Bands/Musicians Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster

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

Avenged Sevenfold and Yellowcard are included on this list.

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

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88 Fingers Louie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Melodic hardcore, Punk rock 88 Fingers Louie is a band from Chicago, Illinois which was formed in 1993. They played a style of hardcore punk, melodic hardcore, and punk rock. After disbanding in 1999, guitarist Dan ...more

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Against All Authority is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Ska punk, Anarcho-punk, Skate punk Against All Authority was an American punk band, formed in Florida in 1992. Playing in the ska punk style, their business practice follows a stringent DIY ethic.

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Air Dubai is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Air Dubai Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music Air Dubai is a six-piece hip hop band from Denver, Colorado. The band is composed of vocalists Julian Church and Jon Shockness, with Lawrence Grivich, Michael Ray, Taylor Tait, and Nick Spreigl. ...more

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All Time Low is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo All Time Low is an American pop punk band from Towson, Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore, formed in 2003. Since their formation the band has consisted of vocalist and rhythm guitarist Alex ...more

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Amber Pacific is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Emo, Pop rock Amber Pacific is an American band that formed in 2002 in Federal Way, Washington. The band released four full length albums, The Possibility and the Promise in 2005, Truth in Sincerity in 2007, ...more

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Anarbor is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Rock music, Garage rock Anarbor is an American alternative rock band from Phoenix, Arizona that was formed in 2003. The band is composed of lead vocalist and bassist Slade Echeverria, guitarist Mike Kitlas, guitarist ...more

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Avenged Sevenfold is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Thrash metal, Deathcore, Rock music Avenged Sevenfold is an American heavy metal band from Huntington Beach, California, formed in 1999. The band's members are lead vocalist M. Shadows, rhythm guitarist and backing vocalist Zacky ...more

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Common Rider is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Ska punk, Ska, Rock music Common Rider were a ska punk band, formed in 1999 by Jesse Michaels, Mass Giorgini and Dan Lumley. The band's name is taken from a 1970s Japanese TV show, Kamen Rider The band released two ...more

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Damion Suomi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Damion Suomi Folk music, Indie rock Damion Suomi is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. He currently resides in Cocoa Beach, Florida.

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Dave Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Garage rock, Punk rock, Indie rock Dave Hernandez is a musician, best known for playing guitar and bass in the American indie band The Shins for the first year of its existence, rejoining the band in 2003 before finally leaving ...more

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Digger is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Digger Pop punk Digger was a pop punk band from Pennsylvania, signed to Hopeless Records.

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Dillinger Four is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Punk rock Dillinger Four is an American punk rock band formed in 1994 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. They have released four full-length studio albums. Since 1996, the band's lineup has been Patrick Costello ...more

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Enter Shikari is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Electronic music, Electro, Electronic dance music Enter Shikari are a four-piece rock band formed in St Albans, Hertfordshire, England in 2003. Their musical style has been described as post-hardcore, electronicore, alternative rock and ...more

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Ever We Fall is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Emo, Pop rock, Alternative rock Ever We Fall was an American alternative rock / emo band from Portland, Oregon.

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Falling Sickness is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Ska punk, Punk rock Falling Sickness was a Riverside, California based ska punk band, consisting of Fritz Aragon, Zach Howe, Gabe Gil, and Mike Angel. After six years of being an unsigned band and playing mostly ...more

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Geoff Useless is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Rock and roll, Punk rock Geoffrey Palmer, also known by the stage name Geoff Useless, is an American musician from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. He played bass and provided backing vocals for The Queers straight out of ...more

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Guttermouth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Pop music, Skate punk Guttermouth is an American punk rock band formed in 1988 in Huntington Beach, California and currently recording for Hopeless Records. They have released nine full-length studio albums and two ...more

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Heckle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Melodic hardcore, Hardcore punk Heckle was a melodic hardcore/punk rock band from New Jersey, United States. Brandishing a unique blend of West Coast melody with East Coast fury, Heckle were somewhat reminiscent of the early ...more

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Jesse Michaels is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Ska punk, Reggae, Punk rock Jesse Michaels is a songwriter, vocalist, guitarist and artist from Berkeley, California. He is the son of the author Leonard Michaels. His lyrics deal with politics, racism, and general social ...more

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Johnny Christ is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Metalcore, Heavy metal, Post-hardcore Johnny Christ, is the bassist of the American heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold. Johnny is the fourth bassist to join Avenged Sevenfold in 2003, replacing former members Matt Wendt, Justin ...more

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Kaddisfly is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Experimental rock, Alternative rock, Christian rock Kaddisfly is an American band based in Portland, Oregon.

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Longineu W. Parsons III is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Pop punk, Emo Longineu W. "LP" Parsons III is a French-born American rock musician. He is best known for being the former drummer for the American pop punk band Yellowcard.

