Bands/Musicians Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster

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List of Enigma Records artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Enigma Records roster includes both past and present artists. Popular Enigma 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 Enigma 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 Enigma Records.

List features artists like Sonic Youth, Devo.

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Allan Holdsworth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Instrumental rock, Jazz fusion, Jazz Allan Holdsworth is an English guitarist and composer. He has released twelve studio albums as a solo artist and played a variety of musical styles spanning a period of more than four decades, ...more

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Barren Cross is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Heavy metal, Christian rock, Christian metal Barren Cross is a Christian metal band that was formed in Los Angeles, California in 1983 by high school friends Ray Parris and Steve Whitaker. The band released six albums from 1986 to 1994. ...more

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Berlin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, New Wave, Rock music Berlin is an American new wave band. The group was formed in Los Angeles in 1978 by John Crawford. Band members included Crawford, Terri Nunn, David Diamond, Ric Olsen, Matt Reid and Rod ...more

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Biff Byford is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock Peter Rodney "Biff" Byford is an English singer best known as the lead singer of the heavy metal band Saxon.

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Big Boys is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Skate punk, Punk rock, Funk rock The Big Boys were a pioneering band who are credited with helping introduce the new style of hardcore punk that became popular in the 1980s.

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Bill Nelson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Experimental rock, Art rock Bill Nelson is an English guitarist, songwriter, producer, painter, video artist, writer and experimental musician. He currently lives in York.

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Bulbulators is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Bulbulators Punk rock Bulbulators is a Polish punk rock band playing since 1989

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Chris Poland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Instrumental rock Chris Poland is an American guitarist, best known for being a former member of thrash metal band Megadeth. He is currently the guitarist of jazz fusion band OHM, and is known for having appeared ...more

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Close Lobsters is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Indie pop Close Lobsters are a Scottish indie pop/rock band.

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Death Angel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Nu metal, Thrash metal, Groove metal Death Angel is an American thrash metal band from Concord, California, initially active from 1982 to 1991 and again since 2001. Death Angel has released seven studio albums, two demo tapes, one ...more

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Del Lords is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Rock and roll, Roots rock The Del-Lords are an American rock and roll band that formed in New York City in 1982, founded by The Dictators' guitarist Scott Kempner. The band combined elements of 1960s garage rock with ...more

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Devo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
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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Doug Aldrich is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Heavy metal, Hard rock Doug Aldrich, is a Los Angeles-based hard rock guitarist. He founded the band Burning Rain with Keith St. John in 1998 and has played previously with the bands Whitesnake, Dio, Lion, Hurricane, ...more

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Ed Stasium is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Ed Stasium is an American record producer and engineer who has worked on albums by the Ramones, Talking Heads, the Smithereens and Living Colour.

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Eric Ambel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Americana, Rock music, Folk rock Eric "Roscoe" Ambel is a New York City–based guitarist and record producer, originally from Batavia, Illinois. He has worked with a wide range of artists including Nils Lofgren, The ...more

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Frank Funaro is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Post-grunge, Alternative rock Frank Funaro is an American drummer who has played with Del Lords, The Brandos, Camper Van Beethoven, Joey Ramone, The Dictators, Cracker. White Lightning, Trox, & Dion DiMucci Funaro ...more

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Get Smart! is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Alternative rock, Punk rock Get Smart! was a three piece band formed in Lawrence, Kansas in 1980 consisting of Marc Koch, Lisa Wertman Crowe and Frank Loose.

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Graham Oliver is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock Graham Oliver is an English guitarist who was born in Mexborough, South Yorkshire. Oliver is notable for having been a guitarist in the heavy metal band Saxon.

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Hurricane is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Glam metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock Hurricane is a 1980s heavy metal band originally featuring current Foreigner lead vocalist Kelly Hansen, Robert Sarzo, Tony Cavazo, and Jay Schellen. Cavazo and Sarzo are the younger brothers of ...more

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Joe Jack Talcum is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Punk rock, Indie rock, Comedy rock Anthony Joseph "Joe" Genaro is an American musician and songwriter, best known as the guitarist and co-lead vocalist for the punk rock group The Dead Milkmen. Residing in Philadelphia, ...more

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John Kastner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
John Kastner Alternative rock, Hardcore punk John Kastner, born Jean-Guy Kastner is a Canadian musician and composer born in Beaconsfield, Quebec. He is well known as the singer for Montreal hardcore punk band the Asexuals as well as ...more

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Leatherwolf is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal Leatherwolf is an American heavy metal band that formed in Huntington Beach, California in 1981. The group is also nicknamed the 'Triple Axe Attack' for pioneering the use of a 3-guitar line-up ...more

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Lee Ranaldo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Enigma 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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Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Modern Warfare Rock music, Punk rock, Hardcore punk Modern Warfare was an early-1980s punk rock band from Long Beach, California. It featured Jim Bemis, Tim Gaines, Steve Sinclair, Ron Goudie, Randy Scott, and Tish Lucca. Bemis wrote most of the ...more

