Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Berlin

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List of Berlin bands, listed by their level of fame. This Berlin musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Berlin bands are included, as well as many Berlin musicians of underground status. This list of Berlin musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Berlin bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

Everything from Rammstein to Tangerine Dream is included on this list.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Berlin?" or "What is a list of Berlin bands?" then this list will answer your questions. (99 items)

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Rammstein is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Industrial metal, Gothic metal, Industrial music Rammstein is a German Neue Deutsche Härte/industrial metal band. Formed in 1994 in Berlin, its members are Till Lindemann, Richard Z. Kruspe, Paul H. Landers, Oliver "Ollie" ...more

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Tangerine Dream is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Krautrock, New Age music, Electronic music Tangerine Dream is a German electronic music group founded in 1967 by Edgar Froese. The band underwent many personnel changes over the years, with Froese being the only continuous member. ...more

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Markus Schulz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Trance music, Progressive house music Markus Schulz, is a German-American DJ and music producer. He lives in Miami, Florida. He is best known for his weekly radio show titled Global DJ Broadcast that airs on Digitally Imported ...more

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Atari Teenage Riot is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Synthpunk, Electronic music, Noise music Atari Teenage Riot is a German digital hardcore group formed in Berlin in 1992. The name was taken from a Portuguese Joe song entitled "Teenage Riot" from the album "Teen-age ...more

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Cluster is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Krautrock, Electronic music, Experimental music Cluster was a German experimental musical group who influenced the development of contemporary popular electronic and ambient music. They have recorded albums in a wide variety of styles ranging ...more

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Ash Ra Tempel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Krautrock, Space rock, Electronic music Ash Ra Tempel was a German krautrock group of the 1970s, which is an example of cosmic or ambient space rock.

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Paul Kalkbrenner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Downtempo, Minimal techno, Electronic music Paul Kalkbrenner is a German live act, producer of electronic music, and actor from Berlin. Because he breaks down his tracks into elements that are reassembled onstage, Kalkbrenner is ...more

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Klaus Doldinger is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Jazz, Film score Klaus Doldinger is a German saxophonist, especially well known for jazz and as a composer of film music. He was the recipient of 1997's Bavarian Film Awards.

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Seeed is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Dancehall, Reggae, Dub Seeed is a German band from Berlin. Founded in 1998, they have become well known in Germany and its neighboring countries. Seeed consists of eleven band members, including three singers, a horn ...more

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Cascada is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Synthpop, Pop music, Euro-trance Cascada is a German dance music act founded in 2004 by singer Natalie Horler, German DJ Manian and Yann Peifer. They are best known for their hit singles "Everytime We Touch", ...more

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Richard Zven Kruspe is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Industrial metal, Industrial rock, European industrial metal Richard Zven Kruspe is a German musician and guitarist of the German Neue Deutsche Härte band Rammstein, as well as the frontman of the band Emigrate.

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Ellen Allien is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Synthpop, Intelligent dance music, Electronica Ellen Allien is a German electronic musician, music producer, and the founder of BPitch Control music label. Her album Stadtkind was dedicated to the city of Berlin, and she cites the culture of ...more

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King Khan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Psychedelic soul, Rock music, Garage punk Arish Ahmad Khan, better known by his stage name King Khan, is a Canadian musician. He is best known as the frontman of the rock 'n roll bands King Khan and the Shrines and The King Khan &

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Modeselektor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Electronic music, Breakbeat, Experimental music Modeselektor is a German electronic music duo consisting of Gernot Bronsert and Sebastian Szary. The group draws heavily from IDM, glitch, electro house and hip hop. In an interview the group ...more

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Klaus Schulze is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Krautrock, New Age music, Electronic music Klaus Schulze is a German electronic music composer and musician. He also used the alias Richard Wahnfried. He was briefly a member of the electronic bands Tangerine Dream and Ash Ra Tempel ...more

