Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Buffalo

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List of Buffalo bands, listed by their level of fame. This Buffalo musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Buffalo bands are included, as well as many Buffalo musicians of underground status. This list of Buffalo 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 Buffalo 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.

A list made up of bands like Goo Goo Dolls and Brian McKnight.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Buffalo?" or "What is a list of Buffalo bands?" then this list will answer your questions. (34 items)

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Goo Goo Dolls is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Jangle pop, Classic rock, Heartland rock Goo Goo Dolls is an American rock band formed in 1986 in Buffalo, New York, by guitarist and vocalist John Rzeznik, bassist and vocalist Robby Takac, and drummer George Tutuska. Mike Malinin was ...more

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Brian McKnight is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Quiet storm Brian McKnight is an American R&B singer-songwriter, arranger, producer and musician. He is a multi-instrumentalist who plays eight instruments including piano, guitar, bass guitar, ...more

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John Rzeznik is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Rock music, Grunge, Pop rock John Joseph Theodore "Johnny" Rzeznik is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and producer. He is best known as the guitarist and frontman of the rock band the Goo Goo Dolls, of ...more

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Cannibal Corpse is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Brutal death metal, Death metal Cannibal Corpse is an American death metal band from Buffalo, New York. Formed in 1988, the band has released thirteen studio albums, two box sets, four video albums and one live album. The band ...more

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Gym Class Heroes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Hip hop music, Indie pop, Alternative hip hop Gym Class Heroes are an American rap rock group from Geneva, New York, United States. The group formed in 1997 when Travie McCoy met drummer Matt McGinley during their high school gym class. The ...more

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moe. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Rock music, Jam band, Progressive rock moe. is an American jam band, formed at the University at Buffalo in 1989. The band members are: Rob Derhak, Al Schnier, Chuck Garvey, Vinnie Amico, and Jim Loughlin. The band's first record, ...more

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Jim Hall is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Cool jazz, Post-bop, Jazz James Stanley Hall was an American jazz guitarist, composer and arranger. Premier Guitar magazine stated that "It could be argued that the jazz guitar tree is rooted in four names: Django ...more

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Black Rob is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Hip hop music Black Rob is a rapper who was formerly signed to Bad Boy Records.

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Robby Takac is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Rock music, Grunge, Alternative rock Robert "Robby" Carl Takac, Jr. is an American rock bassist and vocalist. Takac is one of the founding members of the Goo Goo Dolls, along with Johnny Rzeznik.

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Malevolent Creation is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Death metal Malevolent Creation is a death metal band originally hailing from Buffalo, New York. Moving to Florida in 1987, they became a part of the emergent local death metal scene, landing a deal with ...more

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Willie Nile is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Rock music, Folk rock, Alternative rock Willie Nile is an American singer-songwriter. In 1980 Nile released his self-titled debut album which according to one critic remains “one of the most thrilling post-Byrds folk-rock albums of ...more

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Patrick Wilson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo Patrick George "Pat" Wilson is an American musician, best known as the drummer for the alternative rock band Weezer. He joined the band in 1992. In addition to his work in Weezer, he ...more

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Cute Is What We Aim For is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo Cute Is What We Aim For is a rock band from Buffalo, New York. The band formed in 2005, and since have released two albums: The Same Old Blood Rush with a New Touch and Rotation. The band was ...more

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Copper is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Emo, Indie rock, Post-hardcore

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Dyke & the Blazers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Funk Dyke and the Blazers was an influential American funk band led by Arlester Christian. The band was formed in 1965 and recorded until 1971, when Christian died. Among their most successful ...more

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The Bloody Hollies is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Punk blues, Rock music, Garage punk The Bloody Hollies are an American punk rock band from Buffalo, New York, formed in 2000. Their lineup comprised three art school students. Their debut record, Got it Where it Counts!, came out ...more

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Ray Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Country Ray Kennedy is an American country music artist. He has recorded two albums for Atlantic Records. His two Atlantic albums produced a total of four singles on the Hot Country Songs charts, with ...more

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Stacy Clark is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Pop music, Folk music, Acoustic music Stacy Clark is an American singer-songwriter born in Buffalo, New York.

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Every Time I Die is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Rock music, Mathcore, Metalcore Every Time I Die is an American metalcore band from Buffalo, New York, formed in 1998. Their musical style is rooted in technical hardcore punk with strong southern rock and mathcore elements, ...more

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Snapcase is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Noise rock, Metalcore, Post-hardcore Snapcase is a hardcore punk band from Buffalo, New York. Their records were released on the Chicago record label, Victory Records. During the course of the band's initial run of fourteen years, ...more

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Patrick Cowley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Synthpop, Electronic music, Hi-NRG Patrick Joseph Cowley was an American disco and Hi-NRG dance music composer and recording artist. Besides Giorgio Moroder, he is frequently credited with pioneering electronic dance music.

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Aaron Trubic is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Americana, Rhythm and blues, Soul music As an experienced studio and touring musician, recording engineer, producer, vocalist, cellist and writer, Aaron Trubic has proudly garnered numerous commercial recording credits for both major ...more

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Sam Noto is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Sam Noto Jazz Sam Noto is an American jazz trumpeter born in Buffalo, New York, perhaps best known for his work with Stan Kenton during the 1950s.

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Seth Horan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Seth Horan Seth Horan is an American bassist/singer-songwriter from Buffalo, New York who started a successful solo career after stints with Darwin's Waiting Room and Vertical Horizon. His songwriting ...more

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The Reign of Kindo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Jazz fusion, Jazz, Progressive rock The Reign of Kindo is a band from Buffalo, New York, currently signed to Candyrat Records.

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Damiera is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Experimental rock, Indie rock, Math rock Damiera is a three piece indie/math rock band based in Chicago, Illinois.

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53 Days is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Rock music 53 Days is an American Rock band based in Western New York.

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Sleepaway is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Sleepaway Pop music, Pop rock, Indie rock Sleepaway is a piano-driven indie rock band from Buffalo, New York.

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Al and the Transamericans is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Americana, Rock music, Folk rock Al and the Transamericans is a side project band formed by guitarist Al Schnier of moe. Hailing from the Northeast, the band is best described as a roots rock, alt country, Americana group. The ...more

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Leviathan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Leviathan Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Death metal

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Concubine Forming is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Concubine Forming Noise rock, Rock music Concubine Forming was a noise rock band that were part of the burgeoning punk scene in Buffalo, New York during the early part of the 21st century. The band was formed in 1999 by ...more

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Trazz is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Trazz Hip hop music

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This Day and Age is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
This Day and Age Indie rock This Day and Age was a band from Tonawanda, a suburb of Buffalo, New York, signed to One Eleven Records.

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Tirant Sin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Buffalo
Tirant Sin Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Death metal