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M. Shadows is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Metalcore, Country rock, Heavy metal Matthew Charles Sanders, better known by his stage name M. Shadows, is an American musician, best known as the lead vocalist, songwriter and founding member of the American heavy metal band ...more

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Mêlée is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music Mêlée is an American rock band from Orange County in California. Formed in 2000, the band consists of Ricky Sans, Chris Cron, Ryan Malloy and Derek Lee Rock. The group released ...more

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Mustard Plug is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Ska punk, Third-wave of ska, Ska Mustard Plug is a ska punk band from Grand Rapids, Michigan. Formed in 1991, the band's original members were Dave Kirchgessner, Mike McKendrick, Colin Clive, and Anthony Vilchez. Currently the ...more

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Nural is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Classic rock, Post-grunge, Alternative rock Nural was a band from La Crescenta, California. They formed in 2000 by Kyle Castellani, Ryan Davis, Kyle Black, Charley Hoy, and Aaron Breding. Douglas Allen, formerly of the bands Shallow and ...more

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Paul Koehler is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Emo, Post-hardcore Paul Adam Koehler is a Canadian drummer in the band Silverstein. He is also involved in several business ventures, most notably a clothing company named Liars! Manifesto.

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Royden is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Royden Emo, Alternative rock Royden is an American alternative rock band from Wharton, New Jersey.

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Ryan Key is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Emo, Acoustic music William Ryan Key is an American rock musician. He is best known for being the lead singer, rhythm guitarist and original member of the American pop punk band Yellowcard.

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Samiam is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Emo, Melodic hardcore Samiam is a punk/emo band from Berkeley, California, active since 1988.

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Scared of Chaka is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Scared of Chaka Pop punk, Garage punk, Punk rock Scared Of Chaka is a punk rock band based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, which was formed in 1993 by guitarist/vocalist David Yanul Hernandez, bass guitarist Dameon Waggoner and drummer Jeff ...more

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Sean Mackin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Alternative rock, Punk rock Sean Mackin is an American rock musician. He is best known as the violinist and backing vocalist for the American pop punk band Yellowcard and one of the two remaining members of the band from ...more

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Selby Tigers is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Selby Tigers Punk rock Selby Tigers is a signed Hopeless Records band. Formed in 1998, the name Selby Tigers came from Selby Avenue, a main thoroughfare in Saint Paul and a radio broadcast about a Sri Lankan army ...more

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Silverstein is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo Silverstein is a Canadian post-hardcore band from Burlington, Ontario, Canada that formed in 2000. Their band name is a reference to the famous children's author Shel Silverstein, whom the band ...more

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Synyster Gates is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Experimental rock Brian Elwin Haner, Jr., better known by his stage name Synyster Gates or simply Syn, is an American musician, best known for being the lead guitarist and backing vocalist of the band Avenged ...more

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The Dangerous Summer is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
The Dangerous Summer Pop punk, Emo, Alternative rock The Dangerous Summer was a rock band from Ellicott City, Maryland.

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The Human Abstract is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Progressive metal, Mathcore, Metalcore The Human Abstract was an American progressive metal band from Los Angeles, California. Formed in 2004, the group was originally signed to the independent label Hopeless Records, the band then ...more

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The Queers is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Punk rock, Surf music The Queers are an American punk rock band, formed in late 1981 by the Portsmouth, New Hampshire, native Joe King, along with Scott Gildersleeve, and Jack Hayes. The band originally broke up in ...more

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The Rev is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Progressive metal, Third-wave of ska, Ska James Owen Sullivan, more commonly known by his stage name The Rev, was an American musician and songwriter, best known as the drummer and founding member for the American heavy metal band ...more

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The Used is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo The Used is an American post-hardcore band from Orem, Utah, formed in 2001. The group consists of lead vocalist and keyboardist Bert McCracken, guitarist Quinn Allman, bassist Jeph Howard, and ...more

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The Wonder Years is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Melodic hardcore The Wonder Years is an American pop punk band from Lansdale, Pennsylvania that formed in June 2005. Since their conception, they have released four full-length albums, two EPs, and several ...more

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There for Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo There for Tomorrow was an alternative rock band formed in Orlando, Florida in 2003. The group consists of four members and is influenced by bands such as Jimmy Eat World, Blink-182, Third Eye ...more

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Thrice is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Emo, Experimental rock, Post-grunge Thrice is an American rock band from Irvine, California, formed in 1998. The group was founded by guitarist/vocalist Dustin Kensrue and guitarist Teppei Teranishi while they were in high school. ...more

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Travis Richter is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Dubstep, Mathcore, Metalcore Travis Brandon Richter is an American musician, music producer, dubstep producer and vocalist. He is known for being the original vocalist and guitarist of From First to Last and the lead ...more

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We Are the In Crowd is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Emo, Pop rock We Are the In Crowd is an American pop punk band from Poughkeepsie, New York, formed in 2009. The band consists of Taylor Jardine, Jordan Eckes, Mike Ferri, Rob Chianelli, Cameron Hurley. They ...more

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Yellowcard is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Emo, Melodic hardcore Yellowcard is an American pop punk/alternative rock band formed in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1997 and based in Los Angeles since 2000. Their music features the use of a violin, which brings a ...more

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Zacky Vengeance is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Hopeless Records Complete Artist Roster
Metalcore, Heavy metal, Punk rock Zachary James Baker, better known by his stage name Zacky Vengeance, is an American musician, best known as the rhythm guitarist, backing vocalist, and founding member for the American heavy ...more