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Hans-Joachim Roedelius is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Krautrock, Synthpop, German rock Hans-Joachim Roedelius is a German experimental, ambient and electronic musician. He is best known as a co-founder of the krautrock groups Cluster and Harmonia and for his work in the ambient ...more

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Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Classical music The Berlin Philharmonic is an orchestra based in Berlin, Germany and is consistently ranked as one of the best orchestras in the world. In 2006, a group of ten European media outlets voted the ...more

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Knorkator is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Industrial metal, Rock music, Heavy metal Knorkator is a German band from Berlin that combines heavy metal with comical elements. They proclaim themselves to be "Germany's most band of the world", as the title "The best ...more

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Till Lindemann is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Industrial metal, Gothic metal, Heavy metal Till Lindemann is a German musician, songwriter, actor and poet. He is most commonly recognized as the lead vocalist and frontman of the German Neue Deutsche Härte/industrial metal band ...more

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Reinhard Mey is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Skiffle, Chanson, Folk music Reinhard Friedrich Michael Mey is a German "Liedermacher". In France he is known as Frédérik Mey. Mey has released 27 German albums so far by 2009, and consistently ...more

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Farin Urlaub is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Ska punk, Punk rock Jan Ulrich Max Vetter, better known as Farin Urlaub is a German musician and songwriter. He is best known as the guitarist/vocalist for the German punk rock band Die Ärzte. Vetter has been ...more

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The Ocean is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Doom metal, Post-metal, Progressive metal The Ocean is a progressive metal band started in 2001 by German guitarist Robin Staps. However, the first stable line-up was formed only by 2009 during recording sessions of Heliocentric and ...more

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Jan Jelinek is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Minimal techno, Glitch, Intelligent dance music Jan Jelinek is a German electronic musician who also operates under the names of Farben, Gramm and The Exposures. His music is usually categorized as minimal techno, glitch or microhouse, and is ...more

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Royal TS is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Hip hop music, German hip hop Alles ist die Sekte is a German hip hop duo from Berlin, composed of the two rappers Sido and B-Tight.

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Frank Hassas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Hip hop music, Pop music, Electro Frank Hassas is a German EDM and hip-hop producer/composer. He got his nickname from a Grandmaster Flash record, where there is a vocal part: "He is the King of the Quickmix". His ...more

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Monolake is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Monolake Minimal techno, Electronic music Monolake is an electronic music act based in Berlin. Originally consisting of members Gerhard Behles and Robert Henke, Monolake is now perpetuated by Henke while Behles focuses on running music ...more

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The Whitest Boy Alive is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Indie pop, New Wave, Shoegazing The Whitest Boy Alive were a German-Norwegian musical group based in Berlin. The band comprises singer/guitarist Erlend Øye of Kings of Convenience, bassist Marcin Öz, drummer ...more

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Alec Empire is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Industrial hip hop, Experimental rock, Breakbeat Alec Empire is a German musician who is best known as a founding member of the band Atari Teenage Riot. Also a prolific and distinguished solo artist, producer and DJ, he has released well over ...more

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Jeanette Biedermann is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Pop music, Rock music, Teen pop Jeanette Biedermann, also known by her stage name Jeanette, is a German recording artist, actress, and television personality. Born and raised in Berlin, Biedermann began performing as a member ...more

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Bushido is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Hip hop music, Gangsta rap Anis Mohamed Youssef Ferchichi, better known as Bushido, is a German rapper. The word "bushido" is Japanese and means "Way of the Warrior". He also uses the pseudonym Sonny ...more

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Sido is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Hip hop music Paul Würdig, better known as Sido, is a German rapper. Würdig distinguishes himself by using provocative and aggressive lyrics. After his breakthrough with his debut album Maske in ...more

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Die Ärzte is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Pop punk, Rock music, Alternative rock Die Ärzte is a punk band from Berlin. Die Ärzte are one of the best-known German punk rock bands and have released over 12 albums. The band consists of guitarist Farin Urlaub, drummer ...more

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Oliver Riedel is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
European industrial metal, Neue Deutsche Härte Oliver "Ollie" Riedel is a German musician, notable for being the bassist for the German Neue Deutsche Härte band Rammstein.

