Bands/Musicians Restless Records Complete Artist Roster

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

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Allan Holdsworth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Restless 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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Band of Susans is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Noise rock, Alternative rock Band of Susans was an American noise rock band formed in New York City in 1986. It originally consisted of Robert Poss, Susan Stenger, Ron Spitzer, with Susan Lyall, Susan Tallman, and Alva ...more

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Beowülf is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Crossover thrash, Thrash metal, Heavy metal Beowülf is a crossover thrash metal band formed Venice Beach, California in 1981 by Michael Alvarado, Dale Henderson, Mike Jensen and Paul Yamada. The group never gained a large mainstream ...more

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Bob Mould is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Power pop, Alternative rock, Punk rock Robert Arthur "Bob" Mould is an American musician, principally known for his work as guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for alternative rock bands Hüsker Dü in the 1980s and

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Cancer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Death metal Cancer are a British death/thrash metal band formed in Ironbridge, Telford, Shropshire in 1988. Over the course of their career, they released five full-length albums, including one for the ...more

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Candlemass is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Doom metal, Heavy metal Candlemass is an influential Swedish epic doom metal band established in Stockholm 1984 by bassist, songwriter and bandleader Leif Edling and drummer Matz Ekström. After releasing five ...more

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Danzig is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Horror punk, Doom metal, Post-metal Danzig is an American heavy metal band, formed in 1987 in Lodi, New Jersey. The band is the musical outlet for singer and songwriter Glenn Danzig, preceded by the horror punk bands the Misfits ...more

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Dave Quackenbush is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Punk rock

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Dead Milkmen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
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

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Del Lords is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Restless 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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Dennis Danell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Punk blues, Alternative rock, Punk rock Dennis Eric Danell was the founding guitarist for the Southern California punk rock band Social Distortion. Danell formed Social Distortion in 1979 with frontman Mike Ness while attending high ...more

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Devo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Restless 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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Econoline Crush is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Industrial metal, Industrial rock, Post-grunge Econoline Crush is a rock band from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada formed in 1992. They have released four studio albums as well as singles such as "Wicked", "Home", ...more

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Elvis Hitler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Psychobilly, Rockabilly, Gothabilly Elvis Hitler is a psychobilly/hellbilly band from Detroit, Michigan. The band was named after the moniker of their lead singer, Jim Leedy.

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Frankenstein Drag Queens from ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Horror punk, Scum punk, Rock music Frankenstein Drag Queens from Planet 13 are a horror punk band from North Carolina. The band was formed in 1996 by Wednesday 13, who recruited friends and former Maniac Spider Trash bandmates ...more

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Get Smart! is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Restless 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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Greg Sage is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Punk rock, Post-punk Greg Sage is an American songwriter, guitarist, and vocalist, regarded as an important influence on many punk rock and post-punk artists. Between 1977 and 1988, Sage was the principal songwriter ...more

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Ironchrist is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Ironchrist Thrash metal, Speed metal Ironchrist is a crossover speed metal band from the United States of America founded in 1986 from the ashes of the punk rock band Spastic Rats. Along with label mates Indestroy, Ironchrist was ...more

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Joe Escalante is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Punk rock Joseph Patrick "Joe" Escalante is an American musician, record label owner, radio host, film and music video director, and amateur matador, as well as a former television executive and ...more

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Joe Jack Talcum is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Restless 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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Kevin Seconds is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk music, Melodic hardcore, Alternative rock Kevin Seconds is an American singer/songwriter/musician, born in Sacramento, California. As a teenager, he moved with his family to Reno, Nevada where he lived until 1988 when he relocated back ...more

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Lori Carson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Trip hop, Folk music, Jazz Lori Carson is a singer/songwriter whose albums include: Shelter, Where it Goes, Everything I Touch Runs Wild and Another Year. A former member of the seminal band The Golden Palominos, she has ...more

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Made Men is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Made Men Hip hop music The Made Men was an American rap group signed to Restless Records composed of former Almighty RSO members Benzino and Antonio Twice Thou, and Cool Gsus. The group first appeared on DJ Clue's ...more

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Martin Feveyear is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Martin Feveyear is a British record producer and audio engineer based in Seattle, Washington. Beginning as a singer-songwriter and musician, Feveyear soon began recording work for artists in ...more

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MX Machine is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
MX Machine Thrash metal MX Machine is an American thrash metal band from Los Angeles, California. Initially active from 1985 to 1989, the band reformed in 2007 with a renewed line-up.

