Bands/Musicians Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster

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

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Affinity is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz fusion Affinity were an English jazz-rock fusion band, active from mid-1968 to January 1972.

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Agitation Free is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Krautrock, Space rock, Experimental rock Agitation Free was a German experimental krautrock band, formed in 1967 by Michael "Fame" Günther, Lutz "Lüül" Ulbrich, Lutz Ludwig Kramer and Christopher ...more

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Alan Clark is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Folk rock, Rock and roll Alan Clark is an English musician who was the first and main keyboardist for the rock band Dire Straits.

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Alan Price is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music Alan Price is an English musician, best known as the original keyboardist for the British band The Animals and for his subsequent solo work. Price was educated at Jarrow Grammar School, South ...more

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Alex Harvey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Rock and roll, Glam rock Alex Harvey is a songwriter.

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All About Eve is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Shoegazing, Gothic rock, Folk rock All About Eve were a British rock/pop band. The creative core consisted of the Coventry-born Julianne Regan and the Huddersfield-born Andy Cousin, with other members changing over the years. ...more

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Amy Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Folk music Amy Macdonald is a Scottish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and recording artist. She has sold over 9 million records worldwide. Macdonald released her debut album This Is the Life in 2007. The ...more

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Anthony Phillips is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Progressive rock Anthony Edwin "Ant" Phillips is an English multi instrumentalist, first known as a founding member of the band Genesis. He played guitar and sang backing vocals until leaving in 1970, ...more

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Aphrodite's Child is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock Aphrodite's Child was a Greek progressive rock band formed in 1967, by Vangelis Papathanassiou, Demis Roussos, Loukas Sideras, and Anargyros "Silver" Koulouris.

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Black Sabbath is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Doom metal, Blues-rock, Power metal Black Sabbath are an English rock band, formed in Birmingham in 1968, by guitarist and main songwriter Tony Iommi, bassist and main lyricist Geezer Butler, singer Ozzy Osbourne, and drummer Bill ...more

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Bobby Tench is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Rock music, Electric blues Robert Tench also known as Bob Tench, Bobby Tench and Bobby Gass is a British vocalist and guitarist. He is best known for working with Freddie King, Jeff Beck, and Van Morrison, also as a ...more

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Boy Kill Boy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Indie pop, Britpop, Alternative rock Boy Kill Boy were an English rock band based in Leytonstone, East London. Perhaps Best known for their highest charting single "Suzie", the band produced two studio albums and six ...more

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Brandon Flowers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, New Wave, Heartland rock Brandon Richard Flowers is an American musician, singer, songwriter and lyricist. He is a principal songwriter and lead singer of the Las Vegas-based rock band the Killers. Due to his prolific ...more

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Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Heavy metal, Acid rock, Progressive rock Buffalo were an Australian rock band formed in August 1971 by founding mainstay Dave Tice on lead vocals. Fellow founders, also from Head, were Paul Balbi on drums, John Baxter on guitar, and ...more

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Catapilla is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Jazz, Progressive rock Catapilla was an English progressive rock band active in the late 1960s to early 1970s. They released two albums on the major record label Vertigo Records.

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Chase & Status is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Dubstep, Oldschool jungle Chase & Status are an English electronic music production duo composed of Saul Milton and Will Kennard. In addition, MC Rage & Andy Gangadeen also make up the live band. The duo are from ...more

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Chris White is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Celtic rock, Rock music, Country Chris White is an English jazz/rock saxophonist who toured with Dire Straits from 1985–1995, and who has played with many bands and artists, including Robbie Williams, Paul McCartney, Chris De ...more

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Cold War Kids is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Soul music, Punk rock Cold War Kids is an American indie rock band from Long Beach, California. Band members are Nathan Willett, Dann Gallucci, Matt Maust, Joe Plummer and Matthew Schwartz. Jonnie Russell and Matt ...more

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Colosseum is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Jazz fusion, Jazz Colosseum were a pioneering English progressive jazz-rock band, mixing progressive rock and jazz-based improvisation.

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Dale Griffin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Glam rock, Hard rock Terence Dale "Buffin" Griffin is an English drummer and founder member of 1970s rock band, Mott the Hoople. Born in Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, Griffin attended Ross-on-Wye Grammar ...more

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Daniel John Montagu Smith is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Indie rock, Blues

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Danny Cummings is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Celtic rock, Rock music, Latin American music Danny Cummings is an English percussionist and drummer from Sheffield.

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Davey Johnstone is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Folk music David William Logan "Davey" Johnstone, is a Scottish rock guitarist and vocalist, best known for his work with Elton John.

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Def Leppard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal Def Leppard are an English rock band formed in 1977 in Sheffield as part of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal movement. Since 1992, the band has consisted of Rick Savage, Joe Elliott, Rick ...more

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Dio is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Power metal, Heavy metal Dio was an American heavy metal band formed in 1982 and led by vocalist Ronnie James Dio, after he left Black Sabbath with intentions to form a new band with fellow former Black Sabbath member, ...more

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Dire Straits is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Celtic rock, Blues-rock, Rock music Dire Straits were a British rock band, formed in 1977 by Mark Knopfler, his younger brother David Knopfler, John Illsley, and Pick Withers. Dire Straits' sound drew from a variety of musical ...more

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Dirty Pretty Things is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Punk rock, Indie rock, Post-punk revival Dirty Pretty Things were an English band fronted by Carl Barât, a member of The Libertines. The formation of the band was announced in September 2005, after a dispute between Barât ...more