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Christopher Franke is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Electronic music Christopher Franke is a German musician and composer. From 1971 to 1987 he was a member of the electronic group Tangerine Dream. Initially a drummer with The Agitation, later renamed Agitation ...more

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Fler is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Hip hop music Patrick Losensky is a German rapper better known as Fler. He became known in the German hip hop scene through his collaboration on Carlo, Cokxxx, Nutten and Bushido's album Vom Bordstein bis zur ...more

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Peter Baumann is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Electronic music Peter Baumann formed the core line-up of the pioneering German electronic group Tangerine Dream with Edgar Froese and Christopher Franke in 1971. Baumann composed his first solo album in 1976, ...more

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Vanessa Petruo is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Pop music, Alternative rock, Soul music Vanessa Anneliese Petruo, also known as Vany, is a German singer–songwriter and actress. She came to international prominence as a member of the all–female pop band No Angels, that was created ...more

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Jerome Froese is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Electronic music, Electronica, Ambient music Jerome Froese is a German musician who, in 1990, officially joined his father, Edgar Froese in the band Tangerine Dream. He remained a member until 2006; currently he is working on several other ...more

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Real McCoy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Pop music, Electronic music, Dance-pop Real McCoy, originally known as M.C. Sar & The Real McCoy, is a German Eurodance group, best known for their '90s singles "Another Night" and "Run Away", which were both

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Beatsteaks is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Rock music, Alternative rock, Punk rock Beatsteaks are a punk rock band from Berlin, Germany, formed in 1995.

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In Extremo is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Medieval metal, Heavy metal, Folk metal In Extremo is a German medieval metal band originating from Berlin. The band's musical style combines metal with medieval traditional songs, blending the sound of the standard rock/metal ...more

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Joy Denalane is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Folk music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues Joy Maureen Denalane is a German singer-songwriter, known for her mixture of soul, R&B, and African folk music with lyrics in German and English.

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Culcha Candela is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Hip hop music, Dancehall, Reggae Culcha Candela is a Dancehall group from Berlin, Germany, formed in 2002. Their lyrics range from political issues, such as "Una Cosa" or "Schöne, neue Welt" to party ...more

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Ulrich Schnauss is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Shoegazing, Electronic music, Indietronica Ulrich Schnauss is a German electronic musician and producer based in London.

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The BossHoss is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Pop music, Rock music, Punk rock The BossHoss is a band from Berlin which started in 2004 with Country & Western style cover versions of famous pop, rock and hip hop songs, for example "Hot in Herre" by Nelly, ...more

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Wir sind Helden is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock Wir sind Helden was a German pop rock band from Berlin, established in 2000 in Hamburg. The quartet was composed of lead singer Judith Holofernes and musicians Pola Roy, Mark Tavassol, and ...more

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Clara Hill is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Nu jazz, Downtempo, Trip hop Clara Hill is a musician born in Berlin. She writes and performs with a varied array of artists. Her discography including 3 full-length albums on Berlin´s Sonar Kollektiv and many 12“s ...more

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Mike Mareen is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Electronic music, Experimental music Mike Mareen is a German musician, who was born in post-war West Berlin, West Germany as Uwe-Michael Wischhoff, and grew up in Lüneburg. His first musical success was with the band Cemetery ...more

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Ben is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Pop music Ben is a German singer, songwriter, and occasional voice actor and TV host. His greatest success was 2002 with the hit single "Engel", a collaboration with singer Gim. He was also ...more

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Barbara Morgenstern is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Bands from Berlin
Synthpop, Electronic music Barbara Morgenstern is a German electronic music artist who has released seven full-length albums and seven EPs.