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Old Skull is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Old Skull Novelty song, Punk rock Old Skull was an American punk rock novelty band formed in the late 1980s in Madison, Wisconsin. The band was started by ten-year-old J.P. Toulon and his nine-year-old brother, Jamie Toulon, ...more

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Perfect is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop rock, Alternative rock, Hard rock Perfect were an American alternative rock group formed in 1995 by Tommy Stinson, formerly of The Replacements, in Minneapolis, Minnesota following the breakup of previous group, Bash & Pop. ...more

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Radar Bros. is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Radar Bros. Indie rock Radar Bros. are an indie rock band from Los Angeles, CA formed in 1993 by Jim Putnam, Senon Williams and Steve Goodfriend. They released their self-titled EP in 1995 on Fingerpaint Records. In ...more

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Reel Tight is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Contemporary R&B Reel Tight was an American R&B group composed of Chattanooga, Tennessee natives Bobby Kane, Bobby Rice, Danny Johnson and Reggie Long. The group was discovered by rapper and producer Warren ...more

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Rodney Linderman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Rodney Linderman Folk music, Punk rock Rodney Linderman, also known by his stage name Rodney Anonymous, is an American musician, journalist and humorist currently based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is best known as the lead ...more

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Roky Erickson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Garage rock, Outsider music Roger Kynard "Roky" Erickson is an American singer, songwriter, harmonica player, and guitarist from Texas. He was a founding member of the 13th Floor Elevators and a pioneer of the ...more

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Ryuichi Sakamoto is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Soundtrack, Synthpop, New Wave Ryuichi Sakamoto is a Japanese musician, activist, composer, record producer, writer, singer, pianist, and actor based in Tokyo and New York. Gaining major success in 1978 as a member of the ...more

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Slim Dunlap is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Slim Dunlap Rock music Bob "Slim" Dunlap is an American rock musician. He is a Minnesota-based guitarist and singer-songwriter who is best known for replacing The Replacements' original lead guitarist, Bob ...more

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Social Distortion is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Blues-rock, Rockabilly Social Distortion (sometimes referred to simply as Social D or SxDx) is an American punk rock band formed in 1978 in Fullerton, California. The band currently consists of Mike Ness (vocals, ...more

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Stan Ridgway is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Western music, Industrial rock Stanard "Stan" Ridgway is an American multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter and film and television composer known for his distinctive voice, dramatic lyrical narratives, and ...more

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Surf Punks is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Rock music, Surf rock The Surf Punks were a pop punk band formed in 1976 by Malibu residents Dennis Dragon, and Drew Steele. Dennis recruited the additional talents of Malibu residents Tony Creed AKA ...more

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Sylvia Juncosa is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Instrumental rock, Heavy metal, Jazz fusion Sylvia Juncosa is an American punk and metal guitarist, singer, songwriter and keyboardist from Los Angeles. Noted primarily for her guitar work, during the 1980s she was among relatively few ...more

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T.S.O.L. is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Restless 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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Terrance Simien is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Americana, Creole music, Traditional music Terrance Simien is an American zydeco musician, vocalist and songwriter. He and his band won the Grammy Award for Best Zydeco or Cajun Music Album for 2008. Simien is an eighth generation Creole ...more

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The Buck Pets is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Alternative rock, Hardcore punk The Buck Pets were an American alternative rock band formed in the late 1980s in Dallas, Texas. They were clearly influenced by earlier bands such as The Replacements, Buzzcocks and The Jesus ...more

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The Embarrassment is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
The Embarrassment Punk rock The Embarrassment was an American quartet formed in 1979 in Wichita, Kansas, that made several recordings before breaking up in 1983. The band consisted of guitarist Bill Goffrier, lead singer ...more

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The F.U.'s is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Hardcore punk The F.U.'s formed in late 1981 as a three piece Boston hardcore punk band. In 1986 they changed their name to Straw Dogs, moving toward heavy metal and reformed under their original moniker in

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The Fibonaccis is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Restless 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 Flaming Lips is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Space rock, Psychedelic pop The Flaming Lips are an American rock band formed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 1983. Instrumentally, their sound contains lush, multi-layered, psychedelic rock arrangements, but lyrically their ...more

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The Hang Ups is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
The Hang Ups The Hang Ups are an indie pop rock band from Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, formed in 1990 and fronted by vocalist and guitarist Brian Tighe. Other members include Jeff Kearns, Stephen ...more

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The Pandoras is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Garage punk, Alternative rock The Pandoras were an all-female rock and roll band from Los Angeles, California from 1983 to 1990. The band initially found a following in the nostalgia-fueled Hollywood Garage rock scene, and ...more

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The Shivers is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Alternative country The Shivers were formed in 1989 in Austin, Texas by founding members Carey Kemper and Kelly Bell, and released two albums internationally on Restless Records and Glitterhouse Records in 1994 and ...more

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The Vandals is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Punk rock The Vandals is a punk rock band from the United States established in 1980 in Huntington Beach, California. They have released ten full-length studio albums and two live albums and have toured ...more

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They Might Be Giants is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Experimental rock, Children's music, Alternative rock They Might Be Giants is an American alternative rock band formed in 1982 by John Flansburgh and John Linnell. During TMBG's early years Flansburgh and Linnell frequently performed as a duo, ...more

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Tommy Stinson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Restless Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop rock, Alternative rock, Punk rock Thomas Eugene "Tommy" Stinson is an American rock musician. He came to prominence in the 1980s as the bass guitarist for The Replacements, one of the definitive American alternative ...more