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Mojo Nixon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Psychobilly, Cowpunk Mojo Nixon is an American musician, known for playing psychobilly music. He has officially retired from playing live and recording, though he does host several radio shows on Sirius Satellite ...more

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Obsession is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Melodic music, Power metal, Heavy metal Obsession is an American heavy metal band formed in 1982 famous for spawning the career of singer Michael Vescera. The band first came on to the scene on the Metal Massacre 2 compilation from ...more

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Pat DiNizio is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Power pop Pat DiNizio, of Scotch Plains, New Jersey, is the lead singer, songwriter, and member of the band The Smithereens, which he formed in 1980 with Jim Babjak, Dennis Diken and Mike Mesaros, from ...more

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Peter Hammill is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Progressive rock, Art rock Peter Joseph Andrew Hammill is an English singer-songwriter, and a founding member of the progressive rock band Van der Graaf Generator. Most noted for his vocal abilities, his main instruments ...more

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Poison is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal Poison is an American glam metal band that achieved great commercial success in the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s. Poison has sold over 45 million records worldwide and have sold 15 million records ...more

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Rain Parade is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Psychedelic rock, Paisley Underground The Rain Parade is a band that was originally active in the Paisley Underground scene in Los Angeles in the 1980s, and that reunited and resumed touring in 2012.

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Mike Dierickx is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic body music Mike Dierickx, formerly known as Dirk Dierickx, and most commonly recognized under the aliases M.I.K.E., Push or Plastic Boy, is a Belgian DJ. Best known for the song "Universal ...more

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Saxon is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock Saxon are an English heavy metal band formed in 1976, in South Yorkshire. As one of the leaders of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, they had eight UK Top 40 albums in the 1980s including ...more

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Shooting Star is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Rock and roll Shooting Star is an American rock band from Kansas City, Missouri. The band formed in the late 1970s. After gaining popularity in the Kansas City area, Shooting Star became the first American ...more

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Skydiggers is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Roots rock Skydiggers are a Canadian roots rock band from Toronto.

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Sonic Youth is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Enigma 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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SSQ is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-pop SSQ was a 1980s synthpop outfit formed from the already-in-existence band Q.

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Stacey Q is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music Stacey Lynn Swain, known by her stage name Stacey Q, is an American pop singer, songwriter, dancer and actress. Her best-known single, "Two of Hearts", released in 1986, reached number ...more

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Steve Kilbey is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Dream pop, Alternative rock, Psychedelic rock Steven John Kilbey is the lead singer-songwriter and bass guitarist for The Church, an Australian rock band. He is also a music producer, poet and painter. As of October 2014, Kilbey had 750 ...more

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Stryper is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Glam metal, Nu metal, Rock music Stryper is a Christian glam metal band from Orange County, California. The group's lineup consists of Michael Sweet, Oz Fox, Tim Gaines, and Robert Sweet. In 2004, Gaines left the band and was ...more

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T.S.O.L. is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Horror punk, Glam metal, Gothic rock T.S.O.L. is a punk rock band formed in 1978 in Long Beach, California. Although most commonly associated with hardcore punk, T.S.O.L.'s music has varied on each release. They have also released ...more

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The Cavedogs is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Power pop, Alternative rock The Cavedogs were a rock music band/group formed in Boston during the late 1980s. The band featured Brian Stevens, Todd Spahr and Mark Rivers. The trio broke up in the early 1990s, but reunited ...more

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The Fibonaccis is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Rock music, Art rock The Fibonaccis were an American art rock band formed in 1981 in Los Angeles. The band consisted of songwriters John Dentino and Ron Stringer, Magie Song, Joe Berardi and later Tom Corey.

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The Nip Drivers is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
The Nip Drivers Punk rock, Hardcore punk The Nip Drivers were an American punk rock band formed in 1980 in Torrance, California. The band was the brainchild of lead singer Mike Webber, and for a time included guitarist Kurt ...more

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The Smithereens is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Jangle pop, Rock music, Pop rock The Smithereens are an American rock band from Carteret, New Jersey, United States. The group formed in 1980 with members Pat DiNizio, Jim Babjak, Mike Mesaros, and Dennis Diken. This lineup ...more

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The U-Krew is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
The U-Krew Hip hop music The U-Krew was an R&B/hip-hop music quintet from Portland, Oregon that saw its greatest success in 1990. The members of the U-Krew were Kevin Morse, Larry Bell, Lavell Alexander, James ...more

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XYZ is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Glam metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock XYZ is an American hard rock band, formed in 1986. XYZ started off as the unofficial house band of "The Whiskey", a nightclub in Los Angeles. The original members were Terry Ilous, ...more

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Znöwhite is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Speed metal Znowhite or Znöwhite were an American thrash/speed metal band who have been credited for helping to pioneer thrash metal in Chicago.

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Dead Milkmen is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Enigma Records Complete Artist Roster
loganvandiver9 added Pop punk, Alternative rock, Punk rock The Dead Milkmen are an American satirical punk rock band formed in 1983 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Their original lineup consisted of vocalist and keyboardist Rodney Linderman, guitarist ...more