge, Brighouse, West Yorkshire. To date they have released six studio albums, one singles album and one B-sides compilation. The band consists of ...more

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Eric Erlandson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Experimental rock, Grunge, Experimental music Eric Theodore Erlandson is an American musician, guitarist, and writer, primarily known as founding member, songwriter and lead guitarist of alternative rock band Hole from 1989 to 2002. He has ...more

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Escape The Fate is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Emo, Metalcore, Heavy metal Escape the Fate is an American post-hardcore band from Las Vegas, Nevada formed in 2005 and originally from Pahrump, Nevada, they are currently signed to Eleven Seven Music. The group consists ...more

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Hole is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Noise rock, Grunge, Pop rock Hole was an American alternative rock band that formed in Los Angeles, California in 1989 by singer-songwriter Courtney Love and lead guitarist Eric Erlandson. The band had a revolving line-up ...more

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Jacoby Shaddix is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Nu metal, Rapcore, Post-grunge Jacoby Dakota Shaddix is an American musician, singer-songwriter, sporadic actor and former television presenter. He is best known as being the founding member and the continuous lead singer of ...more

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Jawbreaker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo Jawbreaker was an American punk rock band active from 1986 to 1996 and considered one of the most influential acts of the early-1990s emo movement. Lead vocalist and guitarist Blake ...more

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Jerry Horton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Nu metal, Rapcore, Post-grunge Jerry Allan Horton is the lead guitarist and backing vocalist of Californian alternative rock band Papa Roach

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Joe Principe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Melodic hardcore, Alternative rock, Punk rock Joe Principe is an American musician. He is the bass guitarist, backing vocalist and co-founder of the American melodic hardcore band Rise Against. He is also a Straight Edge and a strict ...more

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Kristen Pfaff is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Noise rock, Grunge, Alternative rock Kristen Marie Pfaff was an American musician, best known as the bassist for alternative rock band Hole from 1993 to 1994. Prior to Hole, Pfaff also served as the bassist and backing vocalist for ...more

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Kurt Cobain is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Grunge, Alternative rock, Punk rock Kurt Donald Cobain was an American musician who was best known as the lead singer, guitarist, and primary songwriter of the grunge band Nirvana. Cobain formed Nirvana with Krist Novoselic in ...more

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Lee Ranaldo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Noise rock, No wave, Experimental rock Lee Mark Ranaldo is an American musician, singer-songwriter, guitarist, writer, visual artist and record producer, best known as a co-founder of the alternative rock band Sonic Youth. In 2004, ...more

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Mark Hoppus is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Skate punk, Alternative rock Mark Hoppus is a musician, singer, song writer, record producer, guitarist, bassist, presenter, television producer and actor.

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Nirvana is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Grunge, Alternative rock Nirvana was an American grunge band that was formed by singer/guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987. Nirvana went through a succession of drummers, ...more

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Papa Roach is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Nu metal, Rock music, Emo Papa Roach is an American rock band from Vacaville, California. Their first major-label release was the triple-platinum album Infest. The group's success continued with their gold album ...more

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Patty Schemel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Grunge, Alternative rock, Punk rock Patricia Theresa Schemel is an American drummer and musician who rose to prominence as the drummer of alternative rock band Hole from 1992 until 1998. In 1998, Schemel left Hole, and in the ...more

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Pere Ubu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Rock music, Experimental rock Pere Ubu is a rock group formed in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1975. Despite many long-term band members, singer David Thomas is the only constant. The group's name is a reference to Ubu Roi, a play by ...more

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Remy Zero is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Experimental rock, Dream pop, Post-grunge Remy Zero was a Birmingham, Alabama-based alternative rock band made up of Cinjun Tate, Shelby Tate, Cedric LeMoyne, Jeffrey Cain and Gregory Slay before his death in January 2010.

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Richie Kotzen is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Rock music, Instrumental rock Richard Dale "Richie" Kotzen, Jr. is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter and producer. Currently he is touring with The Winery Dogs with Mike Portnoy and Billy Sheehan, ...more

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Rise Against is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Melodic hardcore, Alternative rock, Positive hardcore Rise Against is an American melodic hardcore band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1999. The band currently consists of vocalist/rhythm guitarist Tim McIlrath, lead guitarist Zach Blair, ...more

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Sammy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Alternative rock, Indie rock Sammy was the partnership of guitarist Luke Wood and guitarist/vocalist Jesse Hartman. The band was initially signed to Smells Like Records, the label owned by Sonic Youth drummer Steve Shelley. ...more

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Shark is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Americana, Alternative rock, Country Shark is a Los Angeles-based musician, film composer, radio host, and is a founding member and guitarist for American alternative band Wild Colonials. He also records under the name Shark and

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Sonic Youth is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Noise rock, Rock music, No wave Sonic Youth was an American rock band from New York City, formed in 1981. Their most recent lineup consisted of Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon, Lee Ranaldo, Steve Shelley and Mark Ibold. In their ...more

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St. Johnny is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Alternative rock St. Johnny were a New York-based Rock band, formed in 1989 and split c.1995. They were signed to DGC Records.