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Dorothee Pesch is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Glam metal, Power metal, Heavy metal Dorothee Pesch, popularly known as Doro Pesch or Doro, is a German hard rock singer-songwriter, formerly front-woman of the heavy metal band Warlock. The name Doro has also been associated with ...more

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Eddie Hardin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Rock music Eddie Hardin, is an English rock pianist and singer-songwriter. He is best known for his associations with the Spencer Davis Group, Axis Point also Hardin and York. Hardin, along with the ...more

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Dr. Strangely Strange is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Dr. Strangely Strange Psychedelic folk, Folk music, Folk rock Dr. Strangely Strange were an experimental Irish folk group, formed in Dublin in 1967 by Tim Booth, vocals and guitar, and Ivan Pawle bass and keyboards.

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Dragon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Rock music, Progressive rock Dragon are a rock band which were formed in Auckland, New Zealand in January 1972 and relocated to Sydney, Australia in May 1975. They were originally fronted by singer Marc Hunter and are ...more

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Eela Craig is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Eela Craig Rock music Eela Craig was an Austrian rock band of the 1970s and 1980s, that combined progressive rock with jazz and classical music influences as well as Christian lyrics. The band's name is without known ...more

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Fairfield Parlour is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Psychedelic folk, Folk rock, Progressive rock Kaleidoscope is an English psychedelic rock band that originally were active between 1967 and 1970. The band's songs combined the elements of psychedelia with lyrics. The band were also known at ...more

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Fräulein Wunder is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music Fräulein Wunder is a German Pop Rock band from Friedberg, Hesse.

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Frumpy is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Krautrock, Progressive rock Frumpy was a German progressive rock/krautrock band based in Hamburg, which was active between 1970–1972 and 1990–1995. Formed after the break-up of folk rockers The City Preachers, Frumpy ...more

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Ged Peck is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Heavy metal, Jazz Ged Peck is a musician who played in several bands - mainly backing work with Billy Fury, Vince Eager, Tommy Quickly when he was managed by Brian Epstein, Americans Bob & Earl who had a hit ...more

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Gentle Giant is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Experimental rock, Folk rock, Jazz fusion Gentle Giant were a British progressive rock band active between 1970 and 1980. The band was known for the complexity and sophistication of its music and for the varied musical skills of its ...more

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Graham Parker is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
New Wave, Rock music, Rhythm and blues Graham Parker is an English singer-songwriter, who is best known as the lead singer of the popular British band Graham Parker & the Rumour. Despite only moderate commercial success, Parker's ...more

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Gravy Train is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Progressive rock Gravy Train were a progressive rock group from Lancashire, England, formed by vocalist and guitarist Norman Barratt in 1969. Also featuring J.D. Hughes, Lester Williams and Barry Davenport, the ...more

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Harry Sacksioni is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Folk music, Instrumental Harry Sacksioni is a composer and guitar virtuoso of Dutch origin. The peak of his fame was during the 1970s to 1990s. Famous works of this period include Meta Sequoia, Vensters and Elixer, ...more

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Hush is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Glam rock Hush was a 1970s Australian glam rock pop group and became famous during frequent appearances on the ABC show Countdown for live concerts and teenagers. Hush were formed, with Keith Lamb on ...more

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Iain Matthews is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Rockabilly, Folk music, Folk rock Iain Matthews is an English musician and songwriter. He was a singer with Fairport Convention, before forming his own band Matthews Southern Comfort, which had a UK number one in 1970 with a ...more

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Ian Carr is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Kozmigroov, Jazz fusion, Jazz Ian Carr was a Scottish jazz musician, composer, writer, and educator. Carr performed and recorded with the Rendell-Carr quintet and jazz-rock band Nucleus, and was an associate professor at the ...more

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Jade Warrior is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
World music, Progressive rock, Symphonic rock Jade Warrior are a British group that were formed in 1970, originally evolving out of a band named July. The founding members were Tony Duhig, Jon Field and Glyn Havard.

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Joe Lean And The Jing Jang Jon... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Indie rock, Post-punk revival Joe Lean & the Jing Jang Jong was an English indie rock band based in London. Although the band attracted considerable press attention following the 2007 release of their debut single ...more

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Blues-rock, Rock music Richard John Whitney, also known as John "Charlie" Whitney, John Whitney and Charlie Whitney, is a British rock guitarist and a founder member of the rock bands Family, Streetwalkers

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Johnny Boy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Indie pop, Indie rock Johnny Boy were an indie pop band from Liverpool, England which consisted of two members; the London born Lolly Hayes and the Liverpool resident Davo. Both of them, when asked about their roles ...more

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Johnny Coppin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Johnny Coppin Folk music Johnny Coppin is an English singer/songwriter, composer, poetry anthologist and broadcaster. He plays guitar and piano and has written and recorded many albums as a solo artist. He has a weekly ...more

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Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk music, Folk rock, Bluegrass Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit are an English folk-rock band signed to Transgressive Records. They are fronted by Johnny Flynn, an actor, poet and songwriter who cites W.B. Yeats and ...more

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Juicy Lucy is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Vertigo Records Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk rock Juicy Lucy is a blues-rock band officially formed on 1 October 1969. After the demise of The Misunderstood, vocalist Ray Owen, steel guitarist Glenn Ross Campbell, and saxophone player Chris ...more