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Ted Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Soul blues Ted Hawkins was an American singer-songwriter. He was born in Biloxi, Mississippi, United States. Hawkins was an enigmatic figure through most of his career; he split his time between his ...more

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Teenage Fanclub is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Jangle pop, Indie pop, Shoegazing Teenage Fanclub are a Scottish alternative rock band formed in Bellshill in 1989. The band is composed of Norman Blake, Raymond McGinley, Gerard Love and Francis MacDonald, with songwriting ...more

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Terri Nunn is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, New Wave, Rock music Terri Kathleen Nunn, is an American singer and actress. She is best known as the lead vocalist of the new wave/synthpop band Berlin.

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that dog. is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Rock music, Grunge That Dog is a Los Angeles-based rock band that formed in 1991 and dissolved in 1997, reuniting in 2011. The band consists of Anna Waronker on lead vocals and guitar, Rachel Haden on bass guitar ...more

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The All-American Rejects is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music The All-American Rejects are an American rock band formed in Stillwater, Oklahoma in 1999. The band consists of Tyson Ritter, Nick Wheeler, Mike Kennerty, and Chris Gaylor. The band achieved ...more

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The Posies is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Grunge, Power pop, Alternative rock The Posies are a power pop group. The band was formed in 1987 in Bellingham, Washington by primary songwriters Jon Auer and Ken Stringfellow. They are best known for their radio hits ...more

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The Raincoats is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Neo-psychedelia, Alternative rock, Punk rock The Raincoats are a British post-punk band. Ana da Silva and Gina Birch formed the group in 1977 while they were students at Hornsey College of Art, London, England.

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The Roots is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop The Roots are an American hip hop/neo soul band, formed in 1987 by Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter and Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. ...more

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Tim McIlrath is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Emo, Metalcore, Melodic hardcore Timothy James "Tim" McIlrath is an American punk rock musician. He is the lead singer, rhythm guitarist, songwriter and co-founder of the American punk rock band Rise Against. McIlrath ...more

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Tobin Esperance is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Nu metal, Alternative rock, Hard rock Tobin Esperance is a bassist from the band Papa Roach.

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Toni Childs is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Alternative rock Toni Childs is an American singer-songwriter, best known for her songs "Don't Walk Away", "I've Got To Go Now", a Top 5 hit in Australia in 1991, and the Emmy-winning ...more

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Tony Palermo is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Nu metal, Alternative rock, Punk rock Anthony "Tony" Joseph Palermo is the current drummer of Californian rock band Papa Roach and is the former drummer of punk rock band Pulley and post-grunge band Unwritten Law. He was ...more

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Travis Barker is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop punk, Rap metal Travis Landon Barker is an American musician and producer, most noted as the drummer for the American rock band Blink-182. Barker has also performed as a frequent collaborator with hip-hop ...more

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Tyson Ritter is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Pop rock, Power pop Tyson Jay Ritter is an American singer-songwriter, actor and model, best known as the lead vocalist, bassist, pianist, and songwriter of the rock band The All-American Rejects.

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Vampire Weekend is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Synthpop, Jazz fusion Vampire Weekend is an American rock band from New York City, formed in 2006. They are currently signed to XL Recordings. The band consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Ezra Koenig, ...more

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Veruca Salt is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Grunge, Power pop, Post-grunge Veruca Salt is an American alternative rock band founded in Chicago, Illinois, in 1993 by vocalist-guitarists Nina Gordon and Louise Post, drummer Jim Shapiro and bassist Steve Lack.

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Weezer is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Rock music, Garage rock Weezer is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1992 consisting of Rivers Cuomo, Patrick Wilson, Brian Bell, and Scott Shriner. The line-up has changed three times since its formation ...more

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Wolfmother is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Rock music, Neo-psychedelia Wolfmother are an Australian hard rock band. Formed in 2004 by vocalist and guitarist Andrew Stockdale, bassist and keyboardist Chris Ross, and drummer Myles Heskett, the band is currently a ...more

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Yelawolf is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list DGC Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Ghettotech, Experimental music Michael Wayne Atha, better known as Yelawolf, is an American hip hop recording artist from Gadsden, Alabama. He is currently signed to Shady Records, Interscope Records, and has since founded ...more